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Apr 3rd, 2014
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by Adebola Rayo In recent years, unemployability has become one of theleading causes of unemployment. Yes, you read that right – our youths and graduates, are simply unemployable. A good percentage of people who spent years acquiring degrees in our Nigerian universities come out unable to strin...
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Mar 26th, 2014
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By William Easterly, Seattle Times SOMEHOW — probably my own fault — I have wound up on Bill Gates’ list of the world’s most misguided economists. Gates singled me out by name in his annual 2014 letter to his foundation as an “aid critic” spreading harmful myths about ineffective aid programs. I actu...
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Oct 14th, 2013
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ICC saves lives Belayneh Abate African Dictators are chronic public health disasters. They are not just mass murderers but also the reason why starvation, malaria, tuberculosis, flea and lice borne diseases such as typhus still kill the African people. In this 21st century, Africans were not supposed...
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Jul 9th, 2013
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By M.B.O Owolowo Philanthropy can be defined as the altruistic concern for human beings, as manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons or to institutions advancing human welfare. Based on the above definition of philanthropy, how many notable philanthropists can we easily id...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Prashant PanjiarBy custom, many Ethiopian parents won’t name a child for weeks, in case the baby dies. Sebsebila Nassir, pictured above with a health worker, named her newborn daughter Amira—’princess’ in Arabic—on her immunization card the day sh...
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Oct 17th, 2012
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When we think of the world’s all-time richest people, names like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and John D Rockefeller immediately come to mind. But few would have thought, or even heard of, Mansa Musa I of Mali – the obscure 14th century African king who was today named the richest person in all history....
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May 30th, 2012
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Bone-Break, Bill Gates, Ft. Detrick and GSK; US Army Dengue Fever Vaccine Trials in Thailand Born in a laboratory at Fort Detrick, Maryland, home to the USA’s biological warfare program, the US Army created, Bill Gates Foundation funded and GSK administered Dengue “Bone-Break” Fever vaccine is report...
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May 25th, 2012
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WHO IS THE MAN? Bill Gates is a walking talking Bill Gates commercial. It matters not that he retired from Microsoft. The Bill Gates image is still very serious business. Arguably his most famous quote is “Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” He dresses the part: very c...
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Apr 15th, 2012
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BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has finally come full circle. Over the decades, he has thrived on controversies, some of which he fostered, and stil does, with unmatched skills and perfect timing. They have served his purpose of staying in power as long to contentedly observe fro...
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Apr 5th, 2012
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Lashing out at the Congressional Republican budget earlier this week, President Obama chastisedthe GOP for ignoring what he called one of the “big, fundamental issues” of our time: inequality. “What drags down our entire economy is when there’s an ever-widening chasm between the ultra-rich and everyb...