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  • MTN GDP recruits 12 Congo Brazzaville youths

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    20 Nov 2014 | 4:05 am
    Twelve young graduates in Congo Brazzaville are currently learning the ropes in MTN Congo as part of the mobile operator’s Graduate Development Programme.
  • Smart LED Lamp Comes with Radar Device to Monitor Elderly People

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    18 Nov 2014 | 5:38 am
    News Source: Nikkei Technology Union Tool Co, a cutting tool manufacturer based in Japan, will release a system that monitors an elderly person, etc by using an LED lamp equipped with a laser device in September 2015. The system, “Laser Light,” can instantaneously detect abnormalities such as a tumble of the object person and monitor the state of breathing or sleeping by measuring the distance between the LED lamp attached to a ceiling and the object person. Different from monitoring systems equipped with a camera or biosensor, the new system can eliminate the discomfort and…
  • Prepare For Austerity (Oil Price Slump) Measures - FG

    Essenceclue | Nigeria #1 Online Blog
    18 Nov 2014 | 11:12 pm
    The minister stressed that even though the drop in oil prices was a serious challenge, it was also an opportunity for the country to refocus efforts towards the non-oil sectors in preparation for a future with less oil revenue. As part of the efforts to reduce expenditure, she said international travel within the public service would be severely curtailed, adding however, that critical infrastructure projects would not be affected because they were key to economic growth, development and job creation. She stated that the decline in oil prices had given additional impetus to the Federal…
  • Increasing Investments, Adoption of Cleaner Fuels and Government Initiatives Propelling the Growth of United States Fuel Cell Market

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    17 Nov 2014 | 4:31 am
    North American region is the second largest revenue generating region in global fuel cell market after Asia-Pacific. The growth of North American region is primarily dependent on the growing demand for fuel cells in the United States. United States accounted for more than 60% of North American Fuel cell market. Companies such as Fuel Cell Energy, Ballard and Plug Power are contributing majorly for the growth of fuel cells market in United Sates. According to 6Wresearch, United States Fuel cell market is projected to reach $1.42 billion by 2019. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell…
  • Sheffield United retract Evans offer

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Sheffield United announce they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities. Read more here: BBC World News Headlines Last Updated 20th November, 2014, 12:39 PM
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  • MTN GDP recruits 12 Congo Brazzaville youths

    20 Nov 2014 | 4:05 am
    Twelve young graduates in Congo Brazzaville are currently learning the ropes in MTN Congo as part of the mobile operator’s Graduate Development Programme.
  • New sustainable housing from Innovation Hub

    20 Nov 2014 | 12:49 am
    Botswana Innovation Hub has unveiled a prototype Sustainable Housing unit that has the potential to significantly improve the lives of people through its rapid deployment, solar renewable lighting, rain water catchment and use of local materials as value additions.
  • Moremi School launches own ICT Hub

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Moremi III Memorial School in Maun has launched its own Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub aimed at improving the status of education at the school. 
  • BTCL wraps up nationwide employee road shows

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:41 pm
    As part of the overarching awareness activities ahead of the much-anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL), the company has successfully completed a nationwide employee road show.
  • 2014 Orange Africa Prize goes to Botswana

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:16 pm
    The 2014 Orange Africa Social Venture Prize has this year been awarded to a Botswana-based ICT professional whose winning project, Modisar, has been vying for recognition for a couple of years. 
 
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  • Smart LED Lamp Comes with Radar Device to Monitor Elderly People

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    18 Nov 2014 | 5:38 am
    News Source: Nikkei Technology Union Tool Co, a cutting tool manufacturer based in Japan, will release a system that monitors an elderly person, etc by using an LED lamp equipped with a laser device in September 2015. The system, “Laser Light,” can instantaneously detect abnormalities such as a tumble of the object person and monitor the state of breathing or sleeping by measuring the distance between the LED lamp attached to a ceiling and the object person. Different from monitoring systems equipped with a camera or biosensor, the new system can eliminate the discomfort and…
  • Verbatim’sPAR16 GU10

