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Amazon’s additional Prime Day will shift holiday shopping even earlier
Amazon is debuting its second major shopping event of the year called Prime Early Access Sale. Scheduled to run Oct. 11 to 12, the Prime-member exclusive occasion is expected to be similar to its annual Prime Day held in July and is being marketed by Amazon as a way to “kick off the holiday season,” Jamil Ghani, vice…Read More 27 September 2022 | 3:28 am
Two of Africa’s biggest tech investors are backing a startup in the restaurant business
One scene for observing a rising buzz in the restaurant business in Lagos is at Ikota, a few miles into the relatively upscale Lekki area on the city’s island. Once dominated by Nigerian fast food chain, Mega Chicken, the neighborhood is welcoming familiar names Domino’s, and The Place, with the fast-rising Blackbell…Read More 26 September 2022 | 6:02 pm
What interactive maps and 3D digital models reveal about Mau Mau detention camps in Kenya
In a new documentary released last month in the UK, Kenyan and British historians describe how Britain secretly used torture against prisoners in Mau Mau detention camps during the anti-colonial uprising movement in the 1950s. One of the Kenyans featured is historian and digital heritage scholar Chao Tayiana, the…Read More 26 September 2022 | 2:25 pm
NASA is taking its first shot at deflecting an asteroid
There’s a lot to be said for the dinosaurs that once dominated the Earth. The big, weird reptiles held it down for millions of years, leaving behind fossilized skeletons, or evolving into birds.Read More 24 September 2022 | 4:00 pm
More than 80% of maternal deaths in the US are preventable
The tragedy of maternal mortality in the US is no longer secret, but it’s not improving, either. Official rates have continued to rise, from 17.4 out of every 100,000 live births in 2018 to 23.8 in 2020. Covid increased 2020 deaths, as did better surveillance and data for both years, stemming from more awareness…Read More 24 September 2022 | 2:26 am
Africa's internet speed is still below the global average
Not even the country with Africa’s top mobile internet speed is close to the global average. This is according to the 2022 Speedtest Global Index published by US-based internet speed analysis firm Ookla. South Africa, the continent’s internet speed leader—with an average mobile internet download speed of 68.9…Read More 23 September 2022 | 6:00 pm
Ghana’s most popular language will be available to more people online
In Ghana where English is the official language for education and commerce, four in five people speak Twi either as a first or second language. Different variations have extended its usage to other west African towns in Benin and Côte d’Ivoire, bringing the estimated number of speakers to 18 million people.Read More 23 September 2022 | 2:31 pm
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What is today's economic news?
- CBDC to bring down time, cost for cross-border transactions: RBI Deputy Guv Sep 7, 2022, 04:01 PM IST.
- Cabinet lowers railway land licensing fee, sources say Sep 7, 2022, 02:18 PM IST.
- India will cement its place in the upper echelons of tech manufacturing: Mukesh Aghi, USISPF Sep 7, 2022, 02:05 PM IST.
What is the biggest economy in the world?
the United States
With a GDP of 22.3 trillion USD, the United States is by far the world's largest economy in this ranking for 2022. It is followed by China in 2nd place with a GDP of still 19.9 trillion USD.
What is India's rank in GDP?
India's economy is the fifth-largest in the world with a GDP of $2.94 trillion, overtaking the UK and France in 2019 to take the fifth spot. India's GDP (PPP) is $10.51 trillion, exceeding that of Japan and Germany.