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September 29, 2017 9:41 AM Aramco listing reshapes Saudi Arabia's OPEC oil policy

DUBAI/LONDON - Saudi Arabia's plans to float state oil titan Aramco are prompting the country to think the unthinkable. Late last year, Saudi Arabia tried to get fellow oil producers around the world to agree to reduce production. Before an OPEC meeting in Vienna in November, Saudi officials were armed with an unprecedented bargaining chip: if there 149

September 26, 2017 10:31 PM The United States is now the world’s second most ‘competitive’ economy

The United States is now the second most competitive economy in the world, climbing to an eight-year high in global rankings, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the World Economic Forum. The latest edition of the Global Competitiveness Report, an annual ranking of 137 economies based on data from international financial institutions, moved 135

September 24, 2017 8:45 AM Twitter testing Android app that uses less mobile data

San Francisco: In a bid to increase its monthly active users (MAU) in the developing markets where internet connectivity is poor, Twitter has started testing an Android app called `Twitter Lite` that uses less mobile data to work. Twitter, which has over 328 million total monthly active users -- 68 million MAU in the US and 260 million outside -- said the app was currently 69

September 23, 2017 8:25 AM From Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4; here’s a list of phones getting Android Oreo

This is just a list of devices that have been promised the update, with no specific timeline for the rollout. Lately, there has been a lot of confusion on which devices will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update and which devices won’t make the cut. Having launched the latest 8.0 version of Android OS earlier this year, Google recently confirmed that it has started 75

September 16, 2017 3:17 AM Rutendo Makore rescues Mighty Warriors to earn draw against Zambia

Rutendo Makore was the heroine of the day when she equalised for the Mighty Warriors five minutes into the second half against Zambia in a Cosafa Women’s Championship match played at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. Zimbabwe had to come from behind to earn a point against rivals Zambia who shot into the lead through a 25th minute goal by Barbra Banda 70

September 12, 2017 7:21 PM Thousands Of Americans Still Die Of AIDS Every Year

Yet antiretroviral therapy can turn the deadly disease into a manageable chronic condition. Antiretroviral therapy has transformed HIV from a death sentence to a manageable chronic condition for many. Yet as the death of 41-year-old Broadway composer Michael Friedman this past Saturday reminds us, thousands of Americans still die every year from HIV/AIDS 121

September 8, 2017 8:42 AM Striking driving school instructors berate DRTS for poor service

Learner drivers this week found themselves stranded at the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) testing grounds in Maruapula as disgruntled driving schools owners went on strike. By Monday about 20 candidates who had been booked for yard tests spent the whole day at the grounds without any help. The DRTS is said to be facing a serious shortage 40

August 29, 2017 8:53 AM Botswana: Ashwell Dethrones Branch

Gaborone — Botswana star rider Ross Branch is disappointed with managing only a fourth position at the 2017 Motocross of African Nations (MXoAN 2017) event which took place over the weekend at the Wings Moto Park at Mmamashia north of Gaborone. The highly anticipated MX1 event at the competition pitted Branch against Zimbabwean rival Jayden Ashwell who emerged 75

August 29, 2017 4:54 AM Students Should Use Cellphones – Dow

At the BOSETU delegates’ congress here on Friday, Dow said in this current era of Information, Communication Technology (ICT) in every sphere of life, including schools, time of thinking cellphones and laptops disrupt classes is over. She said there is nothing wrong with students using those devices. “The problem is not the gadgets, but rules on when they should 53

August 27, 2017 12:58 PM Major drug study opens up vast new opportunities in combating heart disease

A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks — beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol — promising new avenues of treatment of Americans' number one killer. The findings, more than two decades after the discovery of powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs, called statins, taken by tens of millions, were announced 99