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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MTN asked to extend 4G services to all districts in VR

MTN asked to extend 4G services to all districts in VR

Mr. Maxwell Quophy Blagodzi, Deputy Volta Regional Minister has challenged telecommunication giant, MTN, to extend its 3G and 4G services to all district capitals in the Region. He also urged the Company to ensure that the Region had 100 per

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Telcos fail to connect to “genocidal” $89m Kelni GVG system as Ursula deadline passes

Telcos fail to connect to “genocidal” $89m Kelni GVG system as Ursula deadline passes

Telcos have called the bluff of Communications minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful after ignoring her strongly-worded deadline to comply with a government plan to monitor their call traffic as a means of verifying the accurate tax payments. Only Glo connected into the system operated by Kelni

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Switch to electric cars threatens 75,000 German auto industry jobs

Switch to electric cars threatens 75,000 German auto industry jobs

The switch to electric cars puts 75,000 engine and gearbox manufacturing jobs at risk, a study commissioned by German trade unions and the auto industry showed. The auto industry accounts for 840,000 jobs in Germany, of which 210,000 are tied

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Kelni GVG, NCA ‘block over 3,000 Simbox numbers in four months’

Kelni GVG, NCA ‘block over 3,000 Simbox numbers in four months’

Months ahead of the raging controversy over the $89 million Kelni GVG deal, the company has started its fraud management assignment and has since detected and blocked some 3,930 SIM cards being used for Simbox fraud. Simbox fraud is a

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Kumasi: NVTI students develop ‘mobile cassava grater’

Kumasi: NVTI students develop ‘mobile cassava grater’

The mechanical department of the Kumasi Vocational and Technical Institute has built a mobile cassava grater. The innovation is meant to address the recurrence of high post-harvest losses through cassava processing. Available statistics show that post-harvest losses in root and

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Facebook to be banned in Papua New Guinea for a month

Facebook to be banned in Papua New Guinea for a month

Papua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles and considers the website’s effect on the country. Communication minister Sam Basil said users posting pornography and false information would be identified. He also suggested the

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Telcos sell off towers in Africa to improve balance sheets

Telcos sell off towers in Africa to improve balance sheets

Over the past three years, there have been tower sales deals worth more than $6 billion across the continent. FILE PHOTO | NATION Telecommunications companies across Africa have in the past three years sold off their tower businesses to concentrate

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Fibre cuts major cause of poor telecom services

Fibre cuts major cause of poor telecom services

Fibre optic cables have aided the connection of platforms for improved service delivery by telecom operators. However the challenge of dealing with their regular destruction, has left most telecom operators desperate. The phenomenon not only drains resources but creates a

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