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GENERAL MOTORS GOES ELECTRIC: IS THE ELECTRIC AGE AFRICA’S DOOM?

As many companies and states shift to the use of clean energy beyond the use of fossil fuel powered cars, General Motors a known manufacturer of gasoline and diesel-powered cars has announced its plan towards an all-electric, zero-emission cars in the future. The new program and initiative are going to …

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2017 NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE AWARDED TO THREE AMERICANS

This year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to three Americans; Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for discoveries in body rhythms. These researchers isolated a gene that controls daily rhythms of the body. The award was decided by Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute and this was …

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NATION BUILDING LESSONS FROM TECH COMPANIES

Rebuilding the nations of Africa (nation building) has never been urgent in history as it is today and there is every reason to keep working in achieving working nations that empowers everyone achieves their individual dreams. Nation building is one thing nations of Africa like Nigeria need to approach seriously …

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TWITTER SUSPENDS 360,000 ACCOUNTS

San Francisco based company twitter has said that it has suspended about 360,000 accounts since mid-2015. According to them these accounts violated the company policy against the promotion of terrorism and extremism violence. It is also working to prevent suspended users from coming to the platform immediately using other accounts. …

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AMAZON TO CREATE 500 JOBS WITH NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTRES IN THE UK

Online retail giant has on Friday said that it would be creating 500 more jobs when it opens new offices in Northern England. These news jobs are additions to the already 3500 jobs they expect to create in 2016 spanning head office, research and development centres, customer service centres, a …

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MICROSOFT ACQUIRES GAME START-UP OWNED BY 18-YEAR OLD

Microsoft’s X-box Team announced on Thursday that is has bought Beam, an interactive live-streaming platform for gamers run by 18-year old Matt Salsamendi. The start-up which was launched in Seattle is 8 months old and has 24 employees. The deal terms have not been disclosed. Microsoft disclosed that Beam acquisition will …

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