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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

UG VC NEVER HARASSED ME – ANDREA PIZZICCONI

The Chief Executive of Africa Integras has denied saying the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana sexually harassed her. She says the media misinterpreted her. In a statement released on Thursday, October 10, 2019 to respond to Prof. Ebenezer Oduro-Owusu's reaction, said: "I agree, you never harassed me. Surely, you are aware of the difference of headlines and...

DECRIMINALIZE SUICIDE – MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY TO PARLIAMENT

As Ghana joins the rest of the world to mark Mental Health Day today, October 10, 2019, the Mental Health Authority has called on Parliament and the Attorney General's Department to help decriminalise suicide. According to the CEO of the Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei, they have already petitioned the two legal entities to help expunge from the Criminal Offences Act,...

ACQUAINT YOURSELF WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY OF YOUR INSTITUTION – NAB TO STUDENTS

The National Accreditation Board (NAB)has said it will not countenance any inappropriate behaviour, which has the tendency to compromise teaching and learning, which ultimately could affect the quality and standard of tertiary education in Ghana. In a statement signed by the acting Executive Secretary of the National Accreditation Board, Dr. Kingsley Nyarko noted with concern allegations captured in the BBC...

PARLIAMENT TO RESUME ON OCTOBER 22

Parliament will commence sitting on Tuesday October 22, 2019 for the third meeting of the third session of the seventh Parliament after it adjourned sine dine in July. A statement issued by the Speaker of the House, Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye said: “In pursuance of standing order 37 of the Parliament of Ghana, I, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, Right Honourable...

TAKE DECEMBER 18 REFERENDUM SERIOUSLY – PREZ. TO MMDCEs

President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to take the upcoming referendum for the election of MMDCEs seriously. According to him, government cannot afford to fail in delivering on the campaign promise it made to the people of Ghana. Speaking at a training programme for MMDCEs and other key staff of MMDAs on Dissolution of Assemblies...

TEACHER UNIONS DEMAND THE SUSPENSION OF EDUCATION BILLS

Some teacher unions in the country are demanding Parliament to suspend three educational bills which the Ministry of Education has laid before the House. The unions, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) and Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH) say they have not well been engaged on the...

BOG ISSUES LICENSES TO SIX FIRMS TO COMMENCE OPERATIONS

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said it has issued approval licenses to 6 firms to commence operations on the Ghana Interbank Forex Market effective October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020. According to a statement by the central bank, the firms would join other commercial banks that have the approval to trade on behalf of their clients when...

UG INTERDICTS PROF. GYAMPO AND BUTAKOR

The University of Ghana has interdicted two lecturers seen in the "Sex for grades video". The lecturers, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Kwame Butakor were seen in the video making inappropriate demands to an undercover BBC journalist who acted as a student. In a statement, copied to Radjtvnews, states that two lecturers will be invited by the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee...

NAT’L ASS. OF LAW STUDENTS DEMANDS INVESTIGATIONS INTO ATTACKS FROM THE POLICE

The National Association of Law Students is calling on the Inspector General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh and the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice to investigate some Police officials who shot at them during their demonstration yesterday. According to a statement from the students, the Police was aware of their planned demonstration so it was surprising to see...

POLICE RELEASE 13 STUDENTS ARRESTED OVER ILLEGAL DEMONSTRATION

The Ghana Police Service has released thirteen students who were arrested over an illegal demonstration embarked on by some law students. The peaceful demonstration led by the law students who are demanding a probe into the recent mass failure in the entrance examinations of the Ghana Law School was halted by the police after they opened tear gas on protesters...

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