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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

Prof Yankah honoured as education laureate

The President and Vice Chancellor of Central University, Professor Kwesi Yankah was on Thursday July 7 honored for his exceptional and continuous administration and academic contribution to education. The award was presented to him by H.E. Gerhard Brügger, Ambassador of Switzerland at the Ghana Impact Africa Summit held in Accra. Professor Yankah was crowned with

The 54th GAAS Founders Week Celebrations Was a Success

The 54th Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Founders Week celebrations successfully took place as scheduled from the 18th of November to the 22nd of November, 2013 on the theme Education for National Development. It started with all exuberance with Monday 18th having the induction of twelve (12) newly inducted fellows comprising ten (10) Resident

Press Release

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) will on Monday 18 November 2013 induct 12 new Fellows to bring its membership to a total of 128 Fellows and 9 Honorary Fellows respectively. The short ceremony precedes this year’s Founder’s Week Lectures on the theme ‘Education for National Development’. The Presidential Address to be delivered

President John Mahama pays Courtesy Call on the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences

H. E. President John Dramani Mahama payed a courtesy call on the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday 17th December, 2013, during which period he held talks with the Academy’s Council and inspected progress of work on a 12Million Ghana-Cedi Auditorium and Office Complex Project. This was the third visit of President John