E/R: Nana Addo launches rural telephony project

E/R: Nana Addo launches rural telephony project

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday,  launched the rural telephony project, in Abenaso, in the Eastern Region, which will connect the town and surrounding communities with ICT facilities and telecommunication services. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, President Akufo-Addo noted

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18-year-old Ghanian boy develops helicopters, ‘aboboya’ using plastic waste materials

18-year-old Ghanian boy develops helicopters, ‘aboboya’ using plastic waste materials

The eighteen-year-old boy called Gabriel Boadu is able to craft anything from plastic scrap. Gabriel Boadu has not seen an helicopter before, but from what he has seen on television, he has made one branded in Ghana’s colours – red,

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5 ways your air-conditioner could be messing with your health

5 ways your air-conditioner could be messing with your health

There’s no doubt that having access to air conditioning in the sweltering hot season as temperatures surge is a welcome thing. When it comes to enduring some of the hottest days of summer, flipping on the air conditioner for a

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NCA commissions approval lab

NCA commissions approval lab

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Wednesday commissioned the NCA Type Approval Laboratory to ensure, that electronic equipment that comes into the country are of standard quality and would not pose any risk to consumers. Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of

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15-year-old Ghanaian makes electricity-powered wooden standing fan

15-year-old Ghanaian makes electricity-powered wooden standing fan

Success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination. This is the story of 15-year-old Thomas Owusu, who is on a journey to make a name for himself with his talent in crafting. Young Thomas Owusu has put his special

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Twitter cracks down on ‘fake’ followers

Twitter cracks down on ‘fake’ followers

Some of the world’s biggest celebrities have lost millions of Twitter followers after the company cracked down on “locked” accounts. US singer Katy Perry, the most-followed user on Twitter, and Lady Gaga lost about 2.5 million followers. Barack Obama went

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KNUST student designs ‘single’ phase traffic light

KNUST student designs ‘single’ phase traffic light

Days of dysfunctional traffic lights could soon be over, with the designing of a ‘single phase’ system by a student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Final year Physics student, Bruce Christopher Konu has built a traffic light

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Two brothers in Eastern Region turn cassava waste to electricity

Two brothers in Eastern Region turn cassava waste to electricity

Two brothers in the Eastern Region have introduced a novel method of generating electricity from cassava. James Ansah and Kwesi Ansah’s “JK2 table power” innovation is built from ordinary items from their backyard like plastic materials, wood and copper wires.

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Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Fake online reviews are being openly traded on the internet, a BBC investigation has found. BBC 5 live Investigates was able to buy a false, five-star recommendation placed on one of the world’s leading review websites, Trustpilot. It also uncovered

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Hyundai recalls over 2,300 defective cars in China

Hyundai recalls over 2,300 defective cars in China

Hyundai has started to recall over 2,300 imported cars in China due to a defective door control, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAC). The recall, which started on Friday, involves 2,339 Kia Carnival minivans manufactured between March 19,

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