Category Archives: Ghana

Banking Short Codes and Swift Codes in Ghana

Banks in Ghana Swift and Sort Codes To facilitate the efficient clearing and settlement of interbank paper payment instruments throughout the country, cheques and other paper payment instruments were standardized to make them amenable to automated processing. The standardization included dividing the country into 11 clearing zones, with each zone having its clearing house; assigning… Read More »

GIJ Rector scraps off supplementary resit examinations

Management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism have announced that effective the second semester of the next academic year, there shall be no more room for supplementary resits for students who record failure in their end of semester exams. This new arrangement was revealed by the Rector of the school, Professor Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo at a… Read More »

Government allocates GHC5m to GIJ for infrastructural development – Akufo-Addo

The Ghana Institute of Journalism has received an amount of 5 million cedis as budgetary allocation to facilitate its infrastructural project, President Akufo-Addo has indicated. The President, who was speaking at the 12th congregation of the institute, assured that monies from the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) will be released to the school to help… Read More »

Confusion rocks GIJ as names of hundreds of graduating students excluded from graduating lists

Some 300 graduating students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism are embittered over the absence of their names in the 2018 graduating list despite fulfilling the necessary requirements to be awarded their respective academic qualification. Scores of students who throng to the school yesterday Wednesday to have the anomalies rectified before Friday’s congregation were however… Read More »

GIJ Management, SRC cools it off at Peduase Resort

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” To avoid ‘Jack from becoming a dull boy’,  the Management and the Students Representative Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, early this month visited the Peduase Valley Resort in Aburi de-stress ahead of the commencement of the 2018/2019 academic year which commences in September.… Read More »

GIJ management set to justify increment in tuition fees

Management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism is expected to justify their decision to upwardly adjust tuition fees by Monday June 25, 2018 following a crucial meeting it held with the school’s students front today. Since the school’s management published a notice of an increase in fees for the 2018/2019 academic year, students of the… Read More »

Ghana Card Registration and All The Details You Need To Know About It

The Ghana Card is a national identity card that is issued by the Ghanaian authorities to Ghanaian citizens – both resident and non-resident, and legally and permanently resident foreign nationals. It is proof of identity, citizenship and residence of the holder. The current version is in ID1 format and biometric. REGISTRATION and instant issuance of the National Identity ((ID) cards, known as Ghana… Read More »

Manasseh Azure to establish Investigative Journalism club in GIJ

Award-winning investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, is set to establish an investigative journalism club at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. The move by Manasseh Azure is to train more investigative journalists to further the fight against corruption in the country. He made the announcement at the GIJ SRC handing over ceremony which came off yesterday… Read More »

#GIJDecides: Emmanuel Kumah gets historic SRC election victory

Mr. Emmanuel Kumah has been elected as President of the students body of the Ghana Institute of Journalism for the 2018/2019 academic year. The election came off yesterday April 30 for the Regular Students after it was held on Saturday April, 29 for the Weekend school. Although Monday’s polls recorded a late start, it ended… Read More »

#GIJDecides: Presidential candidate accused of stealing policies of UG's Ewura Karim Adams

The Ghana Institute of Journalism, like most tertiary schools, are heading to the polls to elect a new executive body for its Student’s Representative Council (SRC). The election is scheduled to come off on Sunday April 29 and Monday April 30 for the Weekend and Regular students respectively. GIJ’s forthcoming SRC elections seems to be… Read More »