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Saturday, December 16, 2017

7 Guyanese students to participate in inaugural robotics Olympics in the US

A group of seven (7) students have been chosen to participate and represent Guyana at an international competition in the United States of America...

UG’s Tain, Turkeyen campuses now digitally connected with teleconferencing platform

Students from the University of Guyana’s Tain Campus can now access courses offered at the University’s Turkeyen Campus without leaving Berbice. This is now...

Beware of “Wanna Cry” ransomware attack says Guyana cyber-security response team

The Guyana National Cyber-security Incident Response Team (GNCIRT) says that a global ransomware attack is currently in progress and is advising citizens to be...

Live real-time inter-connectivity coming for all UG campuses says Hughes

...as MOU signed to better UG’s ICT platforms Minister of Public Telecommunications Catherine Hughes and University of Guyana’s (UG), Principal and Vice Chancellor Professor Dr....

Swiss test wireless cameras to monitor newborns’ vital signs

(AFP) Swiss researchers said Monday they have developed a wireless camera system to monitor vital signs in premature babies, a move that could replace...

Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

(AFP) Samsung announced Monday it would sell some Note 7 smartphones that were recalled for safety reasons as refurbished devices, in an effort to...

ECD primary teachers introduced to STEM Math app

Over three dozen teachers from several schools along the East Coast of Demerara, were today, introduced to the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) Mathematics...

Trenchless technologies to be utilised to meet city’s water demands

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is exploring the possibility of using trenchless technologies to meet the demands of quality water supply in and around...

Entrepreneur launches 1st local online taxi app

A St Stanislaus teacher turned entrepreneur has launched an online app that will make calling a taxi just a click away. The new E-Cab online...

Microsoft set to win EU approval for US$26B LinkedIn buy – sources

Microsoft (MSFT.O) is set to gain EU approval for its US$26 billion buy of professional social network LinkedIn (LNKD.N) with tweaks to concessions aimed...

Recent Articles

Tuschen labourer killed in accident

Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 05:30hrs this morning (Saturday) on the Orangestein Public Road, East Bank Essequibo(EBE) involving...

Two attacked, carjacked in separate armed robberies

Two men were last evening (Friday) attacked and beaten by armed bandits who then escaped with their motorcars in two separate robberies. The first victim,...

Letter: Public Enterprises suffering from political patronage and interference

Dear Editor, The Honorable Finance Minister in his Budget 2018 speech forecasted a deficit of $12.8 billion in the overall performance of the Public Enterprises...

EYEWITNESS: Stifling…

…debate in Parliament Your Eyewitness is sorry he’s got to begin with a tedious lesson in history. But we’re entering treacherous waters with the Parliamentary...

New Yorker convicted of manslaughter of Guyanese teen

A Brooklyn man was convicted of manslaughter on Friday for shooting a Guyanese teenager who was at the time babysitting her three-year-old cousin. Online news...

Legal challenge filed by NBS sees High Court quashing Parking meter by-laws

The New Building Society Limited (NBS) has been successful in its bid to have the by-laws governing the controversial parking meter project rolled out...

Guyana-Venezuela border controversy: President confident Guyana ‘on good ground’

President David Granger said he is prepared to meet with the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General (SG) once again to ensure the final resolution of...

$267.1B Budget passed without US$18M signing bonus included

-Opposition signals intention to file legal challenge The National Assembly late on Friday afternoon approved the $267.1billion budget for 2018 despite concerns from the Opposition...

65 vehicles belonging to police officers stripped of tint-Traffic Chief

Traffic Chief Dion Moore said that the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Traffic Department has extended its tint campaign to include ranks of the force....

Breaking: Soesdyke Post Office stormed, robbed by gunmen

The Soesdyke Post Office, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was this afternoon stormed by two gunmen who made off with a quantity of cash from...