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Dr Margaret McIntyre Takes A Bow; Prepares To Leave Ghana After 20 Years At University of Ghana

After capping a 20-year-long career as lecturer of Mathematics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Margaret McIntyre bows out and prepares to leave Ghana in September this year. Dr McIntyre arrived in Ghana in 1997 to teach Mathematics at the University of Ghana upon the advice of her late Ghanaian husband Professor Agbedazi, who she met in Australia during their PhD studies. Although Dr McIntyre retired in 2015, she continues to teach till date. She brings her two (2) decades of dedicated and selfless service to Ghana to an end, at the end of 2016/2017 academic year. Dr...

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Challenges Worldwide Ghana Presents WomENtrepreneur Conference 2017

Challenges Worldwide Ghana in collaboration with Women in Debate, University of Ghana will organise the first ever ‘WomENtrepreneur Conference’ 2017 on Saturday, the 6th May, 2017 at the Centre for African Wetlands auditorium, University of Ghana from 10:00 to 14:00. This event is supported by EQWIP HUBS and African Internship Academy (AIA). The former is a Canadian based NGO specialized in relevant skills training for young people while the latter trains and provides internship opportunities for the youth. The day will bring together highly motivated, aspiring female entrepreneurs, within and outside the university, to learn from successful business women...

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Former President Mahama Salutes “Gallant” Ghanaian Workers

Former President John Mahama has paid his respect to all Ghanaian workers as the country joins the rest of the world to mark ‘workers day’ today, 1st May. The former Ghanaian leader in a tweet said :”It’s Workers’ Day. I join my fellow countrymen and women to salute you all, gallant Ghanaian workers”. May 1 is observed across the world to appreciate the contribution of workers towards development. Meanwhile, today’s National May Day Parade is currently underway at the Independence Square in Accra. The event is under the  theme: “Ghana @60: Mobilising for Ghana’s future through the creation of...

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Joy Fm Rejects NPP’s Nana Boakye And Eric Twum As Government Reps On Newsfile

The production team of the most authoritative news analysis programme – Newsfile – on Saturday rejected Nana Boakye and Eric Twum from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) as government representatives on the programme, televised live via Joy News and on radio on Joy FM. The host of the programme, Mr Samson Lardy Ayenini explained that the two representatives do not meet the minimum standard of discussants admitted on that show. The topics tabled for discussion on the programme include; the 100 days in office of President Akufo-Addo, galamsey and former president John Mahama’s recent meeting with his appointees....

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‘One District, One Factory’ Policy To Commence In 47 Districts

A member of the government’s Economic Management team, Dr.Mark Asibe Yeboah has hinted that, the first batch of factories to be constructed under the government’s ‘One District, One Factory’ flagship policy will commence in 47 districts across the country. He disclosed that a total of GHC456 million has been set aside for the initial factories which is expected to commence from the fourth quarter of 2017. “The budget allocated GHC456 million for the One -District -One Factory Project which has been approved  for the Program to take off. 47 districts have been identified , so government is going to...

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