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Women on the Rise in African Politics

Women on the Rise in African Politics | Europe & Africa  E&A | 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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Political- In Africa women are now working there way into political positions. They are getting more rights and are becoming more equal to men. 

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How Nigeria Became Africa's Largest Economy Overnight

How Nigeria Became Africa's Largest Economy Overnight | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
Does the continent's most-populous country deserve its new title?
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Economic-  Nigeria's economy has soared! Its GDP is $510 billion which makes it Africa's largest economy. 

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Despite Slaughter and Persecution, Christianity is Africa’s Number One Religion, Clearly Beating Islam

Despite Slaughter and Persecution, Christianity is Africa’s Number One Religion, Clearly Beating Islam | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
The latest figures reveal that Christianity has become the African continent’s number one religion, clearly surpassing Islam.

Via Paul Alexander
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Religion-  Africa's main religion is still Christianity even after lots of persecution. Christianity accounts for 53% of the religion in Africa while Islam accounts for only 46% and the remaining 8% is cultural religion. 

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Shayna and Kayla's curator insight, April 10, 2014 1:43 AM

This article is shows the religion in Africa. Islam has  been the continent's most followed religion for years. This has come to an end with Christianity surpassing it substantially. The amount of the African population who believe in Christianity is causing many opinions to arise --some good and some bad. This change in religious majority is said to change Africa as well as the religion of Christianity.

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Researchers occupy university during lecture by EU President | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR

Researchers occupy university during lecture by EU President | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
Indignation penetrates into the heartland of Europe’s politico-intellectual establishment as PhD researchers interrupt a lecture by Herman van Rompuy.

Via Networked Labour - One Big Meshwork
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This is intellectual because  it discusses education wanting reform

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A Social Europe Requires A Change Of Course For The Young Generation

A Social Europe Requires A Change Of Course For The Young Generation | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
A social Europe does not come about on the drawing board - only a concerted effort will allow it to develop. The path to another Europe, a social one, therefore has to start with the concrete needs...

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This is social because it discusses how social life for the younger generation needs change

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The rise of virtual activism means that Europe’s political parties must embrace digital technologies as campaigning tools.

The rise of virtual activism means that Europe’s political parties must embrace digital technologies as campaigning tools. | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
Historically, Europe’s political parties have relied on an active membership to achieve and maintain influence. However, with the rise of professional communications management, political parties m...

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The European political parties have been forced to add tech to their campaign plans 

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Shayna and Kayla's curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:52 PM

This article represents the political part of Europe. Europes political parties must be embraced digital technologies as campaigning tools. 

Chloe and Devynne's curator insight, February 6, 2014 1:04 PM

this goes under Europes political

BraydenJulietteGeo's curator insight, February 7, 2014 12:40 PM

Cool article about Europe POLITICAL . Political party's in Europe are looking torwards technology and  social networking for upcoming political campaigns. I chose this for political because this deals with new change occurring in European politics. 

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African Safaris – Astonishing Images by Mario Moreno

African Safaris – Astonishing Images by Mario Moreno | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
For the past 13 years, photographer Mario Moreno has been on an amazing visual journey exploring the African continent with an intense photographic passion. This adventure has taken him to the great plains of the Serengeti, the floodplains of the Okavango, the harsh lands of the Kalahari, and to the summit of Kilimanjaro.
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This article represents our Area/Geo. This article discusses the adventures of photographer Mario Moreno as he travels across Africa for 13 years on safaris

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National Roving Seminar on Making Better Use of Intellectual Property for Business Competitiveness and Development in Africa, March 24–28, 2014, Mbabane, Swaziland

National Roving Seminar on Making Better Use of Intellectual Property for Business Competitiveness and Development in Africa, March 24–28, 2014, Mbabane, Swaziland | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
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This is our intellectual.We chose this article because it discusses the intellectual community. This article discusses how they plan to use and protect their art and other generational sources for the future.

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Social entrepreneur sees opportunities for private healthcare in Africa

Social entrepreneur sees opportunities for private healthcare in Africa | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
Insight into business in Africa
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This is our economic. We chose this because it shows a social turn.This article discusses how a man is trying to create an affordable, mobile, quality healthcare for women.

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Austerity and the European Economy

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Current Economic State in Europe The European economy has experienced extreme economic trouble due to the recent worldwide economic crisis and has yet to embark on a recovery.  The economy is expec...

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Europe Economic! 

 

This talks about economic challenges in Europe.

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Test Your Geography Knowledge- Europe

Test Your Geography Knowledge- Europe | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
European Geography quiz - just click on the map to answer the questions...

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This a geography quiz to help you learn more about the geographical features of Europe. 

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Religion in Europe, also in crisis

Religion in Europe, also in crisis | Europe & Africa  E&A | Scoop.it
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.

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This shows Religion in Europe. It talks about how the church's are beginning to struggle.

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Julia Porretta Lauren Cooper 's curator insight, February 7, 2014 11:10 AM

this is religion because it talks about struggles a religious leader in Europe faces 

Rebecca!Morgan Geography's curator insight, February 7, 2014 1:06 PM

This article falls under the religion section-it explains the sudden decrease of religious faith and church attendance in Europe.

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Jenny & Marc's curator insight, February 10, 2014 8:12 PM

Religion- I chose this article because it talks about the dramatic decrease in believers of God in the European Union.