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Following public criticisms, the US embassy has clarified that the waiving of diplomatic courtesies for ex-presidents seeking to travel is not a new policy. Sections of the public expressed strong reservations about the revelations by the United Stat

NSMQ17: Kumasi High penetrates Wesley Girls barrier to semi-finals

Kumasi High School has secured a semi-final spot at the ongoing National Science and Maths Quiz after dismissing Wesley Girls High School, a female powerhouse. At the end of the five rounds of competition, Kumasi High School collected 43pts

Algorithm generates optimal origami folding patterns for any shape

It was a milestone paper in the field of computational origami, but the algorithm didn't yield very practical folding patterns. Essentially, it took a very long strip of paper and wound it into the desired shape. The resulting structures tended to ha

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We have all seen the cranes and lotus flowers produced from a sheet of paper by practiced hands. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of folding that transforms paper into complex three-dimensional structures without the use of adhesive. Kirigami

Bioengineers create more durable, versatile wearable for diabetes monitoring

"Type 2 diabetes affects so many people. If you have to manage and regulate this chronic problem, these markers are the levers that will help you do that," said Dr. Shalini Prasad, professor of bioengineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering

Making ferromagnets stronger by adding non-magnetic elements

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Meteorite mystery solved with research on high pressure

When asteroids or comets collide with the moon or Mars, it results in high pressure and high temperatures that abruptly alter the rocks at the point of impact. Chunks of the altered rocks are often catapulted down to Earth. Many of these meteorites h

Enforce laws against foreigners who destroy Ghana's environment- EPA

The Northern Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency Iddrisu Abu has called for more stringent punishment for foreigners who destroy the country’s environment. He said the problem of illegal mining has been compounded by the in
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For her prize, she received an amount of $5000 as seed funding after successfully completing a twelve-week start-up enterprise toolkit online training, submitting three progressive narrative reports, attending the Tony Elumelu entrepreneurship forum and submitting a viable business plan.

Speaking about the business-transforming experience, Ms Yomekpe indicated that the entire TEEP journey has enabled her to assess her business with a new vision and she is poised to expand operations beyond the shores of Ghana. “I am optimistic that the training, resources and alumni network TEEP has afforded me will enable me to become a successful entrepreneur and also motivate me to empower the next generation of business leaders. I encourage start-ups especially those led by women to take this initiative very serious”, she added.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the flagship entrepreneurship programme of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, founded by the entrepreneur, respected investor and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu. The vision is to establish the pre-eminent pan-African entrepreneurship programme and create 10,000 startups across Africa within the next 10 years that generate significant employment and wealth.

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AfroModTrends produces afro-fusion women’s outfit to international standards with a bespoke tailoring service available as well. The brand aims to become a symbol for fashion-conscious women looking to assert their unique fashion identity while supporting a socially conscious business that addresses critical social challenges and empowers the youth through fashion related projects that impact communities positively.


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