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Finding your way in a country without street addresses

 

BBC, Feb 06, Ghanadot - Since properties often don't have a house number or name and street signs are rarely visible, local landmarks like bars, banks or even trees are used instead to help people find their way.


But a new, home-grown mobile app wants to change how people get around, putting an end to the confusion faced by everyone from ambulance drivers, to bus drivers, taxis and couriers...The SnooCode app generates a unique code for every property in Ghana, pinpointing each specific location with GPS technology.....More

 

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World Bank funds climate innovation centre at Ashesi university

Pulse, Feb 06, Ghanadot - The World Bank Group has announced the upcoming launch of a new Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Accra to support Ghana’s green growth strategy. ...More

 

 

Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plant

Guardian, Feb 05, Ghanadot - Morocco’s king will switch on the first phase of a concentrated solar power plant on Thursday that will become the world’s largest when completed....The power station on the edge of the Saharan desert will be the size of the country’s capital city by the time it is finished in 2018, and provide electricity for 1.1 million people. ......More

 

 

  • Finding your way in a country without street addresses

  • BBC, Feb 05, Ghanadot - Since properties often don't have a house number or name and street signs are rarely visible, local landmarks like bars, banks or even trees are used instead to help people find their way. But a new, home-grown mobile app wants to change how people get around, putting an end to the confusion...The SnooCode app generates a unique code for every property in Ghana......More

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Dealing with pollution – the case of Australia’s HAZELWOOD coal plant fires

Commentary, Feb 05, Ghanadot - The two reports above indicate the legislative and regulatory framework within which a company that has caused environmental harm can be brought to book in Australia. Significantly they illustrate the political will to hold such companies accountable for environmental harm. ....More

 

 
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