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The Economic Times
Mukesh Ambani, Sam Pitroda elected to NAE for engineering excellenceAmbani has been elected "for engineering and business leadership in oil refiner
Mukesh Ambani, Sam Pitroda elected to NAE for engineering excellence
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
Ambani has been elected "for engineering and business leadership in oil refineries, petrochemical products, and related industries", NAE said in a statement, announcing 80 new and 22 foreign members. Satyan (Sam) G Pitroda, Chairman, The Pitroda... Read more
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Market Watch
Don’t bet your investments on a recession — there’s a third wayIt’s been an uneasy session overnight, with big swings down for stock futures f
Don’t bet your investments on a recession — there’s a third way
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
It’s been an uneasy session overnight, with big swings down for stock futures followed by smaller swings up. The U.S. gloom didn’t go unnoticed in Asia, where the Nikkei cratered more than 5%. And there are plenty of grim stats to toss around: 31%... Read more
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New Kerala
Shark nets can't protect swimmers in Australian watersCanberra, Feb 9 : Shark nets used at most Australian beaches to protect swimmer
Shark nets can't protect swimmers in Australian waters
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
Canberra, Feb 9 : Shark nets used at most Australian beaches to protect swimmers have failed to reduce chances of being attacked, a new research revealed on Tuesday. Analysis of data compiled over 50 years by Laurie Laurenson, from Victoria state's... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cash squeeze could hurt autonomous bodiesCentre plans to curtail their cash reserves, create oversight rules to control
Cash squeeze could hurt autonomous bodies
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
Centre plans to curtail their cash reserves, create oversight rules to control spendingCentre plans to curtail their cash reserves, create oversight rules to control spending Autonomous institutions set up by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Scrapping our throwaway society keyOnly 3.3% of SA’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump
Scrapping our throwaway society key
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Only 3.3% of SA’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump everything and leave it to the bin pickers, writes Georgina Crouth. Only 3.3 percent of South Africa’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Signs MOU With NASCO Foods On National School Feeding ProgrammeAbuja — The federal government, at the weekend, signed a Memorandum of Understa
FG Signs MOU With NASCO Foods On National School Feeding Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — The federal government, at the weekend, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NASCO Food limited, Jos, Plateau State, for commercial production of high nutrient density biscuits to feed about 30 million school children below the age... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Signs MOU On National School Feeding Programme With NASCO FoodsAbuja — The federal government over the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understa
FG Signs MOU On National School Feeding Programme With NASCO Foods
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — The federal government over the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NASCO Food Limited, Jos, Plateau state, on commercial production of high nutrient density biscuits to feed about 30 million school children below the age... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change.
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change. But instead, the rug has been pulled out from beneath it, writes Tom Quinn. The cuts to climate science... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEPC Partners Afe Babalola Varsity On Timber, Mango ExportsAdo Ekiti — The Nigeria Export Promotion Council is to partner Afe Babalola Uni
NEPC Partners Afe Babalola Varsity On Timber, Mango Exports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Ado Ekiti — The Nigeria Export Promotion Council is to partner Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) to boost agriculture in the country particularly in timber processing and Mango exportation. The NEPC's Executive Director/Chief Executive, Mr. Segun... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Thomas: NZ - where people are 'nice' and sport less debasedFormer Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin. Photo / Getty Images This week the
Paul Thomas: NZ - where people are 'nice' and sport less debased
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Former Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin. Photo / Getty Images This week the Herald reported that the exodus to Australia, for so long part of our social and political furniture, is officially over. In fact, it's gone into reverse. December was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Names Govt Errant SpendersA report by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government
Auditor General Names Govt Errant Spenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A report by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) and the Parliamentary Commission trail other government units in terms of budgetary discipline. The report, covering the year ended... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Premier research institute launches India's first ayurvedic anti-diabetic drugKozhikode: The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched
Premier research institute launches India's first ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Kozhikode: The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched the country's first anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug for type two Diabetes mellitus. The drug BGR-34 is developed jointly by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and... Read more
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CNET
Scientists catch rare footage of icy volcano eruptingBig Ben, a volcano on the remote sub-Antarctic Heard Island, is active and has
Scientists catch rare footage of icy volcano erupting
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Big Ben, a volcano on the remote sub-Antarctic Heard Island, is active and has been since at least 1881. It includes Mawson Peak, which at 2,745 metres high, is the second-highest peak in Australian territory. However, while Big Ben erupts relatively... Read more
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Business Wire
BuildingIQ Launches Managed Services Package to Enhance Predictive Energy Optimization™ PlatformSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BuildingIQ, a leading energy optimization softw
BuildingIQ Launches Managed Services Package to Enhance Predictive Energy Optimization™ Platform
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BuildingIQ, a leading energy optimization software company, today announces its new Managed Services package. Composed of four unique offerings, BuildingIQ’s Managed Services ensure the continuous health of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Owa Prepares Africa for Future Energy ChallengesThe just concluded 20th anniversary of Offshore West Africa conference and exhi
