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  • Professor Ransford Gyampo ...

    One of the lecturers captured in the BBC’s ‘Sex for Grades’ documentary, Professor Ransford Gyampo says he has accepted his interdiction in good faith.

  • The BBC sent female undercover reporters to the campuses of the two universities where it reported that they were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers – all the while wearing secret cameras.

    A veteran lecturer in media studies and founder of Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Professor Kwame Karikari has faulted the BBC’s "Sex for Grades" documentary, describing it as not a journalistic work.
    He said the methodology used by the BBC in producing the documentary was problematic.

  • However, the evidence on record showed that the two alleged victims in the video — Zara and Abigail — were not members of the university.

    Two lecturers of the University of Ghana who were accused of soliciting sex in order to extend some advantages to female students in a documentary by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have been cleared of any act of sexual misconduct by the fact-finding committee set up by the university.

  • In all the first two agreements, there were no independent means of knowing what the US were doing in Ghana. The current agreement doesn't depart from this challenge. So, regulating US activities under the agreement is difficult.

     Prof. Yaw Gyampo, a lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University Of Ghana and a regular panelist on several radio programs in the country has added his voice to the ongoing conversation about the country’s cabinet seeking the approval of Parliament to allow the United States of America to set up a military presence in Ghana.

  • Any politician who sees power as “time to chop” will always steal public money through all forms of corrupt deals. Given that no ...

    Written By Prof. Ransford Gyampo - Fire is good, but if you don’t know how to use it, it can destroy. Democracy is good, and even though several Afrobarometer studies show that it is the most preferred form of government, we don’t seem to understand its substantive canons. Hence it frustrates National Development. Indeed, governmental quest to serve public interest, in my view, continue to be undermined by the way we have operationalised democracy.

  • Dear Sir,

    I am aware you are making a case for the National Identification Authority (NIA) to be allowed carry on with the Ghana Card registration in the Eastern Region. This is to challenge the current court injunction against the registration.

  • The Committee, chaired by Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo, a retired Supreme Court Judge, noted in its report ...

    The fact-finding committee set up to investigate allegations of sex-for-grade against two University of Ghana lecturers, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Butakor have recommended that the two face the University’s Disciplinary Committee.

  • “I don’t find anything wrong with people using what they have to get what they want, once they are okay with it and feel what is in it is worth going for.

    WHEN the BBC documentary on sex for grades at universities across Africa, including the University of Ghana broke, it might have sparked outrage but not many people were surprised because the practice seems to be pervasive in all spheres of society.

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