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BREAKING NEWS: Prof Francis Allotey Passes Away

Peacefmonline.com can confirm that renowned Scientist cum Mathematician, Professor Francis Kofi AmpenyinAllotey has passed away. He died on Thursday, November 2, around 10 pm. The late Prof Allotey was the President of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS Ghana). Speaking in an interview with host KwamiSefaKayi on Peace FM’s ‘Kokrokoo’ programme, …

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New UN report reveals momentum for digital payments in Ghana could save over GHS 1 billion within next four years

With 37 percent of the value of all payments now made digitally, Ghana is on course to be a leader in the region, with great potential to expand economic opportunities for businesses ACCRA, Ghana, At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance (www.MoFep.gov.gh) and the …

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The world’s safest airlines

Despite some recent tragedies, air travel is still one of the safest forms of transportation around. In fact, according to Australian consumer-aviation website AirlineRatings.com, 2016 was the second safest year in the history of commercial aviation, after 2013. AirlineRatings.com recently released a list of the 20 safest airlines selected from a pool of …

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MTN Ghana to roll out 4G data service in June

From June this year, MTN subscribers will be able to get high-speed 4G data service on any of their mobile devices. The telecom giant will soon be rolling out its 4G data service, after carrying out some test runs in some regional capitals across the country. MTN in December last year won a $68 …

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Breast cancer: Scientists hail ‘milestone’ genetic find

Image copyright SPL Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer. The study, published in Nature, has been described as a “milestone” moment that could help unlock new ways of treating and preventing the disease. The largest study of its kind unpicked …

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Solar plane continues journey around world after taking off from California

Solar Impulse 2 crew members work on the aircraft at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., on Sunday, April 24, 2016, after crossing the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. The solar-powered airplane landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey …

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ENi Ghana to generate 1,000 megawatts of power daily

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday said the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) integrated oil and gas project in Sanzule in the Ellembelle District would generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity daily. The project, being undertaken by ENi Ghana, an Italian International Company, would also produce a non-associated gas of 180 …

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Anonymous ‘hacks Kenya’s foreign ministry’

A cyber security website is reporting that the hacking collective Anonymous has carried out a cyber-attack on Kenya’s foreign ministry servers and stolen a large cache of data. The attack was conducted under the banner of OpAfrica, an operation launched last year against child abuse, child labour and corruption in …

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Viber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa & the Middle East with the Introduction of Public Chats

LONDON, United Kingdom, January 19, 2016/APO (African Press Organization)/ — Viber(http://www.Viber.com), one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, announced today that it has opened its latest social channel ‘Public Chats’ to partners in Africa and the Middle East. Brands, organizations, celebrities, …

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