Kenyan referees picked for Confederation Cup duty

By VINCENT OPIYOMore by this Author Confederation of African Football (Caf) has appointed Kenyan Fifa referees to handle the Confederation Cup play-off first leg encounter pitting Libyan side Ahli Benghazi and Nasr Athletic Hussein Dey of Algeria next Friday. The match will be staged at a neutral venue, the Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium in Tunisia, …

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Williams Offers Tenure to Six Professors / iBerkshires.com

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Board of Trustees of Williams College voted to promote six faculty to the position of associate professor with tenure. Promotions will take effect July 1, 2019, for Julie Blackwood, mathematics; Matt Carter, biology; Jessica Fisher, English; Jeffrey Israel, religion; Aparna Kapadia, history; and Anjuli F. Raza Kolb, English and comparative …

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Letter: A scientific guide for Utah’s new redistricting commission

It is assumed by a lot of people, including the experts, that if you have concise regular boundaries for political districts, you eliminate gerrymandering. This is far from the case. There are so many ways to district a state that evaluation has become a massive data challenge for even the fastest computers, according to the …

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Need to equip matrics with more technical skills — Motshekga

The department of basic education on Thursday announced a 78.2% matric pass rate for the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga emphasised the importance of the 3.1% growth from the previous year: “The NSC overall pass rate, with progressed learners included, shows an improvement from the 75.1% achieved in 2017. …

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400 free Ivy League courses you can take online right now — Quartz

This is an updated version of a story Quartz originally published in April 2018. The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania. All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US …

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RRB JE recruitment 2018-19: Online registration begins, everything you need to know

RRB JE recruitment 2018-19: Students should be aware of negative marking as one-third marks will be deducted for one wrong answer. RRB JE recruitment 2018-19: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has issued a total of 1387 vacancies in Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS). …

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#MatricResults2018: Seven distinctions for the ‘dirty’ future civil engineer

Phiwayinkosi Mhlongo from Bona Comprehensive School in Soweto. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi. Africa News Agency Mangcola is an Nguni word which loosely translates to “the one who is always dirty”. Phiwayinkosi Mhlongo, 17, released a hearty laugh when he described how he received the moniker, which he is now proud of. “I was always dirty when …

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Mpumalanga second highest improvement for matric results

MBOMBELA –  This was revealed last night by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga when she delivered the national senior certificate examination results at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand. Mpumalanga achieved the second highest improvement. The Eastern Cape achieved 70.6 per cent, an improvement of 5.6 per cent from 2017 – the largest improvement …

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Perspectives on AI Adoption Strategy and Trends in Singapore

Singapore is the financial hub of South East Asia. Given the number of financial firms that have setup their operations in the country, one wonders how much the organizations there have adopted AI and data science. I was in Singapore last month and spoke to various leaders in the financial industry there. Here’s my interview …

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