Ghana bans use of Samsung Galaxy 7 on all airlines

33401186The regulator of Ghana’s aviation industry, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has banned the use of Samsung Galaxy note 7 on all airlines operating in Ghana.

The ban took effect from Monday 26th September, 2016. According to the GCAA the ban follows recent safety reports following the use of Samsung Galaxy note 7.

Phone manufacturer Samsung recently recalled over 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices due to several reported cases of overheating or outright explosions during charging.

The GCAA joins several other aviation regulators across the world that is also caring out similar moves, against the use of the phone on board airlines.

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Source: Ghana Web

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.