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Quartz
Ghana’s frustrated youth are vulnerable to the radical call of ISISGhana's frustrated youth are vulnerable to the radical call of ISIS, Boko Haram
Ghana’s frustrated youth are vulnerable to the radical call of ISIS
Quartz / Posted an hour ago
Ghana's frustrated youth are vulnerable to the radical call of ISIS, Boko Haram - Quartz Over the couple of decades has won a hard-earned reputation as a stable and settled... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghana inducts first locally trained Veterinary DoctorsHealth News of Monday, 31 August 2015 The Veterinary Council of Ghana has swor
Ghana inducts first locally trained Veterinary Doctors
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Health News of Monday, 31 August 2015 The Veterinary Council of Ghana has sworn-in the first locally-trained Veterinary Doctors at a ceremony in Kumasi, on Saturday. It is a major step to advancing the cause of Veterinary Medicine in Ghana, which... Read more
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International Business Times
Quantum revolution: China set to launch 'hack proof' quantum communications network China is set to complete the installation of the world's longest quantum commun
Quantum revolution: China set to launch 'hack proof' quantum communications network
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
China is set to complete the installation of the world's longest quantum communication network stretching 2,000km (1,240miles) from Beijing to Shanghai by 2016, say scientists leading the project. Quantum communications technology is considered to be... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Despite raids, Macau pawn shops still help flout currency rulesHONG KONG Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese ter
Despite raids, Macau pawn shops still help flout currency rules
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
HONG KONG Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese territory Macau, many of the neon-lit stores in the world’s biggest gambling hub are still letting punters make fake purchases to skirt rules on how much cash they can take... Read more
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Reuters
Despite raids, Macau pawn shops still help flout currency rulesHONG KONG Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese ter
Despite raids, Macau pawn shops still help flout currency rules
Reuters / Posted yesterday
HONG KONG Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese territory Macau, many of the neon-lit stores in the world’s biggest gambling hub are still letting punters make fake purchases to skirt rules on how much cash they can take... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Jaguar women shut out ranked team in season openerSAN ANTONIO - The UHV women rolled to a 4-0 season-opening win over No. 19 Univ
Jaguar women shut out ranked team in season opener
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
SAN ANTONIO - The UHV women rolled to a 4-0 season-opening win over No. 19 University of Science and Arts (Okla.) at Our Lady of the Lake on Saturday. Amber Zola scored twice for the Jaguars, while Sheilat Akapo and Lauren Leslie netted one... Read more
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Psych Central
Gene Variant Linked to Stronger Moods, Aggression in KidsNew research has discovered a link between a particular gene variant in childre
Gene Variant Linked to Stronger Moods, Aggression in Kids
Psych Central / Posted yesterday
New research has discovered a link between a particular gene variant in children and wider mood swings. Children with this variant tend to react with more aggression in negative situations but also react more positively during the good times,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
David Sarasohn: Oregon's dismal college rankingsBy David Sarasohn It's the season of college rankings. Associated Press, ESPN
David Sarasohn: Oregon's dismal college rankings
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
By David Sarasohn It's the season of college rankings. Associated Press, ESPN and everybody else loudly proclaim their preseason countdown, although nobody has yet found a hand gesture to go with the boast, "We're Number 22." But recently, we heard... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Bans 57 Universities, Sanctions OthersAbuja — In its drive to rid the country of illegal universities, the National U
Govt Bans 57 Universities, Sanctions Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abuja — In its drive to rid the country of illegal universities, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has released a list of 57 illegal degree-awarding institutions operating in Nigeria and other campuses in the country. The Executive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Bans 57 Universities, Sanctions OthersIn its drive to rid the country of illegal universities, the National Universit
Govt Bans 57 Universities, Sanctions Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In its drive to rid the country of illegal universities, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has released a list of 57 illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria and other campuses in the country. The Executive Secretary of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunmen Abduct 2 Traditional Rulers in BayelsaYenagoa — Armed men suspected to be sea pirates Wednesday afternoon ambushed tw
Gunmen Abduct 2 Traditional Rulers in Bayelsa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Yenagoa — Armed men suspected to be sea pirates Wednesday afternoon ambushed two speedboats and kidnapped three persons along the Ogbia-Brass waterways in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The incident is coming barely three weeks after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gombe Spends N1 Billion On ErosionBy Ahmed Mohammed and Adamu Saleh Gombe — The Gombe State government has spent
Gombe Spends N1 Billion On Erosion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Ahmed Mohammed and Adamu Saleh Gombe — The Gombe State government has spent over N1 billion on erosion. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Adamu Pukmah, stated this yesterday while speaking with newsmen in Gombe. He said tackling... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Journalist Suki Kim goes undercover teaching North Korea's elite studentsJournalist Suki Kim goes undercover in elite North Korean school, finds just ho
