Non-residential students need equal access to library resources

Samuel Akumatey, GNA

Ho, Feb. 07, GNA –
Professor Anankyela Anaba Alemna, a expert in librarianship has bemoaned
the absence of obtain to academic sources for non-residential pupils,
and called for educational services to be made available to all.

He said educational
libraries seemed to focus only on residential learners and was not
obtainable to those people on sandwich courses.

“We appear to
have marginalized distant training , element time pupils and many others. In the meantime
we are meant to provide all. Sandwich pupils are not authorized, but they pay out
a lot more charges than household students,” Prof. Alemna observed.

The Professor claimed
this when he delivered a talk on academic library management at the 39th
Normal Conference and Seminar of the Committee of University Librarians and their
Deputies (CULD), held in Cedi Auditorium of the University of Wellness and Allied
Sciences (UHAS) in Ho.

The Professor stated
with the exception of the Cape Coastline University, all other tertiary
institutions in the place had no libraries at their student centres.

He requested librarians
to reorient them selves to their roles as in the educational program, and assist
deliver the methods desired in the pursuit of excellence.

“Each individual library
must have a mission and a vision. Libraries are subsets of the mother
university and products have to relate to the vision of the college.

will have to make sure information and facts is obtained and organised in this kind of a way that fulfills the
wants and programmes of library and their buyers, he mentioned and asked them to
stock only pertinent components,” he stated.

The Professor urged
them to make the library a lot more seen and available to all, additional calling
for individuals residing with to be granted reasonable accessibility.

“So a lot exertion
is invested in getting sources, and we have to work to ensure that they are
put to use. We have to be proactive with customer relations and should not hold out
for pupils to occur”.

The professor named
for information sharing amongst libraries throughout establishments for growth, and
stated they wanted to appear with each other to give information and facts in much more numerous techniques
to go well with the times.

The two working day assembly
is an annual convergence of librarians, and facts experts from
universities, analysis, and tertiary establishments from throughout the place.

It is on the topic
“The Position of Academic Librarians in Larger Schooling”, and has in excess of
the a long time been held on themes that assisted check out means of enhancing tutorial
library administration.

Mr Christian Yao
Kofi, Librarian of UHAS, and Chairman of CULD, reported librarians ought to be
revolutionary and artistic to allow them develop the library as an efficient and
successful facts infrastructure.


Give female boxers equal opportunity – WOSPAG President

Sporting activities Information of Thursday, 30 January 2020


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Mrs. Joyce of the Ladies Sports Affiliation of Ghana (WOSPAG), has known as on the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF), to aspect much more ladies in the impending 2020 Olympic Qualifier for African boxers in Dakar, Senegal following thirty day period.

Speaking in an job interview with the media, she claimed the GBF ought to endeavour to send boxers in all bodyweight types to the qualifiers, to enable them to select a slot to the up coming Olympic Game titles in Japan.

“Our feminine boxers are pretty fantastic, I sense they should really be inspired to go for the qualifiers for working experience and exposure. This concern of no money to cater for all the boxers need to quit,” she explained.

In accordance to Mrs. Mahama, it was unhappy that the soccer groups of Ghana the Black Meteors and Black Queens could not qualify to the Tokyo 2020 Game titles, consequently the will need to aid other sporting disciplines like athletics, boxing, fencing, volleyball, weightlifting, desk tennis and swimming to have far more female athletes.

Mrs. Mahama who is a member of the Women’s Commission thanked the president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah for his eyesight and direction for athletics in Ghana.

He claimed by way of his relationship with the African Countrywide Olympic Committees Association (ANOCA), Ghana was equipped to secure funding for other sporting disciplines to take part in Olympic qualifiers.

Your uncle Danquah not my father’s co-equal

Daughter of Prof. K.A. Busia, Ghana’s previous Primary , Nana Afua Dream Busia, has asserted that the College of Ghana deserves to be named immediately after her , introducing that Akufo-Addo’s assert that the University of Ghana must be named immediately after Nana Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye is fallacious.

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She states that her father’s contributions to academia,
particularly at the College of Ghana puts him nicely in advance of J.B Danquah  who was statesman, pan-Africanist, scholar, attorney, historian and one particular of the
founding fathers of Ghana.

