December 12, 2019
  • December 12, 2019

TECHNOLOGY: Facial Recognition Is Everywhere At China’s New Mega Airport

by on December 11, 2019 0

Flying in and out of Beijing may soon be a Minority Report-like experience. From the ticket turnstiles at the train station to getting through customs and even buying a duty-free bottle of wine, facial recognition scanners are everywhere at the city’s newest airfield: the sprawling, starfish-shaped Beijing Daxing International Airport. The technology, which links...

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Applications For Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Opens Jan 1st

by on December 2, 2019 0

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), established by the chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) to empowering young African entrepreneurs said it will begin accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme from January 1, 2020. According to a statement by Heirs Holdings Ltd, another subsidiary company of Elumelu, applicants should apply...

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Nigeria Gets $210 Mln AfDB Loans To Expand Power Transmission, Distributions

by on November 28, 2019 0

The African Development Bank has approved a $210 million loan for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to fund the country’s power transmission projects. According to TCN, loans for the expansion of Nigeria electricity transmission projects were approved in a board resolution on Wednesday in AfDB Headquarters, Abidjan. The Nigeria Transmission Expansion Programme is...

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Thieves Break Into Germany Museum, Steal Jewels, Treasures Worth ‘Up To €1 Billion’

by on November 25, 2019 0

Thieves grabbed jewels and other treasures worth up to a billion euros from an eastern German museum in the early hours of Monday, Bild newspaper reported. The intruders cut the electricity supply in Dresden’s Gruenes Gewoelbe, or Green Vault museum, which houses one of Europe’s largest collections of jewelry and court riches, the newspaper...

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