Owa Prepares Africa for Future Energy Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The just concluded 20th anniversary of Offshore West Africa conference and exhibition (OWA), held in Lagos, played host to a record-breaking attendance for the second year in succession, even as it presented several measures to curtail future energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIIRO Tasks Participants On Skills AcquisitionThe Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) on Tuesday urged t
FIIRO Tasks Participants On Skills Acquisition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) on Tuesday urged training participants to make use of their acquired skills and competencies for both self and societal development. Director General, FIIRO, Dr Gloria Elemo, made this... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Germany give more life to technology centreNew Delhi, Feb 3 : India and Germany have extended the tenure of the Indo-Germa
India, Germany give more life to technology centre
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 3 : India and Germany have extended the tenure of the Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) by five years, it was announced on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired a cabinet meeting here, was apprised about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strengthening Industry Through Targeted Technical ResearchDayo Bello writes on the need to strengthen Nigeria's industrial base through t
Strengthening Industry Through Targeted Technical Research
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Dayo Bello writes on the need to strengthen Nigeria's industrial base through targeted technical research activities It is a well-known fact that Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) after we recently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Nigeria Can Borrow From Chinese, Indonesian Technologies - Dr OnuinterviewBy Theophilus Abbah, Lawan Adamu Danjuma and Temitayo Odunlami Minist
What Nigeria Can Borrow From Chinese, Indonesian Technologies - Dr Onu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
interviewBy Theophilus Abbah, Lawan Adamu Danjuma and Temitayo Odunlami Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, recently led a delegation to China and Indonesia to seek ways of expediting action on developing Nigeria's science and... Read more
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New Kerala
Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcanoCanberra, Feb 1 : Australian scientists have witnessed the rare eruption of an
Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Canberra, Feb 1 : Australian scientists have witnessed the rare eruption of an Antarctic volcano off the coast of the frozen continent. The scientists, from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), filmed the... Read more
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The Manila Times
SEARCA partnerships soughtJanuary 29, 2016 9:27 pm Australian and French envoys visited the Philippine g
SEARCA partnerships sought
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 29, 2016 9:27 pm Australian and French envoys visited the Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to strengthen ties and explore avenues... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Recent rain has ‘had no positive impact on level of Midmar dam’A sea of sand surrounds the jetty at Catalina Bay at on Lake St Lucia in iSiman
Recent rain has ‘had no positive impact on level of Midmar dam’
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
A sea of sand surrounds the jetty at Catalina Bay at on Lake St Lucia in iSimangaliso Wetland Park during a media tour that revealed the impact of the drought there. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness) Pietermaritzburg - If water restrictions are not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Scarcity Negatively Impacts Economic GrowthWindhoek — The Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta says there i
Water Scarcity Negatively Impacts Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Windhoek — The Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta says there is a great need for the exploration of sustainable alternative sources of potable water for both human consumption and economic activities. He said the lack of readily... Read more
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Yahoo News
Enormous Structures Might Be Hiding in the Middle of Our Galaxy For years, astronomers have been puzzled by a quandary known as the global mi
Enormous Structures Might Be Hiding in the Middle of Our Galaxy
Yahoo News / Posted 12 days ago
For years, astronomers have been puzzled by a quandary known as the global missing baryon problem, which struggles to pin down the whereabouts of unaccounted for matter in the universe.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SMEs Get More Support to Drive Industrial StrategyLast year, government deployed business development advisors and entrepreneursh
SMEs Get More Support to Drive Industrial Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Last year, government deployed business development advisors and entrepreneurship coordinators at district and sector levels. The move was geared at harmonising export and investment promotion activities and industrial development. François Kanimba,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Google boost for SA tech trainingA Durban-born IT entrepreneur’s efforts to improve South Africa’s computer scie
Google boost for SA tech training
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
A Durban-born IT entrepreneur’s efforts to improve South Africa’s computer science skills have received a shot in the arm with tech giant Google pledging its support for the cause. Riaz Moola, 23, concerned about the quality of computer sciences in... Read more
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The Alpena News
ACC, Besser and ECOncrete partner for grant projectIn December the companies were named as recipient for grant funding from the Is
ACC, Besser and ECOncrete partner for grant project
The Alpena News / Posted 14 days ago
In December the companies were named as recipient for grant funding from the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation, which in December approved $850,000 for a collaborative research and development project between the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Needs Sustainable Model of Funding ResearchA research team at Makerere University's School of Biomedical Sciences has deve
Uganda Needs Sustainable Model of Funding Research
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A research team at Makerere University's School of Biomedical Sciences has developed an Ebola paper-strip test that shortens the detection time from weeks to minutes. While it is still early for the test kit to be rolled out, the discovery should be... Read more
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Slate
If You Discover a New Species, Don’t Name It After Yourself. That’s Tacky.Horseflies are fierce. Like mosquitoes, they require a blood meal before they c
If You Discover a New Species, Don’t Name It After Yourself. That’s Tacky.
