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Did a second killer asteroid finish the dinosaurs off? Crater in West Africa hints yes.

TheNewsHOOK 18 Aug 2022
Did a second killer asteroid finish the dinosaurs off? Crater in West Africa hints yes ....
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Making Case against Legalisation of Abortion, Contraceptive Usage in Nigeria

This Day 18 Aug 2022
They accuse the west of an attempt to kill Africa’s culture ... Africa today is in a much better place with its youthful population ... The coalition noted that the battle for the soul of Africa by the west was propelled increasingly by the convergence of both profit and the hedonistic lifestyle of the liberal order.
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Pushing the Frontiers of Broadband Connectivity

This Day 18 Aug 2022
The berthing of Glo-1, a wholly-owned facility that brought unprecedented bandwidth from Europe to Nigeria and other West African countries, marked the beginning of the crashing of bandwidth costs in Nigeria and the rest of West Africa, thereby facilitating more access to broadband internet.
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PCB unconcerned by PSL-IPL clash in 2025 as ICC announces new FTP cycle

Dawn 18 Aug 2022
In the WTC, Pakistan will play Tests against Australia (away), Bangladesh (home), England (home), South Africa (away), Sri Lanka (away) and West Indies (home), while their matches in the 2025-2027 championship are against Bangladesh (away), England (away), New Zealand (home), South Africa (home), Sri Lanka (home) and West Indies (away).
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LLSWS: Final glance

Reflector 18 Aug 2022
WHO PLAYED ... West Region ... St ... Europe-Africa Region ... Southwest 2, Latin America 0Mid-Atlantic 2, New England 1Asia-Pacific 4, Europe-Africa 1Southeast 6, West 1 ... Central 12, Europe-Africa 0West 7, Northwest 1North Carolina 8, Latin America 0New England 4, Canada 0 ... North Carolina 6, West 1New England 8, Central 2 ... .
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Oshuntoye: Unilever to Empower 500,000 Women in Africa by 2025

This Day 18 Aug 2022
Raheem Akingbolu. By 2025, Unilever West Africa would have empowered at least 500,000 women in Africa, Category Manager, Homecare, Oladapo Oshuntoye, has stated ... He stated that the vision for the Sunlight brand in Africa is to empower 500,000 women by 2025 ... .
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They discovered an underwater crater created when the dinosaurs disappeared

The Cleveland American 18 Aug 2022
No, it wasn’t the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs, but a previously unknown crater that formed around the same time 400 kilometers (248 miles) off the coast of West Africa ... “At about 400 meters, the airburst (which caused the crater in West Africa) would have been very large.”.
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Impact Crater May Be Dinosaur Killer's Baby Cousin

Slashdot 18 Aug 2022
The BBC reports. Dubbed Nadir Crater, the new feature sits more than 300m below the seabed, some 400km off the coast of Guinea, west Africa. With a diameter of 8.5km, it's likely the asteroid that created it was a little under half a kilometre across ... Scientists will only know for sure when rocks from the west African crater are inspected in the lab ... .
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Blood and Iron: Volkswagen and Modern Slavery in Brazil

Dissident Voice 18 Aug 2022
In the early 1900s, shortly after waging a genocidal counterinsurgency war against the Herero and Nama peoples in South-West Africa (present-day Namibia), the German Colonial Corporation for Southwest Africa press-ganged Ovambo tribesmen to extract diamonds in the fittingly named “Forbidden Zone”.
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Standard Chartered Enhances Fixed Income Offering

This Day 18 Aug 2022
Speaking on the offering, Head of Wealth Management Nigeria & West Africa, Lanre Olajide, said, “At Standard Chartered Bank, our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity.
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Akubuiro: Despite Rising Inflation, Retail Market Caters for Growing Population

This Day 18 Aug 2022
Managing Director for West Africa, TradeDepot Inc., a B2B e-commerce platform, Chidi Akubuiro, speaks with Kunle Aderinokun on some causative factors of the unabating inflation, its impact on the retail marketing space and role of his firm in helping consumers navigate their ways out of the predicament ... Bread is a big market in Nigeria and Africa ... .
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Monkeypox scare: WHO says vaccines not 100 per cent effective

DNA India 18 Aug 2022
According to WHO technical lead Rosamund Lewis, vaccines against monkeypox are not 100 per cent effective. Hence, people must reduce their own risks of infection.  ... READ . Post-Covid condition can cause THIS heart problem ... It originates in animals like rodents and primates and occurs in remote parts of Central and West Africa. .
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India eases Russian oil buying in July, boosts Saudi imports

Dawn 18 Aug 2022
Saudi Arabia stayed at number three spot among India’s suppliers ... India has raised imports of Russia’s diesel-rich ESPO grade and that could further dent purchase of similar grades from west Africa, said Haq, adding ESPO is cheaper than Brent-linked Atlantic basin crude as it is sold at a discount to Dubai oil ... .
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Ahead of 5G Rollout, ESET Moves to Secure IoT Devices from Cyber Threats

This Day 18 Aug 2022
Emma Okonji. As August 24th rollout date for the commercial launch of 5G network in Nigeria draws closer, ESET Nigeria has assured individuals, businesses and government of its readiness to offer solutions that will protect their Internet of Things (IoT) devices from cyber threats. The Managing Director of ESET West Africa (Anglophone), Mr.

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