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Ethiopia looks to the sky in first East Africa space program

ENTOTO, ETHIOPIA – High above the crowded streets of Addis Ababa, among fields where farmers lead oxen dragging wooden plows, sits Ethiopia’s space program. Perched atop the 3,200-meter-tall (10,500-foot) Mount Entoto, two metal domes house telescopes, each a meter in diameter. Operational for only a few months, the specialized equipment — the first in East Africa — has propelled Ethiopia into …

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Netflix Watch Out, ShowMax arrives in Africa

A newly-launched South African video-streaming service has the whole country abuzz as locals wait for Netflix to arrive. Called ShowMax, it could derail Netflix’s plans not only in South Africa but across the African continent. ShowMax is a new division of South African media giant Naspers, whose DStv satellite service is the continent’s dominant broadcaster with some 10.2-million customers across 50 …

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First Space Dialogue hosted by South Africa

Building partnerships that benefit the country and the African continent were top of the agenda at the first “Space meets Industry” Business Breakfast hosted by the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) at the CSIR Convention Center on Wednesday. Over 80 delegates attended the event including various industry leaders, local scientists, government officials and decision makers from National Treasury, Department …

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Ghana’s Black Satellites receives morale booster for 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Ghana’s youth football team, the Black Satellites, have received a psychological boost to overcome their challenges at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup currently taking place in Turkey. The 38th edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana Awards crowned several athletes and other illustrious personalities of the Ghanaian sporting arena on June 29, 2013. One particular announcement, however, received huge applauds from …

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is ‘alive and well’, South Korea says

South Korea continued to pour water on mounting speculation about the health of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, telling CNN he is “alive and well.” “Our government position is firm,” Moon Chung-in, the top foreign policy adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, told CNN. “Kim Jong Un is alive and well. He has been staying in the Wonsan area since …

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Renowned Scientist Dr. Thomas Mensah Proposes 21st Century Infrastructure Modernization Plan In Form Of High-Speed Rail System For Ghana

Dr. Thomas Mensah, one of the speakers at the very successful 2017 Ghana Diaspora Homecoming Summit (DHS) held from July 5-8., 2017 at the Accra International Conference Center has called on Ghana to develop a High-speed Rail System (HRS) to link two of the nation’s important port cities; Accra and Takoradi in the South, to Tamale passing through Kumasi. President …

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Bennett to send a piece of Ghana into space: CubeSat

CubeSat

Mr. Julian Bennett of the All Nations University (ANU) College in Koforidua, Ghana, and his team will be sending a piece of Ghana to Space by way of the CubeSat launch into orbit April 2017. Interest in Space program keeps climbing on the African continent. For instance, have you heard of the teenage girls from Cape Town in South Africa working …

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Bays Lodge And Luxurious Apartments Calling Tourists/Travelers To Ghana

Bays Lodge

Bays Lodge and luxurious apartments offers you a modern exclusive experience at an unbeatable rate. This property is owned and run by KAYA Tours and conveniently located at the Nungua barrier right opposite the Junction Mall in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. It is a 20-minute drive from the Kotoka Internal Airport also in Accra. The rooms at Bays Lodge …

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hapaSpace is the newest co-working hub in Kumasi

HapaSpace

HapaSpace is a co-working space at the heart of Adum, a city in Kumasi; the Ashanti regional capital and second capital city of Ghana that was opened on February 1, 2016. Co-working spaces have over the years become a thriving hub for startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses in the West African nation of Ghana. As part of encouraging intiative and …

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Daniel Dotse launching Teach For Ghana

As a biomedical engineering graduate student at Cornell University, Daniel Dotse had a vision — he wanted to build an African pharmaceutical company run by African scientists that could rival giant multinationals like Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer. But the young Ghanaian soon realized there was one big obstacle in the way of achieving his goal: The quality of education in …

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