Zayed Sustainability Prize 2021 calls for submissions from African Innovators

Organisations and high schools invited to submit pioneering sustainability entries before 21 May 2020 deadline. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th April 2020: The Zayed Sustainability Prize is calling on all African innovators with solutions addressing some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, to submit an entry for its 2021 edition. Offering an annual winners’ reward fund of US$3 million and accepting online… Read More


Story by: Anita Frimpong Henson Geodata Technologies(HGT), a Ghanaian owned youth operating company in geographic information systems(GIS) which runs it’s own African spatial data infrastructure(SDI) and map has launched a mobile app to help local farmers to improve on their farm records and pest management. Speaking at the launch, Chief Executive Officer of HGT, Mr Kofi Henaku (PHD), said the… Read More

Huawei nova introduces futuristic selfies and excellent night photography

  Huawei Nova Smartphone Smartphone enthusiasts are gearing up ahead of the news of the release of Huawei nova 5T onto the Ghanaian market as young people have high standards for smartphones, regarding their phones as an extension of their personality. They demand a gadget with a fashionable design that can be shown in public and obtain validation from friends… Read More

Google scraps Chrome 79 update over critical data bug

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionGoogle has been forced to scrap its latest Chrome update for Android devices Google has been forced to halt its latest web browser update on Android after a critical bug was discovered. A number of users reported experiencing the loss of crucial login data in third-party apps after installing Chrome 79 on their devices. The tech giant… Read More

Apple shareholders set to vote on human-rights policies

Image copyrightNICOLAS ASFOURI Apple shareholders are set to vote on whether Apple should change its human-rights policies. They will be asked whether they want Apple to make a commitment to respect freedom of expression. Apple removed a mapping app during the Hong Kong protests, leading to criticism that it pandered to Beijing. Campaign group SumofUs called on Apple to disclose… Read More

Police swoop on suspected darknet fake banknote buyers

The raids followed the earlier arrest of the suspected operators of the counterfeit currency gang Police have carried out house raids across Europe targeting buyers of fake banknotes made by what Europol said was the darknet’s second-largest counterfeit currency producer. More than 26,000 fake banknotes had been bought from – and delivered by – the gang, according to the agency.… Read More

Telcos hid GHC300 million in taxes prior to Kelni GVG – Minister

  Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that between 2015 and first quarter of 2017, government lost GHC 300 million in VAT, Communications Service Tax (CST), National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) and GETFund Levy because telecom operators in the country under-declared their revenues. “Since the implementation of the Common Monitoring Platform we have discovered that GHC300million in taxes… Read More