Mustapha Diayol Haqq: Ghanaian coder wins over GHc3 million for developing app that detects diseases

Mustapha Diayol Haqq: Ghanaian coder wins over GHc3 million for developing app that detects diseases

- Mustapha Diayol Haqq, who is a Ghanaian coder, has been awarded a cash prize of over GHc3 million

- The money is to assist him with regard to his project to detect diseases and provide remedies to them

- Ghanaians reacted to the news of the cash award in various ways

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A 19-year-old Ghanaian, Mustapha Diayol Haqq, has reportedly been recognized for developing an app that detects diseases.

Information available shows that the app is also capable of providing solutions or remedies to the diseases detected.

For his effort he was given a cash prize of $600,000 or GHc3,348,049.20 to continue with his project.

Mustapha Diayol Haqq: Ghanaian coder wins over GHc3 million for developing app that detects diseases

Source: Ghana The Black Star of Africa
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Per a report by Ghana The Black Star of Africa, it has been concluded that his project would be of great benefit to farmers.

YEN.com.gh understands that Haqq is a self-taught coder who has previously developed a model for diagnosing breast cancer.

Ghanaians have meanwhile reacted to the news of Haqq winning the cash prize:

Scheck wondered if Ghanaian authorities are making use of Haqq's technology.

Malcolm hopes the sky is the limit.

Torgbenu added that the Agric minister is missing by now.

Baya stated that Haqq has made his family and Ghana proud.

Datani was doubtful Haqq discovered this in Ghana.

In other news, Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has shared photos of a beautiful mural created by a Ghanaian artist.

Taking to social media, Anas stated that we serve society and rely on society for protection and recognition of service to humanity.

He indicated that the art was created by Nicholas Wayo at Jamestown, a suburb of Accra.

The series of photos show the step-by-step creation of an image on of the investigative journalist on a wall with the inscription: “U are the Anas in the neighbourhood.”

The first photo shows a wall painted primarily yellow with a blue square at the top right corner.

It then consistently grows in design to become a full image of Anas. Social media users could not help but react to the post

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