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Two Hundred Activists to Launch Themselves off Mount Kilimanjaro

Two Hundred Activists to Launch Themselves off Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has announced approval for philanthropic organisation, Wings of Kilimanjaro’s request to launch two hundred paragliding and hang-gliding global activists off Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. The official flight date is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.

Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Leadership Development –CCL launches in Ethiopia

Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Leadership Development –CCL launches in Ethiopia

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), ranked among the world’s Top 10 leadership education providers by the Financial Times and BusinessWeek, launches its first Africa office on May 10 2012 at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Addis Ababa.

DRC Congo economic growth set to reach an unprecedented 7% in 2013

DRC Congo economic growth set to reach an unprecedented 7% in 2013

In its first detailed economic analysis in twenty-five years, the World Bank projects the economy of The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to grow at up to 7 percent annually for the next two years.

Current water resources in Africa and Europe

Current water resources in Africa and Europe

A new assessment of available water resources, published by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), reveals that large areas in Africa, Spain and Eastern Europe have on average less than 200 mm freshwater available every year while the demand for water is three to ten times higher.

UN overhaul required to govern planet’s life support system: Experts

UN overhaul required to govern planet’s life support system: Experts

Reducing the risk of potential global environmental disaster requires a “constitutional moment” comparable in scale and importance to the reform of international governance that followed World War II, say experts preparing the largest scientific conference leading up to next June’s Rio+20 Earth Summit.

A Day In The Life of The World, 11.11.11

A Day In The Life of The World, 11.11.11

On 11/11/11, humanity will be invited to participate in the largest collaborative storytelling event in human history. On this auspicious day, anyone in the world who has access to any recording device will be asked to capture their lives through film, photography, music, sound and text. It’s quintessentially “a day in the life of the world” told by the people of earth.

‘Protein microarrays’ may reveal new weapons against malaria

‘Protein microarrays’ may reveal new weapons against malaria

A new research technology is revealing how humans develop immunity to malaria, and could assist programs aimed at eradicating this parasitic disease.

Refugee camps in Africa and worldwide

Refugee camps in Africa and worldwide

The number of refugee camps worldwide is increasing significantly, with over 12 millions refugees worldwide. According to the 2006 World Refugee survey conducted annually by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a staggering 33 million people worldwide are currently uprooted from their homes.

Scientists discover 100,000-year-old ochre toolkit and workshop in South Africa

Scientists discover 100,000-year-old ochre toolkit and workshop in South Africa

An ochre-rich mixture, possibly used for decoration, painting and skin protection 100,000 years ago, and stored in two abalone shells, was discovered at Blombos Cave in Cape Town, South Africa.

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