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An alumnus of the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Daniel A. Wubah has been appointed as the President of Millersville University in the United States of America.

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education unanimously selected Dr. Daniel A. Wubah, a former provost and senior adviser to the president of Washington and Lee University, to be the next president of Millersville University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

Dr. Wubah was introduced to the university community at a reception on April 6. Dr. Wubah earned a Bachelor of Science with honours in botany and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana, a Master of Science in biology from the University of Akron and a Ph.D. in botany and microbiology from the University of Georgia.

The first Joint University of Cape Coast and the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom, Conference has been held on the theme “University’s Leadership Role in Promoting Entrepreneurship Education and Training in Africa”.

Graduate unemployment has become a global issue especially for Africa where due to the non-existing job opportunities and the mismatch between the quality of products from universities and the skill requirements from the world of work. Most educational institutions also do not consciously help develop the entrepreneurial and technology innovative skills of their students whilst they are in the university.

Moreover, majority of the courses on African entrepreneurs lack progression arrangements that would enable the student and the tutor to have opportunities to develop further and acquire higher level of leadership and business skills.

A research fellow at the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Mike Boakye-Yiadom has urged Ghanaian men to join in the fight against the sexual abuse of women across the world.

According to him, the issue of sexual harassment is on the rise and the agenda to kick against it must not be left for women only.

Speaking at a public lecture at Webster University on the #MeToo movement, Dr. Boakye Yiadom said sexual harassment policies within institutions must be implemented.

A huge tree near KFC at East Legon in Accra has fallen.
The tree has blocked the stretch of road from the connects Shiashie to East Legon causing traffic on the road

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The new two-lane East Legon-Spintex road underpass is now open to traffic.

The wife of Ghana’s Vice President Samira Bawumia has been seen in a video happily dancing to Funny Face’s ‘Cow and Chicken’ music with some children.
Mrs. Bawumia was not on the dance floor alone. The Deputy Minister of Education in-charge-of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Barbara Asher Ayisi also joined in.

The US Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man sentenced to 241 years in prison for a crime he committed when he was 16 years old.

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the crash, which took place Sunday evening, as a “major traffic accident” but offered few details. Two tourists were seriously injured in the crash and were in critical condition, officials said.

Al-Shabab is fighting to overthrow Somalia's government

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A senior US government official is making a rare visit to Eritrea - a country which is under sanctions over alleged ties to Islamist militants.

The acting Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Donald Yamamoto, is to meet government officials at a time when the Eritrean authorities are seeking support to end the UN sanctions, which include an arms embargo.