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Facebook tops most downloaded apps.

The four most downloaded apps of the decade are all owned by Facebook, according to app tracker App Annie. Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram top App Annie’s list, which was published on Monday. The most downloaded app between 2010 and 2019 was Facebook’s main app, followed by the company’s …

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Government of Ghana secures $130 million for TVET Upgrade

Government of Ghana has secured a whooping $130 million for the upgrade of five polytechnics and technical universities as well as 10 technical institutes in terms of training facilities, the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced. The institutions will see upgrades in and construction of state of …

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Ghana Broadcasting Corporation risks going off-air over ¢25m debt

The National Broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and its many outlets across the country risk going off-air if the company’s indebtedness to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is not paid immediately. At a meeting of the National Media Commission (NMC) and President Akufo-Addo, Chairman of the Commission, Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh said the debt …

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Ministry of Communications sued over ‘Talk tax’ by Citizen

A directive by the Ministry of Communications to telecommunication companies to stop the upfront deductions of the Call Service Tax (CST) from subscribers is being challenged at the Accra High Court. It is the contention of the applicant, Mr Dzifa Gunu, who sued in his capacity as a citizen of …

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Science and Technology is Ghana’s future – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has emphasized that the future of Ghana is very dependent on her ability to get its youth who are currently in school to secure Mastery in Science and Technology. The President made the observation when he addressed winners of the 2019 edition of the National Science and …

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Zambia cancels licence of Vodafone franchise holder citing poor capacity

Zambia’s communications regulator said on Thursday it had cancelled the licence for Vodafone’s local franchise holder, citing a lack of technical and financial capacity. Vodafone in 2016 licenced Afrimax, a telecommunications service provider in sub-Saharan Africa to offer customers high-speed 4G data services using the Vodafone Zambia brand. The company, …

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‘Sci-fi’ plane with no moving parts flies – Video

A team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created the first ever plane to take flight without moving parts. It uses electroaerodynamic propulsion to fly which is greener and quieter than traditional aircraft. Is this the future of aviation?

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KNUST develops world’s first open-space fire detector

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has developed two fire detection devices in a bid to enhance the nation’s pursuit to bringing down the incidence of fire outbreaks. They include ‘PySpy’, open-space intelligent fire detection and alert system, the world’s first of such technology to be invented, …

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