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Women on the Rise in African Politics

Women on the Rise in African Politics | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Africa now has three female heads of state, after Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic took office in January. Though women leaders remain the exception in African politics, activist...
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Recently women have been taking more control in government. the president is a women. However, not everything is fine, there is still discrimination against women. Gender based division still exsists. 

Q: Do you think the US would benefit from a woman being a president?

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Politics: This article is all about women in different countries of Africa stepping up and taking control of the government.  There are currently 3 women presidents.  It is heard that this may lead an end in women discrimination, giving African girls hope and dreams to become president.  

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allAfrica.com: Africa: AUC Chairperson Calls for Respect of Africa's Intellectual Property Rights

allAfrica.com: Africa: AUC Chairperson Calls for Respect of Africa's Intellectual Property Rights | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Africa is increasingly producing which is causing conflict for economical value. The AUC chair person agreed on having to pay closer attention to Africa's property rights. What do you think will happen with this conflict? Will it be resolved?
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World's Largest Wildlife Conservation Area Established in Africa

World's Largest Wildlife Conservation Area Established in Africa | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it

 MoThanks to an unprecedented alliance between five key nations to create the world's largest conservation area, wildlife in Africa will now be able to get around much more freely -- and safely.

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Africa has one of the largest wildlife conservation area in the world. Most leaders from Angola agreed to establish space to protect wild life. This area is almost the size of Sweden.

 

Why are the leaders of Angola establishing this large area?

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European Cultural Parliament – ECP | Europe needs a soul

European Cultural Parliament – ECP | Europe needs a soul | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
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Europe has created a documet in whichpresereves the European colture. This parliment basically states the preveration of culture but not only europes but everyother culture within europe. They think its important to to have a diverse country and bridgesimbetween cultures.

Q: Do you think the U.S.A. should have this? Why? Why not? 

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Why has Europe's economy done worse than the US?

Why has Europe's economy done worse than the US? | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Mark Weisbrot: The eurozone experience shows what can happen when people lose control over their government's economic policies
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Their unemploemnet rate is double ours. However the Europiean Union is taking off politically and making themselves heard.

Q: Read the article. Do you think Europe is really doing worst then the U.S.A?

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Europe Storm 2014: Britain, France Lashed By High Winds, Waves and Tides - wunderground.com

Europe Storm 2014: Britain, France Lashed By High Winds, Waves and Tides - wunderground.com | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Yet another major weather event is unfolding in Europe, where a huge storm is bearing down on Britain and France.
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Severe weather has been happening in Europe. There was a flood, there were also winter storms. The flood has left the streets of some coastal towns underwater.

Where else will these storms hit?

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Human rights and religion in Australian Law. Where does the ...

Human rights and religion in Australian Law. Where does the ... | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Rachel Ball The recent release of the Federal Government's draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill (HRAD) has reignited Australian debate about human rights, religion and the law. The current controversy is around ...

Via Barry W. Bussey
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Australian Religion

After the veiwer reads the article they will have learned about Australia human rights, religion, and law. In Australia there is a process called the "Australian Goverment Commissioned the National Human Rights Consulation," to see how many views from across Australia about protecting and promoting human rights.

Q: What are the 4 curent laws that had them extented to the protected attibutes 

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Geographic Features | About Australia

Geographic Features | About Australia | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
The diversity of Australia's features are significant and for those not familiar with the scale of the country, it is easy to think of it as a relatively s
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Geography and Area

After reading this topic the veiwer will learn about Australia's geography. Australia has alot of high mountains, deserts islands, and big rocks.

Q: What is the name of Australias biggest rock?

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A Brutal Week In Climate Politics | newmatilda.com

A Brutal Week In Climate Politics | newmatilda.com | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
What an inglorious week in the short history of Australian action to tackle climate change.
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Within the first few paragraphs you can tell that the Australian Goverment is different from the U.S. They stated that they will not be informing their citizens on global warming or polution problems.

Q: Do you think that this is fair?

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Learn Arabic with Salma .. The family - YouTube

Do you want to learn how to say ( brother/ sister ) and the other family members in Arabic ?? Let's begin BEST WISHES
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Social: Arabic is a big language in Africa. This video instructs you how to say family members in Arabic. Q: Can you remember these words and use them on a regular basis?
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What does Nigeria’s new GDP number actually mean? – By Morten Jerven | African Arguments

What does Nigeria’s new GDP number actually mean? – By Morten Jerven | African Arguments | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better…
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Economy: A common view of Africa is that they are all living in poverty and they are all dying of disease. However, Nigeria is turning it around. They have doubled their GDP. They have raised approximately 250-510 billion US dollars. Q: Do you think this trend will continue throughout Africa?
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Traditional African Religion Still Very Relevant In Africa

Traditional African Religion Still Very Relevant                                             In Africa | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Prior to the advent of Islam and Christianity, most Africans practiced traditional African religion. Christians and Muslims were in the minority. Afri
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African religions have no sacred text. The main point of African's having religions is to provide for human well being.

 

What are the major religions in Africa?

 

Where did all the religion come from?

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Switzerland bucks European Union, votes to limit immigration

Switzerland bucks European Union, votes to limit immigration | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
Swiss government now most go on diplomatic offensive with its neighbors to show “that we're a reliable partner” after citizens vote to keep them out
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Switserland and the Europiean Union are having difficulties settling a immigratin crisis. Swiss want to limit them so they dont take jobs from switzerland citizens but the EU says with out then citizens their economy would go down.

Q: What side are you on? Are immigrants more benificial or costly to Switzerland?

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IP Forum

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IP= Intellectual Property is important to the EU economy. The whole point of the IP is to bring together policymakers and stakeholders from different industries.

Will this effect or help the economy?

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Religion in Europe, also in crisis

Religion in Europe, also in crisis | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
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The religious authorities help us with spiritual contributions, to discover the European future and to make Europe powerful. Europe has a big crisis and it is going beyond the economic.

 What is this big crisis?

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Didgeridoo - Jeremy Donovan, Aboriginal Artist

About the didgeridoo: http://www.oddmusic.com/didgeridoo Aboriginal artist and musician Jeremy Donovan playing didgeridoo. For more information about Jeremy,...
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Australian Music

The Didgerido is an intrestiing instument. This insturment is  incredibly hard to master and it takes alternate breathing to puff enough air to make it make sound. During the short breaks inbetween the noises he takes in air through his nose and lets it all out through his mouth.

Q: Do you wana learn how to play the didgerido?  

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Resources boomerang

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JULIA GILLARD, Australia’s prime minister, capped a six-day visit to China on April 9th with a diplomatic coup. The two countries formed a “strategic...
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China has a great demand for Iron and coal. Which also happens to be 2 of Australias greatest exports. As of now Australias greatest trading partner is China.

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Happy Market Freedom Day! | newmatilda.com

Happy Market Freedom Day! | newmatilda.com | Australia, Europe, and Africa | Scoop.it
You may know that every year the Centre for Independent Studies celebrates Tax Freedom Day “when Australians stop working for the government and begin working for themselves” (the inference being that “government” is a detached kleptocracy which...
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When you finish reading this article you will be able to talk about an intresting day that most Australians celebrate. One day a year they satisfy all there needs and work for themselves.

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