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Promoting women in science, math, technology and engineering

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Promoting women in science, math, technology and engineering

In her own words, Rita Orji describes her upbringing: “I was born in a small village in Eastern Nigeria called Enugu to parents who had no education. I had four sisters and four brothers. My parents did not have money to pay my school fees. After I completed primary education and scored very high marks, […]

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Preparing for a summer of terror

Preparing for a summer of terror

The vestiges of the fiercely defiant Islamic State group (ISIS) in Syria are reportedly defeated. Meanwhile, the victorious American-led coalition and its hard-fighting Kurdish and coalition forces will face a new and potentially bloody phase, just forming now. Throughout the well-phased systematic destruction of ISIS, numerous Islamist fighters have escaped, with the objective of returning […]

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Greater Eurasian co-operation

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Greater Eurasian co-operation

The modern world is facing fundamental geopolitical transformation. International free trade and the very notion of globalization are being challenged by the comeback of protectionism and nationalism, with arbitrarily imposed barriers and tariffs. All of this makes integration in Greater Eurasia, pragmatically connecting the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and other […]

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Killing off Africa’s iconic animals

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Killing off Africa’s iconic animals

Many of the iconic fauna that are indelibly associated with Africa, and that attract so many local citizens and foreign tourists alike, no longer spread limitlessly across the vast savannahs of the mid-continent. Nor are many of the larger animals of the unbroken forest often visible. This century’s massive escalation of illegal poaching has decimated […]

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Mongolia’s GDP and trade rise

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mongolia’s GDP and trade rise

A giant dump truck travels under blue sky towards an open pit mine in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert. It may look like an average dump truck, but it is actually one of 28 enormous Komatsu trucks, powered by 3,000-horsepower engines and capable of moving up to 300 tonnes of ore per load at the Oyu […]

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Travelling North America on a budget

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Travelling North America on a budget

We can’t always afford a big fancy vacation, but still want a nice holiday. Here are a few travel suggestions in North America for the budget-conscious. Wilderness wonder Camping is the obvious choice for an economical vacation. Expensive equipment is unnecessary, much can be improvised, and you can rent what you don’t have or can’t […]

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Where in the world everybody is going

Where in the world everybody is going

The Top 10 tourist destinations around the globe Each year, people around the world leave home searching for adventure or a change of scenery. While most tend to travel mainly within their own region, international travel has become a dynamic and profitable business. In 2017, the most recent year for which statistics are available, there […]

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Africa’s economic prospects

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Africa’s economic prospects

Population numbers throughout most of Africa will continue to increase severely over the next 30 years. Unless women in sub-Saharan Africa suddenly stop having more than two and sometimes as many as seven children, the gross labour force, unskilled and skilled, in almost every country will continue to grow despite existing, and alarming, unemployment rates […]

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Who fills the vacuum?

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Who fills the vacuum?

In December 2018, the Trump White House ordered the Pentagon to plan for a troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. According to officials, plans for this complete withdrawal must be prepared sometime thiAs year. Interestingly, this order follows the Trump administration’s announcement that it is also pulling all American forces out of Syria after claiming victory over […]

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What happens in Syria now?

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
What happens in Syria now?

The United States’ entry into the coalition fight against the Islamic State began in 2015; the Islamic State had cut out large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, claiming a caliphate. In the following three years, the self-declared caliphate has all but been eradicated; however, throughout Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State (IS) has […]

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