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The Manila Times
PH lauded in gender budgeting effortsbudgeting effortsJuly 29, 2016 9:35 pm The Philippines has made remarkable ach
PH lauded in gender budgeting efforts
The Manila Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
budgeting effortsJuly 29, 2016 9:35 pm The Philippines has made remarkable achievements in gender-responsive budget policy initiatives, according to a working paper published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Gender budgeting is ideally a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN says Russian aid plan for Syria's Aleppo needs improvingaid in, said De Mistura. "The second suggestion is to actually leave the corri
UN says Russian aid plan for Syria's Aleppo needs improving
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 minutes ago
aid in, said De Mistura. "The second suggestion is to actually leave the corridors, which are being established at their initiative, to us," he added. "The U.N. and the humanitarian partners ... have experience. That's our job. Bringing... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
How to decode this fall's ballotthe Progressive 15 board chair, said during his introduction to the first speak
How to decode this fall's ballot
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 19 minutes ago
the Progressive 15 board chair, said during his introduction to the first speaker, who talked about the "Raise the Bar" initiative. Jennifer Webster spoke against an increase in Colorado's minimum wage, a measure that will be on the 2016... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
6th Annual "Give and Get Fit" is July 31 on Detroit's riverfronteffort. The Michigan Fitness Foundation and Governors Council also recognizes a
6th Annual "Give and Get Fit" is July 31 on Detroit's riverfront
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 24 minutes ago
effort. The Michigan Fitness Foundation and Governors Council also recognizes and annually supports the Give and Get Fit initiative. This year, the Rhonda Walker Foundation is excited to welcome Dr. Ian Smith, M.D. as the guest speaker and... Read more
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metro
Turns out your period reveals something pretty interesting about your lifespanlive. Weird, we know. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego
Turns out your period reveals something pretty interesting about your lifespan
metro / Posted 35 minutes ago
live. Weird, we know. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, examined data from the Women’s Health Initiative, which tracked 16,000 postmenopausal women from the U.S. The results? Late bloomers are likely to live... Read more
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Newsmax
Insomnia, Menopause Trigger Agingcellular aging — in the DNA samples of more than 3,100 women involved in four s
Insomnia, Menopause Trigger Aging
Newsmax / Posted 35 minutes ago
cellular aging — in the DNA samples of more than 3,100 women involved in four studies, one of which was the Women's Health Initiative. By analyzing methylation in blood, saliva, and buccal samples, the team was able to measure the biological age of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Single African Passportmovement of people. Free movement, as a trade and integration tool, has been ar
Single African Passport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
movement of people. Free movement, as a trade and integration tool, has been around for a while in continental development initiatives beginning with the 1980 Lagos Plan of Action as well as the 1991 Treaty Establishing the African Economic... Read more
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Marie Claire
Photographer Rankin makes rape victims the subject of a powerful new shoothis latest shoot focuses on bodies rather than faces - and it's all for a very
Photographer Rankin makes rape victims the subject of a powerful new shoot
Marie Claire / Posted 53 minutes ago
his latest shoot focuses on bodies rather than faces - and it's all for a very good cause. The My Body Back Project, an initiative founded last year by rape survivor Pavan Amara helps women reclaim their bodies after experiencing sexual assault... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Abramson wants to return to Louisvilleseveral universities. “I was contacted by both the Kennedy School of Public Po
Abramson wants to return to Louisville
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 59 minutes ago
several universities. “I was contacted by both the Kennedy School of Public Policy at Harvard, and the Boston University Initiative on Cities founded by former Mayor (Thomas) Menino of Boston checking on my interest in taking a teaching... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility aff
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility afforded by the corridor and by the Russian initiative. When they do, it is crucial that they be given the option of leaving to areas of their own choice." De Mistura... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesBest Visual Design, Best Game by a Small Studio, Best Art/Animation/Trailer Sup
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted an hour ago
Best Visual Design, Best Game by a Small Studio, Best Art/Animation/Trailer Supplier, Best Audio Supplier Best Education Initiative and Talent Development, Best Educational Institution, Best Independent Studio: large, Best Independent Studio:... Read more
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The Economic Times
WNS-NIIT University start first MBA batch in Business Analyticsstudents will join WNS at a mid-managerial position, with an industry-leading c
WNS-NIIT University start first MBA batch in Business Analytics
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
students will join WNS at a mid-managerial position, with an industry-leading compensation package of Rs 15 lakh. This initiative is aimed at creating a uniform industry-wide standard to develop competent job-ready youth. The programme will... Read more
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New Haven Independent
From DNC To Op-Cminty-fresh walls and air-conditioned rooms, the senator sat for a roundtable d
From DNC To Op-C
New Haven Independent / Posted an hour ago
