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Plan the Perfect Trip to Palm Springs

With a picturesque location in the Colorado Desert, and not far from major cities like Los Angles and San Diego, Palm Springs thrives from the tourist industry. Travelers not only from the States but around the world come to Palm Springs to enjoy the high-end shopping centers and restaurants, fun adventure sports and activities, and […]

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Plan the Perfect Trip to Palm Springs
Plan the Perfect Trip to Palm Springs

With a picturesque location in the Colorado Desert, and not far from major cities like Los Angles and San Diego, Palm Springs thrives from the tourist industry. Travelers not only from the States but around the world come to Palm Springs to enjoy the high-end shopping centers and restaurants, fun adventure sports and activities, and sunny pleasant weather. 

Photographers in Palm Springs can enjoy the stunning scenery of the Colorado Desert and mountains in the distance, as well as popular city attractions and landmarks. 

To make sure your vacation and photo shoot in Palm Springsis the optimal experience, here are some of the top sites of the city that should definitely make it on to your itinerary. 

Aerial Tramway 

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If you’re looking for a stunning location for some photographs in Palm Springs, look no further than the Aerial Tramway on the edge of the city. You can take a cable car ride up to Mount San Jacinto to access this top photo site in Palm Springs. The exceptional view out across the desert and to the mountains provides a great opportunity for photographs and is a perfect way to spend a day when visiting Palm Springs. 

Indian Canyons 

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For nature lovers and hikers, the Indian Canyons located just outside of the city are must-visit destination and perfect spot for photographs. The canyon stretches about 15 miles and is full of majestic palm trees and a creek with several waterfalls. It’s a great place to go if you’re hoping for photographs of Palm Spring that capture the beauty of the Colorado Desert area and the typical wildlife of the area. 

Golf Enthusiasts Dream

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Palm Springs is famous for its excellent golf courses, particularly in the winter when temperatures cool off and are perfect for being out on the golf courses. Not only are the golf courses an excellent place to enjoy a fun day of recreational sports, but they are also extremely picturesque, with rolling green fields, small ponds and streams, and the majestic mountains rising in the distance. It’s a great opportunity to for photographs in Palm Springs that are truly characteristic of the city. 

A Cultural Experience at VillageFest 

The weekly VillageFest public market is a popular activity for both residents and tourists in Palm Springs. You can browse the shops and stalls for local artisan goods, local foods, and crafty souvenirs. It’s also a good chance for photographers in Palm Springs to get some photographs that capture one of the city’s most iconic events, full of bright colors, a magical evening atmosphere, and live music performances. Whether you’re traveling alone or with a group, attending VillageFest is the perfect way to enjoy an evening and get excellent photographs of Palm Springs. 

            One of the most popular winter retreats in the U.S., no matter what time of year you come to Palm Springs you’ll be able to enjoy a spectacular vacation experience. From the moment you arrive, you’ll see how the scenery of the Colorado Desert gives the city such a stunning setting, perfect for photographers in Palm Springs. You can enjoy a relaxing and adventurous vacation while also having a great photo shoot that is certain to preserve meaningful memories of your trip.

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Call for entries: Lifebuoy Opens Applications for handwashing ‘Chief Education Officers’

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Unilever’s Lifebuoy, the world’s number one hygiene soap brand, has launched a creative competition that will see two (2) Chief Education Officers aged between 6-12years appointed to raise awareness on the importance of handwashing among school children.

Leveraging the power of peer-to-peer learning, the ‘CEOs’ will be selected from public and private schools in Ghana to help create impact by teaching other children about handwashing and personal hygiene in a series of fun and exciting activities.

The campaign dubbed ‘Lifebuoy H for handwashing CEOs’ is part of Lifebuoy’s activities to mark Global Handwashing Day which occurs every year on the 15th of October.

 Global handwashing day is an international handwashing campaign dedicated to motivating and mobilizing people worldwide to improve their handwashing habits as a strategy for disease prevention.

In 2020, Lifebuoy launched the H for Handwashing campaign to transform the letter H into a symbol for handwashing and to integrate hygiene awareness into the school curriculum. In 2021, Lifebuoy launched its first ever children’s book- an “H for Handwashing” alphabet book – in which children can explore the Alphabet with Azzy the horse. The book is intended to support school curricula all over the world, whenever and wherever children are taught the ABCs.

This year, Lifebuoy is going a step further by passing on the baton to the next generation who will teach their peers about handwashing, as studies have shown that children are more likely to change their behaviour when influenced by their peers.

Lifebuoy is encouraging Children from public and private schools in Ghana between the ages of 6-12years to take up this unique and exciting challenge.

Parents, Guardians and Teachers are also urged to encourage their children and pupils to participate in the competition by following these guidelines:

  • Share a 30- 45 seconds video of your child reciting their campaign manifesto by explaining what hygiene means to them and how they will promote better hygiene in their schools.
  • All entries must include the #GHD2022 #LifebuoyCEOgh #LifebuoyGHD22 #HforHandwashing hashtag and be submitted on Facebook and Instagram only via the brand’s pages @LifebuoyGhana.
  • Entries are open until the 10th of October, 2022.

