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AllAfrica.com
Society Honours 5 VCs, 26 Organisations for Contributions to National DevelopmentThe Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) on Friday in Lagos honoured
Society Honours 5 VCs, 26 Organisations for Contributions to National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) on Friday in Lagos honoured five Vice Chancellors and 26 'outstanding' corporate organisations, for their contributions to national development. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more
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PhysOrg
A new form of frozen water? Scientists reveal new ice with record-low densityIce's molecular configuration. Credit: Yingying Huang and Chongqin Zhu Amid the
A new form of frozen water? Scientists reveal new ice with record-low density
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Ice's molecular configuration. Credit: Yingying Huang and Chongqin Zhu Amid the season known for transforming Nebraska into an outdoor ice rink, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln-led research team has predicted a new molecular form of the slippery... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Science University Mooted for TsumebTsumeb — Tsumeb Mayor Veueza Kasiringua is in negotiations with various stakeho
Science University Mooted for Tsumeb
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Tsumeb — Tsumeb Mayor Veueza Kasiringua is in negotiations with various stakeholders to set up a university at the town, which will cater for students in the north-central regions and the country at large. Once all the parties agree to the proposal,... Read more
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The China Post
Building licenses questioned as toll climbs TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As search and rescue teams continued on Thursday to recover
Building licenses questioned as toll climbs
The China Post / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As search and rescue teams continued on Thursday to recover the bodies of victims following last Saturday's Kaohsiung Meinong earthquake, the verification of the nation's professional... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Stoltz planning run for assessorAn employee in the Phelps County assessor’s office says he plans to run for his
Stoltz planning run for assessor
Rolla Daily News / Posted yesterday
An employee in the Phelps County assessor’s office says he plans to run for his boss’s job in the election later this year.Bill T. Stoltz, 44, sat down with The Rolla Daily News Jan. 22 to discuss his campaign to run for the office of county... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
World taekwondo champ Sarah Stevenson on adapting to life as a mumAS three times But she says being at the top of her game in a tough contact sp
World taekwondo champ Sarah Stevenson on adapting to life as a mum
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
AS three times But she says being at the top of her game in a tough contact sport is no more difficult than being a mum. Sarah, from Whiston, says: “Being a mum is hard work!” The 32-year-old who competed for Britain four times in the Olympics and... Read more
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Science Daily
Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to realityOver many hours of operation, these dendrites grow to span the space between th
Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
Over many hours of operation, these dendrites grow to span the space between the negative and positive electrode, causing short-circuiting and a potential safety hazard. Current technology focuses on managing these dendrites by putting up a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Boosting intrinsic growth programs can enhance axon regeneration of injured neuronsDamage to axons in the central nervous system (CNS) typically results in perman
Boosting intrinsic growth programs can enhance axon regeneration of injured neurons
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Damage to axons in the central nervous system (CNS) typically results in permanent functional deficits. Boosting intrinsic growth programs can dramatically augment the axon regeneration of injured neurons. If injured neurons can regenerate sufficient... Read more
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Super Sport
SuperSport's Wejinya gets Dolphins job Supersport.com reporter, Sammy Wejinya has been appointed media chief of thre
SuperSport's Wejinya gets Dolphins job
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
Supersport.com reporter, Sammy Wejinya has been appointed media chief of three-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Dolphins FC. Sammy replaces China Acheru who served in the same... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Triumph over adversity makes KC teen a national Horatio Alger ScholarKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than a century ago an author named Horatio Alger wrote
Triumph over adversity makes KC teen a national Horatio Alger Scholar
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than a century ago an author named Horatio Alger wrote popular rags-to-riches novels about children born or raised in very difficult economic or family situations who worked hard and later became very successful in life. Now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbarara University to Launch Emergency Medicine ProgrammeMbarara University of Science and Technology (Must) is working to introduce pro
Mbarara University to Launch Emergency Medicine Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (Must) is working to introduce programmes in emergency medicine following an expressed need in the health sector. University Chancellor Prof Peter Mugyenyi last week revealed that they would soon... Read more
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PhysOrg
New book looks at the role of animals during westward expansionThe relationship between animal companions and humans changed during the period
New book looks at the role of animals during westward expansion
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
The relationship between animal companions and humans changed during the period of westward expansion in America, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Diana Ahmad. Ahmad's new book, "Success Depends on the Animals,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jkuat and Moi Win Sh17 Billion Laptops DealMoi University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT)