minty-fresh walls and air-conditioned rooms, the senator sat for a roundtable discussion to hear more about the new initiative from administrators working at the center and its community partners. But before diving into the discussion,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility aff
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
Hawaii News Now / Posted an hour ago
but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility afforded by the corridor and by the Russian initiative. When they do, it is crucial that they be given the option of leaving to areas of their own choice." De Mistura... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle and Gateshead on shortlist to host Great Exhibition of the NorthBradford and Sheffield also join NewcastleGateshead on the shortlist. The Grea
Newcastle and Gateshead on shortlist to host Great Exhibition of the North
chroniclelive / Posted an hour ago
Bradford and Sheffield also join NewcastleGateshead on the shortlist. The Great Exhibition of the North is a Government initiative which promises a boost to investment, tourism and prestige. The DCMS is to contribute £5m towards the exhibition... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte defends Con-Ass: Filipinos trust their senatorsAssembly is one of the 3 ways to amend the 1987 Constitution. The other two are
Duterte defends Con-Ass: Filipinos trust their senators
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
Assembly is one of the 3 ways to amend the 1987 Constitution. The other two are Constitutional Convention and People's Initiative. A Constituent Assembly is the incumbent Congress turning itself into a body that amends the Constitution “upon a... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte to CPP: Reciprocate ceasefire by 5 pm, July 30ceasefire. The NPA claimed it was only defending itself from the government tr
Duterte to CPP: Reciprocate ceasefire by 5 pm, July 30
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
ceasefire. The NPA claimed it was only defending itself from the government troops. “Had the Red fighters not taken the initiative to actively defend itself by intercepting the 72nd IB/Alamara troops, the operating AFP troops would have carried... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility aff
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted an hour ago
but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility afforded by the corridor and by the Russian initiative. When they do, it is crucial that they be given the option of leaving to areas of their own choice." De Mistura... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers employ novel approach to assemble peptoids on a solid surfacefunctionalities.The team is pushing peptoids to do more through PNNL's Material
Researchers employ novel approach to assemble peptoids on a solid surface
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
functionalities.The team is pushing peptoids to do more through PNNL's Materials Synthesis and Simulation Across Scales Initiative and the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences' Biomolecular Materials Program. They are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility aff
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
but "indeed, some civilians may want to avail themselves of the possibility afforded by the corridor and by the Russian initiative. When they do, it is crucial that they be given the option of leaving to areas of their own choice." De Mistura... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Drive for Innovative Technology in Delta Stateespecially among youths, Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, recent
New Drive for Innovative Technology in Delta State
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
especially among youths, Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, recently signed a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative with Mobile Software Solutions Limited to train and incubate technology savvy people of the state in software... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fancy working for the Queen? There's a job going at Windsor Castleyou're exactly who we're looking for.The Queen wants someone who will shape the
Fancy working for the Queen? There's a job going at Windsor Castle
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
you're exactly who we're looking for.The Queen wants someone who will shape the future of the world famous gardens "With initiative and a confident approach, you'll also be keen to research and explore new ideas for developing the gardens and... Read more
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Business Wire
eBay Partners With Designer Rachel Zoe to Culminate “Summer of Choice” and Send Shoppers Back to School in Stylefor their favorite,” said Rachel Zoe, Creative Director of Rachel Zoe Collectio
eBay Partners With Designer Rachel Zoe to Culminate “Summer of Choice” and Send Shoppers Back to School in Style
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
for their favorite,” said Rachel Zoe, Creative Director of Rachel Zoe Collection. “I am equally thrilled that with this initiative we are able to give back to children in need—with each backpack purchased, 100% of the proceeds will support Save... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Kingston University guidea campus newspaper; • architecture students working on a 'Space for Waste' pro
Kingston University guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
a campus newspaper; • architecture students working on a 'Space for Waste' project, which led to a flagship recycling initiative; • business students setting up their own company. Industry and professional experts often share their knowledge... Read more
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Times of Malta
Pilots pledge not to cancel any Air Malta flightsexpired last January, have stalled. Today's sitting followed a conciliation me
Pilots pledge not to cancel any Air Malta flights
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
expired last January, have stalled. Today's sitting followed a conciliation meeting held last Wednesday on the court's initiative, which however failed to break the deadlock as both sides did not budge from their positions. Lawyer Louis... Read more
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Unicef
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its tracksdisease and its complications. UNICEF and partners, including the World Health
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its tracks
Unicef / Posted 2 hours ago