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
Horseflies are fierce. Like mosquitoes, they require a blood meal before they can reproduce. But even for a horsefly, this one was special. Bryan Lessard first spotted her in the Australian National Insect Collection. As soon as he laid his eyes on... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation AwardsIRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following
CORRECTING and REPLACING Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: This is the first year of this competition and the goal was to receive a wide array of entries... Read more
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Business Wire
Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation AwardsThis is the first year of this competition and the goal was to receive a wide a
Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
This is the first year of this competition and the goal was to receive a wide array of entries from a diverse group of stakeholders. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Board of Directors selected three winners. First prize is $50,000 and was... Read more
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redOrbit
Newly discovered dark 'noodles’ may hold the answers to Milky Way gas conditionsJanuary 21, 2016Newly discovered dark ‘noodles’ may hold the answers to Milky W
Newly discovered dark 'noodles’ may hold the answers to Milky Way gas conditions
redOrbit / Posted 17 days ago
January 21, 2016Newly discovered dark ‘noodles’ may hold the answers to Milky Way gas conditions by Chuck Bednar Newly discovered invisible structures shaped like noodles or sheets of lasagna could drastically our understanding of gas conditions in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Brainstorms On Water Saving TechnologiesA project team that took part in a workshop this week will have to find sustain
Ministry Brainstorms On Water Saving Technologies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
A project team that took part in a workshop this week will have to find sustainable alternative sources of portable water for both human consumption and economic activities to address the acute water shortage being experienced in the country. The... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Minister refutes claims of inaction over bauxite mining Published: 22 January 2016 9:07 PM Natural Resources and Environment Ministe
Minister refutes claims of inaction over bauxite mining
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 days ago
Published: 22 January 2016 9:07 PM Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says a workshop will be held over 3 days next week to review all rules,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Telescope spies interstellar gas forming 'noodles' in our galaxyDo 'space noodles' lurk in the Milky Way? 'Lumps' in interstellar gas resemblin
Telescope spies interstellar gas forming 'noodles' in our galaxy
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Do 'space noodles' lurk in the Milky Way? 'Lumps' in interstellar gas resembling pasta tubes may solve the 30-year-old mystery of what caused a quasar to shine so brightly Astronomers used Compact Array radio telescope in eastern Australia Found... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
5,000 Teso Farmers to Benefit From Value Addition TrainingsCitrus farmers in Teso sub-region have been trained on value addition as well a
5,000 Teso Farmers to Benefit From Value Addition Trainings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Citrus farmers in Teso sub-region have been trained on value addition as well as various entrepreneurial skills so that they can improve their income from their produce. The series of skills trainings, which ended last week, were organised by Uganda... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
TechWorks Campus to announce the launch of Green@TechWorks(Cedar Valley of Iowa) - The TechWorks Campus announces the sale of the Tech2 b
TechWorks Campus to announce the launch of Green@TechWorks
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
(Cedar Valley of Iowa) - The TechWorks Campus announces the sale of the Tech2 building to Financial District Properties (FDP) and the start of construction of the highly anticipated Green@TechWorks mixed-use project. Tech 2, an 88-year-old former... Read more
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Providence Business News
Newport Chamber offering seminar to expand Israeli business investment, economic developmentMIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is offering an informationa
Newport Chamber offering seminar to expand Israeli business investment, economic development
Providence Business News / Posted 20 days ago
MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is offering an informational seminar to expand Israeli business investment and economic development opportunities in Newport County and East Bay. The programming is a direct outcome of a 2015 visit... Read more
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asianage
Defence can start up Make in IndiaPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Start-Up India was the loudest bang on
Defence can start up Make in India
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Start-Up India was the loudest bang on the weekend. A few days ago, the wider contours of the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) were unveiled by defence minister Manohar Parrikar. It unequivocally gave a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why fire-prone Canberra should never become complacentEmergency Services Agency commissioner Dominic Lane has warned the community no
