KNUST gets first female Vice Chancellor

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has appointed its first female Vice-Chancellor. Professor Rita Akosua Dickson was appointed on June 25, for a four-year term by the University’s Council at its 258th Special meeting. She commences her term on August 1, 2020 till July 31, 2024. Until her appointment, Prof. Rita Dickson […]

COVID-19: VP Bawumia extols KNUST and Incas for developing 15-20 minute Rapid Diagnostic Test

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has eulogized the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Incas Diagnostics for the breakthrough in developing a Rapid Diagnostic Test. KNUST and Incas yesterday Monday April 27, 2020 announced the development and optimization of   Rapid   Diagnostic   Tests (RDT) for COVID-19 testing. A statement under the hand […]

KNUST and INCAS diagnostics develop rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Incas Diagnostics, a diagnostic   company   in   Kumasi   have   developed   and   are   optimising   Rapid   Diagnostic   Tests (RDT) for COVID-19 testing. This significant contribution towards the fight against COVID-19, will augment the current COVID-19 testing regime in the country. The development of the RDT is in line […]

Ghana invents sanitary pads with banana and plantain fibre-President gifts inventors GH¢40,000 of personal money

A team of two female students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) – Matilda Asantewaa Sampong and Emilee Otoo Quayson, yesterday emerged the winner of season II of the Presidential Pitch and took home a GH¢60,000 investment package. In addition, they were given GH¢40,000 personal donation by President Nana Addo Dankwa […]

Just in: UTAG, GAUA, SSA and TEWU thanks gov’t for resolution of KNUST wahala

The various labour unions at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have thanked government for its show of levelheadedness and enormous magnanimity in resolving the KNUS matters and thereby restoring the University back to normalcy. The KNUST branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), the Teachers and Educational Workers Union […]