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At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair
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At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair

The founder and leader of the Kristo Asafo Mission (KAM), Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, has urged the Nana Addo government to prioritise science and technology for the rapid development of the nation. Apostle Kwadwo Safo was of the view that the world was moving at a faster pace in […]

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The rise and rise of international diplomacy by WhatsApp

Messaging app becomes vital tool for diplomats to talk tactics, arrange huddles, tweak policy – and send Vladimir Putin emojis When the world’s nations sit down to talk nowadays, there is a distinct difference to the way diplomacy is done. Influence is no longer defined only by special relationships and […]

The fishing industry faces antiquated regulations that have been overtaken by climate change, as warming seas force a variety of fish to seek cooler and deeper waters. Credit Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times
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Fish Seek Cooler Waters, Leaving Some Fishermen’s Nets Empty

POINT JUDITH, R.I. — There was a time when whiting were plentiful in the waters of Rhode Island Sound, and Christopher Brown pulled the fish into his long stern trawler by the bucketful. “We used to come right here and catch two, three, four thousand pounds a day, sometimes 10,” […]

A cheetah cub with its mother in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Researchers called for the International Union for Conservation of Nature to change the cheetah’s status from vulnerable to endangered. Credit Dai Kurokawa/European Pressphoto Agency
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Cheetahs in Danger of Extinction, Researchers Say

The cheetah, as swift as it is in the hunt, will not be able to outrun the threats to its survival without new conservation efforts, according to an international team of researchers who reported their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They found that the threat […]

Cardinalfish follow magnetic forces to navigate to the coral reef where they were born. Credit Andreas Bally, via ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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How a Fish That Hatches in Coral Reefs Finds Its Way Home

The larvae of fish that live in coral reefs are tiny, and they are not very good swimmers. They are pushed by currents away from the reefs on which they were hatched for days or weeks until they learn to swim. Then, somehow, around 60 percent of them make their […]

Ghanaian women trying on Garmin's watch
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Expanding fitness wearables in Africa, Garmin launches a watch line in Ghana with MTN

Garmin has partnered with mobile telecom giant MTN to launch a line of fitness watches in Ghana. The GPS navigation and sports tech company will offer its vivoFit3, vivoMove, vivoActive, Fenix3, and vivoSmart activity trackers through select MTN Ghana distribution outlets. In addition to MTN’s latest smartphone options, fitness conscious Ghanaians […]

Cycil Jones Abban at his studio Parables Production.
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Meet the Passionate Artists Who Are Building An Animation Industry in Ghana

For almost two years Cycil Jones Abban, now 37, managed a pharmacy and spent his nights animating. Like the cartoonist Batman of Ghana’s capital, Accra, Abban started by working from his home, and eventually, he became the head of his own studio, Parables Animation Studios (pictured at top). The movies […]

Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries
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Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries

What is being hailed as the world’s first commercial regular drone delivery service is beginning drop-offs in Rwanda. The operation uses fixed-wing drones that automatically fly to destinations in the central African nation. They release small packages attached to parachutes without needing to land at the delivery points before returning. […]