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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of the University Teachers Association (UTAG) has declared an indefinite strike. The industrial action was taken a while ago after a crunch meeting by the lecturers on campus Friday. The development comes a day after government dissolved the governing council of...
The KNUST branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) says it cannot work with the Interim Council constituted by the government to run affairs at the university. “UTAG-KNUST …wishes to state emphatically that it does not accept this interim arrangement by Government and insist on Government allowing the...
The 7-member Interim Governing Council appointed by the government to steer the affairs of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi will determine the fate of the Vice Chancellor (VC), according to the Deputy Minister of Education, Dr. Osei Yaw Adutwum. The Interim Council, chaired by...
The National Union of Ghanaian students (NUGS) have welcomed the government and Education Ministry’s decision to dissolve the governing board of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Government through the education ministry on Thursday October 25, 2018, dissolved the KNUST board after students of the school demonstrated...
A pantryman of the St. Louis Senior High School (SHS) in the Ashanti Region has been suspended for three months without pay, for fondling a student’s breast and touching her buttocks. Kwesi Boampong, who is in his 30s, admitted to committing the act to Luv News’ Erastus Asare Donkor but...
Government has dissolved the KNUST Council and, in its stead, put in place a 7-member Interim Council. It has also directed that the University reopens within fourteen days to enable academic work to continue. The Interim Council, chaired by Nana Effah Apenteng, Paramount Chief of the Bompata Traditional Area, has...
The University Teachers Association (UTAG) says calls for the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to be sacked or resign on his own volition following violent protests at the university is unfounded. National President of the Association, Dr Eric Opoku said Prof Kwasi Obiri-Danso cannot...
Economic Advisor at the Office of the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Gideon Boako, said the free Senior High School policy, apart from increasing enrollment at the secondary education and reducing the burden of Ghanaians, it has also attracted more donors abroad who have pledged to support the policy. He said a...
Former students of KNUST have catalogued abuses students suffer which triggered violent protest Monday. A seven-page press statement by the ‘Concerned Fellows of Kantanga Hall’ said KNUST lecturers are known to cane students. The statement submitted links to video evidence of caning of some students including females. Some believe the caning was...
The National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammi Awuku has assured aggrieved students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) of his unflinching support in these trying moments. According to him, he is optimistic that the Ministry of Education will do everything possible within...
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