Afua Busia accuses the of making an attempt to pilfer
valor and company from Prof Busia so as to elevate Dr Danquah over Prof Busia.

In an open up letter to the President, she cites a investigation
perform by 3 professors that concludes that J.B Danquah was not the founder of
the College of Ghana.

There has been widespread controversy about the renaming of
some general public universities after folks joined to the New Patriotic Party( NPP).
Lately, the University of Vitality and Natural Sources was named just after Prof
Busia to the disapproval of several.

For Afua Busia, it is the College of Ghana that should be named just after Prof Busia. She suspects that the President wishes to rename the College of Ghana soon after Danquah so as to put him over and earlier mentioned Prof Busia, who she opines deserves it.

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On the tradition of the NPP which is dubbed
Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition, Frema statements that it ought to have been Busia
custom, and that the addition of Danquah is to deny Prof Busia as the
Principal figurehead of the celebration that has sooner or later become the NPP. Zoure/2019

Minister Assure Municipalities, Districts Of Equal Development

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, Upper West Regional has certain all and municipalities in the region of his solve to assure the countrywide cake is quite distributed amid them to propel growth.

He on the other hand, indicated that this are not able to be reached without the need of the cooperation of the district degree management, ading they must verify their readiness for improvement in their respective districts and municipalities.

The Regional Minister built this regarded when he interacted with some staff members of the Daffiama/Bussie/Issah (DBI) District of the location on Tuesday as element of his district tour to ascertain of do the job at the district level.

He mentioned, authorities would not discriminate towards any district or municipality but would guarantee stage engage in ground for collective progress at all degrees.

He urged the district management to employ government’s professional-lousy policies these types of Planting for Foodstuff and Employment, 1-Village-A single-Dam and Planting for Export and Rural Development for the benefit of the folks.

Dr Bin Salih recommended the District Chief Govt (DCE) for the DBI district and his personnel for their determination to obligation and zealousness to endorse growth in the district and the area at huge.

“When you are a general public servant, barely do you know that the culture or community in which you operate recognize what you do, but only know immediately after you depart. Make sure you know that as you get the job done right here, men and women are observing you.

Those of you who occur to operate early, individuals of you who do the job diligently, the community is having be aware of that, those of you who also occur below the moment a week or at the time every two weeks, the local community is also seeing you”, Dr Bin Salih informed the staff members.

The Regional Minister urged the employees at the district stage to not relent on their initiatives to give off their finest to the modern society as the election 12 months approached.

Dr Bin Salih also appealed to them to be goal in their functions but loyal to the govt of the working day as its progress drive was obvious at the group amount.

The Minister urged them to consistently place political leaders on their toes by pointing out what they are not doing suitable and to guideline them in their things to do.

Dr Bin Salih also satisfied with Constituency Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the DBI Lawra and Jirapa Municipalities to inspire them keep forth the mantle to make certain that the celebration taken care of its parliamentary seats and to gain two additional seats such as the DBI where the Regional Chairman of the bash hailed from.

Persons With Disabilities Want Equal Opportunities, Not Sympathy — Mahama

Previous John Dramani Mahama has admonished the individuals of Ghana to give equivalent chances to individuals with disabilities alternatively of .

Speaking at the launch of the CEM Capability Village, a charity undertaking focusing on the empowerment of with disability (PWD) to are living much more dignified life in the society, previous President Mahama reported People with Incapacity want to be offered a location in society to add their quota toward national improvement.

He touted software program engineer Farida Bedwei, who has established that offered the chance, PwDs can even do far better than many with no incapacity.

Previous President Mahama joined Rev. Steve Mensah and his Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry currently to start the Charity challenge.

Mr Mahama explained Ghana has many legislations supposed to aid guard and make improvements to the life of PwDs but enforcement has not been productive.

He has given that promised to aim his attention as chief of the Nationwide Democratic Congress and President of Ghana in 2021 when elected into ability in 2020.

The proposed that 2,000 acre CEM Ability Village will be a intent-created community for PwDs in Ningo, in the Higher Accra Location, in which PwDs will appreciate entire and rights and actively participate in country building.

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