Daily Archives: August 15, 2013
QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador will open up part of the Amazon rainforest to oil drilling after rich nations failed to back a conservation plan that would have paid the country not to explore in the area, President Rafael Correa said on Thursday.
The First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Mr Millison Narh, has charged financial institutions to continually re-engineer their operations in order to stay relevant in a competitive environment.He said the stiff competition in the financial services sector meant that institutions which must survive should introduce innovative strategies …
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck south of New Zealand’s capital, Wellington, on Friday, sending panicked workers and residents into the streets just weeks after a similar size quake struck the city.
The party's new strategy to appeal to women and minorities risks alienating its base
Inflation for the month of July inched up to 11.8 per cent, from the 11.6 per cent recorded for June, 2013, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has announced.
In 1977, with Mr. Kornfeld as president, Radio Shack introduced the TRS-80, one of the first mass-market computers for consumers.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Ministry of Public Security and a cabinet-level research center are preparing to probe IBM Corp, Oracle Corp and EMC Corp over security issues, the official Shanghai Securities News said on Friday.
SIC Insurance Company Limited posted a solid performance for 2012, with GH¢98.9 million as gross earned premium income indicating a growth of 24 per cent compared to the performance of GH¢79.6 million in 2011.
Coinbase has added SMS commands to their already user-friendly Bitcoin wallet and purchasing systems. The system, which uses simple commands (qr $100 will make a QR code for a $100 withdrawal from your account) and a trusted phone to make things a bit more easier on BTC lovers.
Work has again ground to a halt on a provincial road after four years of wrangling over tenders.
It’s not, like, acceptable that the language is being mangled for the sake of expediency. But whatever.
Internet penetration in South Africa remains sluggish due to the high cost of connectivity.
Unions rail against the plan to cut bonuses at the government’s ‘model of excellence’ – the treasury.
The loss of their penises has ruined the lives of victims of traditional initiation schools in rural South Africa Mia Malan reports.