David Papannah

Slow draining for East Coast

-despite brilliant sunshine

Floodwater  in a string of villages along the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) has been slowly receding and residents believes this is as a result of a cessation of rainfall on Saturday night into Sunday rather than any step taken by the government.

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Ecab.gy, Drop and iRide apps aim to upgrade taxi business

Three companies, Ecab.gy, Drop and iRide are seeking to “revolutionize” transportation services in Guyana through mobile apps that promise their users speedy access to safe, reliable and inexpensive taxis through just the tap of their smartphones.

Fourth man dies after highway crash

The death toll from Wednesday evening’s Linden/Soesdyke Highway crash rose to four yesterday with the passing of 22-year-old Lindener Leron Mendonca even as the families of the victims were still trying to come to grips with the tragedy.

Bartica for 31-hr blackout

-GPL beset by problems

Bartica is set for a 31-hour blackout today and GPL is beset by various faults across the  country including on its pivotal 69kv transmission line in the city leaving consumers and the business community fuming.

Press body urges Board, PM’s office to review NCN’s operations

-pregnant anchor to resume duties

Following a meeting between the Guyana Press Association (GPA) and the management of state broadcaster National Communications Network (NCN), journalist Natasha Smith, who was reportedly pulled off air because of her pregnancy, has agreed to resume anchoring duties, while a call has been made for the agency’s board and the Office of the Prime Minister to look into its operations.