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How South Africa’s department of basic education is misleading the public: iLIVE - Times LIVE

How South Africa’s department of basic education is misleading the public: iLIVE - Times LIVE | Australia | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.

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This is a political article because it discusses how the African education system is misleading children in there lifestyle 

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religion-in-africa.pdf


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This goes in the religion category because it is a graphic representation of he religion distribution in AfricaAfrica

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Geography-Stanley/Magorka's curator insight, April 10, 2014 12:25 AM

This PDF formatted article is an ideal representation of African religions. Through use of colorful graphs and short descriptions, the article describes the distribution of religious beliefs in Africa and how the religions came to formation and power in Africa, and thus the social difficulties of the situation of split beliefs. 

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Canada-Africa: The mines and the money - The Africa Report

Canada-Africa: The mines and the money - The Africa Report | Australia | Scoop.it
Canada-Africa: The mines and the money
The Africa Report
Buoyed by successes forged in mines and oil sands at home, Canadian companies are moving steadily into Africa.

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This is an economic article because it discusses all the coal and oil found in Africa and how they are making lots of money off of  these recourses  

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Intellectual Emptiness: Paris Summit Proves Europe Needs New Thinkers - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Intellectual Emptiness: Paris Summit Proves Europe Needs New Thinkers - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Australia | Scoop.it
It was billed as a major summit of Europe's top intellectual icons, whose brilliance would light the path toward solving the Continent's crises.

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Intellectual: this article talks about how Europe is "dying" because their intellectuals are only quoting Shakespeare and other play writers. it talks about how Europe needs new intellectuals because the old ones are boring and only copy others. 

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Cameron & Sam's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:29 AM

Intellectual. This article talks about how very old popular ice skating rink is now used as place of poetry. But, a controversial poem created problems.

Geography Jordan & Danielle's curator insight, February 7, 2014 1:15 PM

Intellectual/arts: Europe needs more smart people to improve the world.

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Meteoalarm - severe weather warnings for Europe - Mainpage

Meteoalarm, a web-based service to warn people travelling in Europe of severe weather. Meteoalarm provides up-to-the minute severe weather warnings for 30 European countries.

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This article goes under the area section because it is disscusing europes severe weather problems going On throughout  the continent 

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Chloe and Devynne's curator insight, February 5, 2014 12:28 AM

This goes into the Europe area category because it is talking about the severe weather conditions

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Australia has a chance to slow global warming down – but will it take it?

Australia has a chance to slow global warming down – but will it take it? | Australia | Scoop.it
Jeremy Leggett: Australia's burgeoning coal boom reduces our chances of achieving the emissions reductions needed to keep the world at two degrees of warming.
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I chose this for this for political because it is a growing topic and if this was to be taken up in Australia there would most likely be a political debate on how they need to change their lifestyles. 

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I chose this for this for political because it is a growing topic and if this was to be taken up in Australia there would most likely be a political debate on how they need to change their lifestyles. TOPIC: political

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Showdown in the Arctic - Human Events

Showdown in the Arctic - Human Events | Australia | Scoop.it
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Showdown in the Arctic
Human Events
The geography of the Arctic Ocean was as poorly understood in the early 20th Century as the mechanisms of climate change are thus far in the 21st Century.
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Advancing Financial Inclusion for Women in Africa

Advancing Financial Inclusion for Women in Africa | Australia | Scoop.it
This blog discusses what role policy makers and regulators can play to advance financial inclusion for women in Africa.

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This is for social because it shows the gender division in Afrcia and how women are making a change in Africa showing that women can do what men can. 

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Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators ...

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This Video goes  under intellectual because a 15 year old boy in Sierra Leone taught himself how to invent things. He invented a battery to keep peoples lights going on in their house at night. He loves to invent that even people in third world countries with poor education can do amazing things. 

 

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Apple opens first Apple store in Brazil. First one in South America

Apple opens first Apple store in Brazil. First one in South America | Australia | Scoop.it
South America's first Apple store opens.

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ECONOMY:  this is an example of ecomomy in Brazil because its diffusion from america to brazil because they got their first apple store

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Rainer Emily's curator insight, March 11, 2014 11:42 AM

Economic- it effects the population's technological advances, therfore leading the economy to a more diverse and professional population.

Jason, Charlie's curator insight, March 11, 2014 6:32 PM

SOUTH AMERICA INTELLECTUAL!!!!! This article talks about how that the very first Apple store was opened in South America.  Brazil to be more exact.  This store will now allow South American inhabitants to finally have Apple products.

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Conferences in Budapest, Hungary - 8th European Feminist Research Conference | The Politics of Location Revisited: Gender@2012

Conferences in Budapest, Hungary - 8th European Feminist Research Conference | The Politics of Location Revisited: Gender@2012...

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POLITICAL: this article is about the 8th feminist conference and how they discuss how females are getting more rights to education and jobs. 

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How Europe’s Solution for Economic Crisis is Actually the Problem · Global Voices

How Europe’s Solution for Economic Crisis is Actually the Problem · Global Voices | Australia | Scoop.it
Europe's current crisis is more than economic. Between the German government advocating a dangerous austerity policy and European authorities lacking any other suggestions, it is clear that the 2008 financial crisis is no longer solely responsible for the downward spiral of Europe.

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This article discusses European economic issues and how the banking systems and GDP is increasingly declining  

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Europe Economic

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The article explained the economic problems in Europe and how their banks and GDP are starting to noticeably decline 

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Polar Opposites: Why Climate Change Affects Arctic & Antarctic Differently - LiveScience.com

Polar Opposites: Why Climate Change Affects Arctic & Antarctic Differently - LiveScience.com | Australia | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com Polar Opposites: Why Climate Change Affects Arctic & Antarctic Differently LiveScience.com If the Earth is warming, and both ends of the planet are affected by climate change, why, then, are the two poles showing such different...
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