University of Ghana

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Name: University of Ghana
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Government allocates rice production targets to regions

Likpe, April 19, GNA - Mr Kofi Humado, Minister of Food and Agriculture has announced that government has allocated rice production targets to all regions in the country to become self-sufficient by 2017.He said Ghana had already become self-sufficient ... [Published Ghana News Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Bank approves US$150 million for excellence centres

approved US$150 million to fund 19 university-based centres of excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa. The bulk of the funding will go to universities in Nigeria, which won 10 of the centres.The centres will develop high-level training ... [Published University World News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers land $3.5-million DFAT grant to improve health and agriculture in Ghana

Browse > Home / Headline News / Researchers land $3.5-million DFAT grant to improve health and agriculture in GhanaPosted on Thursday, April 17, 2014From left to right: Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations); Senator ... [Published McGill University - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rawlings Represents Hitler To Most Akan(s)—Part Three (Final) 1 Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.

I had wanted to make this write-up a two-part rejoinder, but there are a few remaining issues raised by Mr. Peter Mawunyo Dzidza that need answering or they may erroneously be deemd gospel truths when, in reality, these are nothing short of the desultory ... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Madina Road opened to traffic at Legon​

The University of Ghana main entrance section of the Tetteh Quarshie- Madina road has finally been opened to traffic, improving traffic flow in both directions and easing the frustration of drivers.That portion of the road underneath a new interchange ... [Published The Presidency Republic of Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank To Transform Science & Technology

The World Bank s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa. These competitively selected centers will receive funding for advanced specialized ... [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

University of Ghana, KNUST, 19 others get $150m World Bank-sponsored 'Africa Centers of Excellence'

education news, ghana education news, ghana news ... [Published Joy FM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Partnership signed at Africa conference

Yale deepened its connection to Africa on Monday at a conference about economic development.Organized by the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and held at the Greenberg Center near the Divinity School, the conference brought together approximately ... [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Health workers trained in intellectual disability

Sixty health professionals in the Accra Metropolitan Health Directorate have been trained to handle persons with intellectual disabilities.The two-day workshop brought together nurses, doctors, technicians and psychiatrists to improve on ways of assisting ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Legon Student, Fedex Staff Nabbed

A level 200 student of the University of Ghana, Michael Aaron Aboagye and a staff of Federal Express (FEDEX) attached to the Drivers’ and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), are facing trial over an attempt to export 17 containers of Chocho natural beauty ... [Published Peace FM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mahama inspects Tetteh Quarshie-Atomic Junction road

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday inspected work on the 4.6-kilometre Tetteh Quarshie-Atomic Junction road and charged the contractors to keep to their promise to complete the project by the end of July this year.The project, which started in November ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

2nd Lady Urges Librarians To Keep Up With New Trends in ICT

The Wife of the Vice President,Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur has charged librarians in the country to add value to themselves by embracing the task of keeping up with new trends in the information sourcing industry and the changing face of library services ... [Published GhanaHomePage - Apr 15 2014]

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...Materu said " The African Centers of Excellence project is a win-win initiative--it will help these young people achieve their aspirations without leaving Africa , and it will help firms to find advanced skills and knowledge domestically and to compete more effectively in international markets."
...Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations. "Through improved food and nutrition interventions, this project will make an enormous impact on the health outcomes and lives of children and women in rural Ghana, now and in the future."
...Marquis. "It will allow us to demonstrate the benefits gained by integrating nutrition into all areas of rural development (including health, agriculture, education, and finance) and providing coherent messages along with the necessary skills and tools to implement them. The wonderful enthusiasm and dedication of our Ghanaian partners since the beginning are key to the project’s success. We expect to change practices and improve the nutrition and status of women, infants, and children in these poor, rural communities.”"
He warned against the tagging of personalities in the NPP. "We need to refrain from tagging people this or that because, at a point in time, they had supported this or that person at a contest" he told a number of radio stations

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Government allocates rice production targets to... [Published Ghana News Agency - 11 hours ago]
Bank approves US$150 million for excellence cen... [Published University World News - Apr 18 2014]
ENVIRONNEMENT : 10 Nigerian Universities, Other... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 18 2014]
West Africa: 10 Nigerian Universities, Others S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Researchers land $3.5-million DFAT grant to imp... [Published McGill University - Apr 17 2014]
Ghana: Canada Supports Sustainable Livelihoods ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Researchers aim to improve health of children i... [Published McGill University - Apr 17 2014]
Rawlings Represents Hitler To Most Akan(s)—Part... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
Problematic Roads [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
Rebranding the NPP for Power [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
Are the Noble Dwarfs Invited Too?-Part 2 [Published GhanaHomePage - Apr 17 2014]
Rawlings Represents Hitler to Most Akan(s) – Pa... [Published VibeGhana.com - Apr 17 2014]
Madina Road opened to traffic at Legon​ [Published The Presidency Republic of Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
Emmanuel Awuah tapped as COD Associate V.P. of ... [Published Naperville Sun - Apr 17 2014]
Youths Need Role Models To Shun Violence – ASUP [Published Leadership - Apr 16 2014]
World Bank To Transform Science & Technology [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 16 2014]
University of Ghana, KNUST, 19 others get $150m... [Published Joy FM - Apr 16 2014]
Partnership signed at Africa conference [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
Ripples Of ‘Soul Takers’ Expose’ DVLA Officials... [Published Peace FM - Apr 16 2014]
Health workers trained in intellectual disability [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 16 2014]
Legon Student, Fedex Staff Nabbed [Published Peace FM - Apr 16 2014]
Accountants urged to adhere to professional sta... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 15 2014]
Africa's 'Fork in the Road' Pointing to Industr... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
Mahama inspects Tetteh Quarshie-Atomic Junction... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 15 2014]
Second Lady urges librarians to sharpen skills [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 15 2014]
Reducing the risk of Ebola infection [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
2nd Lady Urges Librarians To Keep Up With New T... [Published GhanaHomePage - Apr 15 2014]
Labourer Gets 20 Years For Robbery [Published Peace FM - Apr 14 2014]
Ebo Whyte To Appear On Glo CNN African Voices [Published Peace FM - Apr 14 2014]
NPP Election Was A Vote Of No Confidence [Published Peace FM - Apr 14 2014]
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Ghana: Canada Supports Sustainable Livelihoods ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: Government of CanadaCountry: Canada, Ghana Canada helps Ghana diversify its economy and improve health services and nutrition April 17, 2014 - Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Senator Larry Smith, ...
Guinea: Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone 7 April 2014 – As of 7 April, a cumulative total of 151 clinically compatible cases, including 95 deaths had officially been reported from Guinea. Laboratory investigations ...
More on WHO's April 7 Ebola update [Published H5N1 - Apr 08 2014]
I belatedly realized I'd missed a critical link on the WHO Regional Office for West Africa page when I posted about it earlier this morning. It's a much more extensive report than I'd realized. Here's the full update: Ebola virus disease, West Africa ...
Together We Stand, We Build African Nations Wor... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 07 2014]
Together We Stand, We BuildAfrican Nations Work Together for Continental Results The IAEA awards fellowships to students like John Jabati (right) and Thabang Mokgosi (left) from Sierra Leone and South Africa respectively to undertake AFRA's two-year ...
The Komla Dumor I knew [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Feb 02 2014]
Far/Near: Disclaimer : A friend who knew I was once a broadcast journalist with Joy FM recently asked me whether I had any pictures with the late  Komla Dumor (KD). My response was “unfortunately not, and I am not going to Photoshop one either,” as ...
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