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Ghanaian university to turn away students who ‘dress indecently’

A top Ghanaian University has issued a warning to students who dress provocatively, saying they risk being turned away. The Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science at the University of Ghana post the warning notice in the wake of a sexual harassment exposé that implicated some lecturers. The university interdicted the lecturers after they were implicated in the BBC documentary on sexual harassment. Prof. Ransford Gyampo of the Political Science Department and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor a lecturer at the Department of Teacher Education of the School of Education and…

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Ghanaian lecturers interdicted over BBC ‘sex for grades’ exposé

Two Ghanaian lecturers at the country’s top university have been interdicted after they were implicated in a BBC documentary on sexual harassment. Prof. Ransford Gyampo of the Political Science Department and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor a lecturer at the Department of Teacher Education of the School of Education and Leadership all at the University of Ghana were implicated in the documentary. They were filmed allegedly making sexual advances towards some women who posed as students. A statement from the University said it ”has taken a decision to interdict Prof. Ransford…

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West African lecturers implicated in ‘sex for grade’ scandal

A BBC investigation has implicated some lecturers at two public universities in West Africa, namely Ghana and Nigeria in sex for grade scandal. The documentary on sexual harassment was produced following an investigation into activities of lecturers in two top West African universities. BBC’s Africa Eye revealed secret footage that implicated lecturers at the University of Ghana and the University of Lagos in Nigeria. One of the lecturers implicated in Nigeria, Boniface Igbeneghu, who is also a pastor has been suspended by his church. The Foursquare church, where Igbeneghu is…

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