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  • Pennies from Heaven or Rather Meotorites from Heaven enriching poor Brazilian town

    Recife, Brazil Current Affairs 31 Dec 2020

    The story of meteorites falling from the skies to enrich a poor Brazilian town has made Mail online and other media vehicles but there is more to the story as get-rich prospectors from abroad arrive in Brazil Read more

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    All Around the Chiemsee: The Bavarian Sea (travel story, Germany)

    München, Germany Cultural 31 Dec 2020

    Article proposal: All Around the Chiemsee: the Bavarian Sea (An article could be about the Chiemsee (Chiem Lake) as a whole, or about only one aspect of it or particular site, as you prefer.) The Chiemsee is Germany’s third largest lake with over 60 kilometers of shoreline and is located less... Read more

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    Home, home on the Alm (about cowherds in the Alps)

    München, Germany Cultural 31 Dec 2020

    Home, home on the Alm (Article idea - cultural/travel story) I’d love to write an article about the traditional job of Senner or a Sennerin, that is a person who spends several summer months (usually from May to September) living in a hut and taking care of cows at an Alm, a pasture in the Alps.... Read more

  • Clarice Lispector 100 years

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Arts & Books 31 Jan 2021

    Despite Covid-19 Brazil is currently celebrating online the 100th anniversary of perhaps its greatest contemporary writer,Clarice Lispector. A resident of Leme, Rio de Janeiro when she did not reside in many parts of the world with her diplomat husband,Clarice is perhaps best known for "Hour of the... Read more

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    The story of Parigol’s life in Afghanistan, fleeing the war and begging for survival

    Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan War Reporter 10 Mar 2021

    At the entrance of the northern part of the Blue Mosque, a shrine attributed to Prophet Ali, in Mazar-e-Sharif City, a woman with amputated fingers, apparently an amputated nose and low vision caused by burns and dust of the war, is begging at a time when the international community, after formation... Read more

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    Ivory Coast 2020 - Only one man can "lie down with the crocodiles of yamoussoukro".

    London, United Kingdom Current Affairs 22 Jul 2021

    Ivory Coast 2020 - Only one man can "lie down with the crocodiles of Yamoussoukro". Nine years ago , battle-hardened "Forces Nouvelles" soldiers led by Guillaume Soro, a former student union leader turned rebel front man, crossed the decade-old French army buffer zone separating North and South... Read more

  • Gift of the Givers turns 28

    Cape Town, South Africa Current Affairs 06 Aug 2021

    African disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers celebrates its 28th anniversary. To date, its delivered more than 3 billion South African rand, or nearly 200 million US dollars of aid, to 44 countries. Founder, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman says he was instructed to start the organisation by a Sufi... Read more

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    Avaliable for riots in South America, Brics in Brasilia and oil spil on the brasilian cost

    Brasília, Brazil Breaking News 19 Oct 2021

    Cameraman, drone, Ronin, underwater Avaliable in brasilia. Wathsaap +5561999881827 Ivan@illuminatifilmes.com Read more

  • TANZANIA 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Politics 15 Dec 2021

    Tanzania National Electoral Commission has today announced 28 October this year to be the official date for the forthcoming general election in the country. Over 30 million Tanzanians out of a population of 55 million are expected to vote for councilors, parliamentarians in the general... Read more

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    Business is Blooming

    Munich, Germany Science & Environment 31 Dec 2021

    In a much-publicized referendum in Spring 2019, the citizens in the state of Bavaria, Germany voted to demand that their government do much more to protect insect and plant bio-diversity in this area where high-tech industries together with a large number of agricultural business are the basis for... Read more

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    The Art of Smart: Siemens headquarters in Munich is one of the world's most sustainable office buildings

    Munich, Germany Business 31 Dec 2021

    In 2017, Forbes Magazine reported that the Toronto-based research company Corporate Knights had named the German engineering company Siemens the world's most sustainable company. I would like to write an article for you about Siemens' company headquarters building in downtown Munich, inaugurated in... Read more

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    Just Dual It! - Germany's New Educational Model Pairs-up Theory and In-Company Practice

    Munich, Germany Business 31 Dec 2021

    As the German economy booms and companies hustle to fill orders, employers wring their hands in search of job candidates that fit their increasingly precise specifications. A solution to their problem: train your employees yourself. The "Duales Studium" educational model combines almost full-time,... Read more

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    The Works Council - a German Success Story?

