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Anglogold Ashanti commences construction of Robotics Center at Obuasi Secondary Technical

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 02:06
AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, Obuasi Mine has cut sod for the construction of an GHS8. 4 million state of the art robotics center at the Obuasi Senior High Technical School. When completed, the center is expected to be the hub for innovation and technological growth, providing students not only at the school but the entire Obuasi township, with resources and opportunities to broaden their knowledge in artificial intelligence particularly robotics.
Categories: Africa

Electric vehicles for public transport coming – Bawumia

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:47
Government is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. ldquo;Where I want to see us go in the next few years is to move public transport completely from a dependence on petrol and diesel to fully electric vehicles.
Categories: Africa

W/R: 'We are being cheated in Ghana Gas projects, Nzemalands deserve the best not the worst' — Residents

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:46
Indigenes of the Western Region have complained bitterly about being cheated as far as the distribution of Ghana Gas 39; corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects is concerned. A charity group representing the people of the Western Region, Shaip Africa Foundation is especially unhappy with the decision by Ghana Gas and Quantum Terminal to construct a 200-bed hospital at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) while considering constructing only a 20-bed hospital wor .
Categories: Africa

Dialysis fee increase affected only six patients – Korle-Bu

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, has clarified that the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis from GHS cent;380 to GHS cent;765. 42 was not sanctioned by the hospital rsquo;s management or approved by Parliament.
Categories: Africa

We don’t appoint commissioners – EC responds to CSOs

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
Electoral Commission (EC) has responded to the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations rsquo; (CSOs rsquo;) demand for the resignation of two Commissioners, Dr. Peter Appiahene and Madam Salima Tijani, saying that it does not make appointments to such positions.
Categories: Africa

Victor Osimhen: Napoli 'never meant to offend or mock' striker but stop short of apology for TikTok

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 21:19
Napoli say they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stop short of publicly apologising to him.
Categories: Africa

South Africa floods: Watch the aftermath of deadly floods in Western Cape

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 20:40
At least 11 people killed after flooding in South Africa's Africa's Western Cape province, including Cape Town.
Categories: Africa

Afcon 2027 will be 'amazing' in East Africa, pledges Ugandan organiser

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 18:28
East Africa will meet the Confederation of African Football's rigorous requirements for Afcon 2027, Ugandan official Rogers Byamukama says.
Categories: Africa

Haiti crisis: Can Kenyan police officers defeat the gangs?

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 15:09
The East African nation has pledged 1,000 officers but many question their suitability.
Categories: Africa

Burkina Faso junta says it foiled coup attempt

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 13:00
It is just less than a year since Capt Ibrahim Traoré seized power during the second coup of 2022.
Categories: Africa

Kenya promises to end gang warfare and restore peace in Haiti

BBC Africa - Wed, 27/09/2023 - 16:08
The Kenyan government has offered 1000 police officers to lead a multinational force to Haiti to tackle the ongoing gang warfare.
Categories: Africa

'France takes us for idiots' - Inside coup-hit Niger

BBC Africa - Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:42
The BBC gains access to the West African country which is among the world's most deadly for jihadist attacks.
Categories: Africa

MohBad: How the death of an Afrobeats star sparked protests in Nigeria

BBC Africa - Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:11
The death of popular 27-year-old singer MohBad has sparked protests in Nigeria.
Categories: Africa

Morocco earthquake: Sisters' nightmares and a plea for lipstick

BBC Africa - Sat, 23/09/2023 - 04:17
Two sisters tell the BBC how the earthquake in Morocco has left them traumatised and anxious.
Categories: Africa

Westgate mall shooting: Why do Kenya's Muslims feel targeted?

BBC Africa - Fri, 22/09/2023 - 12:14
Ever since al-Shabab attacked the Westgate shopping mall, Kenya's Somali community has felt targeted by security forces.
Categories: Africa

Despite risks fish farms are booming in Africa

BBC Africa - Fri, 22/09/2023 - 01:29
Farming fish has seen rapid growth in Africa but it can be an expensive, high-risk operation.
Categories: Africa

Guinean cycles across six countries for spot at Egypt's Al-Azhar University

BBC Africa - Thu, 21/09/2023 - 12:03
The 25-year-old travelled for four months from Guinea to reach top university Al-Azhar in Egypt.
Categories: Africa

Westgate attack: Kenyan survivors recount 10 years of pain

BBC Africa - Thu, 21/09/2023 - 09:28
Ten years since the Westgate shopping mall attack remember the day when at least 67 people were killed.
Categories: Africa

Kenya mall attack: What happened at Westgate 10 years ago?

BBC Africa - Wed, 20/09/2023 - 13:08
In 2013, a group of al-Shabab militants attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi leaving 67 people dead.
Categories: Africa

Seal pups trapped in fishing nets cut free by South Africa beachgoers

BBC Africa - Wed, 20/09/2023 - 07:30
Baby seals caught up in fishing nets are rescued on a South African beach.
Categories: Africa