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    12 Nov 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Verbatim’s dimmable 8.5W PAR16 GU10 range delivers up to 660lmm and comes in a choice of colour temperatures, and are 25% more efficient than the firm’s previous generation. The firm is being good here – quoting 660 lm in a 90° cone. Total output is up to 690 lm. “Using technology developed by Verbatim’s parent company Mitsubishi Chemical, the LED lamps achieve increased heat dissipation using a sophisticated heatsink design. Coupled with improved airflow and employing the latest chip-on-board technology, the lamps can be driven harder without overheating and offer an extended…
  • Smart LED Lamp Comes with Radar Device to Monitor Elderly People

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    12 Nov 2014 | 2:59 pm
    News Source: Nikkei Technology Union Tool Co, a cutting tool manufacturer based in Japan, will release a system that monitors an elderly person, etc by using an LED lamp equipped with a laser device in September 2015. The system, “Laser Light,” can instantaneously detect abnormalities such as a tumble of the object person and monitor the state of breathing or sleeping by measuring the distance between the LED lamp attached to a ceiling and the object person. Different from monitoring systems equipped with a camera or biosensor, the new system can eliminate the discomfort and…
  • LEDs light the Sistine Chapel

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    12 Nov 2014 | 12:54 pm
    The Sistine Chapel is now lit by LEDs, spectrally matched to excite the pigments used by Michelangelo, Botticelli and other artists working 500 hundred years ago. Since the 1980s, the chapel has been lit from outside through its 12 windows by a mixture of 150W spotlights and 1kW halogen projectors – 66kW in total, according to Osram which supplied the LED replacement. However, despite this huge power input, illuminance was “a few lux on the artworks, because semi-transparent plastic covers have been installed in front of the windows to protect the art from ultraviolet radiation”, said…
  • Germany takes a step to imaging LED matrix headlamps

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    10 Nov 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Arbitrary-beam headlights are another step closer, claims a German consortium. Cars already exist in which cameras shape the headlight beam around other road users – maximizing light on the road while minimizing dazzle. These adaptive headlamps are based on forward-facing cameras and shaped mechanical shutters within the headlight. With the advent of LEDs, headlamp developers have been trying to remove the mechanical shutters, and replace the light source with a matrix of LEDs. The idea is that the car’s computer will decide the beam pattern required on the road moment by moment, and that…
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  • Prepare For Austerity (Oil Price Slump) Measures - FG

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:12 pm
    The minister stressed that even though the drop in oil prices was a serious challenge, it was also an opportunity for the country to refocus efforts towards the non-oil sectors in preparation for a future with less oil revenue. As part of the efforts to reduce expenditure, she said international travel within the public service would be severely curtailed, adding however, that critical infrastructure projects would not be affected because they were key to economic growth, development and job creation. She stated that the decline in oil prices had given additional impetus to the Federal…
  • Civilian JTF To Provide Security In Borno Schools

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:08 pm
    The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had planned to enlist the services of local vigilantes, called Civilian JTF, to provide security in public schools ahead of the November 17 re-opening date. Public schools in the state are expected to re-open on Monday after being shut on March 16 due to security challenges. Dr. Mohammed Dongel, the Chairman of the 19-man committee on the resuscitation of primary school education in the state, stated this in a meeting with education secretaries and headmasters of public schools in Maiduguri. Dongel said that the vigilantes had already been…
  • How Sixteen Year Old Girl Was Molested For Four Years By Married Guardian

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:05 pm
    It’s a long read though, just another eye opener for married women who have young house helps in the house. No one could have imagined that 16-year-old Gloria (not real name) was just two weeks away from the delivery of a child on September 3, 2014. “I noticed her neck was full and darker, those were the only signs I saw. So, I asked if she was pregnant. Her expression and answer showed she had no idea she was indeed pregnant,” a neighbour who unravelled the mystery of the pregnancy told Saturday Punch. Gloria, a year one senior secondary school student, lives with his married brother…
  • Orezi Chased Out Of Redeemer's University

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Esegine Allen, better known by his stage name Alhaji Orezi, is a Nigerian musician from Delta State. He rose to prominence with his song "Rihanna" in 2013. On Thursday, November 13, 2014 Orezi was kicked out of the Redeemers University's premises by the school management, much to the disapproval of several students who started protesting the decision. Orezi who was just about to perform his hit track "Shoki" was chased out of the school, after the University's Chaplain was reported to have threatened the DJ of the Event. Left with no choice but to leave the school, Orezi afterwards took to…
  • Twitter Can Now Be Translated Into Yoruba

