Ghana

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Mobile health services could be useful in parts of Ghana if they have the human touch

Mobile health service providers in Ghana should empower their personnel through the provision of periodic training on good customer relations.

Upcycling e-waste trash in Ghana into treasure

Global electronic waste expected to double by 2050. Informal e-waste repairs could improve the environment and livelihoods. It is important to develop training programmes developing the future of e-waste communities.

Drones are being used in Ghana in the fight against COVID-19

Ghana has enlisted the services of Silicon Valley drone company, Zipline, in its fight to stop the spread of COVID-19. Zipline first started working with the government of Ghana in 2019 for the delivery of medical supplies.

Radio in Ghana went from a mouthpiece of politicians to a voice of the people

Even in the age of social media, the majority of people in Ghana still listen to radio. There has been a steady rise in radio production in Ghana over the past 20 years.

Motorcycles more cost-effective for medical deliveries than drones

Researchers have compared delivery of medical lab samples using drones or motorcycles. Their discovery has been that drones are not as cost-effective as using motorcycles for medical deliveries in most cases.

MTN sells equity in tower companies in Ghana and Uganda

MTN Group has sold its equity in tower companies in both Ghana and Uganda. The company has also explained that it still does not see Jumia as a long-term strategic asset for the Group.

Social media can be used to encourage Ghana's youth to vote

Political actors can actively engage with university students by taking cognisance of their political information needs. This can help in encouraging young people to vote in Ghana's elections.