disease and its complications. UNICEF and partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Measles and Rubella Initiative and USAID, have supported the Ethiopian Ministry of Health’s campaign to vaccinate some 25 million children aged 6... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Supermarket app to give unsold food to Chichester charitiescommunity groups and charities to surplus food at Tesco stores, which they can
Supermarket app to give unsold food to Chichester charities
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
community groups and charities to surplus food at Tesco stores, which they can distribute at the end of the day. Tesco and initiative partner Fareshare are asking organisations to register for the app to receive products such as meats, ready meals,... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Engineers Ireland Awards opens for entriesaddition to the flagship engineering project of the year award, other categorie
Engineers Ireland Awards opens for entries
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 hours ago
addition to the flagship engineering project of the year award, other categories include the local authority engineering initiative award, a technical innovation award and special awards in the fields of Geoscience, Heritage and... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating pushthe five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about th
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push
Thame Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
the five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about three portions, with many eating fewer. The initiative, which is being launched in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits among... Read more
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Business Standard India
Smartphone shipments in India grew 15% in Q2market," said Karn Chauhan, Research Analyst, Counterpoint Research. This was
Smartphone shipments in India grew 15% in Q2
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
market," said Karn Chauhan, Research Analyst, Counterpoint Research. This was a great quarter for "Make in India" initiative as number of brands manufacturing/assembling domestically jumped from 10 brands to 35 brands — contributing to... Read more
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ECMConnection
Shamrock Expands Professional Services Custom Solutions To Global ECM Providersservices and custom solutions to several leading providers of enterprise conten
Shamrock Expands Professional Services Custom Solutions To Global ECM Providers
ECMConnection / Posted 2 hours ago
services and custom solutions to several leading providers of enterprise content management (ECM) software. This initiative is the next stage of Shamrock’s global strategic growth plan, which saw the company open offices in New York and... Read more
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New Kerala
Dia Mirza makes her directorial debut with an adorable Public Service Film called #KidsForTigers - newkerala.com #97489{image_1}Says Dia, This has been one of the most beautiful experiences of my li
Dia Mirza makes her directorial debut with an adorable Public Service Film called #KidsForTigers - newkerala.com #97489
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
{image_1}Says Dia, This has been one of the most beautiful experiences of my life! Involving our future generation in this initiative has been nothing short of enlightening and fulfilling for me. As tigers struggle for survival, I hope that the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Fitch wants amendment to balance state budgetBy Adam Ganucheau Mississippi Today PHILADELPHIA – Mississippi Treasurer Lynn
Fitch wants amendment to balance state budget
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
By Adam Ganucheau Mississippi Today PHILADELPHIA – Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch announced a ballot initiative Thursday to amend the Mississippi Constitution to include a requirement to balance the state budget. Fitch, speaking at the Neshoba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NITDA's Taraba Smart City Project Gets Global RecognitionThe Jalingo Smart City Tracking and Monitoring project, designed and implemente
NITDA's Taraba Smart City Project Gets Global Recognition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Jalingo Smart City Tracking and Monitoring project, designed and implemented under the tutelage of the Smart City initiative of the National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA, has been globally recognised. The project was awarded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Cvl Empowered Ajegunle Youthsyouth unemployment in the most popular slum in Lagos. The YETP being one of the
When Cvl Empowered Ajegunle Youths
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
youth unemployment in the most popular slum in Lagos. The YETP being one of the many corporate social responsibility initiatives by CVL was specifically designed to enhance the capacity of community-based youths in Ajegunle who are between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commodity Exchange to Begin in Septemberbegin. The TCX facility was launched by former president Jakaya Kikwete in Nov
Commodity Exchange to Begin in September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
begin. The TCX facility was launched by former president Jakaya Kikwete in November last year, setting the landmark initiative to transform agriculture sector that provides livelihood to nearly 75 per cent of the country's population. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gordhan calls on corporate sector to invest in youthAfrica, many of them young people. Gordhan says this needs to change to ensure
Gordhan calls on corporate sector to invest in youth
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
Africa, many of them young people. Gordhan says this needs to change to ensure a better future for the country. "This initiative is one important part of a contribution that the corporate sector and others can make to giving youth hope, some... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Solarize Sullivan launchesdone and they know they can do it too. It’s a great opportunity.” The program
Solarize Sullivan launches
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 hours ago
