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Swahili News

African Innovation: A Battery Wrapped in a Cell Phone

May 26, 2015

In the States, our phones are always getting thinner and slicker, but in Ghana, innovative minds are thinking differently. Recently, there has been a surge in cell phones so bulky that they even include a handle. But do you know what else these giant phones include?  -a power bank battery to charge small electronics -a USB port for charging -an FM radio -an LED flashlight -3 SIM cards slots -pre-installed WhatsApp and Facebook apps All of these features have incredible value in Ghana at the moment. Sweeping power outages can last for a week, so having a power bank for your devices is a necessity. The flashlight and radio also come in handy when there is no power. Why three...

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