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Kofi Annan: Ebola neglected because it started in Africa

Wealthy countries were slow to tackle the Ebola epidemic as it began in Africa, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said in tough criticism of the response to the crisis on Thursday. “I am bitterly disappointed by the response… I am disappointed in the international community for not moving faster,” Annan told the flagship BBC programme Newsnight. “If the ...

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Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth, says report

  The richest 1% of the world’s population are getting wealthier, owning more than 48% of global wealth, according to a report published on Tuesday which warned growing inequality could be a trigger for recession. According to the Credit Suisse global wealth report (pdf), a person needs just $3,650 – including the value of equity in their home – to ...

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Fourth Annual Robotics Inspired Science Education Regional Competitions Launch in Tamale – RISE #4!

 Ghanaian Senior High School teams and over 1000 students are gearing up to compete regionally to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to address real world challenges. This competitions coordinated by the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation (GRAF) in partnership with the US Embassy Ghana, and other corporate institutions will occur in Tamale, Accra and Cape Coast. GRAF ...

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