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Many UG Distance Learning Students Disappointed

Many students pursuing the distance learning programme at the University of Ghana (UG) have expressed disgust and disappointment at the University because of its inability to award them their degrees despite completing their academic work.

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1,053 'Ghosts' Haunt Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

One thousand and fifty-two members of staff cannot be accounted for at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) after a head count.

An additional 60 who are paid through the hospital’s internally generated funds (IGFs) can also not be accounted for.

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GES Criticized for Shifting Attention from Core Mandate

The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations has bemoaned the increasing shift of attention by the Ghana Education Service from its core mandate of ensuring quality education to money and procedural issues.

It is therefore calling on government to tackle the corruption and systemic laxity in the GES governance and regulatory machinery.

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Janitor In Court For Assaulting Trader

Kobina Boye, a janitor at the University of Cape Coast was on Wednesday remanded in Police custody by a Cape Coast Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting one Emma Okai a trader and her daughter at Akotokyire, a suburb of Cape Coast.

He pleaded not guilty and would be re-arraigned on Friday, November 22, 2013.

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Passage of Plant Breeders Bill is Dangerous | CPP warns

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Tuesday said the passing into law of the Plant Breeders Bill in its current state would be dangerous and detrimental to the country’s socio-economic development.

Ms. Samia Yaba Nkrumah, CPP Chairman, said the bill if passed would create seed monopoly for multinational companies and might likely lead to farmers paying royalties for the seeds they plant.

She said the party’s research had revealed that countries with such laws had since reviewed them in order to safeguard the interest of their farmers.

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