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KNUST victory good for governance – Prof Agyeman

Former senior governance advisor at the United Nations, Prof Baffour Agyeman Duah has described the outcome of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) impasse as a victory for good governance. Mr Agyemang-Duah commended stakeholders of the university, especially the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), for the remarkable role they played. “I appreciate the fact that UTAG ...

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Prosecution on failed banks coming soon – Special Investigation Team

In a matter of weeks, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to probe the seven collapsed banks will be in the news, as prosecutorial action is taken against those responsible for the financial mess. A source close to the team while disclosing this to DAILY GUIDE anonymously regretted that some Ghanaians are exerting what he said ‘undue pressure’ on the ...

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Communications ministry fights BoG over Mobile Money data

Mobile money data has become a source of a feud between the Communications ministry demanding it and the Central Bank which is keeping it. Letters from the Communications ministry contain requests wrapped in strong words asking the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to release the data to a private contractor, Kelni GVG, tasked to verify revenue generated by telcos. One of ...

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Central University won’t collapse – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Central University has stressed the success story of the University is enough reason to prove that the university is not collapsing as is being speculated by a section of the media. Professor Bill Buanar Puplampu says, “A lot is happening here, and I would crave Ghanaian indulgence to understand that this is a significant initiative and ...

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Akufo-Addo already fixing ‘galamsey’; focus on your campaign – Mahama told

Former President John Dramani Mahama missed the point when he said he would restructure all small-scale mining activities in the country should he win the next general elections, Mr Charles Bissiw, Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Illegal Mining, has said. According to Mr Bissiw, the current administration has already started implementing a comprehensive roadmap that is shaping and ...

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KNUST riots: Students will be held culpable – NAPO

The Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has told the Students Representative Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to brace itself to face the consequences of their actions. According to the Education Minister, any student found culpable in the destruction of university property will be held responsible and punished accordingly. “It is the view of government ...

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Defunct UT Bank chases Woyome for GHC 9.4m debt

Receivers of defunct UT Bank have dragged embattled businessman, Alfred Woyome, and his two companies to the High Court over unpaid loans. Vish Ashiagbor and Eric Nana Nipah want the Court to cause Mr Woyome’s company, Anator Quarry Company Ltd. to refund the sum of GH? 9,461,505.81 being the total value of loans granted the company in 2014. They also ...

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12 interesting facts you need to know about John Mahama

Former president John Mahama sheds a demeanor of a politician who has got it all figured out. Many call him a noble man and he has proved himself in that regard. Millions of Ghanaians who made John Mahama president in 2012 are still thinking of voting for him in the upcoming elections. By being an orator, he has swayed the ...

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You can fight corruption under the tree – A Plus jabs Martin Amidu

Controversial musician Kwame Asare Obeng aka A-Plus has advised Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, to focus on his core mandate of prosecuting corrupt public officials. He has urged him to stop complaining and focus on his job on fighting corruption. His advise comes at the back of Martin Amidu who recently complained about the lack of logistics for his office as ...

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KNUST reopens Friday; lectures resume Monday

The freshly inaugurated Governing Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has announced the reopening of the school for Friday, November 16. As a result, lectures will resume on Monday, November 19. This was contained in a statement released on Tuesday, a few hours after the six new members of the Council were sworn into office. ...

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