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Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of highest-earning dead celebrities

Source: Reuters Five years after his death, singer Michael Jackson is generating a fortune and is the top-earning dead celebrity, raking in an estimated $140 million in the past year for his estate, Forbes said on Wednesday. He earned more than twice as much as singer Elvis Presley, who died in 1977 and came in second with $55 million, and ...

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SA banks join power plant deal in Ghana

Source: BD Live A WIDE-ranging group of financiers and industrialists including several South African banks on Friday closed the $900m of debt and equity project finance for the Kpone Independent Power Plant and associated infrastructure in Ghana. Kpone, a 350 megawatt combined cycle gas turbine plant in the Tema industrial zone close to Accra, is being developed by Cenpower Generation ...

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Homegrown measures shoring up the Cedi – Veep

Measures put in place by the Government are working in favour of the local currency – The Cedi – Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has said.Addressing the Eid ul-Adha festival at Takoradi in the Western Region Saturday, Amissah-Arthur the downward trend of the economy is being halted.“During the past few months, the conditions in our economy have weakened and we are ...

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Giant snails on advance in Florida

Picture :credit SPL Jon Ablett, curator of Mollusca at the Natural History Museum, says there is “no clear answer” on how to stop African land snails…….We at sankofaonline can say with certainty that one of the best ways to control the species is to allow Africans to collect and eat them on regular basis…because this is how the snail population ...

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Nigerian teens create generator that runs on urine

Picture Credit: makerfaireafrice.com Story Source: Forbes Here’s some news that will be of interest to all of the people waiting in line for gas to use in their generators. Four teenage girls figured out a way to use a liter of urine as fuel to get six hours of electricity from their generator. Fourteen-year-olds Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, and Faleke ...

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Tanink Ghana unveils latest Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge vehicles

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Malik Abass Daabu Tanink Ghana Limited, a member of the Tanink Group and exclusive franchisee of American luxury and utility cars in Ghana, on Thursday excited the motoring public with the outdooring of the latest models of three classy vehicles – the Dodge Durangos, Chrysler 300C and Jeep Compass. The wholly owned Ghanaian company, which ...

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Google is to start building its own self-driving cars

Source:By Jack StewartBBC World Service Radio, Los Angeles Google is to start building its own self-driving cars, rather than modifying vehicles built by other manufacturers. The car will have a stop-go button but no controls, steering wheel or pedals. Pictures of the Google vehicle show it looks like a city car with a “friendly” face, designed to make it seem ...

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Etihad Airways unveils world’s most luxurious passenger jets

Source: CNN Etihad Airways obviously had a clear agenda when redesigning the cabins on its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger jets — come up with a product so outlandishly luxurious that the world’s jet setters are left with no question as to who’s leading the inflight glitz game. Case in point: on Etihad, travelers will soon be able ...

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