Journalist Suki Kim goes undercover teaching North Korea's elite students
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Journalist Suki Kim goes undercover in elite North Korean school, finds just how little students know Journalist Suki Kim went undercover in North Korea as a teacher at the prestigious Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in 2011 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pirates Strike Again in Bayelsa Waterways, Abduct Local ChiefsBarely three weeks after pirates killed 4 soldiers and one policeman at a milit
Pirates Strike Again in Bayelsa Waterways, Abduct Local Chiefs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Barely three weeks after pirates killed 4 soldiers and one policeman at a military base in Nembe, sea pirates on Wednesday afternoon ambushed two speedboats and kidnapped three persons along the Ogbia-Brass waterways of Bayelsa East senatorial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NUC Releases List of Illegal Tertiary InstitutionsThe National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awar
NUC Releases List of Illegal Tertiary Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. The schools were published in the NUC's weekly bulletin dated August 24. According to the bulletin, the NUC Executive secretary,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
See List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria As Declared By NUCThe National Universities Commission recently released a list of illegal degree
See List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria As Declared By NUC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The National Universities Commission recently released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. The list of these illegal universities was made available to the public in a NUC's weekly bulletin dated August 24. In the... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Solar Decathlon 2015: Meet the TeamsFrom storm-resistant shelters to breezy dwellings that open like a flower, the
Solar Decathlon 2015: Meet the Teams
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 3 days ago
From storm-resistant shelters to breezy dwellings that open like a flower, the solar-powered houses in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2015 are as diverse and creative as the teams behind them. Each was inspired by the unique... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Group Lauds BuhariA youth group, Abaji Concerned Youth Movement (ACYM), in the Federal Capital Te
Youth Group Lauds Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A youth group, Abaji Concerned Youth Movement (ACYM), in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his stance against corruption. Speaking at a press briefing, yesterday, the chairman of the group, Comrade... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
NTNU researchers find link between aggression and gene variant in childrenSome children react more strongly to negative experiences than others. Research
NTNU researchers find link between aggression and gene variant in children
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Some children react more strongly to negative experiences than others. Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found a link between aggression and variants of a particular gene. But children who react most... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
16 newly-qualified Dental Surgeons inductedHealth News of Thursday, 27 August 2015 The Ghana Medical and Dental Council h
16 newly-qualified Dental Surgeons inducted
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
Health News of Thursday, 27 August 2015 The Ghana Medical and Dental Council has inducted 16 newly-qualified Dental Surgeons of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Dental School, to help improve dental healthcare. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Guaranteeing Competence of Health StaffOn June 9 every year, the world marks World Accreditation Day as a global initi
Guaranteeing Competence of Health Staff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
On June 9 every year, the world marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, to raise awareness of the importance of... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Nixon announces $12 million in renovations at Missouri S&T's Schrenk Hall Missouri’s governor on Wednesday announced more than $12 million from state c
Nixon announces $12 million in renovations at Missouri S&T's Schrenk Hall
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Missouri’s governor on Wednesday announced more than $12 million from state capital improvement funding to help pay for upgrades at Missouri University of Science and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Lady Eagles picked 4th in pre-season pollGreat Lakes Valley Conference volleyball coaches have predicted a fourth-place
Lady Eagles picked 4th in pre-season poll
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
Great Lakes Valley Conference volleyball coaches have predicted a fourth-place finish in the East Division for the University of Southern Indiana volleyball team. USI, which finished 19-11 overall and 9-9 in GLVC play a year ago, returns five... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
GLVC coaches predict 4th-place finish for USI volleyballGreat Lakes Valley Conference volleyball coaches have predicted a fourth-place
GLVC coaches predict 4th-place finish for USI volleyball
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
Great Lakes Valley Conference volleyball coaches have predicted a fourth-place finish in the East Division for the University of Southern Indiana volleyball team. USI, which finished 19-11 overall and 9-9 in GLVC play a year ago, returns five... Read more
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Brandon Sun
With power and prestige at stake, China's Xi seen staying the course despite sliding economyFILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends t
With power and prestige at stake, China's Xi seen staying the course despite sliding economy