Jkuat and Moi Win Sh17 Billion Laptops Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Moi University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) have won the Sh17 billion laptop tender to supply laptops to primary schools in all counties. The consortium of Moi University and South African research and investing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cheap Money Transfer Saves Ugandans in DiasporaAs Ugandans in the diaspora want to invest back home, money transfers are incre
Cheap Money Transfer Saves Ugandans in Diaspora
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
As Ugandans in the diaspora want to invest back home, money transfers are increasingly gaining momentum in the country. Stone Atwine, a cofounder and CEO of remit.ug, has made it possible for Ugandans in the diaspora to send money directly to their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tertiary Education - Help From AustraliaECONOMISTS are particularly fond of reminding the public that there is no such
Tertiary Education - Help From Australia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
ECONOMISTS are particularly fond of reminding the public that there is no such thing as a free lunch and when you get one that is 'free' someone is paying for it. ECONOMISTS are particularly fond of reminding the public that there is no such thing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jane Ihuoma Ottah - the Face of Deafness and Discrimination in NigeriaThis denial of critical, life-changing opportunity for Jane because of her disa
Jane Ihuoma Ottah - the Face of Deafness and Discrimination in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
This denial of critical, life-changing opportunity for Jane because of her disability perpetuates the exclusion of Deaf Nigerians from society and prevents them from contributing fully to the development of Nigeria. Jane's intention is not to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jane Ihuoma Ottah - the Face of Deafness and DiscriminationThis denial of critical, life-changing opportunity for Jane because of her disa
Jane Ihuoma Ottah - the Face of Deafness and Discrimination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
This denial of critical, life-changing opportunity for Jane because of her disability perpetuates the exclusion of Deaf Nigerians from society and prevents them from contributing fully to the development of Nigeria. Jane's intention is not to... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
S&T technique to detect breast cancer moving from lab to commercialization Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a pat
S&T technique to detect breast cancer moving from lab to commercialization
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a patented device developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher. Posted... Read more
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The Oklahoman
WATCH: Oscars Speed Painting - Matt Damon Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home Ways to woo your
WATCH: Oscars Speed Painting - Matt Damon
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home Ways to woo your lover: The Oklahoma City area offers fun, inventive ways to... Oklahoma CIty-area features briefs World-renowned primatologist... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Once a Texas Playboy, always a Texas Playboy, Oklahoman is one of the lastCHICKASHA — Joe Settlemires was in his 20s when he joined "the king of Western
Once a Texas Playboy, always a Texas Playboy, Oklahoman is one of the last
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
CHICKASHA — Joe Settlemires was in his 20s when he joined "the king of Western swing," Bob Wills, in the early 1960s. Since 1934, Wills and the Texas Playboys, a show band with fiddles, horns, drums and even a jazz guitar, had defined the face of... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Cam Newton visibly disappointed after Super Bowl loss, leaves press conferenceBuss Shines as Indiana Stays Unbeaten at HomeBuss Shines as Indiana Stays Unbea
Cam Newton visibly disappointed after Super Bowl loss, leaves press conference
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 days ago
Buss Shines as Indiana Stays Unbeaten at HomeBuss Shines as Indiana Stays Unbeaten at Home Indiana doesn't make excuses. Just ask Jenn Anderson. The junior center never allowed Nebraska's leading scorer Jessica Shepard to get comfortable in the post... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating Failure - Ministers' Performance AgreementsWHAT gets measured gets done. I believe this is exactly what the highest office
Celebrating Failure - Ministers' Performance Agreements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
WHAT gets measured gets done. I believe this is exactly what the highest office in the country believed in when the decision to have the ministers sign performance agreements was taken. Commendable, but the manner in which some of the performance... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
VFW praises Blunt’s support for veteransMissouri’s Veterans of Foreign Wars gave U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, their
VFW praises Blunt’s support for veterans
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Missouri’s Veterans of Foreign Wars gave U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, their 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday in Jefferson City. “It is important to have elected officials who are fully committed to helping our service members and their... Read more
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The Oklahoman
World-renowned primatologist to speak at University of Science and Arts of OklahomaCHICKASHA — Dr. Frans de Waal, an author and one of the top primatologists in t
World-renowned primatologist to speak at University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
CHICKASHA — Dr. Frans de Waal, an author and one of the top primatologists in the world, will speak at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Feb. 16. His keynote address — titled "Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?" —... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spatial Data Standards PencilledThe first phase of standardisation for Spatial Data will take 2 - 5 years to fu
Spatial Data Standards Pencilled
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The first phase of standardisation for Spatial Data will take 2 - 5 years to fully develop, the Namibia Statistic Agency said when they hosted the first National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) workshop on standards and specifications at the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can Hormone Replacement Therapy help hold off dementia? Women who take oestrogen menopause have better brain structure, scientists say
Can Hormone Replacement Therapy help hold off dementia?
