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Africa to Witness Faster Internet As Telcos Roll Out Cdns - Seacom - AllAfrica.com

Africa to Witness Faster Internet As Telcos Roll Out Cdns - Seacom - AllAfrica.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Africa to Witness Faster Internet As Telcos Roll Out Cdns - Seacom AllAfrica.com Among the big content data networks in the continent include Akamai Technologies, Level 3, CDNetworks, Limelight and Google Global Cache who store copies of popular...
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Private equity and venture capital investments in Africa taking off

Private equity and venture capital investments in Africa taking off | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Last week the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) held its twelfth annual conference in London, UK. AVCA's CEO Michelle Essomé has some interesting reflections on Africa’s private investments space trends.

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GCR - - African countries are starting to work together on infrastructure, and investors are watching

GCR - - African countries are starting to work together on infrastructure, and investors are watching | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
African countries are starting to work together on infrastructure, and investors are watching http://t.co/8RD5ZOnrbA #Africa #Infrastructure

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Ethiopia to house East Africa’s tallest building

Ethiopia to house East Africa’s tallest building | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
VENTURES AFRICA – The largest commercial bank in Ethiopia, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), has inked a deal with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city.

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Physicist-turned-businessman seeks opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa - Washington Post

Physicist-turned-businessman seeks opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa - Washington Post | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
He persuaded rich U.S. families to invest in generating jobs and profits instead of just giving funds to charity.

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Russian Oil Production Remains at Post-Soviet High in April | Business

Russian Oil Production Remains at Post-Soviet High in April | Business | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Russian oil and gas condensate production remained at a post-Soviet record level of 10.71 million barrels per day in April, underpinned by a recent recovery in oil prices, Energy Ministry data has shown.

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On World Press Freedom Day, UN says free expression vital for global ... - UN News Centre

On World Press Freedom Day, UN says free expression vital for global ... - UN News Centre | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world, top United Nations officials declared today as they inaugurated the 2015 edition of World Press Freedom Day...
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"America has a simple ideology": how one of Russia's top US experts tries to ... - Vox

His quote is a revealing glimpse into how Russia thinks about — and misunderstands — America.
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An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Paths Out of Poverty - NYTimes.com

An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Paths Out of Poverty - NYTimes.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
New study on paths out of #poverty: "neighborhoods matter in a really big way." http://t.co/d25T5HuRWh
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US “Grand Strategy” for War Against China Laid Out

US “Grand Strategy” for War Against China Laid Out | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The advanced stage of discussions in US foreign policy circles over the pursuit of an ever-more aggressive policy toward China has been revealed by the recent release of a chilling report under the...
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Saving Nepal: the information revolution

Saving Nepal: the information revolution | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Access to information communication technologies (ICTs) such as the Internet, social media, mobile communications, and commercial remote sensing offers up cost efficient, rapid, and innovative ways to capture and analyze the growing and varied data...
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What institutions employ the human development index (HDI)?

What institutions employ the human development index (HDI)? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Read about which institutions use the human development index. Learn what the index measures and how it differs from gross national income.
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'Nigeria Is in Urgent Need of an Intellectual Property Policy' - AllAfrica.com

'Nigeria Is in Urgent Need of an Intellectual Property Policy' - AllAfrica.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
It is on record that Nigeria has the third largest and fastest growing movie industry in the world, after Hollywood and Bollywood.
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Nyerere Pushed for Nationalism, Language Identity - AllAfrica.com

Nyerere Pushed for Nationalism, Language Identity - AllAfrica.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
RECENTLY, I read an informative post from a journalist colleague Sammy Awami currently in Canada for media studies. He had noticed something while on visit to Finland during a study tour.
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African Debt Issues Are a Thing of the Past, Right?

African Debt Issues Are a Thing of the Past, Right? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
This week, Chad became the 36th poor country to benefit from the world’s collective response to the debt crises of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Growth on the Frontier: Insights From African Executives

Sub-Saharan Africa has emerged as one of the world's fastest-growing regions. Over the past 15 years, market capitalization for businesses in the region has ...

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Ethiopia to house East Africa’s tallest building

Ethiopia to house East Africa’s tallest building | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
VENTURES AFRICA – The largest commercial bank in Ethiopia, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), has inked a deal with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city.

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PRIVATE EQUITY: Bitten by the Africa bug

PRIVATE EQUITY: Bitten by the Africa bug | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Over the past 12 months a record of more than US$4bn has been raised for private equity investment in Africa

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Today Mideast Brief: Saudi-Trained Forces Enter Fight in Yemen & U.S. Reconsidering Arms Proposal for Iraq and more here - Foreign Policy(blog)

Today Mideast Brief: Saudi-Trained Forces Enter Fight in Yemen & U.S. Reconsidering Arms Proposal for Iraq and more here - Foreign Policy(blog) | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Saudi-Trained Forces Enter Fight in Yemen « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas

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OPINION: AFRICAN BOAT PEOPLE VERSUS PEER REVIEW

OPINION: AFRICAN BOAT PEOPLE VERSUS PEER REVIEW | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Professor Bem Amgwe the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria (NHRC) and the sub-Chairman, codes and standards of the National Steering Committee on the 2nd peer revie...
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Developing Technology-Enhanced Active Learning for Medical Education: Challenges, Solutions, and Future Directions

Developing Technology-Enhanced Active Learning for Medical Education: Challenges, Solutions, and Future Directions | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Developing Technology-Enhanced Active Learning for Medical Education: Challenges, Solutions, and Future Directions http://t.co/sxsqazlMTI
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Too global to fail: the World Bank at the intersection of national and global public policy | Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre

Too global to fail: the World Bank at the intersection of national and global public policy | Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
It can be and has been argued that improvements in human welfare achieved over the last few decades have been purchased, at least in part, on credit—that the net gain is less than it seems, perhaps even negative, given the scale of our accumulated...
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Saving Nepal: the information revolution

Saving Nepal: the information revolution | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Access to information communication technologies (ICTs) such as the Internet, social media, mobile communications, and commercial remote sensing offers up cost efficient, rapid, and innovative ways to capture and analyze the growing and varied data...
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Government can’t bow to specific interests on National Development Plan

Government can’t bow to specific interests on National Development Plan | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
President Jacob Zuma says engagement on National Development Plan will continue but bowing to specific interests will be undemocratic
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Burundi at a crossroads - Rescue (blog)

Burundi at a crossroads - Rescue (blog) | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
More than 24,000 people have fled Burundi in the past two weeks amid ongoing political unrest.
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Bills for people with special needs falling victim to impasse

Bills for people with special needs falling victim to impasse | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The legislative impasse over health care and the budget appears to have gotten personal.
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