Richard Kwarteng is now the new kid on the block after he invented a hand washing machine that uses solar and minimizes the risk of contaminating your self when washing your hands. (United Nations contacts Ghanaian boy who invented a solar-powered hand washing machine)
According to Richard, the machine automatically produces soap and the water in the barrel can wash the hands of 150 people before refill.
The president of Ghana has commended him for his geniuses and the timely invention of such a machine.
President Akufo Addo stated
“I am equally impressed with the invention of a solar-powered hand-washing sink by Richard Kwarteng from Kumasi and the COVID-19 prevention electronic bucket made by Kelvin Owusu Dapaah and Richard Boateng, both students of Obuasi Senior High Technical School. Necessity is indeed the mother of invention as the Ghanaian sense of enterprise and innovation is beginning to be felt”,
Richard Kwarteng also revealed he has been contacted by the united nations and other international bodies after he made the invention.
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In other news, the Ministry of Information as of Tuesday, April 14, 2020, reported that Ghana has a total number of 6 confirmed coronavirus cases.
President Nana Akufo-Addo also announced an extension of the lockdown and ban on all public and social gatherings following the increase in cases.
So far, 10 out of 16 regions in Ghana have confirmed cases with the capital city, Accra, leading with 452 cases.