Cloud seeding: can we control the heavens?
27 August 2022 | 4:37 pm
Cloud seeding involves the use of technology to make it rain - or prevent storms. How does it work? And should we use it?
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Germany, China and the US have all sent messages of support after the deadly shooting of the former prime minister. Shinzo Abe was Japan's longest-serving prime minister before leaving office in 2020.
Football fans might be banned from buying beer at Qatari stadiums during World Cup games, according to sources cited by news agencies. But FIFA has said that those in stadium VIP lounges will have access to alcohol.
Kenyan mother Rebecca Adhiambo Kwanya needed no convincing to take part in a pilot programme for the world’s first vaccine. Her older son, four-year-old Betrun, had frequent bouts of malaria since birth, unlike her younger son, 18-month-old Bradley, who was vaccinated in the pilot program.
Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce led a Jamaican clean sweep in the women's 100m final at the World Championships while American athletes continued to clean up on home soil by clinching four golds on Sunday.
Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the words of Nelson Mandela during a time of "global uncertainty and division" and urged countries to take action to combat climate change.
Faith Kipyegon added another 1,500m gold to her medal collection on Monday with a win at the World Championships in the United States - though it wasn't all good news for Kenya on the track.
To mark the 2022 World Public Relations Day held every July16, a reputation management company, GLG Communications hosted a cocktail and fireside conversation in Lagos. The global event, being celebrated by professionals, agency founders, heads of organisations, press members, and business leaders honored Ivy Lee, one of the pioneer PR professionals, born on the same date, 145 years ago.
Magnus Carlsen will not defend his world championship in 2023 against Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi as he is not motivated to play another match, the Norwegian five-time champion said in a podcast on Wednesday.
Armand Duplantis brought down the curtain on the World Championships in stunning fashion on Sunda, breaking his own pole vault world record in the final act of the 10-day track and field meet in Eugene.
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay finished first in the 5,000 meters at the World Championships late on Saturday, in an event that saw a fan run onto the field carrying what appeared to be a Tigray flag.
Nigerian Athlete, Tobiloba Amusan in the early hours of Monday set a world record, twice, to win the 100m hurdles race at the World Championships in Oregon, USA. First, she won the semi-final in 12.12 seconds. Then, she blew away her rivals in the final to win the gold medal with a world record time of 12.06 seconds, Nigeria's first ever.
An extra-time strike from forward Chloe Kelly gave England a 2-1 win over Germany in the Women's European Championship final on Sunday to claim their first ever major title in front of a record crowd on home soil.
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