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a strong sense of economic... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghanaian Muslim youth are frustrated – Muslim clericReligion of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Spokesperson for the National Chief Imam
Ghanaian Muslim youth are frustrated – Muslim cleric
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
Religion of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Spokesperson for the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Shaibu Aremeyaw, has stated that Muslim youth in the various universities in Ghana are frustrated and must be monitored closely. According to him, the unbearable... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghanaian Isis recruit tried to convert me – FriendGeneral News of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Ghanaian Isis recruit - Nazir Nortei
Ghanaian Isis recruit tried to convert me – Friend
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
General News of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Ghanaian Isis recruit - Nazir Nortei Alema A friend of the Ghanaian who is believed to have joined Isis has revealed that Nazir Nortei Alema tried to convince him to join the group too. According to the... Read more
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Independent
School pupils who suffer from hay fever do worse in their end of year exams, research showsRising pollen levels in the summer months, when important school exams are typi
School pupils who suffer from hay fever do worse in their end of year exams, research shows
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Rising pollen levels in the summer months, when important school exams are typically scheduled, could push down the marks of hay fever sufferers by as much as 10 per cent and result in them being “unfairly barred” from the best universities, the... Read more
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Salon.com
China’s Xi staying the course despite sliding economyBEIJING (AP) — What does China’s leadership lose politically as a result of the
China’s Xi staying the course despite sliding economy
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — What does China’s leadership lose politically as a result of the country’s precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else — for now. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a... Read more
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FOX News
With power and prestige at stake, China's Xi seen staying the course despite sliding economyFILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends t
With power and prestige at stake, China's Xi seen staying the course despite sliding economy
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a strong sense of economic... Read more
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The Evening Sun
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economyBEIJING (AP) — What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy
The Evening Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else — for now. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a... Read more
7 related stories
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York Daily Record
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economyBEIJING (AP) — What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else — for now. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economyBEIJING (AP) � What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the
China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) � What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else � for now. Despite growing anger among retail investors and a... Read more
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The Register
Android in user-chosen lockscreen patterns are grimly predictable SHOCKERPeople choose predictable Android lock screen patterns just like they pick pred
Android in user-chosen lockscreen patterns are grimly predictable SHOCKER
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
People choose predictable Android lock screen patterns just like they pick predictable passwords. Research by Marte Løge, a recent graduate from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, confirmed that the problems people have in setting... Read more
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Digi Times
CommonWealth MagazineOn Jan. 8, two foreign brokerages downgraded their recommendations for Taiwan S
CommonWealth Magazine
Digi Times / Posted 5 days ago
On Jan. 8, two foreign brokerages downgraded their recommendations for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC). For one of them, Credit Suisse, it was the first time it had voiced pessimism over TSMC's prospects after having had looked... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Over 27 inches of rain through 7 months of yearWhile this summer seemed to have a high amount of rainfall, according to the Na
Over 27 inches of rain through 7 months of year
Rolla Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
While this summer seemed to have a high amount of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service Co-Op station in Rolla, precipitation is actually just about an inch short of what is expected. Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM While this summer... Read more
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York Daily Record
Harrisburg University scholarships available for York County studentsTwo full-tuition scholarships at Harrisburg University of Science and Technolog
Harrisburg University scholarships available for York County students
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Two full-tuition scholarships at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology are targeted for graduates of York City and York County school districts. The York Strong Scholarship, recently launched by the nonprofit university, will be awarded to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
National Security probes Ghanaian-Isis reportsGeneral News of Tuesday, 25 August 2015 The National Security has begun invest
National Security probes Ghanaian-Isis reports
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
General News of Tuesday, 25 August 2015 The National Security has begun investigations into reports that a Ghanaian Muslim has joined the Islamic militant group Isis. Nazir Nortei Alema, a 25-year- old graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