    Munich, Germany Business 31 Dec 2021

    A works council or Betriebsrat is part of the management concept of countless German companies and contributes largely to the smooth functioning of Germany's companies and the internationally-admired "German Model" for business success. On an average of every two years, employee representatives are... Read more

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    Up Yours! The Modern Marketing of an Old-Fashioned Product: Sniffing Tobacco

    Munich, Germany Business 31 Dec 2021

    Strangely enough, a very old-fashioned, traditional German product has experienced a revival in recent years: sniffing tobacco. Smoking is illegal in public places in Germany, and maybe for that reason, sniffing snuff has come into style again in a big way. Another reason is surely a re-embracing... Read more

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    24 travel destinations

    London, United Kingdom Travel 27 Jan 2022

    Here are my 24 destinations about which I can write with confidence and affection. I can add descriptive details of accommodation, restaurants and the most enjoyable attractions and excursions along with my personal finds and favourites. Istanbul Western fascination with the exoticism of this... Read more

  • Ray Youssef’s Exceptional Plan for Kenya

    Nairobi, Kenya Business 31 Jan 2022

    While most people shun away from discussing the reality of cryptocurrency economies, it is true that the world is heading towards a completely cashless economy. To ensure that people trade carefully, legally, and in a secure environment, Paxful provides a peer-to-peer platform in which crypto... Read more

  • East African Young Agripreneurs Empowered in Short Food Supply Systems, Sustainable Organic Vegetable Farming, and ICT

    Mbale, Uganda Business, Current Affairs, Technology, Science & Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Training 21 Apr 2022

    Early morning of Thursday, 28th March 2019, the 4th day of the East African Youth in Agriculture Workshop. Mbale town is peacefully quiet, save for some classic soul rhythms orchestrated by a couple of Ruppell's long-tailed starlings nesting on a tree near my room's balcony. Doors open and shut,... Read more

  • The Truth that eludes Africa freedom

    Harare, Zimbabwe Business, Politics, Current Affairs, Cultural 28 Apr 2022

    Africa once dubbed the black continent continues unabated its trend of not satisfying needs and aspirations of its especially the youths and it's underdeveloped citizens . The current nature of global conflict and the array of threats confronting African Nations require now solutions and pooling of... Read more

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    Côte d'Ivoire Adjamé '' Black market '': Minors and sex workers!

    London, United Kingdom Current Affairs 11 Aug 2023

    In Adjamé, Prostitution is taking on worrying proportions. Kids "sell" their bodies. "I can handle 10 clients a night, 1000 FCFA with a condom 2000 CFA without a condom," says the softly spoken F.S. At age 12, this adolescent is already a well established professional sex worker. Her workplace is... Read more

  • Fighting Climate Change Through Community Activism

    Nairobi, Kenya Science & Environment 12 Apr 2025

    There are no free resources in the world, and time isn’t excluded in this fact. Time seems to be running out for young people across the world to act and it’s proving to be costly. Using basic mathematics, whenever the time factor changes, other parameters change as well. For example, it is... Read more

  • African Youth Declaration on Nature, Why a New Approach is Needed for its Success

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs, Science & Environment 01 Jun 2028

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) youth conference brought together over fifty young passionate conservationists and practitioners at the African Wildlife Foundation(AWF) offices in Nairobi from 22nd to 24th May 2019. The main objective of the conference dubbed Youth for Nature, One by One until Nature... Read more

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    From a haven to ravisher of Human rights. The Story of Cameroon

    Buea, Cameroon Investigative Reporting 06 Dec 2028

    Cameroon, once a harbinger of peace in the troubled Central African sub-region is now at the brinks of civil war, a phenomenon that has engulfed much of African states since independence. Cameroon’s once cherished peace is at risk. Yes, Cameroon has never been the most peaceful country in Africa.... Read more

  • 6 Rising-Star Nigerian Artists perform for 58th Nigeria Independence Day in Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Entertainment & Celebrity, Music 31 Dec 2028

    6 Rising-Star Nigerian Artists performed a lively and energetic yet entertaining stage performances that wowed the crowd in conjunction with the 58th Nigeria Independence Day, held at AfterWerk Bar & Grill, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 1. The artists line-up were Iyke Moore, Endy... Read more

  • All Star’s Night

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Entertainment & Celebrity 31 Dec 2028

    KUALA LUMPUR: All Star’s Night has showcased an entertaining performances that wowed the crowd on Thursday night, October 25th held at Sungai Long Golf Resort in Bandar Sungai Long, Malaysia.
 The crowd of the night was entertained with fully energised performances by a total of 7 Nigerian... Read more

  • Malaysia to ban smoking at all eateries, effective January 1, 2019

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Business, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Social, Breaking News 31 Dec 2028

    KUALA LUMPUR: In September, Malaysia Deputy Health Minister Dr. Lee Boon Chye said a hefty amount of RM10,000 will be fined (or 2 years imprisonment) on those caught smoking or vaping in prohibited areas, while RM2,500 will be imposed on eateries operators that fail to enforce the ban on their... Read more

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