Dubai Creates Fake Rain Using Drones As Temperature Soars Over 50 Degrees [+Video]

Dubai Creates Fake Rain Using Drones As Temperature Soars Over 50 Degrees [+Video]

Fed up with the scorching heat, Dubai has come up with a unique method to create artificial rain as temperatures surpass 50C. Footage of monsoon-like showers drenching roads and sparking flashes of lightning have gone viral on social media, generating interest among users. Interestingly, the city is now employing drone technology that ‘shocks’ clouds into producing rain. The rainmaking technology, known as ‘cloud seeding’, was put into use as summer temperatures surged past 50C in the United Arab Emirates city And the weather manipulating method has largely been a success…

Gov’t begs man whose CCTV captured robbery attack on bullion van to release the video

Gov’t begs man whose CCTV captured robbery attack on bullion van to release the video

The Interior Minister Mr Ambrose Dery has appealed to the man whose CCTV cameras captured the robbery attacks on a bullion van leading to the killing of a police officer and another person to release the video to the Police to assist in arresting the criminals Mr Dery told TV3’s Dzifa Bampoh in an exclusive interview that the Police had informed him about the unwillingness of the man to release the CCTV video to help arrest the robbers. “I want to emphasize that I told the Police each death is equally important. It…

Apple’s latest iOS 15 update can still track devices even if they’re off or erased

Apple’s latest iOS 15 update can still track devices even if they’re off or erased

Apple’s WWDC 2021 briefing is over, but the list of new features coming to its platforms is long enough that many are still popping up. One section to pay attention to on the iOS 15 Preview explains the changes made to “Find My.” Other than adding live streamed locations of contacts who share their location with you, in iOS 15 your iPhone or iPad is a lot easier to find if it’s been lost or stolen. Even if someone erases it, as long as Activation Lock is enabled then the device will still feature your information…

Action time: Ghanaians plant 5million trees to fight forest depletion

Action time: Ghanaians plant 5million trees to fight forest depletion

A massive drive to plant five million trees in Ghana began on Friday as part of a nationwide campaign to save depleting forest reserves. Under the “Green Ghana” programme, the government provided free seedlings to people from all walks of life, including celebrities, officials, parliamentarians, traditional leaders and schoolchildren. Religious and charitable organisations and heads of numerous ethnic groups also took part in Friday’s effort, while President Nana Akufo-Addo planted a memorial tree in the garden of Jubilee House, the government seat in the capital, Accra. source: attractivemustapha.com

Load shedding begins in Accra

Load shedding begins in Accra

Electricity consumers in the north-eastern part of Accra will experience power interruptions for the next seven days. This is to enable the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) tie in its Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) to the Ghana Grid Company’s 330Kv transmission lines in Accra. The exercise, which ends on Monday, May 17, will result in the complete shutdown of the Mallam BSP. Affected areas have been put in groups and will go off for 12-hour periods – 6:00am to 6:00pm and 6:00pm to 6:00am. source: 3news.com

Massive win as Twitter announces Africa Head Quarters in Ghana

Massive win as Twitter announces Africa Head Quarters in Ghana

Giant Social Media Platform Twitter has announced its Africa Head Quarter will be situated in Ghana. The announcement was done by the CEO of Twitter, Jack The goal is to serve the public conversation, and its essentials, for the world and for Twitter, to increase the number of people who feel comfortable participating in it. To achieve this milestone, we need to make it easier for everyone to join in and provide more relevant experiences for people across the world. Today, in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to…

Alibaba antitrust investigation: Beijing slaps e-commerce giant with record US$2.8 billion fine in landmark case

Alibaba antitrust investigation: Beijing slaps e-commerce giant with record US.8 billion fine in landmark case

China’s antitrust regulators slapped a record fine on one of the country’s largest technology conglomerates, closing a months-long investigation that began last Christmas Eve and setting the precedent for the government to use anti-monopoly rules to regulate the country’s Big Tech. Alibaba Group Holding, the world’s largest e-commerce company and owner of this newspaper, was fined 18.2 billion yuan (US$2.8 billion) by theState Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR).The Hangzhou-based company“abused its dominant market position in China’s online retail platform service market since 2015 by forcing online merchants to open stores or take…

WhatsApp to stop working on millions of phones after January 2021

WhatsApp to stop working on millions of phones after January 2021

A new WhatsApp update will prevent the popular messaging app from working on millions of phones from 1 January 2021. Older Android and iPhone devices will no longer support the latest version of the app, forcing owners to either update their mobile operating system or buy a new smartphone.Any iPhone not running iOS 9 or newer, or any phone not running at least Android 4.0.3 – also known as Ice Cream Sandwich – will no longer be able to open or operate the Facebook-owned app. This means all iPhone models…

We’re upgrading our communication network to address prepaid challenges – ECG

We’re upgrading our communication network to address prepaid challenges – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has explained that a problem of automated communication between the meters and servers is the cause of the recent challenges with prepaid meters. The ECG, in response to complaints by the Institute of Energy Security (IES) about the metering system, indicated that it has noted the concerns, adding that: “Currently, a team of technical staff have been deployed to upgrade the communication network between the prepaid meters and the server, and this has resulted in the increasing debts of customers whose meters have been…

CSIR-INSTI Makerspace launched in Accra

CSIR-INSTI Makerspace launched in Accra

A Makerspace platform that is expected to boost research and the digitisation drive of the country has been launched by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI) in Accra. The Makerspace platform, designed under CSIR-INSTI’s Electronics Division, would support the development of next-generation electronics tools and technologies and help in solving electronics and communication problems for national and social-economic development. Dubbed the CSIR-INSTI Makerspace, it is also said to enable Ghanaian Start-ups and researchers to have a stake in the 2020 projected $5.2…