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2015/07/02 17:28
2015/07/02 17:28
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Editor’s note: This story is part of a series that focuses on traffic congestion, mass transit and the consequences of failing to plan for worsening gridlock. BOSTON — Urban planners have long...
2015/07/02 17:28
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2015/07/02 15:50
2015/07/02 15:50
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Melbourne has been praised for the way it is has reacted to the threat of severe weather events. Photo: Luis Ascui Melbourne is consistently ranked as one of the world's most liveable and desirable...
2015/06/30 01:31
2015/06/30 01:31
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Outgoing Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown is saying his goodbyes to the city. Monday night, he released an email message touting the successes of his last four years in office. In the message he...
2015/06/28 18:23
2015/06/28 18:23
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The Zuni pottery jar bought by former Otago Museum director H. D. Skinner. Photo supplied. A jar at Otago Museum has more than one story to tell, writes Moira White. Former Otago Museum director...
2015/06/26 16:20
2015/06/26 16:20
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BOSTON (AP) — Urban planners have long considered public transportation the best remedy for traffic congestion, but many of the nation's largest mass-transit systems simply aren't up to the...
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2015/06/26 14:29
2015/06/26 14:29
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Italy — The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) and Network of African Journalists and Scientists working together to reduce the burden of Malaria and other disease endemic in most...
2015/06/26 00:27
2015/06/26 00:27
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People like Ike, a young Nigerian who made the nine-hour walk from his Lagos home to the headquarters of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, a social enterprise, in the wee hours of the morning. His mission?...
2015/06/23 20:42
2015/06/23 20:42
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From the hallways of the big investment houses to bigwig gatherings like Davos and the G8 Summit, people are talking about a buzzy new phenomenon called impact investing. Put simply, it’s the idea...
2015/06/23 12:30
2015/06/23 12:30
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By Nahimah Ajikanle Nurudeen Lagos — Technology and access to the internet is essential to women's empowerment across the continent, and it is key to overcoming barriers such as poverty, illiteracy,...
2015/06/22 14:31
2015/06/22 14:31
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Emeritus Professor A. G. Onokerhoraye, a man of ideas and vision, the first thing that strikes you about him, is his unparalleled simplicity coupled with humorous nature and infectious laughter that...
2015/06/19 08:29
2015/06/19 08:29
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AT a casual glance, Claire Nasike is just an ordinary girl from a humble background. But last week, she took many by surprise when she won this year's coveted Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund award....
2015/06/17 09:33
2015/06/17 09:33
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Sonora, CA — This Wednesday, two public meetings will focus on millions of dollars potentially at stake as part of a national competition in which Tuolumne County is the sole California applicant. As...
2015/06/16 12:30
2015/06/16 12:30
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... we can build a stronger and more prosperous Africa, with smart infrastructure.. new economic opportunities that will deliver quality jobs and hope for millions of youths and women, revival...
2015/06/16 12:08
2015/06/16 12:08
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A World Health Organization and World Bank Group report launched today shows that 400 million people do not have access to essential health services and 6% of people in low- and middle-income...
2015/06/16 07:30
2015/06/16 07:30
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A total of 356 blind and visually impaired students at St. Oda Primary and secondary School for the Blind - Gem District, Siaya County will benefit from assistive learning technologies through an...
2015/06/13 16:43
2015/06/13 16:43
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At least 400 million people lack access to essential health services, the World Health Organization and World Bank said Friday in a new report that they described as a "wake-up call" about the...
2015/06/10 11:29
2015/06/10 11:29
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The Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Strive Masiyiwa, announced today that Dr. Joachim von Braun, an economist and food policy expert known worldwide for his commitment...
2015/06/09 20:59
2015/06/09 20:59
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The social sciences and humanities will be critical in helping us understand what the sciences will become in the future Common sense has defeated the social sciences and humanities in India. As the...
2015/06/09 14:48
2015/06/09 14:48
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Venture philanthropy has been around much longer, as the phrase was coined by John D. Rockefeller III in 1969. His idea of venture philanthropy was as follows: “An adventurous approach to funding...
2015/06/09 12:29
2015/06/09 12:29
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... we can build a stronger and more prosperous Africa, with smart infrastructure.. new economic opportunities that will deliver quality jobs and hope for millions of youths and women, revival...
2015/07/02 17:28
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