16 illegal hostels operating in the Eastern Region have been closed down by the Ghana Tourism Authority for operating without a licence. The tourism authority regulates the activities of all accommodation establishment which includes hotels, hostels, guest houses and apartments. The hostels are Universal , Elite, Vine, Solo, Central, Mr Doe, Hallelujah, Madiba, Frontline, Hostel 99,
If you have ever schooled or are still schooling in any of the Universities or tertiary institutions in Ghana then you might have had that unique experience of living in a hostel. Hostels are fun, you cook your own food, clean you room, plan your day, you are practically living on your own and for some it is their first time living apart from their parents. There are many types of hostels, from very luxurious ones which may pass as hotels and to hostels with the basics, a bed in a room.
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has changed its student ID cards to multipurpose cards for ATM transactions, identification and access control and will be in operation from Thursday 19th January 2017. Students are to submit current ID cards to their respective heads of departments in exchange for the new cards from Thursday