Why fire-prone Canberra should never become complacent
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
Emergency Services Agency commissioner Dominic Lane has warned the community not to be complacent. Monday, January 18 marks the anniversary of the 2003 bushfire that tore through western Canberra and its surrounds, leaving four people dead, 490... Read more
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International Business Times
Unknown species: Giant jellyfish, pink blobs and a fish with teeth - Top five creatures that scientists do not understand Every now and then, a species turns up and scientists just have not got a clue
Unknown species: Giant jellyfish, pink blobs and a fish with teeth - Top five creatures that scientists do not understand
International Business Times / Posted 24 days ago
Every now and then, a species turns up and scientists just have not got a clue what it is, whether it be because they have the same characteristics of several different animals combined, or it maybe because they just look completely bizarre. These... Read more
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Yahoo News
South Africa suffers driest year on record in 2015 Farmers work on a land outside Lichtenburg, a maize-growing area in the North
South Africa suffers driest year on record in 2015
Yahoo News / Posted 24 days ago
Farmers work on a land outside Lichtenburg, a maize-growing area in the North West province, South Africa … By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa suffered its driest year on record... Read more
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redOrbit
Australian environmentalists want to use herpes virus to kill invasive carpJanuary 13, 2016 by Susanna Pilny Australian fishers, farmers, and environmen
Australian environmentalists want to use herpes virus to kill invasive carp
redOrbit / Posted 24 days ago
January 13, 2016 by Susanna Pilny Australian fishers, farmers, and environmentalists have taken enough crap from carp—and they’re calling for deadly measures. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tech Experts Quit Govt Broadband CouncilAt least three top independent technology experts have resigned from a national
Tech Experts Quit Govt Broadband Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
At least three top independent technology experts have resigned from a national broadband council amid allegations of insufficient guidance from government. The National Broadband Advisory Council was launched by former Communications Minister Yunus... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Experts quit Broadband councilThe National Broadband Advisory Council was launched by former Communications M
Experts quit Broadband council
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
The National Broadband Advisory Council was launched by former Communications Minister Yunus Carrim on March 4 2014, with the intention of tapping independent experts to support the department with policy implementation. However, the council was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Funding PRODA to Create Jobs Via Local Production of PencilsThe entourage in the recent visit of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science
Funding PRODA to Create Jobs Via Local Production of Pencils
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
The entourage in the recent visit of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology to Projects Development Institute (PRODA), Enugu, observed that previous administrations had not done enough to develop technology as a key sector. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Top nutrition scientist returns home for new role at MasseyThursday, 14 January 2016, 10:15 amPress Release: Massey UniversityOne of the w
Top nutrition scientist returns home for new role at Massey
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:15 amPress Release: Massey UniversityOne of the world’s leading nutrition specialists, Barbara... Read more
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PC Advisor
US patent grants slow in wake of Supreme Court business methods ruling There are some big changes in the...
US patent grants slow in wake of Supreme Court business methods ruling
PC Advisor / Posted 26 days ago
There are some big changes in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
German Firm Enters SA Solar MarketCape Town — THE German photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems manufacturer, Renusol
German Firm Enters SA Solar Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Cape Town — THE German photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems manufacturer, Renusol, has expanded its products to South Africa. The company supplies its solutions for mounting PV modules on roofs to South African wholesaler, Lumax Energy. Frans-Willem... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Commercialise 1,250 Scientific Products in First QTRAbuja — The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, monday said
FG to Commercialise 1,250 Scientific Products in First QTR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Abuja — The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, monday said the federal government had concluded plans to commercialise its over 1, 250 scientific products produced from 30 of its incubation centres including the Federal Institute... Read more
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