Differences between a hostel and a homestel

Were you confused when you heard the word homestel and proceeded to search the internet yet hardly found answers? Are you a student interested in exploring the various kinds of accommodations available to you? Did you want some answers to the difference between a homestel and a hostel? Stress no more, GetRooms is here to

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The state of the UG Diaspora Halls

Following the outstanding debt that the University of Ghana has occurred in relation to the Diaspora halls (Hilla Liman Hall, Alexander Kwapong Hall, Jean Nelson Hall, Elizabeth Frances Sey Hall), the SRC president, Sylvester Amoako has petitioned the government under the presidency of His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo to intervene on behalf of

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KNUST to construct 4000 room alumni hostel

For years now, students of KNUST have had to move out of campus after their first year due to a lack of hostels on campus to accommodate the over 40,000 students that pursue a degree program. This tradition is set to change with the sod cutting of a 4000 room Alumni hostel by the Chancellor

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KNUST halls and their history

Have you ever wondered about the history of the famous KNUST halls? Well in this article we will take a look at the history of the 6 traditional halls in KNUST and probably why the hall residents behave the way they do. The halls serve as the official KNUST hostels for students. Majority of the


2000 bed hostel for Kayayei inaugurated

The government of Ghana has, through a public-private partnership, built a hostel facility for itinerant female load carriers (Kayayei) in the Ashanti Region. The 2,000-capacity hostel facility at Sepe-Buokrom has a Creche and a Reform and Skill Training Centre. The Minister of Gender, Child and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, who, over the weekend visited

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Students cry over high hostel fees

Students and parents have had to brace themselves every year for an increase in hostel fees. It has become a trend as hostel owners are forced to increase their rates due to yearly inflation which affects their basic operational costs. Many hostels have increased their prices for the 2018/2019 academic year ranging between a 5%

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WhatsApp Group for Students in Hostels

Today WhatsApp released its Business app version, WhatsApp Business in Ghana. We at GetRooms have already taken advantage of it by creating a WhatsApp group for students in hostels. This group was created to keep students informed of hostel booking seasons, prices of various hostels, discounts, facilities of hostels, etc. The group is open to students