Atlanta airport jokingly offers flights to ‘Wakanda’

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is getting into the Marvel movie spirit by jokingly offering flights to Wakanda — the fictional country from Black Panther. The airport tweeted out a digitally altered image of gate T3 showing its destination as Wakanda, the kingdom ruled by King T’Challa, aka the Black Panther, in the eponymous superhero film. “The […]

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The cutest and possibly tiniest cottage in the UK could be yours

If you’re looking for the perfect, cozy hideaway, we’ve got just the right home for you. Emphasis on cozy. One of Britain’s narrowest homes, known as The Doll’s House, which only measures just 9 feet wide, is now on sale for £225,000 (about $315,000). The cottage has been functioning as a vacation home for holidaymakers […]

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Zoomlion lauds YEA review of sanitation module; responds to ‘misconceptions’

Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana, says it welcomes the Youth Employment Agency’s review of the Youth in Sanitation Module. The YEA said on Wednesday at a press conference that from June 2018, it will no longer proceed with a contract on the Youth in Sanitation module with Zoomlion Ghana. YEA Chief Executive Officer, Justin Kodua […]

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Thursday Briefing: Mahama blamed for poor corruption rating, campaign against GLC LI mounts

Here are the stories that made the news Thursday: 1. Lawmakers ready to throw out GLC LI The General Legal Council (GLC)’s Legislative Instrument (LI) before Parliament may suffer a mortal blow if the ongoing bipartisan campaign in the House is able to raise the required two-thirds majority to annul it. There is a growing […]

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Tech Thursday: Building Autonomous Underwater Vehicles with recycled materials

A Ghanaian team has used recycled materials to build a robot that monitors underwater activities.  The Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) normally cost close to $70,000 to manufacture but without external funding, the team is building one using basic materials and technology.  AUVs are useful in three key areas; security especially military applications and operations, commercial offshore activities […]

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NADMO appeals for support as schools, health centre are badly affected

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in Bole in Northern Region says it is working to get some relief items for victims of Monday’s storm. Samuel Kipo told Joy News many affected people have been trooping into their office to register for assistance. “The numbers are so great for us to manage so we are appealing to […]

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Photo of the week : Poor road safety, more road carnage

The total disregard for road safety regulations by some motorists across the country has contributed to the alarming rate of road fatalities especially in the beginning of this year. January and February have already recorded 30 deaths with a dozen others severely injured. According to the National Road Safety Commission, overloading of vehicles, speeding, and wrongful […]

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Court finally receives J.B. Danquah’s autopsy report

The autopsy report of the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, J.B. Danquah-Adu, has finally been presented to the court after several months of delay. The report, the details of which are unknown, have been presented to the judge, according to information from the court registry. On January 4, 2018, the pathologist who conducted […]

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I had to protect my sources during vetting – Amidu

Incoming Special Prosecutor and former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has strongly defended his assertion that his criticism of the Mahama administration through his various articles, were sometimes based on perceptions and opinions. Following his vetting by Parliament’s Appointments Committee for the position of Special Prosecutor, Mr. Amidu has been criticized by the National Democratic Congress […]

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