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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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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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US town pays $600,000 virus ransom

A Florida town has decided to pay malicious hackers $600,000 (£475,000) to get its computers working again. Municipal computers for Riviera Beach, a suburb of Palm Beach, were rendered unusable by the ransomware attack. The virus disabled email, hit emergency response systems and forced staff to use paper-based admin systems. …

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US Senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings

A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the US Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to a congressional aide. “If pilots at Oceana or elsewhere are reporting flight hazards that interfere with …

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Man ordered to compensate ex-wife for 27 years of house chores

An Argentinian local court ordered a 70-year-old man to pay his ex-wife 8 million pesos ($173,000) as compensation for 27 years of housework. Judge Victoria Famá made the landmark ruling after taking into consideration that the elderly couple’s roles had been well-determined during their 30-year marriage, with the woman, identified …

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AFCON 2019: Ivory Coast warm-up with win over Zambia

Ivory Coast recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Zambia 4-1 on Wednesday in their final warm-up match for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Jonathan Kodjia and Jean-Michael Seri scored in Abu Dhabi to give the Ivorians a 2-1 half-time lead after Fashion Sakala had converted …

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Akufo-Addo’s Jamaican Visa waiver comments undermine Parliament – Ablakwa

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, believes President Akufo-Addo has exceeded his powers in a recent visa waiver agreement with Jamaica. Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa in a Facebook post Wednesday, said any such agreement must first be ratified by Parliament before it takes effect. Okudzeto Ablakwa The President’s comment …

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