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Google hails net balloon ‘breakthrough’

17 February, 2017
BBC

Researchers at Google say they are “years closer” to rolling out a network of huge balloons to provide connectivity to rural areas.

The Project Loon team, part of the company’s X research lab, 

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School feeding programme under threat as caterers threaten to withdraw services

Caterers working under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) have threatened to withdraw their services over unpaid monies.

The over 4,000 caterers alleged that they had not been paid from May 2016 to December 2016. The debt which has accumulated over the period amounts to over GH&c

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Lack of media focus on literary programmes worrying — Appenteng

The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr Kwesi Gyan-Appenteng, has expressed worry over the inability of the media to communicate literary programmes to the public.

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1,393 Candidates to write third edition of private BECE

A total of 1,393 candidates will write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for private candidates which begins from Monday, February 13, 2017.

The candi

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Samsung posts highest profits in 3 years despite Note7 debacle

25 January, 2017

Samsung reported Monday that its Q4 2016 operating profits jumped by 50% to $7.9 billion, the company’s highest in three years.

This news comes just a day after the South Korean conglomerate reported that faulty batteries were behind the spontaneous combustions of its

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Google takes a new approach to native apps with Instant Apps for Android

24 January, 2017

Mobile apps often provide a better user experience than browser-based web apps, but you first have to find them, download them, and then try not to forget you installed them. Now, Google wants us to rethink what mobile apps are and how we interact with them.

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta

24 January, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make