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News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Two UG faculty members get international job

Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, Director, West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) and the Biotechnology Centre of the University of Ghana, has been appointed a member of the Planet Earth Institution (PEI). A statement issued by the Univers...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

The ocean is a strange place after dark

Moonlight triggers the world’s biggest orgy, strange creatures emerge from the depths, and waves glow blue. Some phenomena in the ocean can only be witnessed after dark. 1. Bioluminescence makes the sea shimmer You may have seen the pictures. It’...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Beach that vanished 12 years ago reappears overnight

Imagine waking up one day and finding that your beautiful local beach is no more – gone, its fine white sand swept away by a freak storm. You go about your daily business for 12 long years and then suddenly the beach is back, all its glory restored...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Photos: Mahama gyms on birthday morning

Former President, John Dramani Mahama turned 59 today and decided to spend his morning at the gym to keep in shape. In a Twitter post, the former head of State advised Ghanaians to “exercise and keep to keep healthy”.  Mr. Mahama served as Vice-Pr...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

KNUST receives $1m DANIDA support

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has received $1 million in grant from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The University is expected to use the money to facilitate the training of students to support...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Gender gap shrinks in Agricultural Research in Africa

The number of women researchers in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) rose in both absolute and relative terms between 2008 and 2014, according to the latest research on gender gap in agricultural research.  The research was conducted by Nienke Beint...