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Women who take oestrogen menopause have better brain structure, scientists say Women who take HRT have hippocampus 'significantly' larger than others Hippocampus is sensitive to any oestrogen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unlocking Namibia's Industrialisation PotentialStructural transformation of the Namibian economy is based on three main pillar
Unlocking Namibia's Industrialisation Potential
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Structural transformation of the Namibian economy is based on three main pillars namely market access, industrial development and infrastructure development. The market access pillar has two components; market access at home and market access abroad.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Will Carry Namibia Forever in My HeartIndonesian Ambassador to Namibia Agustino Sumartono is counting the last days o
I Will Carry Namibia Forever in My Heart
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Indonesian Ambassador to Namibia Agustino Sumartono is counting the last days of his diplomatic posting to Namibia. New Era's Fifi Rhodes caught up with the outgoing ambassador who has been in Namibia since 2012. Your Excellency, share with us your... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Funding for New University Insufficient for UpgradesThe Vice — Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology, Professor Tj
Funding for New University Insufficient for Upgrades
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Vice — Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology, Professor Tjama Tjivikua said funding for upgrades at the institution is not enough to fully represent its new identity. This came after Dr. Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, Deputy Minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unam Says 'No Free Registration'THE University of Namibia has denied claims by Nanso that it is finally allowin
Unam Says 'No Free Registration'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE University of Namibia has denied claims by Nanso that it is finally allowing all students to register for free. This is after the Namibia National Students Organisation told the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday that the university... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Hockey: Seniors shock SilverHockey News of Friday, 5 February 2016 Ashanti regional hockey league leaders,
Hockey: Seniors shock Silver
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
Hockey News of Friday, 5 February 2016 Ashanti regional hockey league leaders, Silver, were given the shock of their lives last Saturday when they were thrashed 4-1 by Seniors in their crunch match at the Baba Yara Stadium. The results put brakes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The States Murtala Created... 40 Years AfterLagos, Makurdi, Owerri and Akure — It was the 34th day of the year 1976 in the
The States Murtala Created... 40 Years After
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Lagos, Makurdi, Owerri and Akure — It was the 34th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. A recommendation of the panel chaired by Justice Ayo Irikefe just came into reality - Nigeria had been split into 19 states by the regime of General... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Scientists complete research into street food vendingRegional News of Thursday, 4 February 2016 A group of scientists from the Kwam
Scientists complete research into street food vending
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 days ago
Regional News of Thursday, 4 February 2016 A group of scientists from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have completed research into street food vending in Kumasi to direct policy makers to frame specific laws to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Missouri S&T researcher comes up with patented breast cancer screening deviceCancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a paten
Missouri S&T researcher comes up with patented breast cancer screening device
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a patented device developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher. This week, Wyoming-based Cancer.im Inc., a Viratech Corp. company (Symbol: VIRA) and... Read more
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PhysOrg
New technique leads to creation of elastic high-strength carbon nanotube film(Phys.org)—A new technique developed by researchers at East China University of
New technique leads to creation of elastic high-strength carbon nanotube film
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
(Phys.org)—A new technique developed by researchers at East China University of Science and Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University has led to the development of a high-strength carbon nanotube film that retains much of the elasticity of native... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nust SRC Boycotts Academic OpeningThe dust refuses to settle between the Namibia University of Science and Techno
Nust SRC Boycotts Academic Opening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The dust refuses to settle between the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) management and the student representative council (SRC), whose leaders yesterday boycotted the annual official opening for the 2016 academic year. This new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shikodi Benefits From Frank Fredericks FoundationTHE Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) awarded a golf and education scholarship
Shikodi Benefits From Frank Fredericks Foundation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) awarded a golf and education scholarship to Gabriel Shikodi in Windhoek on Tuesday. The 20 year-old received a sponsorship of N$20 000 - part of proceeds from the foundation's fundraising golf day held last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Student Expelled for 'Speech, Hearing Challenges' Sues Rivers University for N20 MillionA student who was expelled by the Rivers State University of Science and Techno
Student Expelled for 'Speech, Hearing Challenges' Sues Rivers University for N20 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A student who was expelled by the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, in 2015, for having "speech and hearing challenges" has sued the institution for damages to the tune of N20 million. Jane Ottah, 28,‎ said the damages were for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FFF Continues to Empower Through Sport and EducationWindhoek — The Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) yesterday once again reaffirme
