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Paris planning flying taxis by 2024

Visitors to Paris may soon be able to arrive in the city centre in style, travelling by flying taxi. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is working with French transport operator RATP Group to explore the feasibility of “vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles” to operate in the French capital, hoping to bring the air taxis to …

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Operation Vanguard arrests 15 Chinese linked to illegal mining

Members of the Operation Vanguard taskforce stationed at their Forward Operating Base in the Western Region on Saturday apprehended 15 suspected Chinese illegal miners in the Juaboso District in the Western North Region. This was contained in a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency by Captain Andy Sowatey, Public Relations …

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NYA launches youth empowerment programme

The National Youth Authority (NYA), in collaboration with MTN Ghana, last Monday launched a livelihood empowerment project in the Eastern Region to develop the entrepreneurial skills of 40 young people and make them financially independent. The young people, who were selected from rural communities in municipalities and districts in the …

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Retailers from ECOWAS deserve special treatment in Ghana – Joe Jackson

Amid the issues being encountered by some Nigerian retailers in Ghanaian markets, the Director of Business Operations of Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson says fellow citizens from Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) deserve some special treatment in Ghana. He attributed the current tensions surrounding Nigerians in the market place …

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Energy Ministry beats 8 others to win maiden Gas Challenge

It was an easy ride for the Ministry of Energy as it wiped the floor clean to win the ultimate title in the finals of the maiden edition of “The Gas Challenge,” a quiz on Ghana’s oil and gas industry, organised by the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC). The brain …

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Walmart uses AI cameras to spot thieves

US supermarket giant Walmart has confirmed it uses image recognition cameras at checkouts to detect theft. The cameras identify when items are put in a shopping bag without first being scanned by a cashier, or at the self-service checkout. Walmart told the news site Business Insider than it used the technology in …

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