Social media has become an integral part of our world now. Millions of people and organisations are making use of the opportunities the various social media platforms offer. Among such organisations are educational institutions all over the world. Some universities are now using the power of social media to reach out to and engage their communities and prospective students directly. Continue Reading
The School touted as West Africa’s premier Science and Technology institution is situated right in the heart of their community. There are some very good Senior High Schools in and around this same community. Apparently because of the presence of a university, many big student-related businesses can also be found in this community. Continue Reading
Wrote this piece on 19th January when Katanga turned exactly 50.
Social change comes from collective action at the grassroots level. – unknown
On January 19, 1963, some young noble gentlemen walked into the newest hall of residence on campus KNUST then; to become its first occupants. Little did they know that the seeds of courage, excellence and solidarity they sowed will germinate and grow into a mighty tree that can neither be truncated nor uprooted. Continue Reading
I greet you from my little corner in what used to be the Garden City of West Africa. I write to you this lovely letter to bring some happenings in some parts of our dear city to your notice. TECH junction is of focal concern to me. Continue Reading
NB: This post is appearing here at this time because another attempt is being made to break a United students front. Read on.
The university is undoubtedly every Ghanaian student’s dream destination. Over the years, a lot of private universities have sprung up to augment the effort of the few public ones across the country. One phenomenal characteristic of the public universities is the presence of all-male and all-female residential halls on their campuses. There are quite a number of mixed-sex halls but their significance or prominence compared to the single sex halls is quite negligible. Continue Reading
One of the numerous waste materials which has become a threat to the environment globally and especially the third world is what we have termed ‘SCRAP METALS’. In as much as it has become an environmental nuisance, some people find it very useful. I always see these guys around screaming ‘CONDEMN… CONDEMN’. they are young men who buy any waste metal-like object and recycle them into local cooking utensils.
In the age of technology, Art students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have also found an artistic use for scrap metals.
If the few creations they have forged out of scrap metals can be supported and encouraged, we can help turn an environmental nuisance into a tool for environmental beautification.
The uses these scrap metals have been put to just sends out a message that there might surely be a way of putting the numerous waste that is generated into something useful.
Environmental nuisance can be turned into environmental beautification tools. All we need is an INNOVATIVE MIND.