    18 Nov 2014 | 10:58 pm
    On the 1st of March 2012, thousands of tweets in a language originating from the South West of Nigeria dominated Nigerian conversation on the social network. This was no spontaneous coincidence. The people behind the #TweetYoruba campaign, as it was dubbed at the time, had one clear goal in mind. To get Yoruba supported on Twitter. Their efforts were not in vain. After a few hours of a sustained barrage, Twitter’s translation desk took notice and promised that support would come in a few months. Of all the enthusiastic Yoruba afficionados in Nigeria and across the diaspora who were driving…
 
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  • Increasing Investments, Adoption of Cleaner Fuels and Government Initiatives Propelling the Growth of United States Fuel Cell Market

    6wresearch - Market Intelligence Solutions
    17 Nov 2014 | 4:31 am
    North American region is the second largest revenue generating region in global fuel cell market after Asia-Pacific. The growth of North American region is primarily dependent on the growing demand for fuel cells in the United States. United States accounted for more than 60% of North American Fuel cell market. Companies such as Fuel Cell Energy, Ballard and Plug Power are contributing majorly for the growth of fuel cells market in United Sates. According to 6Wresearch, United States Fuel cell market is projected to reach $1.42 billion by 2019. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell…
  • Superior Health Solutions In Las Vegas Offers Trusted Solutions For Thyroid Disorders

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    17 Nov 2014 | 4:29 am
    Las Vegas NV, 15-NOVEMBER-2014 – Superior Health Solutions is pleased to announce that local patients can obtain reliable solutions for thyroid disorders with trusted methods and products. The Las Vegas Thyroid Doctor is experienced in identifying the problems and issues which are associated with thyroid disorders. Problems with the thyroid gland are often not recognized by traditional medical practitioners. The professionals at Superior Health Solutions understand how to identify malfunctioning thyroid glands and prepare a therapy plan to improve functioning. The symptoms of thyroid…
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Beautifully Crafted Design For Real Time Challenges

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    17 Nov 2014 | 4:28 am
    In the modern world, you have to be active for day to day challenges and what best cap happen when you get a device that will really help you to ease your stress. Well, it’s going to happen with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. With the help of this device you will be able to do lot more things in one place. The brand new Note 4 bestowed refined camera, enhanced battery backup, premium look and the optimized screen. The fourth generation Note phablet allows you to do multitasking with its multi-window functionality. Its massive 5.7-inch display has an option of half, split and pop up screen…
  • BASIX undecided on changing to a small bank, says CEO

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    12 Nov 2014 | 11:14 pm
    BASIX Group is undecided on converting its microfinancebusiness into a small bank due to proposed restriction in scope of activities of such banks.“Right now, the final guidelines have not come. The current guidelines talk about contiguous districts and homogeneous cluster of states. We are already in three states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. It is not only us. All microfinance institutions that are in more than one state will not find it attractive to become a small bank if this regulation is there (in the final guidelines),” Vijay Mahajan, founder and…
  • Banking services paralysed in West Bengal

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    12 Nov 2014 | 10:49 pm
    The nation-wide bank strike to press for wage revision brought banking services in West Bengal to a grinding halt today inconveniencing customers. Bengal convener of United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Gautam Banerjee told PTI that the strike was total and all branches of nationalised and private banks in the state were affected.Clearing operation at Reserve Bank of India was also hit, he said.The unions had asked the banks to keep off-site ATMs in hospital premises open to help patients’ families withdraw cash, he said, adding that some of the ATMs had already run out of…
 
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  • Sheffield United retract Evans offer

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:17 pm
    20 November 2014 Last updated at 20:17 By Simon Stone BBC Sport Sheffield United have announced that they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans to use their training facilities. More to follow The post Sheffield United retract Evans offer appeared first on Bain Daily.
  • Illegal immigrants hopeful about Obama speech

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:12 pm
    Illegal immigrants hopeful about Obama speech Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Millions of undocumented immigrants in the US are expected to watch President Barack Obama’s immigration reform speech tonight, with one Maryland… From: Reuters Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:39 More in News & Politics The post Illegal immigrants hopeful about Obama speech appeared first on Bain Daily.
  • Special Section: Finding a Retirement Haven to Suit You