VC adopts $32.7 million budgetVictoria College welcomed almost 4,100 students Monday on its first day of the
VC adopts $32.7 million budget
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Victoria College welcomed almost 4,100 students Monday on its first day of the fall semester. "We're just excited that all the students showed up today and they're ready to go for another academic year. It was great to see the parking lots full and... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Javelina Marching Band to perform ‘The Music of Selena’KINGSVILLE - The Texas A&M Kingsville Javelina Marching Band will be channeling
Javelina Marching Band to perform ‘The Music of Selena’
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 days ago
KINGSVILLE - The Texas A&M Kingsville Javelina Marching Band will be channeling an unforgettable voice on the football field this fall. The band will perform multiple songs made famous by Selena y Los Dinos in its 2015 exhibition show "The Music of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aborted Dreams of a Pilot and His PassengersChiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recent crash of Sikorsky S-76 Bristow in Lagos
Aborted Dreams of a Pilot and His Passengers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recent crash of Sikorsky S-76 Bristow in Lagos not only brought anguish to the bereaved families of the six deceased persons, but also saw the dreams of a 26-year-old pilot aborted abruptly At about 6.19am, on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Your lock screen pattern isn't as secure as you think it isBeware, your lock screen passcode probably isn't very secure: 75% of us start s
Your lock screen pattern isn't as secure as you think it is
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Beware, your lock screen passcode probably isn't very secure: 75% of us start secret patterns from a corner, study reveals Norwegian University of Science and Technology graduate sampled 4,000 user-generated Android lock patterns to identify common... Read more
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T3
Think your Android pattern lock is super secure? Think again...You're probably thinking that by putting a pattern into your Android phone, you
Think your Android pattern lock is super secure? Think again...
T3 / Posted 6 days ago
You're probably thinking that by putting a pattern into your Android phone, you're going super secure. Nobody will guess that. Except a study has found that most of us are using the design equivalent of 'Password' as a lock picture. The study, by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University Administrators Relent, Three-Week Strike SuspendedBy Moses Talemwa And Yudaya Nangonzi Public university administrators last wee
University Administrators Relent, Three-Week Strike Suspended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Moses Talemwa And Yudaya Nangonzi Public university administrators last week relented and agreed to suspend their strike after assurances that their grievances would be addressed. The move followed a six-hour meeting with police chief, Gen... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
JOY honoured with governing council postPolitics of Monday, 24 August 2015 An Independent Presidential Candidate in th
JOY honoured with governing council post
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 6 days ago
Politics of Monday, 24 August 2015 An Independent Presidential Candidate in the 2012 Election, Mr Jacob Osei Yeboah (JOY), has been confirmed as a member of the Governing Council of the Eastern Polytechnic of Nigeria. His inauguration took place on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nziramasanga Debate Rages OnA PROPOSAL by Dr Caiphas Nziramasanga to do away with Grade 7 and O-Level exami
Nziramasanga Debate Rages On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A PROPOSAL by Dr Caiphas Nziramasanga to do away with Grade 7 and O-Level examinations has sparked fierce debate among educationists and parents with many slamming the controversial suggestion. Dr Nziramasanga told participants at a Bindura... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New ASU-POSTECH collaboration aims to discover biological molecules for health care, renewable energy researchThe Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University and Pohang University of Sc
New ASU-POSTECH collaboration aims to discover biological molecules for health care, renewable energy research
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University and Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, South Korea, have announced a partnership that will catalyze discoveries with a major impact on health care and clean energy... Read more
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Lifehacker
Use Complex Patterns, Avoid Letters For More Secure Android Lock PatternsPattern locks on Android can be a simpler way of locking your phone. However, l
Use Complex Patterns, Avoid Letters For More Secure Android Lock Patterns
Lifehacker / Posted 7 days ago
Pattern locks on Android can be a simpler way of locking your phone. However, like a PIN or password, some patterns can be easier to guess than others. To stay secure, avoid using shapes that look like letters, and stick to patterns that use five or... Read more
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New Kerala
New method to help decode rare fragile manuscripts Norwegian researchers are developing new high-tech tools to unlock the secret
New method to help decode rare fragile manuscripts
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Norwegian researchers are developing new high-tech tools to unlock the secrets hidden in fragile pieces of parchment that are difficult to study because of their age, rarity and susceptibility to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Is having platonic male friends ok?Is it ok to have male platonic friends even when they are in a relationship? Di
Is having platonic male friends ok?
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Is it ok to have male platonic friends even when they are in a relationship? Dilvin Yasa investigates. Picture: iStock/Getty Images I HAVE sought the company of men for friendship for as long as I can remember. For someone like me – the only girl... Read more
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