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Amazon removes T-shirt showing George Floyd death

Amazon has removed a children's T-shirt which used an image of a policeman kneeling on the neck of George Floyd from its US store. The garment, available on the US...

Facebook finally making it easy to delete old posts

Facebook is launching a new feature called Manage Activity that lets users delete their old posts. It can be used to delete individual posts or in bulk, and Facebook...

Veep to launch digital platform for accessing government services today

Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia will TODAY launch the National Digital Payment Platform dubbed Ghana. GOV to enhance government’s Digitization Agenda. The platform, www.ghana.gov.gh, will serve as a single interface to...

Government to construct 30 new Community ICT Centres

Government is to construct 30 new Community ICT Centre’s, CIC’s across the country.   A hundred out of the more than 200 existing CIC’s will also be renovated and equipped...

Facebook staff anger over Trump post

Facebook staff have spoken out against the tech giant's decision not to remove or flag a controversial post by US President Donald Trump last week. Mr Trump took to Facebook...

Google delays Android 11 launch

Google has delayed the launch of the latest version of its Android operating system, which had been due to take place on Wednesday, 3 June. The release of Android 11...

Microsoft lays off journalists to replace them with artificial intelligence

Microsoft is laying off dozens of journalists and editorial workers at its Microsoft News and MSN organizations. The layoffs are part of a bigger push by Microsoft to rely on...

All set for the first Agriculture E-Summit

All is set for the first Agriculture E-Summit to be hosted in the Upper West Region. The E-Summit to be hosted on  Zoom and Facebook is expected to whip up...

Coronavirus: Afghan girls make ventilators out of car parts

Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team has turned it focus on coronavirus patients - by making affordable ventilators out of car parts. The teenagers made headlines in 2017 when they won a...

Acquisition of Building Permits goes digital

The acquisition of building permits has been moved onto a digital platform following the launch of the permit process system. The system, which provides an electronic database of all building...

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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...