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Israel launches satellite to boost internet connectivity in Africa

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space. It's Spacecom successfully launched "Amos-17", a state-of-art satellite on a mission to...

Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier, Watch turns to health

Apple introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems on Wednesday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face...

Samsung launched an app store for Bixby

Bixby. Samsung made big promises and some key acquisitions ahead of its launch. But the company’s smart assistant got off to a rocky start and has had trouble making...

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries

Google’s privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it...

Up to 3,500 jobs at risk as Honda ‘plans to close Swindon car plant’

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky News said that the announcement...

Minister commends KNUST for producing a ventilator

The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has commended KNUST for producing a ventilator. The Minister in a tweet said in the coming days, they will have to engage...

Samsung reports big fall in profit but expects Galaxy S10 to ‘prop up’ performance

Samsung Electronics has turned in an earnings report in line with its guidance, as happens every quarter. The difference this quarter, though, is that the guidance was unexpectedly bad,...

Government creates web portal to update Ghanaians on COVID-19

The government has dedicated a web portal to update Ghanaians on the outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus  in Ghana. It said the website will be updated every six hours...

Cybersecurity experts come together to fight coronavirus-related hacking

An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cybersecurity formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus. Called the COVID-19 CTI League, for cyber threat...

Huawei selects Ghanaian students to study ICT trends in China

Huawei Technologies has revealed at the launch of its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative "Seeds for the Future" 2019, that ten Ghanaian students are being sent to China to...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...