Zipline has started delivering coronavirus vaccines via drone in Ghana as part of COVAX's first-ever shipment of vaccines to low-income countries.
The report shows that 100% secondary school completion rate for girls by 2030 could boost GDP by an average of 10%. “We think there’s a really compelling investment case here,” Ying Qin, an analyst with Citi Global Insights, said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Investing in education within […]
A new report commissioned by the US Department of Labour has revealed the staggering level of dangerous child labour in the $US100 billion chocolate industry. The report, from University of Chicago researchers, found that 1.56 million children in Ghana and the Ivory Coast were working in the industry. Most of […]
Lockdowns have left people daydreaming of travel, and many are already booking vacations for 2021. Luxury safari consultants told Insider that they’re anticipating spots to fill up quickly, especially given the rising interest in outdoor vacations. The founder of one safari consultant company told Insider “it’s going to be a […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php The tech company Zipline has engineered autonomous drones that travel hundreds of kilometers to deliver vital medical supplies to rural health centres in Rwanda and Ghana. Doctors and health facilities use an app to order blood, vaccines, and PPE that get delivered in a matter of minutes. The company […]
We went to three of New York City’s highest-rated West African restaurants to settle the debate over which country makes the best jollof rice. We went to a Joloff, a Senegalese restaurant in Brooklyn; Amarachi, a Nigerian restaurant in Brooklyn; and Accra, a Ghanaian restaurant in Harlem. Ijeoma Kola, a […]
African cities are experiencing devastating water shortages as their populations continue to grow. These water shortages have led to sanitation problems, which can contribute to the incidence of diseases like cholera and typhoid fever. The African Development Bank estimated last year that it would require as much as $US66 billion […]
The University of Ghana erected a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in June 2016. It was a gift to the country from India’s president at the time. Faculty and students protested the statue shortly after it went up. Gandhi made racist comments against Africans while he was living in South Africa, […]
First lady Melania Trump arrived in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday for the first day of a nearly week-long African tour. On her first day, Trump visited with a hospital and had tea with Ghanaian first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo. In the coming days, she will also visit Malawi, Kenya and Egypt. […]
President Donald Trump said that immigrants from Haiti and Africa come from “shithole” countries. Emmanuel Mensah, an immigrant from Ghana and member of the Army National Guard, died while trying to save people from a building in the Bronx over the holidays. People are sharing his story as a way […]
A National Guard soldier who reportedly went home for the holidays died while trying to save people from the deadly apartment fire in New York City. Witnesses say he went back into the fire to search for more victims after bringing four people to safety. Authorities believe he died from […]
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The question of nationality at the World Cup took another bizarre turn as Germany faced Ghana in the World Cup. During the match, brothers Jerome Boateng of Germany and Kevin-Prince Boateng of Ghana played for opposing sides and even battled each other at times. This led to this amazing photo […]
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