Chinese Ambassador to Ghana pledges support for establishment of Confucius Institute at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Tech.

By Moyosore Salami  The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Lu Kun, has pledged the embassy’s commitment to assisting the Center for Language Education and Cooperation in establishing a Confucius Institute at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to promote the study of Chinese language and culture.  He disclosed this during his working visit to KNUST. Ambassador Kun indicated that the China-Ghana relations date to the first President of the Republic of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, which has seen collaboration in areas of education, economic trade, culture, and…

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KNUST scientists confirm probable cancer-causing substance in bread

• Say no need for panic By Opeyemi Babalola Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have confirmed the presence of a probable cancer-causing substance known as acrylamide, in one hundred per cent of samples of bread analyzed. The lead scientist and head of Department, Food Science and Technology, Prof. Isaac Williams Ofosu, said the substance is relatively everywhere and can be found in heat-treated foods, including potato chips, some breakfast cereals, biscuits and roasted and fried foods. “During cooking, three significant reactions involving starchy foods, proteinaceous…

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