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The Old Boys Association of Unity Hall has filed a lawsuit at a Kumasi High Court to challenge the decision of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s (KNUST) management to convert the all-male hall of residence into mixed halls.

The West African Senior School Examination Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of candidates who took part in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has launched investigations into an incident at the Kumasi Secondary Technical School in which a housemaster caned a student for sneaking out of campus without a permit.

The incident has left the second-year student with multiple marks on his back and ribs.

The government will employ 8000 teachers to close the gap created by the expansion of the Free Senior High school program.

President Nana Akufo-Akufo who said this in Hohoe also revealed that the Free Senior High School Programme would see an increased enrolment, twice number it had last year.

The Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD) of University of Cape Coast in collaboration with Ghana Association of University women (GAUW) has organized an all-female inter-schools Maths and Science Quiz.

The Alumni of two halls of residence at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Unity and University Halls, have described the school management’s decision to convert the all-male halls into unisex ones as an attempt to promote a culture of silence at the school.

Management of the University has begun assigning female students to the all-male halls. The school explains the conversion is to make room to contain the growing female population of the school.

The family of the late Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has announced that the former vice president will be buried at the military cemetery at Burma Camp in Accra.

Pressure group, Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape, has reiterated its demand that the government should not mine bauxite in the Atewa Forest Reserve.

Government is set to introduce a new levy on vehicles with engine capacities of 3.0 litres and above.

This imposition of the new levy will be known as a luxury vehicle tax.

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that the current performance of Vodafone Ghana in the telecom industry shows that he made a wise decision in offloading majority government shares in the then Ghana Telecom which was rebranded to Vodafone after the takeover.

The University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) will officially open today [Wednesday] after a long wait and intense pressure on the government.

Relatives of one of the seven robbery suspects who were gunned down by Police in the Ashanti Region are protesting the killing as they insist that he was not an armed robber.

Steeplechase Olympic champion and world record holder Ruth Jebet is among more than 100 athletes and coaches facing disciplinary action for alleged doping offences.

Gianfranco Zola (left) has managed three times in England since retiring as a player - at West Ham, Watford and Birmingham

Foreign Sports

Former Chelsea and Italy striker Gianfranco Zola has returned to Stamford Bridge as assistant to new manager Maurizio Sarri.

As a player, Zola helped the club win two FA Cups, one Uefa Cup Winners' Cup, one Uefa Super Cup and one League Cup between 1996-2003.

Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater Denis Ten has been stabbed to death at the age of 25.

News agency Kazinform reported Ten - who won bronze at Sochi 2014 - was stabbed in the thigh in Almaty on Thursday after two men tried to steal his car mirrors.

Confederation of African Football (Caf)

Foreign Sports

The winner of this year’s African Champions League will be given direct entry into the group phase of the next edition of the competition in a bid by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to alleviate fixture congestion.

Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu

Local Sports

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu has undergone a successful knee surgery in Rome, Udinese have announced.

Prince Appiah

Local Sports

Inter Allies player Prince Appiah has sadly passed away, the club has confirmed.

Chicago musician Chance the Rapper says he has purchased the news website Chicagoist with the aim of "amplifying diverse voices and content".

Mr India apologizes to Ghanaians as he withdraws Gollywood

E-news

President of the Film Directors Guild of Ghana(FDGG), Richard Boateng popularly known as Mr India has rendered an apology to Ghanaians and all stakeholders of the movie industry.

Stonebwoy Reacts To Rumour That He’s Left Zylofon Music Because Of Universal Music Deal

E-news

Following publication that reggae and dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has inked a distribution deal with Universal Music Group, West Africa, many were of the notion that the ‘Baafira’ singer has said goodbye to Zylofon Music.

Arrogance Of Female Gospel Artistes Is The Cause Of Their Marriage Collapse – Gospel Musician

E-news

Legendary gospel singer Jude Lomotey has made known some of the vital reasons that contribute to the collapse of marriages of her fellow gospel artistes.

Captain Planet breaks silence on the split of 4X4

E-news

Ghanaian hiplife musician Captain Planet, of music trio 4x4, has disclosed that their group is not dead even though they have gone solo.

Songstress Pauli B Fights Fella Makafui Over Kalybos

E-news

Ghanaian-born Canada-based songstress Pauli B has released the official music video for her single, Can’t Kill Myself and it is just beautiful.

Former President Jerry Rawlings has lamented the extent to which partisan politics has polarised the country and slowed down its development.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reportedly directed all aspirants not to mount billboards in its upcoming national executive election.

Blay replies Togbe Afede, said Mr. Blay questioned if Togbe Afede, a Chief, and a businessman,

Politics

The Asogli State Council is demanding an immediate apology from the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and its National Chairman, Freddie Blay, for “insulting and disrespecting” Agbogbomefia Togbe Afede XIV.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini has indicated that he will not run again when his tenure ends in 2020.
He said his contributions to the Tamale Central constituency is enough and it is time for someone else to continue.

The Ghana AIDS Commission has said that it will distribute condoms at the New Patriotic Party (NPP) national delegates conference. The national delegates conference will take place at Koforidua in the Eastern Region this weekend.

Politics

The Eastern Regional Technical Coordinator of the Technical Support Unit of Ghana AIDS Commission, Golda Asante, argued that even though the prevalence rate in the region has reduced to 2.1% they need to do their best for a further reduction in the rate.

He attributes this to what he calls the poor management of the economy by the Akufo-Addo administration.

Politics

The Deputy Minority Leader, James Avedzi, has predicted a further decline in the value of the Ghana cedi, following its recent free fall against the dollar.

According to him, the value of Ghana’s currency may stand at 5 cedis 20 pesewas to the dollar by December this year.

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