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What can you and I do about Ebola?

Friends, when it comes to the scourge of ebola, we can no longer bury our heads in the sand. Well, let me speak about myself. I'll admit that since news of the ebola crisis broke out, while I watched with...
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Africa energy output set to quadruple by 2014

According to the International Energy Agency, Africa is set to quadruple its energy generation by 2040 to 385 GW. This means that over 950 million people will have access to electricity throughout the...
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The State v Oscar Pistorius: Not Guilty Enough

“And earthly power doth then show likest God’s When mercy seasons justice.” – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Before Valentine’s Day 2013 the only way Oscar Pistorius made...
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2014 African trends and game-changing innovations

Africa's innovation is growing in leaps and bounds, to the point it's setting its own trends, which while unique to the continent, are getting the attention of the rest of the world. This month,...
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What’s Wrong With How the West Talks About Ebola

The Ebola epidemic has killed over 4,000 in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia; it has killed one in the United States. Liberia's Defense Minister Brownie Samukai told the U.N. Security Council in September...
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Joe, our hero of the week

He simply goes by the name Joe. Until October 2nd, he was a humble train security guard working the graveyard shift on Brisbane's Indooroopilly line. When he saw a young male passenger with his...