Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Off-grid solar energy to scale-up across Africa

Opportunities to scale up deployment of off-grid solar essential to unlock energy access across Africa were outlined by development finance partners ahead of the launch of a new study by the International Solar Alliance and the European Investment Bank. “The...

Renewables supplied a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth in 2020 – Report

An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power. The Global Electricity Review published by energy think tank Ember analysed electricity data from...

Climate Change: Ghana receives World Climate Clock, IES calls for halt

Ghana is the second African country to receive the world climate clock, a climate crisis countdown that shows the actual deadline before the global carbon target runs out. It is a call to action to draw attention that time is...

Premium Times Centre “Fact-Checking and Research Fellowship” named after Prof. Kwame Karikari

West Africa’s Media Innovation and Development Organisation, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism PTCIJ, has named its coveted Fact-Checking and Research Fellowship, after Professor Kwame Karikari, former Director, the School of Communication Studies University of Ghana, Legon. He was...

Nasa’s rover makes breathable oxygen on Mars

An instrument on Nasa's Perseverance rover on Mars has made oxygen from the planet's carbon dioxide atmosphere. It's the second successful technology demonstration on the mission, which flew a mini-helicopter on Monday. The oxygen generation was performed by a toaster-sized unit...

AI unlocks ancient Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

Researchers say Artificial Intelligence (AI) has for the first time shown that two scribes wrote part of the mysterious ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. Tests were carried out on the longest text, known as the Great Isaiah Scroll. It was found that...

Spanking may affect children’s brain development in a similar way to abuse – study

Spanking children may affect their brain development in a similar way as more severe forms of violence, according to a new study by Harvard University researchers. According to the study, published Friday in the Jornal Child Development, children who had...

Green Building Research Conference held

A green building research conference aimed at finding solution to Ghana’s energy demand, has taken place on the campus of the Coast Technical University. The conference was initiated by the School of Environment and Natural Resources of the university.

CSIR holds workshop on Water-Smart Innovative Solutions

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (CSIR-STEPRI), have held a validation workshop on Baseline Studies on “Achieving Wider Uptake of Water-Smart Solutions” (WIDER UPTAKE) project in Ghana. The workshop, which was formally opened by...

Ethnobotanist advocates adoption of “Odum” tree as a National Plant

A retired Taxonomist and Ethnobotanist at the University of Ghana Prof, Daniel Kwesi Abbiw has advocated the adoption of the iroko tree popularly known as Odum as a National Plant. His Suggestion stems from the fact that the tree...

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Story By: Nicholas Osei Wusu Voting has resumed after close to two hours of a partial halt in the ongoing Conference of the New Patriotic...

Voting for NPP Executives delayed for more than six hours in Volta Region

By Jones Anlimah Voting in the Volta regional election of the New Patriotic Party, NPP to elect new regional Executives to man affairs of the...

Unidentified gunmen attack NPP delegates returning from voting in Bolgatanga

Some unidentified gunmen on Friday night, May 27, 2022 attacked some members of the NPP while they were returning from the Upper East Regional...

NPP paraphernalia rebrands Ho Technical University

New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) paraphernalia have rebranded the Ho Technical University (HTU) venue for the regional elections as delegates trickle in for the exercise. The...