FFF Continues to Empower Through Sport and Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Windhoek — The Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) yesterday once again reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to the empowerment of young athletes through sport and education. For the second year running the foundation once again came to the aid of one... Read more
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Rising Sun
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General EducationMEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education t
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General Education
Rising Sun / Posted 9 days ago
MEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education to coincide with the opening of classes at UP Diliman WHERE: Palma Hall lobby, UP Diliman, Quezon City WHEN: January 19 (Tuesday), 11:30 a.m. PHOTO OPS: Media coverage... Read more
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Science Daily
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal managementWhat you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal management
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
What you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, an 18th-century German physician and scientist. The phenomenon occurs when a liquid, upon approaching an object that is much hotter than the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Signing Day 2016: Travis Homer (UM) among Oxbridge signeesMiami-bound running back Travis Homer and five of his Oxbridge Academy teammate
Signing Day 2016: Travis Homer (UM) among Oxbridge signees
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
Miami-bound running back Travis Homer and five of his Oxbridge Academy teammates signed national letters of intent Wednesday in a standing room only signing ceremony held in the school’s main lobby. Homer, a four-star recruit and the No. 3-ranked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Be Innovative, Chancellor Challenges Must GraduatesMbarara — The Chancellor Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), P
Be Innovative, Chancellor Challenges Must Graduates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mbarara — The Chancellor Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Prof Peter Mugyenyi, has challenged graduates to be innovative as they go out to look for jobs because the traditional employment opportunities are narrow. Advancement in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bukooli Central - a Proxy War Between Kasule Lumumba and Wafula OguttuBy Asuman Musobya and Abubaker Kirunda Bugiri — On August 10, last year when P
Bukooli Central - a Proxy War Between Kasule Lumumba and Wafula Oguttu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Asuman Musobya and Abubaker Kirunda Bugiri — On August 10, last year when President Museveni accompanied his visiting Kenyan counterpart to address the Ugandan Parliament, he had a message for the Opposition. "It will be my duty to ensure that I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Dairy and Grapes, He Set Up Hotel, School and UniversityWilliam Mukaira, 87, does not remember when he started working but he knows tha
From Dairy and Grapes, He Set Up Hotel, School and University
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
William Mukaira, 87, does not remember when he started working but he knows that he always wanted to do farming. Born in 1930 in Karaaro, Kyeizooba Sub-county in what was known then as Igara East County. That was before districts were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SPYL Gives Grants to 17 StudentsTHE DR ABRAHAM Iyambo Educational Fund yesterday presented 17 students with gra
SPYL Gives Grants to 17 Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
THE DR ABRAHAM Iyambo Educational Fund yesterday presented 17 students with grants for this year. The grants are worth N$31 000 and are for the students' stationery and books. Five of the recipients study at the University of Namibia (Unam); five... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Use of force brings nothing but destruction, distress and suffering: Raheel SharifQUETTA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif has said he understands that the
Use of force brings nothing but destruction, distress and suffering: Raheel Sharif
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif has said he understands that the use of force brings nothing but destruction, distress and suffering, often to those who have no part in it, adding that involvement of the people and state institutions,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City-area community briefsRead-in set for Black History Month NORMAN — Norman Public Library West will c
Oklahoma City-area community briefs
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
Read-in set for Black History Month NORMAN — Norman Public Library West will commemorate Black History Month by hosting the Pioneer Library System's 12th annual African-American Read-In at 2 p.m. Feb. 14. The event celebrates literature and the arts... Read more
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Business Wire
Eltek bringt den Rectiverter auf den Markt: Durchbruch im Bereich der Leistungselektronik-TechnologieDRAMMEN, Norwegen--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eltek gibt heute die Markteinführung des Re
Eltek bringt den Rectiverter auf den Markt: Durchbruch im Bereich der Leistungselektronik-Technologie
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
DRAMMEN, Norwegen--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eltek gibt heute die Markteinführung des Rectiverter bekannt. Dieses Energieumwandlungsmodul kombiniert die Funktionen von Gleichrichter, Wechselrichter und „statischem Transferschalter” in einem. Der Rectiverter... Read more
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Business Wire
Eltek Launches the Rectiverter, a Breakthrough in Power Electronics TechnologyDRAMMEN, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eltek is today announcing the launch of the R
Eltek Launches the Rectiverter, a Breakthrough in Power Electronics Technology
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
DRAMMEN, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eltek is today announcing the launch of the Rectiverter, a power conversion module combining the functions of a rectifier, an inverter and a “static transfer switch” in one. The Rectiverter is a 3-port bidirectional... Read more
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