Ghana is the first African country to use the Free Google SMS – the latest product of the Internet search giant that allows Gmail users to send text messages to mobile phones at no cost. “These people keeps surprising and you never know what they would come up with next,” a fascinated Gmail user Adjei noted. Continue reading ‘Google Free SMS Lands in Ghana’
Twenty-five years ago today – March 15, 1985 – the first dot-com domain name – Symbolics.com – was registered and appeared on the internet. It ushered in the commercial age of the World Wide Web. Then development was deadly slow and it took over two years for the first 100 sites to go online and by 1995, the number had grown to 18,000. Continue reading ‘Dot-com marks 25th anniversary’
The halo phenomenon in the skies of Accra, Ghana
A halo phenomenon emerged in the skies on Wednesday morning in West African nation Ghana. Hundreds of people poured on the streets to catch a glimpse of it. Dozens believed the end times is near.
A halo also known as a nimbus, icebow or Gloriole is an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals creating colored or white arcs and spots in the sky. Photo: Kent Mensah