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Earth Is In Trouble According To Report From Space:

“We have only one planet. From here I can see humanity’s footprint,” Kuipers said in introducing the report. “From space, you see the forest fires, you see the air pollution, you see erosion.” The report’s findings are sobering. “‘Business as usual’ projections estimate that we will need the equivalent of two planets by 2030 to […]

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IBM Advises Ghana On ICT In Healthcare

A team of IBM’s experts has presented the Ghana Ministry of Health with a forward-looking blueprint to provide all Ghanaians with access to health care, while also improving the availability of medicines and reducing their cost.  The blueprint included recommendations for mechanisms to provide more timely and detailed information to decision makers. The IBM team, […]

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ITU Set Up Global Online Child Protection Body

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has established a new Joint Coordination Activity on Child Online Protection (JCA-COP) to coordinate the COP work across ITU’s sectors and Study Groups as well as cooperate with outside stakeholders engaged in COP. ITU said in a statement that the ITU-T Study Group 17 is the parent group to JCA-COP, and […]

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Google in Africa

ONLINE Africa is developing even faster than the new highways of offline Africa. Undersea cables reaching Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coasts, plus innovative mobile-phone providers, have raised internet speeds and slashed prices. In some African markets you can buy a daily dose of internet on a mobile phone for about the cost […]

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Real Love Pills to Save Your Marriages and …

This is not Voodoo, this is straight from researchers at Oxford University; ‘Love pills’ could soon be available to help couples stay together. The pills called ‘cuddle chemicals’ will apparently contain chemical blockers and enhancers that works with our body chemistry thereby ensuring we have long-lasting relationships and make us more loved-up. This research report is […]

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Cloud Awareness Lags in Africa

A survey carried out by IDC (International Marketing Research Company) has revealed that government organisations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region are yet to gain a fundamental understanding of cloud computing, and currently demonstrate a relatively low inclination to adopting the technology until they develop greater confidence in it. I can’t blame them! […]

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Scientists Discover Oil, Gold in Taraba, Nigeria

Scientists from the Institute of Aerospace Instrumentation (AI), Russia have found large deposits of gold and oil in Taraba State. Silver, lead, zinc and precious stones have also been discovered in appreciable quantities. I don’t know if I should be jumping at this news or to just burst out in a loud cry! Read Full Article […]

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Entrepreneurs Eager to Transform the African Healthcare Sector

Over the past few years we have seen improvements in the African healthcare sector. There is increased investment in quality hospitals and a growing focus on the development of quality doctors. To ensure this trend continues, and to accelerate these gains, it is critical we support more innovation in the space and encourage entrepreneurs to […]

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Physicist Writes Four Page Paper To Avoid Paying Traffic Ticket

I saw this post and felt this one must be shared among my country people. This guy called Dmitri Krioukov was given a traffic ticket for running a stop sign but instead of jejelly paying the $400 fine, he came up with a rather calculated way of proving his innocence. The baba wrote a four-page maths paper complete […]

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Samsung Trains Nigerian Youths

LAGOS: Samsung Heavy Industries, SHI, has sent the first group of 20 Nigerian youths to its shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, on an extensive training program. This is part of its efforts to ensure realization of the local content policy of the federal government in the oil and gas sector. Read full story on author […]

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