done and they know they can do it too. It’s a great opportunity.” The program is supported by NYSERDA, the state’s NY-Sun initiative and Community Solar. Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This... Read more
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Mashable
The struggle and resilience of the world's tigers, in photosdeveloped the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund to tackle the needs of the
The struggle and resilience of the world's tigers, in photos
Mashable / Posted 3 hours ago
developed the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund to tackle the needs of these two vulnerable wildlife populations. The initiative is working to restore tiger populations to healthy levels in the wild by fighting poaching, revitalizing habitats,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Cuffie sees sweeping public service changesservice.” Charging the incoming board with its chief mandate to take Governmen
Cuffie sees sweeping public service changes
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 hours ago
service.” Charging the incoming board with its chief mandate to take Government services online, Cuffie said one such initiative was the Wi-Fi on buses project. Set to unveil the initiative in its entirety today at 9 am at City Gate, members... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: What does it mean for Asia if Trump wins?that allow for even freer global trade in goods and services. This includes the
Commentary: What does it mean for Asia if Trump wins?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
that allow for even freer global trade in goods and services. This includes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an Obama initiative that is yet to be ratified by Congress. Indeed, the strong stance that Trump has exhibited against trade pacts in... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating pushthe five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about th
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push
Wakefield Today / Posted 3 hours ago
the five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about three portions, with many eating fewer. The initiative, which is being launched in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits among... Read more
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express
Tesco gives fruit to children while parents do the shoppingof its stores after a successful trial. Tesco to give kids fruit whilst their
Tesco gives fruit to children while parents do the shopping
express / Posted 3 hours ago
of its stores after a successful trial. Tesco to give kids fruit whilst their parents do the shopping in healthy eating initiative The UK's biggest supermarket is setting up stands in stores across the UK offering a selection of fruit such as... Read more
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chroniclelive
Meet the woman who gives up lunch breaks to help dogs in needSharon adopted her own pet from the shelter, a Staffordshire bull terrier. She
Meet the woman who gives up lunch breaks to help dogs in need
chroniclelive / Posted 3 hours ago
Sharon adopted her own pet from the shelter, a Staffordshire bull terrier. She has now backed the Spark Something Good initiative by Marks & Spencer, which aims to inspire M&S employees as well as their customers to carry out volunteering in... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating pushthe five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about th
Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push
Horncastle Today / Posted 3 hours ago
the five-a-day recommendation. On average children in England eat only about three portions, with many eating fewer. The initiative, which is being launched in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits among... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tesco to offer free fruit to children while parents shopIreland, said: “As a dad, I know it can be tricky getting children to eat their
Tesco to offer free fruit to children while parents shop
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 hours ago
Ireland, said: “As a dad, I know it can be tricky getting children to eat their fruit and vegetables, so we’re hoping this initiative will help create healthy eating habits that will stay with children as they grow up.” British Heart Foundation... Read more
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CNET
Three incredible interactive art displays set to wow TokyoI've seen here in Japan, is currently exhibiting three of its largest works in
Three incredible interactive art displays set to wow Tokyo
CNET / Posted 3 hours ago
I've seen here in Japan, is currently exhibiting three of its largest works in partnership with DMM's Planets.Art initiative. Tokyo's hectic, always-on-the-move beat can get too much -- the exhibit is meant to encourage a slower, more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Country Will Come Out of Economic Challenge Stronger - Ngigehand. Earlier in his remarks, the Abuja Managing Director of Huawei Technologi
The Country Will Come Out of Economic Challenge Stronger - Ngige
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
hand. Earlier in his remarks, the Abuja Managing Director of Huawei Technologies Co. Nig. Ltd, Mr. Tank Liteng expressed the commitment of his company to the employment creation initiative of the Federal Government through human capital developm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vodafone, Ecobank Ink Student Support Dealservices within and outside campus," Mr Stork said. He said Vodafone was passi
Vodafone, Ecobank Ink Student Support Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
services within and outside campus," Mr Stork said. He said Vodafone was passionate about youth empowerment and that the initiative was in response to Government's call of providing employment to 10.5 per cent of unemployed youths. Mr Stork said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Discusses Key Buhari Change Projects With Chinahe said. Senator Udoma also mentioned other projects the Nigerian Government w
FG Discusses Key Buhari Change Projects With China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
he said. Senator Udoma also mentioned other projects the Nigerian Government was considering such as the Presidential Initiative for the Rehabilitation of the North East and the Export Processing Zones that the Nigerian Ministry of... Read more
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