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May 28, 2017 7:24 AM Increase our grant; LEAP beneficiaries appeal to gov't

Beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in the Tano South District of Brong-Ahafo Region, have appealed to the government to increase the quantum of the grant given them to enhance their socio-economic wellbeing. Speaking on the sideline of a public forum on using access to information to promote citizens' involvement 36

May 25, 2017 10:23 PM Fifty Four Years Ago Today

The African Union (AU) at 54 today has long come of age. Were it to be human it would have been inching towards retiring from active public service as it were. It is not human but an institution established to get to a destination where our Africanness would put us in a good stead to manage ourselves sufficiently enough to wean ourselves off handouts 12

April 20, 2017 8:55 AM Man arrested for gunning down pump attendant

A man believed to be in his early 50s has being remanded into prison custody for allegedly shooting a pump attendant to death in Paga in the Upper East Region. The suspect, Osman Paredavua shot the pump attendant of Quantum Petroleum, Moses Akazuo, 30, on Monday 17th April, 2017. The deceased is said to have been hit by the bullet when the suspect tried 32

March 16, 2017 8:14 AM ‘Step up national productivity rate’

PORT KLANG: The national productivity rate must be increased from the current 2.3% to 4% for Malaysia to become a high-income nation, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. One criteria for this was to make the people high-wage earners, the Prime Minister said. “And earning a high income depends directly on an individual’s level of education and skill,” he said in his speech 11

March 13, 2017 5:50 PM When Trump meets Merkel, will opposites attract?

Trump trashed the German leader during the campaign, but they have an opportunity to start over when she visits the White House this week. Usually, when the American and German leaders meet up for formal talks, Human Rights Watch sends the two allied countries some guidance on sensitive topics to try to influence their discussion. But ahead of this week’s 11

March 7, 2017 8:34 AM Updated Porsche 911 GT3 gains manual gearbox and 9000rpm redline

The revised Porsche 911 GT3 is regaining a manual gearbox option, following criticism that the current car has been offered only with a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic gearbox since it was launched in 2013. The revised GT3 uses a 493bhp 4.0-litre flat six, replacing the 469bhp 3.8-litre flat six. It is a development of the engine used in the 911 R and GT3 RS, with an upgraded 16

March 6, 2017 11:56 AM Commercialize quantum technologies in five years

Masoud Mohseni, Peter Read, Hartmut Neven and colleagues at Google's Quantum AI Laboratory set out investment opportunities on the road to the ultimate quantum machines. From aspects of quantum entanglement to chemical reactions with large molecules, many features of the world cannot be described efficiently with conventional computers based on binary 34

March 6, 2017 9:48 AM Commercialize early quantum technologies in five years

Masoud Mohseni, Peter Read, Hartmut Neven and colleagues at Google's Quantum AI Laboratory set out investment opportunities on the road to the ultimate quantum machines. From aspects of quantum entanglement to chemical reactions with large molecules, many features of the world cannot be described efficiently with conventional computers based on binary 40

March 6, 2017 5:02 AM IBM's quantum cloud computer goes commercial

Company plans a bigger, better system aimed at creating a market for the still-immature technology. Hoping that if you build it, they will come, IBM plans to roll out the world’s first commercial ‘universal’ quantum-computing service some time this year, the company announced on 6 March. Named IBM Q, the system will be accessible over the Internet for a fee. The project 77

March 6, 2017 2:46 AM China's National People's Congress kicks off with weakened, politically-minded growth target

Li also announced a series of additional targets, including keeping the consumer price index around 3 percent, continuing to tackle overcapacity in the coal and steel sectors, and pledging to create 11 million new urban jobs. "An important part of successful excess capacity reduction is the settlement of employees in affected locations," said UBS economist 2