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Prof. Mensa-Bonsu On Air

Prof. Mensa-Bonsu was on Joy 99.7FM Super Morning Show o the 22nd of January, 2019. She addressed various topical issues. These included the kidnapping of women, the Free Tertiary Education and Feminism. A lecturer of Feminist Jurisprudence has stated that feminism “is not about fighting men at all.” In her words, feminists “are seeking a

THIRD FEMALE PRESIDENT FOR GAAS

THE GHANA ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ELECTS THIRD FEMALE PRESIDENT FOR 2019 – 2020   The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences on Thursday 17th January 2019 inducted into office, the 37th Council to steer the affairs of the nation’s premier learned body for a two-year term; from January 2019 to December 2020. The

EULOGY FOR PROF. FRANCIS KOFI AMPENYIN ALLOTEY

EULOGY FOR PROF. FRANCIS KOFI AMPENYIN ALLOTEY By Albert K. Fiadjoe, Emeritus Professor of public law & fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Delivered at The Forecourt of the State House On Friday February 23, 2018   Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey – of the Royal Sempe Stool, Accra, of Saltpond, of Ghana,

High School Outreach Programme

Kumasi, February 14, 2018 – The Ghana Young Academy’s Infections and antibiotic Resistance Project took off in Kumasi, Ashanti Region Ghana. The GhYA collaborated with Africa Hall, KNUST. Female Senior High School students form seven (7) schools in Kumasi were counseled on vaginal infections  and rational use of Antibiotics. Misconceptions on proper vaginal care and medicine use  in

HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Promises a State Burial

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at the  end of year dinner of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences has promised to give Prof. Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a former fellow and past President of the Academy and a Ghanaian mathematical physicist a State Burial. He was known for the “Allotey Formalism” which arose from his work on soft X-ray spectroscopy.

Prof Francis Allotey has died at 85

Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey has passed away. He died on Thursday, November 2, around 9 pm after visiting the hospital when he complained of discomfort. Professor Francis Allotey, who was initially healthy Thursday morning; had made several complaints of ill health the same day and was rushed to the hospital. He was later discharged but

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