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Google’s Project Loon Test Flight in Ghana?

At the time of writing this article, a Google’s Project Loon balloon is in flight, reported at 60,000 ft (18km) up in the sky, somewhere near Nkawkaw in Ghana, thanks to a live feed from FlightRadar24. I am fond of once in a while tracking what’s flying in Ghana’s airspace. And lo and behold, I see this Project Loon flight …

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US-based Ghanaian inventor lauds ‘One-District, One-Factory’

Renowned US-based Ghanaian Scientist, Entrepreneur, and Innovator of Fibre Optic Technologies, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has lauded the government’s initiative of establishing a factory in each district to reduce the high unemployment rate. He, however, says the initiative can be sustained when the country is able to build a high-speed train system to easily link the districts. Dr. Mensah was speaking …

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MLS boys, policeman dominate Ghana squad for US tour

There are six Major League Soccer players, and a part-time policeman, in Ghana’s 22-man squad for their tour of the United States, where they will play a game each against Mexico and the USA this week. The Columbus Crew trio of defenders Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah and midfielder Mohammed Abu are joined in the side by Chicago Fire forward David Accam, Gershon …

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Reputation Poll Announces 2017 Most Reputable People on Earth

Kofi Annan, Bill Gates, Patrick Awuah, announced among 2017 Most Reputable People on Earth according to Reputation Poll. South African research-based, global performance-management consulting company, Reputation Poll has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Reputable People on Earth, a list of individuals across the globe who have amassed high reputation for themselves through the works they have been engaged …

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PackageToMe: The Peer-to-Peer Delivery Service with a Twist

Think about this. Imagine you want the Roxfit Xperia XZs Ultra Slim Soft Shell. You very likely won’t get this case to buy literally in any shop anywhere in Ghana. Or will you? Roxfit Xperia phone cases are one of the best phone cases you can get for you Xperia devices. They weigh less than 2 pounds (even in the …

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The GPSF of North America maiden health trip to Ghana

The Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation (GPSF) on 25TH March 2017 made their maiden trip to Tarkwa Municipal Hospital in Ghana. The team comprised of three medical professionals: Dr. Theodora Fynn (Pulmonary Disease Specialist), Dr. Francis Amoo (Internal medicine) and Ms. Josephine Thompson a nurse. The team also presented prescription medications donated by AmeriCares USA worth $220,000 to the Hospital …

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US national team to face Venezuela, Ghana in summer friendlies

Ghana USA

The US national team will play home friendlies against Venezuela in June and Ghana in July, according to a report from ESPN FC’s Doug McIntyre. According to the report, the Yanks will welcome El Vinotinto to Real Salt Lake’s Rio Tinto Stadium on June 3 as a tune-up for two World Cup qualifiers. The US continues CONCACAF qualifying against Trinidad and Tobago …

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South African Airways Wins Prestigious Business Traveler Magazine Awards

South African Airways

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Mar. 20, 2017) – For the 10th consecutive year, South African Airways (SAA), the flagship carrier of South Africa and the continent’s most awarded airline, has been voted by the readers of Business Traveler Magazine as the, “Best Airline in Africa” and “Best Business Class to Africa” in the magazine’s “Best in Business Travel Awards” 28th annual …

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Teenage girls to launch Africa’s first private space satellite

They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions — to launch Africa’s first private satellite into space. They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit over the earth’s poles scanning Africa’s surface. Once in …

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