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Prof. Samuel Nii Odai inducted VC of Accra Technical University

The first Substantive Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Accra Technical University (ATU), Professor Samuel Nii Odai, was on Friday inducted into office to steer affairs for the next four years. A professor of Water Resources Engineering, Professor Nii Odai appointed in July this year, is a former Pro VC of the Kwame Nkrumah University of

Prof Isabella Quakyi receives The Clara Southmayd Ludlow Awards

  Prof Isabella Quakyi has been named the 2019 recipient of The Clara Southmayd Ludlow Award by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). The Clara Southmayd Ludlow Medal is a prestigious award which was created in 2017 by ASTMH in honor of Clara Southmayd Ludlow (1852-1924), a female scientist, who through her

“GHANA IS NOT AN ISLAND!” GAAS President repeats…

“Arms are in circulation, people are already frustrated, there is antagonism between the political parties. If we don’t take action now we may not be fortunate in 2020”, Senior Programmes Officer at the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) Paul Nana K. Aborampa-Mensah warns the country when speaking on Vigilantism and Gangsterism on a Roundtable Panel

AIBF Literary Awards renamed in honour of Ghanaian poet, Prof Lade Wosornu

Professor Lade Wosornu

The annual literary awards organised by the Accra International Book Festival (AIBF) is to be named after retired Ghanaian surgeon and poet, Professor Lade Wosornu. The Book Festival in a statement Thursday announced the literary prize formerly the AIBF Literary Awards would now be called the Lade Wosornu Prize for Literature. The components of the

DEFICIT OF CRITICAL CITIZENSHIP IN GHANA: A CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL (IL)LITERACY, CIVIC (IR)RESPONSIBILITY AND (UN)CRITICAL FOLLOWERSHIP

ABSTRACT DEFICIT OF CRITICAL CITIZENSHIP IN GHANA: A CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL (IL)LITERACY, CIVIC (IR)RESPONSIBILITY AND (UN)CRITICAL FOLLOWERSHIP Both the theoretical literature and policy discourses on good governance tend to, almost exclusively, focus on the state with scant, if any, attention to responsible citizenship as a sine qua non for effective governance. Inflections to citizenship gravitate

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