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How Can Africa Sustain Its Development?

How Can Africa Sustain Its Development? | Africa | Scoop.it
One term floating around the continent is the idea of “Africa Rising”. Economic projections suggest we are moving in the right direction in terms of growth and development. Even though Africa posse...

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124 Amazing and Beautiful Quotes

124 Amazing and Beautiful Quotes | Africa | Scoop.it
“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien “Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.” -Robert Henri “Art must be an expression of l...

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The Richest African Americans - Wealthiest Black Americans

The Richest African Americans - Wealthiest Black Americans | Africa | Scoop.it
Who are the richest African Americans? The queen of television, Oprah Winfrey is the richest African-American and one of the most lucrative brands in the world. Winfrey tops the inaugural Forbes li...

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Africa: The world’s fastest-growing continent

Africa: The world’s fastest-growing continent | Africa | Scoop.it
CELEBRATIONS are in order on the poorest continent. Never in the half-century since it won independence from the colonial powers has Africa been in such good shape. Its economy is flourishing. Most...

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Africa Top 10 Problems: Not the ones You were thinking about!

Africa Top 10 Problems: Not the ones You were thinking about! | Africa | Scoop.it
Africa is not poor. Africa is a rich continent inhabited by poor people. Once we fix the people problem, everything else will fall into place.

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The ultra-fast growth of Africa's urban population (Infographic)

The ultra-fast growth of Africa's urban population (Infographic) | Africa | Scoop.it
This is the second in a series of infographics presented by the UIU team on urban issues in Africa and the rest of the world. At 3.9% per year (World Bank), Africa’s urban population growth rate is...

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20 Best Mobile Apps For Agriculture - CropLife Website | CropLife | CropLife IRON | Article

Ever feel overwhelmed by the number of mobile apps out there? For retailers who want to use their devices beyond just checking e-mail, text and voicemail, here's a list of some for ag, with descriptions (and compatible mobile devices). Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement, nor does exclusion imply disapproval.Mobile apps for ag are gaining momentum.


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Experiences from Educational Technology Startups

Experiences from Educational Technology Startups | Africa | Scoop.it
Educational technology is developing itself, and startups are entering markets with new apps and creative commons content.

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Venezuela – The Country with the Most Beautiful Women in the World

Venezuela – The Country with the Most Beautiful Women in the World | Africa | Scoop.it
Charlie Rich once mentioned in a song if you happened to see the most beautiful girl in the world. Prince added in his own song that the most beautiful women in the world are the reasons why God ma...

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10 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actors

10 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actors | Africa | Scoop.it
Certain Nigerian Nollywood movies are often seen to portray scenes and personalities that are wealthy but how many of these actors are actually wealthy in real life? There is no doubt that getting ...

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The Top 10 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses

The Top 10 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses | Africa | Scoop.it
Nollywood is Nigeria’s movie cinema and the third largest producers of home movies in the world. There is no doubt that the movie industry has created a lot of opportunities for many talented actor...

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Before you can innovate, you need to know why

Before you can innovate, you need to know why | Africa | Scoop.it
Innovation is Easy… When You Know Why. When focused on a problem, how quickly do you launch into solution mode? Do you ever consider whether you’re answering the right question first? Einstein once...

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The 10 Richest People In Ghana

The 10 Richest People In Ghana | Africa | Scoop.it
Please note this is just an estimate as said by the compiler of this list, most of their wealth are hidden to public eye.

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20 Best Mobile Apps For Agriculture - CropLife Website | CropLife | CropLife IRON | Article

Ever feel overwhelmed by the number of mobile apps out there? For retailers who want to use their devices beyond just checking e-mail, text and voicemail, here's a list of some for ag, with descriptions (and compatible mobile devices). Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement, nor does exclusion imply disapproval.Mobile apps for ag are gaining momentum.


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Easing the end of life: Startups that are helping people make the ultimate decision

Easing the end of life: Startups that are helping people make the ultimate decision | Africa | Scoop.it
End-of-life care may not be the most uplifting topic, but a group of startups see their tools as a way to help people take control of their circumstances and make sure their voices are heard.

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Don Dea's curator insight, June 30, 2013 2:42 AM

As a study from the Pew Internet & American Lifepointed out earlier this month, nearly 40 percent of American adults are caring for another adult or child with a serious illness. And, a big chunk of those adults are part of the workforce. According to MyDirectives, caregiving-related expenses cost employers $17 to $33 billion a year in lost productivity (canceled meetings, delayed product launches, etc.) and an additional $11 billion in healthcare costs because caregivers suffer from stress, depression and other conditions.