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Dutch: Income to Height

Randy Olsen looks at the correlation between income and height. This correlation has been discussed and debated for years. It has been widely accepted that poverty and the lack of proteins are well known to stunt growth as well as reduces IQ but this is one of the first looks that would show this continues…

Ethiopia to Double Africa’s Electricity Access with large geothermal

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Ethiopia and a US– Icelandic private developer Reykjavik Geothermal (RG) late last month signed a landmark agreement in Addis Ababa to construct Africa‘s largest geothermal plant in the Horn of Africa country. Construction of the 1,000 MW Geothermal plant, expected to cost an estimated $4 billion, will be undertaken in two stages over an eight to…

CEED Morocco recognized by the White House

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CEED IS BUILT OF, BY AND FOR ENTREPRENEURS CEED believes that entrepreneurship is the single best tool to support economic development and grow emerging and frontier economies. Entrepreneurs can operate anywhere, but they thrive in an ecosystem of support. CEED is an organization that we work together in many interesting locations around the world. Congrats to the CEED team…

The Chinese colony of Brazil – Part Duex

“What happens is you start getting people saying ‘Wait a minute, we are running a huge trade deficit with China. They are investing $20 billion and grabbing up all our resources. Are we a colony?’” says Derek Scissors of the American Enterprise Institute. While controversial the first settlement of the Brazilian people by the Chinese was in…

Racial segregation of South Africa

Adrian Frith has done a really nice job looking at the racial segregation of South Africa. It is interesting to see the distribution across the country. It is also interesting to note that the Indian or Asian population is spread through out the county and not concentrated in a few locations. I also find it interesting…

70 years of water found in east Africa – Kenya

Scientists in Kenya have discovered a massive underground reserve that could allow the drought-ravaged country to meet its water needs for the next 70 years. Discovered in the desert of Kenya’s Turkana region, the Lotikipi Basin Aquifer contains more than 200 billion cubic meters of fresh water, and is about the size of Rhode Island. All told, the region…

Nairobi Mall Massacre

Incredible pictures (pretty graphic) from the Nairobi mall massacre. http://t.co/tUO3C3RUOg #Westgate — Kadambari Murali (@KadambariM) September 22, 2013 Related articles Kenyan Officials Reporting 59 Dead; 175 Injured in Nairobi Mall Massacre Massacre at a Nairobi mall Kenya declares end to Nairobi terror attack after seized mall burns

African Startup Converts Waste Into Clean Fuel

A joint Zambian and Swedish venture is looking to curb deforestation by introducing a new type of cookstove, which runs solely on clean fuel, into Zambian households. Zambia cuts down hundreds of thousands of wooded acres every year, as one of the most aggressive sites of deforestation in the world. According to a recent report, Zambia loses between…

Nambia Better and Quicker SME finance needed

Oshana Region governor Clemens Kashuupulwa is concerned about access to Small and Midsize Enterprise (SME) Bank finance and the Equipment Aid Fund which are taking too long to roll out to the northern regions. He has also noticed with INCOME concern that low demand for products and services, as well as distances to markets are perceived in…

Extremely strong shrew

A new hero emerges: another exceptional mammalian spine and its potential adaptive significance. The hero shrew, Scutisorex somereni (Soricomorpha: Soricidae), was discovered in equatorial Africa in 1910, but its most fascinating feature was not noted for another 7 years, when discovered a massive spine with interlocking bony tubercles that fortify the lumbar region and are the only bone-on-bone articulation known in…

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