Archive | June, 2018

Mid-2017 Population estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

June 28, 2018

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Mid-2017 Population estimates for United Kingdom, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Office for National Statistics In mid-2017 the population of the UK was just over 66 million (66,040,229). In the year to mid-2017 the population of the UK increased by 0.6%, or 392,000 people. The year to mid-2016 had the highest population growth, […]

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Ghana: Accra’s Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project and Nigeria’s Lagos – Eko Atlantic update

June 26, 2018

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Ghana: Accra’s public-private partnership – Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project A new city skyline for Accra ACCRA, GHANA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, 15 December 2018, broke ground on the construction of a  new US $1.2 billion Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project in Accra. The Marine Drive Project, from its construction to the […]

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to target Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

June 26, 2018

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to target Jupiter’s Great Red Spot By Eric Villard / Laura Betz NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the most ambitious and complex space observatory ever built, will use its unparalleled infrared capabilities to study Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, shedding new light on the enigmatic storm […]

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29

June 20, 2018

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29 Peter Zimonjic CBC News CANADA- Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks Senators have voted to pass the federal government’s bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal […]

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George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives

June 17, 2018

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George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives The National Archives The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal […]

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Africa: Ghana and Cameroon engaged with China’s military

June 13, 2018

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Africa: Ghana and Cameroon engaged with China’s military Ghana engaged with China in joint military exercise The 28th Escort Task Group of the Chinese Peoples’ Liberation Army Naval vessel has arrived in Ghana. This is the maiden visit of the task group and will further deepen cooperation between Ghana and China. By Robert Anane/Elizabeth Ofosu […]

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