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First home-designed cube satellite by Kenya launched into space


Kenya joins the list of African nations with space ambitions launching its home-designed satellite on May 11, 2018. The cube satellite will be launched from the Japanese module of the International Space Station. It was brought there by a SpaceX rocket during an April re-supply mission. The cube satellite will be utilized in various sectors including weather forecasting, food security …

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Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation to visit Ghana sister city in April 2018


Fifty-six people will travel to Charlottesville’s sister city in Ghana in April. It’s a record number, says trip organizer Dave Norris, president of the Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation based in Virginia in the United States. “We normally average about eight or 10 or 12 people,” said Norris, who has traveled to the city of Winneba in Ghana five times previously. CBS19’s Courteney …

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How To Find And Pitch Yourself To A Sponsor


Gaining a sponsor is similar to getting a job. It’s delicate and nuanced. What’s different about gaining a sponsor is how you pitch yourself to them. Here are five guidelines to getting a sponsor and four points to remember while pitching yourself to them. 1. Know your sponsor. Think of every potential sponsor as a potential business partner. You’re not …

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Are the hands of Ghana tied over GITMO–duo Saga?

I hope the legs are not tied too. That would be double agony. First of all, may I please crave readers’ indulgence? I have a song on my lips and I just can’t write this piece until I drop it. Many Ghanaian primary school kids (yesterday and today) are familiar with this witty song: “A lion, a lion, a lion …

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The Jerry Rawlings 31st December Revolution, did it birth Ghana’s Fourth Republic?

Jerry Rawlings

Last Sunday, December 31, 2017, saw another commemorative event of the Jerry Rawlings revolution that culminated into Ghana’s democratic or civilian rule of the Third Republican Constitution. The occasion also marked 36 years of the former president and military leader’s take-over in Ghana. Thirty-six years ago, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) TV and Radio the only state networks at the time …

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emCash becomes Dubai’s First Official State Cryptocurrency


The government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has revealed details of its own blockchain-based cryptocurrency, called emCash. In major news coming out of the UAE, the government of the city of Dubai will develop and implement emCash, an encrypted blockchain-powered digital currency that will enable citizens to pay for government and non-government services alike. The digital currency …

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A die-hard Junior Agogo fan still has hope for the struck soccer star

Junior 'Agogo'

“Who am I that you are so mindful of me, that you will hear me when I call?” – Job 7:17 God His maker. This simple but humbling quote comes to mind when I think of Junior Agogo. Manuel ‘Junior‘ Agogo is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who has scored over 140 goals in his professional football career and immensely …

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GhanaPostGPS The Cost Analysis Paying Google Maps $400k a year?

[UPDATE] 28 Oct 2017 15:04 To those making the point that because the GhanaPostGPS is paying so-called 400k$ to Google Maps, that’s why the map images are clearer, my message to you is this: The Fact: The image below is a comparison of the Google Maps image as found on GhanaPostGPS website and from the native Google Maps standalone website. …

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Alton College Experience volunteer makes ‘life-changing’ trip to Ghana

Alton College Eperience

Extra-curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students’ experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College and this year has seen the launch of the Alton College Experience (ACE). It’s a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment in the United Kingdom …

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