All is set for Ghana to launch a satellite dish that would enable scientists from around the world to view and study the world space from within the country at Kuntunse, near Accra. The launching of the first phase of the conversion of a telecom dish into a Satellite dish on Thursday August 24, by President
A 26 year old suspect has been arrested by the University of Ghana security for theft at the Mensah Sarbah Hall on campus at about 7:00am on Monday. The suspect who gave his name as Abubakar Issaka, a resident of Lapaz a suburb of Accra was first spotted exiting a female’s room after which an
The Managing Director of the Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr. Lekan Sanusi has called on banks and financial institutions to embrace technology as a tool to break through boundaries rather than as a competition. He highlighted that the integration of technology into businesses only increases the convenience and accuracy with which services are meted
Ahead of its earnings later today, Amazon stock hit an all-time high during intraday trading and with it CEO Jeff Bezos’ estimated wealth hit $90.9 billion, Bloomberg reports. This number pushes the net worth of the Amazon founder past that of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, still sitting pretty with $90.7 billion, earning Bezos the title of world’s
Barely 6 days after the deployment of about 91,000 fresh graduates to various institutions across the country to serve the nation as Service Personnel, the scheme has revealed that 2 suspects have been detained for attempting to swindle prospective personnel under the pretense to repost them to their desired user agencies. Public Relations Officer of
A research conducted by the Ghana Health Service shows that 3,038 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually and 2,006 women die from the disease every year. In that regard, Specialist in radiation oncology at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Mary Ann Dadzie says the increasing number of cervical cancer cases can be controlled if
Dean of Student Affairs at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Dr. Stephen Frimpong has called on government to accelerate its efforts in assembling a council to facilitate the graduation of the students. The 2017 graduation ceremony for over 130 students who pursued various masters’ programmes at the Institute was been postponed indefinitely since February this
Today Instagram Stories adds a more subtle and mature but error-prone copycat of Snapchat’s beloved augmented reality selfie filters. The eight initial “face filters,” as Instagram calls them, work exactly like Snapchat, and let you add virtual koala ears, nerd glasses, a butterfly crown or wrinkle-smooth makeup to yourself and friends in photos or videos.
A massive ransomware campaign appears to have infected a number of organisations around the world. Computers in thousands of locations have apparently been locked by a program that demands $300 (£230) in Bitcoin. There have been reports of infections in as many as 74 countries, including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan.
A week after news broke of multiple videos of suicides posted on Facebook remaining on the site for hours, the company has announced a new plan to add 3,000 more people to its operations team to screen for harmful videos and other posts to respond to them more quickly in the future. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook said that