The two selected CEOs will get the chance to become part of Lifebuoy’s award-winning ‘H for Handwashing’ movement and receive a certificate from the Unilever Ghana Leadership Team for their participation and commitment to the cause.  As part of celebrations to mark Global Handwashing Day, they will also visit the Unilever headquarters and factories to teach employees the importance of handwashing

The ‘CEOs’ will commit a minimum of ten hours a year to help spread the message of handwashing with soap to other children, at home and in schools. To enable them perform their roles, they will be trained in the use of Lifebuoy’s decade-old and well-proven  behaviour change material which will equip them to take the message forward.

For more information, follow Lifebuoy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @LifebuoyGhana

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Have You Heard About BitiCodes IO?

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Do you like cryptocurrencies? If you do, don’t forget to take a look at BitiCodes IO. (more…)

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MTN Urges Customers To Register Their Sim Cards Before The September 30 SIMRegistration Deadline

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With only three days to the  September 30, 2022 deadline for SIM registration, MTN is urging its customers to have their SIM cards fully registered to avoid being disconnected.

All customers with voice and data SIM in phones and devices are mandated to register with the Ghana card before the deadline. All SIM cards that are not fully registered at the end of 30th September 2022 will be disconnected from using all services on the network.

Customers who are yet to register should start the process by dialing *404# or use the registration web portal https://simregistrationportal.mtn.com.gh to link their SIM to the Ghana card. Customers who have linked their SIM cards to the Ghana card can complete their registration by either visiting the nearest service centre/agent for the biometric capture or download the SIM Registration Self Service app on google play to complete the registration.

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Commenting on the SIM registration deadline, the General Manager Regional Sales and Distribution, South, MTN Ghana,Abubakar Mohammed said, “we are encouraging our customers to register immediately to avoid long queues at registration centers and subsequent blocking of SIM cards after the deadline.”

“Customers who are not sure of their status can check their registration status by dialing *400#. “B-Cap Yes” means a customer is fully registered”.

To ensure all customers are fully registered before the 30th of September 2022 deadline, all MTN field staff have been deployed to different locations to check registration status and register customers who have not yet registered their SIM cards.

The Ministry of Communications and Digitalization announced the mandatory re-registration of all SIM cards in Ghana last year. The registration exercise which started in October 2021 is scheduled to end on September 30, 2022.

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Ghana ranks 88th in the world by Digital Quality of Life …Ghana has the slowest mobile internet in Africa ?

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Global digital wellbeing study finds that Ghana has the slowest mobile internet in Africa. (more…)

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AIDEC Consultancies International & Academic City sign MoU to deepen practical AI knowledge

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Africa Integrated Development and Communications Consultancies (AIDEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Academic City University College (ACity) to provide practical knowledge in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

The MoU was executed on behalf of the two organizations represented by Mr. Ambrose Yennah, Executive Chairman of AIDEC and Professor Fred McBagonluri, President, and Provost of ACity.

Executive Chairman for AIDEC Consultancies, Ambrose Yennah, said: “the agreement seeks to provide students with practical hands-on-training in Data Science, Machine Learning, Robotics and other advanced technological training in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in areas of STEAM needed to efficiently work in the job market.”

He said the MoU is a private sector initiative between the two organizations to compliment government’s effort at digitalization and will enable them to collaborate with other Consortium Partners for the roll out of several Digital Solutions and Services.

“The agreement will include but not limited to the study and application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, Robotics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Business Process Outsourcing Services (BPO) with specific focus on the health, and Educational Sectors including Executive Training for the Country Ghana and scaling up to the continent of Africa in the near-term,” he added.

President and Provost of ACity, Professor Fred McBagonluri, said the MoU will help in developing ready job skills by providing access to AI programmes that would help student use technology to pursue research initiatives that is focused on solving the needs of the society.

“The MoU, as part of its objectives, agree to establish, implement and create an enabling environment for students to engage in research and practical consulting assignments as a collaboration between industry and other academic institutions for practical, hands-on training, research, and fieldwork for their mutual good,” he said.

The Consortium Partners, he added, will provide top notch business, educational and technology solutions and services including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) platform as a virtual and open educational resource facility to our target customers in the public, private and third sectors.

AIDEC and ACity in collaboration with other Consortium Partners will identify projects ideas and invest in them to generate employment in IT/Digital Solutions and Services and generate income for the Consortium Partners whilst providing an avenue for upgrading the skills and competencies of students with creative and innovative technologies that will expose and prepare them for the job market including Students exchange programs for practical hands-on training, research and fieldwork.

The Consortium Partners agree to work to improve and expand their Institutional capacities in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Science, Machine learning including online learning platforms and programs to whip up the interest of students enrolling for higher education for STEAM, SparX leaning Xperience and other competency-based professional training programs for an all-inclusive digital transformation.

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Can you fly with Delta 8 Gummies?

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Considering taking your Delta 8 Gummies on your next trip? But worried if it’s legit or if there are some unknown laws airlines companies have stated somewhere and you have no idea about them. US domestic flights allow flyers to carry delta 8 gummies that are legalized under the Farm Bill. However, this is not the case for overseas flights. Continue reading to know much more. (more…)

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