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... August 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. The...
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2014/09/02 13:13
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The current outbreak has killed about half of those infected. In addition to misunderstanding the Geography of Africa, the largest continent by land mass and population after Asia, visitors are also...
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WIND DOWN on the friendly island of Gozo that offers sun-drenched beaches, fabulous food and few tourists. Why Malta? It’s the first question people ask when I tell them I took a vacation in the tiny...
2014/09/01 15:30
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The ECA will launch a paper on the potential of Blue Economy in African Small Island Developing States (SIDS) at a side event during the third Small Island Developing States conference in Apia, Samoa...
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On Saturday the prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, fled the country amidst claims of a coup in the small southern African kingdom. The bizarre coup left everyone guessing as to whether or not...
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YOUTH unemployment is probably the one thing that causes many African leaders to have sleepless nights. While others genuinely want to find lasting solutions to this problem, there are some who use...
2014/09/01 06:34
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Residents of Nairobi send funds to family or friends over their cellphones. The technology has taken off to such an extent that mobile payments now account for about a quarter of Kenya's gross...
2014/09/01 04:26
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Two springs ago, Biram Dah Abeid arrived home in Nouakchott, the desert capital of Mauritania. At the airport, he was welcomed by hundreds of supporters, along with his wife and children. Abeid, the...
2014/09/01 00:28
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... -- We expect a lot from our travel writers. As every traveler knows, a good sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture. That's what makes writers...
2014/09/01 00:09
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... mostly civilians who perished during the Japanese occupation between 1942 and 1945, many of them women and children. Fields of white crosses stand out on the beautifully tended site with...
2014/08/31 19:42
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... choose and its environmental impact. A shift to healthier diets across the world is just one of a number of actions that need to be taken to avoid dangerous climate change and ensure there is...
2014/08/31 15:37
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... emerge. And remaining staff so far have refused to return to work. They, along with millions of others, are facing the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Already, the hardest-hit West African...
2014/08/31 09:09
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... Pacific oceans at the American continent’s narrowest point would enable the easy passage of silver and gold from Incan territory. Similarly, during the 19th-century gold rush, Americans saw...
2014/08/31 05:46
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children's hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy. His diagnosis became clear three days after he was admitted. The Ola During hospital...
2014/08/28 23:06
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... killed about half of those infected. Capacity Constraints In addition to misunderstanding the Geography of Africa, the largest continent by land mass and population after Asia, visitors are also...
2014/08/28 21:29
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... peace seems to be in retreat. And while Australia is a long way from the epicentres of unrest, geography is no guarantee of immunity. Terror attacks, militant uprisings and landgrabs...
2014/08/28 13:29
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African SIDS Context Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are small-island or coastal countries located in the tropical and subtropical regions (partly) surrounded by oceans. SIDS are considered a...
2014/08/28 03:09
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... after the Glasgow Centre for Population Health produced a study entitled Still the Sick Man of Europe? To paraphrase slightly, its authors effectively seemed to suggest that, as fast as...
2014/08/27 23:49
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Sometimes, political and social problems arise out of some very basic issues I LIKE to read odd books sometimes. In particular, I like to read books about the human condition, not so much the...
2014/08/27 17:24
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Glade between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The three authors use stories to engage readers in a discussion of relevant topics of concern to us all. Colin Mallard’s novel, Stillpoint, was a finalist in the...
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