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Dr. John Ofori – Tenkorang

Campus News

The Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Dr. John Ofori – Tenkorang has urged students of University of Cape Coast to put their ideas into great innovations and business while studying in school.

Citing world-renowned individuals such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Albert Einstein among others who made great innovations and major successes during their time as students, Dr. Ofori- Tenkorang prompted the students of their bright talents which according to him can be turned to great innovations.

The Director of Quality Assurance and Academic Planning at the Cape Coast Technical University, Rev H.A Ndebugri says universities need to design innovative programmes that turn ideas into products for national development.

According to him, Ghana has over the years produced more people to fit into white colour jobs than producing people who are innovative to start their own business.

Senior staff Association of University of Cape Coast (SSA-UCC) has officially held a ceremony to sendoff its chairperson, Mr. Daniel Arthur Egyir and hand over the mantle to the vice, Mr. Charles Amos Odoom.

The transfer of power became necessary due to Mr. Egyir‘s promotion to become a member of the Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA).

He said Ghana’s sovereignty cannot be mortgaged to the United States government under the pretext of deepening bilateral relations between the two countries.

Local News

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has served notice that organizers of the demonstrations against the Ghana-US military Cooperation agreement will continue with their nationwide protest until government rescinds the deal.

Mr. Mahama on Friday delivered a lecture on ‘Self-Reliance in Africa’s Peace and Security’ at the Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia as part of the forum.

Local News

Former President, John Mahama will today [Sunday] assume the Chairmanship of the 7th TANA High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, taking over from former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Two young men have been shot dead by 4 suspected armed robbers at the Pelungu market of the Nabdam District in the Upper East Region.
In an interview with Accra-based the Assembly Member for the Damolg-Tindongo Electoral Area, Emmanuel Seluk said the suspects first robbed a First Allied bank branch at Pelungu, and later shot indiscriminately, killing the two people.

A British Airways commercial pilot has been charged after he allegedly tried to fly a passenger jet full of people on a long-haul trip to Mauritius while more than four times over the legal alcohol limit.

President Yoweri Museveni

International News

The president of Uganda has said he wants to ban the nation’s citizens from practicing oral sex because ‘the mouth is for eating’.

President Yoweri Museveni blamed ‘outsiders’ for trying to convince Ugandans to perform oral sex on one another – and said he was issuing a public ‘warning’ about it.

He told press: ‘Let me take this opportunity to warn our people publicly about the wrong practices indulged in and promoted by some of the outsiders. One of them is what they call oral sex. The mouth is for eating, not for sex.We know the address of sex, we know where sex is.’

A Nigerian magistrate was sentenced to three years imprisonment after he was found guilty of demanding money from a man whose case he was hearing, in order to give a verdict in his favour.