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June 9, 2016 2:01 AM How Apple’s App Store search ads will affect developers and users

Apple’s App Store has gotten so big since launching in 2008 that apps are getting buried in search results and missing out on users and revenue. Today Apple announced one way that it’s going to try to solve that problem: advertising. That’s right. Ads will start showing up at the top of Apple’s App Store for U.S. users. The beta program begins this summer 13

June 8, 2016 8:49 PM ‘Fixing’ ECG shouldn’t lead to privatization – CSOs to Mahama

The Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas had said it is opposed to attempts by government to privatize the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). President Mahama had earlier insisted that government had no plans of privatizing the state owned company, but he somewhat made a u-turn when he defended government’s attempt to privatize the company at the opening 53

June 8, 2016 6:20 PM EgyptAir plane lands in China after bomb threat

An EgyptAir plane that made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat resumed its flight and has landed in Beijing, Egyptian officials said. The officials said no bomb was found after the Airbus A330-220 and its passengers were searched by explosives experts and the plane took off for the Chinese capital four hours after it landed in the town of Urgench 12

June 8, 2016 12:43 PM EgyptAir plane resumes flight to China after bomb threat

CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir plane that made an emergency landing Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat has resumed its flight to Beijing, Egyptian officials said, the latest in a series of deadly or damaging air travel incidents involving Egypt. The officials said no bomb was found after the Airbus A330-220 and its passengers were searched by explosives 33

June 8, 2016 7:11 AM Dozens reported wounded as PNG police fire on protesters, riots spread

SYDNEY Dozens of people were wounded and four reported killed in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday after police opened fire on a student demonstration in the capital and riots erupted across the country, officials and residents said. A groundswell of political unrest has surged in the island nation, just to Australia's north, in recent weeks amid calls for Prime 3

June 6, 2016 10:13 PM Islamic State Gets Tougher on Residents During Ramadan

Islamic State (IS) is imposing a harsh set of rules on residents of areas it controls in Syria and Iraq during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan that began Monday. These rules include forbidding the use of satellite TV receivers, limiting the hours of daily work and instituting strict dress codes for women. IS recently conducted a campaign encouraging 90 5

June 6, 2016 7:54 AM Ramadan 2016: Muslims in Ghana begin fasting today

Muslims in Ghana will join millions others across the world to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan Monday June 6, the national chief Imam has announced. In a national broadcast late Sunday evening, His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu informed the general Muslim public that the moon has been sighted locally. The Ramadan moon was spotted 5

June 4, 2016 7:00 AM 117 Bodies Found Off Libyan Coast As Boat Sinks

More than 110 bodies were pulled from the sea off Libya’s shores on Friday after a smuggling boat carrying mainly African migrants sank into the Mediterranean, and a separate massive search-and-rescue operation in the open sea saved 340 people and recovered nine bodies. The two sinkings were the latest deadly disasters for refugees and migrants hoping 8

June 4, 2016 6:24 AM Google introduces new feature to help find lost phones

Tech giant Google has introduced a new feature that helps users to pinpoint a lost or stolen mobile phone. In 2015, Google introduced the ability to track the current location of the user’s Android phone on a map when searching for “find my phone” as part of its My Account hub. The handy page offers quick access to a range of privacy and security tools 14

June 3, 2016 6:17 PM Nigeria President Buhari urged to act against oil attacks

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday faced urgent calls to stop security spiralling out of control in the oil-rich south, after militants claimed two new attacks against key pipelines. The Niger Delta Avengers, blamed for a wave of bombings in the region since the start of this year, claimed the attacks on infrastructure operated by Shell and Eni's 18