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Special Section As time has passed, Barbara Zierten and her husband, John Dahlen, have decided that the small town in the Sierra Nevada foothills to which they retired isn’t an ideal fit. By ANN CARRNS November 18, 2014 More than 10 years ago, Barbara Zierten and her husband retired to a small town in California’s scenic “gold country,” in the Sierra Nevada foothills. “It’s beautiful here,” said Ms. Zierten, 73, explaining the attraction of the area east of San Francisco. They also were on a tight budget and reasoned that a small town would…
  • ArtsBeat: The New Republic’s Party Includes Bill Clinton, Toasts and Whispers of Unease

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    20 Nov 2014 | 11:51 am
    WASHINGTON — The New Republic has made a specialty of viciously skewering Democrats over the years, and few have endured tougher jabs than Bill Clinton. But at a black-tie gala on Wednesday night celebrating the bastion of liberal contrarianism’s 100th birthday, Mr. Clinton, who delivered the evening’s keynote address, was in a forgiving mood. “No, I don’t hold it against them,” Mr. Clinton said to a reporter amid the photo-snapping scrum that surrounded him during the cocktail hour. He adding jokingly: “They’re under new ownership now.”…
  • Reports: Seventh woman claims publicly that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her

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    20 Nov 2014 | 11:44 am
    A seventh woman has claimed publicly that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her. Therese Serignese contacted The Huffington Post herself, which then ran a lengthy interview in which she claimed Cosby assaulted her 38 years ago, and also how she still repeatedly reached out to him for help in the years to come. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT “The reason I’m coming forward now is that I’m still angry about what he did, and I’m angry that he pretends he didn’t do these things,” Serignese, now 58 and a registered nurse, told the blog. “People know what they do.
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  • Kwara State Gov Wants Diversification Plan from NACCIMA After Q4 Meeting

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Kwara State Governor,Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on members of the National Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) to use the body’s on-going 4th Quarter Council Meeting in Ilorin to come up with a road map for promoting trade, commerce, and people-focused growth.   Governor Ahmed noted that the national quest for diversification of the economy through trade, agriculture and industrialisation must be backed up with approaches that will hasten the realisation of such objectives.   “Nigeria’s quest for rapid and accelerated development and…
  • Bill Cosby Denies Rape Allegation By Janice Dickinson

    oiyanu
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:49 am
    Once again, Bill Cosby has denied another rape allegation, the more recent one from Janice Dickinson.    Janice Dickinson said during an interview that Cosby drugged and raped her in 1982.    With the internet going abuzz with the shocking revelation, Cosby Lawyer, Martin Singer has issued a statement to the effect:   “Janice (Dickinson’s) story accusing Bill Cosby of rape is a complete lie,” Singersaid in a statement, according to a report by NBC’s Philadelphia affiliate station WCAU-TV. “There is documentary proof that Janice Dickinson…
  • First Lady of Ebonyi ,Mrs Elechi Gives Succour To Orphans.

    oiyanu
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:25 am
    One hundred and ten( 110) vulnerable children today received educational support materials from the Wife of Ebonyi State Governor, Mrs.Josephine Elechi to further their education.   Mrs.Elechi stated this at Government House Abakaliki during the distribution of the Educational Suppport to 0rphans.   She said that her support program is done under her pet project, called the Mother and Child Care Initiative(MCCI)which aims at enhancing the well being of women and children as well as other vulnerable members of the society.   According to her, the educational programme covers the…
  • Former Chief Of Staff Nasko Declares For Niger Governorship Race

    oiyanu
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:41 am
    Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko former Chief of Staff Government House Niger state on Thursday declared to run for the governorship of the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), promising to build on the solid foundation already laid for the development of the state by Governor Babangida Aliyu.   "I Umar Mohammed Nasko today the 20th day of November 2014 declare my intention to run for the governorship of Niger state on the platform of the PDP I seek your support to be next governor of our dear state’.   Nasko sought the cooperation of the people to…
  • Messi The Best Ever And He Should Stay At Barcelona, Says Rakitic

    oiyanu
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:41 am
    Yakubu Salisu   The Croatia international has nothing but praise for his team-mate and is hopeful he will not leave the club at the end of the season. Ivan Rakitic believes Lionel Messi is the best player ever and has urged the Argentina star to stay at Barcelona.   Messi admitted earlier this week that he is no longer sure his future lies at Camp Nou and he could be tempted to move on in the near future if a good offer comes in.   Nevertheless, Rakitic is hopeful that the prolific attacker will remain with the Catalan side and has vowed to do whatever it takes to convince his…
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