Flickr's mobile app is now available in more locations without the need for a desktop computer, as the latest app is now in 130 more international stores. New group and tagging features are also part of the update. The post Flickr goes (more) international, adds versions for 130 countries, 10 languages appeared first on Digital Trends.
This is the Accra Internation Conference Center popularly known as the AICC.   One of Ghana’s premier event centres where a lot of events and even dignitaries meet and where international events are held, but if you should see how the place looks now you will be sad.   The place is tearing apart with most of the seats in very bad states now. Kwame Gyan, a corporate communications and brands manager at Etv who also made the observation stated in a Facebook post and lamented on how b...
It’s hard to know if President Donald Trump has had much fun in the three months he’s been in the White House. It’s certain he’s not having fun this week, what with his 100-day report card coming and the likelihood that somebody is going to be grounded if he doesn’t gets those grades in health care, infrastructure and tax reform up. So it had to be a nice break for Trump on Monday morning when he got the opportunity to call the International Space Station from the...
Rape is not just a physical, violent act perpetrated against one victim. It is an assault on humanity. The victim suffers not just from physical trauma, but the lingering effects of psychological violation. That, after all, is the purpose of rape at a time of war. Rape destroys the will to live, it paralyzes victims, their families, and entire communities. Rape is a cost-effective way to establish power over the vanquished. With each woman or girl who is attacked, a family is ruined. In easter...
President Donald Trump and First Daughter Ivanka Trump are scheduled to place a 20-minute call to the International Space Station from the Oval Office at 10 a.m. EDT on Monday morning to congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on breaking the U.S. record for most time in space. As of Monday, Whitson had logged 534 days, two hours, and 49 minutes (and counting) away from Earth, the most ever by an American, according to NASA. NASA is providing live coverage of the call through several different...
This is “Sawie”. A local type of chewing sponge meant for brushing the teeth and crushed out of a particular plant.   This has been the tooth brush and tooth paste of most Africans especially, West Africans for centuries and also doubles as a sponge for bathing and as it stands, it seems everything unique about Africa is going international. Before our colonial masters introduced us to toothbrush and toothpaste,we used chewing sponge to keep our mouth clean and fresh.When I ...
(LONDON) — Two of Israel’s most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. David Grossman’s “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” Amos Oz’s “Judas” and Samanta Schweblin’s “Fever Dream” are on a six-book shortlist announced Thursday for the 50,000 pound ($64,000) prize. Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley, who chaired the judging ...
President Donald Trump will host a video conference call with two NASA astronauts, who are orbiting Earth on the International Space Station. Trump is expected to thank NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer for their service, and congratulate Whitson, who is set to break the record for most cumulative days in space for an American astronaut that day, the White House said. The conference call will be live streamed on April 24 at 10 a.m. EDT by the White House and NASA. Trump’s daug...
New Hampshire tourism officials are concerned about President Trump's impact on the state's tourist season this summer. Pictured are tourists at Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire. woodleywonderworks / FlickrSkift Take: Many destinations like New Hampshire are at the start of their main spring and summer travel seasons and aren't backing down on marketing to international travelers while also proceeding with bated breath. — Dan PeltierNew Hampshire tourism officials are closely ...
Foreign visitor spending in the U.S. is off to a strong start in 2017. Pictured are tourists at Grand Canyon National Park. Ben Clark / FlickrSkift Take: Trump slump or Trump bump? It will take more than five weeks of spending behavior to provide clearer direction. — Dan PeltierInternational travelers spent $21 billion in the United States in February, a nearly three percent increase over February 2016, that made the first two months of 2017 the strongest for foreign tourism spending on reco...
Searches of phones, laptops, tablets and other electronic devices by U.S. Customs and Border Protection have nearly doubled over the past year, the agency said earlier this week. Agents searched electronic devices of 14,993 arriving international travelers from October 2016 and March 2017, 80% more than the 8,383 travelers during the same six-month period a year earlier. Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter. Former chief privacy officer at the Department of Homeland Security Mary Elle...
The 2017 New York International Auto Show opened its doors to press and media today at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Many of the most anticipated cars like the Honda Civic Type R and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon drew crowds all day. But aside from the hot hatch and drag-ready American muscle, new SUVs, exotics and sedans were also on display. When you walk through the gigantic doorway into the main display hall, it's hard to miss the bright red and white Ford GT and grey Ford Focus RS next t...
Melissa Lora has been at Taco Bell for 30 years. When she first began working for the company, she thought she would stay for only two years. Instead, the company kept growing and her career kept progressing. Today, Lora is the President of Taco Bell International and she was previously the CFO. She believes her job is about feeding people's lives--learning their culture, learning what is important them, and teaching them how to bring the "Live Mas" experience to life. Listen to this week's epis...
Delta One seat on a Boeing aircraft. Delta Air LinesSkift Take: The to-be-delivered Delta One cabin eked out a victory over United's Polaris product in this year's crystal cabin awards. United's team must be fuming. — Grant MartinAt the Airline Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany this week, Delta Air Lines picked up a prestigious Crystal Cabin award for its upcoming Delta One Cabin, snatching it away from competing designs at United and Bombardier. The upcoming cabin from Delta...
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is a single-digit stock once again. Valeant dropped as much as 6.4 per cent to US$9.52 on Wednesday, its lowest intraday level since 2009, after the Australian Business Review reported that the company was struggling to sell a pharmaceutical distribution unit for as much as it sought. The news report added to recent signs that Valeant is having trouble divesting some of its businesses. The company announced two deals worth US$2.1 billion combined in one...
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached properties worth of over 150 crores under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) of Gold Quest International Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, involved in a case of money circulation business and cheating the public. Based on various complaints of cheating the public, Tamil Nadu police registered a case against Gold Quest International Pvt. Ltd, Chennai in 2009 for cheating the public by selling the gold coins a...
Here is the new coach of the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah. Photo: GhanaSoccerNet   The Ghana Football Association settled on the former Black Stars coach to take charge again after scrutinising and interviewing many others. Photo: KessBenFM   Kwesi Appiah was sacked as Black Stars coach in September 2014 after being in charge for more than two years. He was in charge during our disastrous world cup campaign in Brazil. Photo: GhanaLive   We wish him all the best. Check out 10 Things ...
International visitor spending was up for January but some U.S. destinatons didn't see positive results. Pictured are tourists in Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii. Robert Couse-Baker / FlickrSkift Take: While international visitor spending was in the black for January in many American destinations data for the next few months will be more telling in how U.S. foreign policy is impacting travelers' decisions to spend and vacation in the U.S. — Dan PeltierAs some destinations in the United State...
Two astronauts will set off on a spacewalk expected to last over six hours at the International Space Station on Thursday. Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough and NASA Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson will carry out maintenance and continue with preparations for commercial spacecraft docking at the ISS, according to NASA. Kimbrough is set to wear a suit with red stripes and Whitson will wear one without stripes, the agency said, which will allow viewers to tell the two astronauts apart. The s...
RAJGIR: The interim Vice Chancellor of Nalanda International University, Pankaj Mohan, resigned today following alleged incidents of sexual assault by two students, one of whom was suspended. The university's media in-charge Smita Polite said while one student was suspended on the charge of sexually harassing fellow students, another was shifted to a different hostel. A complaint against the two was received a month back alleging they sexually harassed fellow students and action was taken ...