Commemorating Smallpox Eradication – a legacy of hope, for COVID-19 and other diseases

On 8 May 1980, the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared: ‘The world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.’  The declaration marked the end of a disease that had plagued humanity for at least 3 000 years, killing 300 million people in the 20th century alone.   It was ended, thanks to a 10-year global effort, spearheaded by the World Health Organization, that involved thousan... »


Virtual Press Conference on COVID-19- 06 April 2020

  Originally broadcast live on 06 April 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme with special guests Lady Gaga and Hugh Evans, CEO and Co-fou... »

What Dancing With the Stars Can Teach You About Business

Donald Driver, vast receiver for the Green Bay Packers, received this 12 months’s Dancing With the Stars. Now Donald is a superb man and possibly price having an article dedicated to him, however that is not why I’m doing it. Why I’m doing it’s as a result of the identical strengths Donald dropped at his profession with the Packers is what finally was accountable for him pr... »


Kano To Arrest Food Trucks Conveying Passengers

Kano Road and Traffic Agency Kano Road and Traffic Agency The Kano State Government says it would prosecute any meals truck driver seen conveying individuals from different components of the nation into the town.  The Managing Director, Kano Road and Traffic Agency, Baffa Babba Dan’agundi, mentioned the meals may also be confiscated.  The state authorities closed down all entry factors into ... »


Renewal of expiring road tax and driving licence exempted during MCO period

KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicle owners whose road tax or driving licence expires from today can breathe easy as the Transport Ministry has exempted their renewal until the movement control order (MCO) is lifted. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said today the renewal exemption was applicable to driver’s licence, motor vehicle licence or road tax and vocational licences (GDL & PSV). However... »


Thailand closes nine border checkpoints to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Thai government has closed nine border checkpoints to Malaysia until further notice to curb the spread of Covid-19. The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (Customs), in a statement here, said that the Thai Ambassador to Malaysia, Narong Sasitorn has notified the South-East Asian division secretary at the Foreign Ministry today. “All nine Thai-Malaysian checkpoints via land and se... »


Study uncovers a potential driver of premature solar panel failures

Unlike diamonds, solar panels are not forever. Ultraviolet rays, gusts of wind and heavy rain wear away at them over their lifetime. Read More Hits: 1 Tags: Business »


Driver’s-ed-inspired system could make automated parallel parking more accessible

One of the most challenging tasks for drivers is parallel parking, which is why automatic parking systems are becoming a popular feature on some vehicles. However, the cost of designing and implementing such computing-intensive systems can significantly increase a vehicle’s price, creating a barrier to adding the feature in many models. Read More Hits: 1 Tags: Business »


Self-driving car trajectory tracking gets closer to human-driver ideal

Have you taken an Uber ride and disagreed with the “fastest” route that the GPS app suggested because you—or the driver—know a “better” way? Read More Hits: 0 Tags: Business »