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September 25, 2017 8:21 PM Satya Nadella aims to make Microsoft mighty

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced. And he has ... but it's not a tell-all memoir. Instead, Nadella, who has worked at the company since the early 1990s, has positioned himself as the embodiment of the story Microsoft wants to tell about 1

September 25, 2017 4:01 PM After 15 years in a coma, an implant makes a man cry again

A car accident left a 34-year-old man in a vegetative state. Then, one day in 2016, vagus nerve stimulation bought him back from the brink In 2016, in a Lyon hospital, a man shed a single tear. It took place under the scrutiny of an infrared camera set up to track any movement or action the 34-year-old made. Near-strangers would afterwards watch that footage 1

September 25, 2017 2:16 PM The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

Two new iPhones went on sale this past weekend, but lines were not as long as they've been for previous iPhone launches. This has investors and analysts asking: Are Apple customers and fans passing on the iPhone 8 and waiting to see the $999 iPhone X? The iPhone X will be the most expensive and most technologically advanced iPhone when it hits stores 1

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Kwerepe Extols Public Servants for Good Service

Kanye — Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe has extolled public servants for their resolve to render top-notch service to the public amidst a myriad of challenges they contend with on a daily basis. He said in his address to public officers on September 22 in Kanye that the role played by civil 1

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Government Tightens Security Measures

Gaborone — Entertainment or festival events already scheduled to use the National Stadium this year will go on. Addressing music promoters at Botswana National Youth Council recently, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said following a savingram from government that banned entertainment or festival events at the National 1

September 25, 2017 1:31 PM 'World's heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing. Eman Ahmed, who weighed more than 78 stone (500kg) at her heaviest, had been receiving treatment for several months following an operation in March. She first had surgery in Mumbai, losing about 50 stone (317kg) after being 1

September 25, 2017 11:43 AM Eman Abdul Atti, once known as 'world’s heaviest woman', dies

Eman Abdul Atti died at 4.35am on Monday due to complications from heart disease, kidney dysfunction: doctors Eman Abdul Atti, once known as the “world’s heaviest woman alive”, passed away on Monday morning. The 37-year-old Egyptian, who was treated at Burjeel Hospital, passed away at 4:35 AM on Monday, according to a statement from the hospital 1

September 25, 2017 4:00 AM Alliance for Progressives aligns with mokoko

Excited AP sources revealed that Dabutha was not interested in contesting the by-election until some influential BMD members convinced her to stand before the announcement of the new political movement. They even claim that they have been campaigning for her behind the scenes. The BMD is a contracting party under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) 1

September 24, 2017 11:33 PM Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Tea promotes hope, helps kick off awareness month

HOBART — For the sixth year in a row a sellout crowd of around 800 attended the 16th annual Pink Ribbon Society Breast Cancer Awareness Tea on Sunday at Avalon Manor. The event featured a catered lunch and messages of hope and empowerment from breast cancer survivors and caregivers. Shades of pink flowed across the room from table ornaments and napkins 2

September 24, 2017 1:34 PM Alarming! 'Super malaria' spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia

It is caused by a parasite that is spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes and is a major killer of children. The team at the Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok said there was a real danger of malaria becoming untreatable. Proffesor Arjen Dondorp, the head of the unit, told the BBC: "We think it is a serious threat. "It is alarming that this strain 1