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August 2011 Blog Posts (7)

"Corruption" destroyer of development and father of poverty!!!

"There are no shortcuts to fighting corruption and improving governance. On this front, both the African people, Government and the international community are expected to stand up against corrupt officials and practice that makes corruption thrive."

 

1.Public officials, refuse the thank you envelopes clients give you for doing your work.

2. Private citizens(You and I) refuse to pay for contracts you are not qualify for, or contracts that you won through the right…

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Added by Afoom on August 29, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

Spain Approves Reforms Designed To Address Youth Unemployment Crisis

Spain Unemployment

MADRID -- Spain's main political powers agreed to amend the constitution Friday to make the government legally obliged to keep its deficit low, an effort to reassure financial markets that it will keep its troubled finances under control and not need a bailout.

The ruling Socialists and the opposition center-right Popular Party cut a deal after…

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 27, 2011 at 7:32am — No Comments

Q&A With Lisa Kristine, Photographer of Slaves

The most pernicious lie still taught in elementary school is that slavery ended in 1865 with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. The truth is more disturbing. Today, 146 years later, slavery is rampant, both in the U.S. and abroad. It lives in the dusty, pitch-black mine shafts of Ghana, where young men are sent to chip for gold, in the scorching brick kilns of India, where children spend endless hours lugging bricks, behind the hidden walls of…

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 27, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

He’s A Solar Pioneer, And Barely A Teen



"I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for they have no tongues."

—Dr. Seuss (The Lorax)

People see winter as a cold and gloomy time in nature. The days are short. Snow blankets the ground. Lakes and ponds freeze, and animals scurry to burrows to wait for spring. The rainbow…

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 21, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

UK: Survey reveals what young people think about the riots

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Almost half (45 per cent) of informants felt the media's coverage of young people was unfair. One commented “The media are only interested in showing and talking about negativity against the youth". Another said “I saw a headline which said 'teenagers rob local shop'. It’s stupid because you wouldn’t say 'adults rob local shop'!”, “It was not just youth who were involved in rioting and looting, but parents and adults as well. Unfortunately 95 per cent of news…

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 19, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

On International Youth Day, UN celebrating young people’s role in ousting dictators

Young people at the launch of the International Year of Youth, celebrated annually on 12 August

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 15, 2011 at 9:43pm — No Comments

With Kiss-Ins and Dances, Young Chileans Push for Reform

Fernando Nahuel/European Pressphoto Agency.A protest in Santiago, Chile, last month. Students have held rallies of up to 100,000 people and taken control of dozens of schools around the country. More Photos »

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Added by Saji Prelis on August 5, 2011 at 7:17am — No Comments

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