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How a Ghanaian used Photoshop to create fake PhD awards

Posted: September 13, 2017 at 11:57 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Technology

A 28-year-old Ghanaian ‘scholar’ and former student of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) who was last week in the news for achieving academic laurels from the University of Amsterdam, has been exposed as it turned out that all the 5 awards he claimed to have won were all fake. Sebastian Roy Osumanu claimed to […]

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Electoral Commission blows GHC 11m on telcos over ‘failed’ electronic transmission

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 1:51 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Technology

Information available to DAILY GUIDE indicates that the Electoral Commission (EC) paid huge sums of money to telecommunication service providers for the transmission of the 2016 election results. The commission is said to have spent a whopping GH¢11,952,894.50 on the Election Results Management System (ERMS) alone. An EC Audit Observation Memorandum indicated that four major […]

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Common mistakes students make in online courses

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 10:40 pm   /   Articles, Education, LifeStyle, Technology

An area in education that is currently thriving is undertaking courses online. Many learners today rush into online courses but few finish and get certification due to some mistakes students make while signing up for online courses. Here are some mistakes that are very common among the online students: 1. Ignoring the accreditation The sole […]

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President Akufo-Addo cutting the tape for the launch of the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES GHANA RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 12:22 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Technology

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the Ghana Astronomy Radio Observatory at Kuntunse, and described the development as the beginning of a new era in Ghana’s quest to harness the potentials of Space Science and Technology for the accelerated socio-economic development of our country. This new era, according to President […]

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Agriculture research policy summit explores investment priority areas

Posted: August 21, 2017 at 10:53 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, Technology

The U.S. government’s Feed Initiative has hosted Agriculture research policy summit to share findings on evidenced-based policy recommendations with Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agricultuare, state agencies, development partners, research institutions and the private sector. The summit explored how government could adopt proposed policies recommendations by researchers in formulating policies that would help eliminate constraints […]

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Study shows African women use mobile internet more than men

Posted: August 14, 2017 at 10:44 am   /   Editor's Choice, LifeStyle, Technology

A study has found that women in Africa are tech-savvy in the use of mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves compared to men. It was undertaken by Opera, a global software company and Worldreader, a digital reading non-profit entity, which was made available to the Ghana News Agency. Opera ran a survey of 1,500 […]

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GES receives mobile devices to track teacher absenteeism

Posted: July 31, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Technology

SAVE-Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has presented 50 mobile devices to the Upper West Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to assist in tracking basic school teacher absenteeism. The android devices, which were purchased at the cost of GHc30,000.00, forms part of the implementation of the “Improving Learning Outcomes through ICT and Evidence […]

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Facebook Messenger gets adverts added to app

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 12:03 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Media, Technology

Facebook is rolling out ads globally to the home page of its Messenger app. The move follows tests of the feature in Australia and Thailand. But Facebook is still describing the facility as being in “beta”, indicating it may still tweak the service. Last month, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told shareholders he expected Messenger to […]

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Sub-Saharan Africa driving global mobile money market

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Technology, World News

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data. The latest ‘State of Mobile Money in sub-Saharan Africa’ presentation, made available by the GSMA in Tanzania this week, reveals that the number of live mobile […]

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Government to establish close political relations through Astana EXPO-2017

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 10:56 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, Technology

The National Day of Ghana was held as part of EXPO-2017. During the event Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah highly appreciated the holding of the exhibition, the Astana EXPO-2017 media center reported. Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, noted that the exhibition of this scale is designed […]

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