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Ethiopia to Double Africa’s Electricity Access with large geothermal

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Ethiopia and a US– Icelandic private developer Reykjavik Geothermal (RG) late last month signed a landmark agreement in Addis Ababa to construct Africa‘s largest geothermal plant in the Horn of Africa country. Construction of the 1,000 MW Geothermal plant, expected to cost an estimated $4 billion, will be undertaken in two stages over an eight to…

CEED Morocco recognized by the White House

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CEED IS BUILT OF, BY AND FOR ENTREPRENEURS CEED believes that entrepreneurship is the single best tool to support economic development and grow emerging and frontier economies. Entrepreneurs can operate anywhere, but they thrive in an ecosystem of support. CEED is an organization that we work together in many interesting locations around the world. Congrats to the CEED team…

6 hours deserts receive more energy we consumes in a year

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DESTERTEC s a global civil society initiative aiming to shape a sustainable future. It is a non-profit foundation that grew out of a network of scientists, politicians and economists, who together developed the DESERTEC Concept. All kinds of renewables will be used in the DESERTEC Concept, but the sun-rich deserts of the world play a special role: within six hours,…

Mindset, A MenaApps company, is hosting a workshop at the SME Congress

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Rana Samara and her team, one of the great companies at MenaAppps, will be participating at the SME Congress. If you are in Abu Dhabi make sure you stop by their booth and see some of the great work they are doing! Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are a vital part of the UAE economy,…

The Chinese colony of Brazil – Part Duex

“What happens is you start getting people saying ‘Wait a minute, we are running a huge trade deficit with China. They are investing $20 billion and grabbing up all our resources. Are we a colony?’” says Derek Scissors of the American Enterprise Institute. While controversial the first settlement of the Brazilian people by the Chinese was in…

Racial segregation of South Africa

Adrian Frith has done a really nice job looking at the racial segregation of South Africa. It is interesting to see the distribution across the country. It is also interesting to note that the Indian or Asian population is spread through out the county and not concentrated in a few locations. I also find it interesting…

Facebook 56 million in the Arab world

Facebook brought into prominence on Tuesday that it has 56 million active users in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), where activists used the social media network to organize Arab Spring rebellion. In fact, Facebook regional chief Jonathan Labin told a news conference in Dubai while noting a significant increase in the number of people connecting from mobile devices, that half…

AIDS vaccine to rid AIDS from Monkeys

Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University have made some serious progress in coming up with a vaccine that could prevent AIDS. The vaccine in development is being tested on primates infected with simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV. The virus is the primate equivalent of HIV and similarly causes AIDS. When tested on primates, the OHSU vaccines appears to have…

70 years of water found in east Africa – Kenya

Scientists in Kenya have discovered a massive underground reserve that could allow the drought-ravaged country to meet its water needs for the next 70 years. Discovered in the desert of Kenya’s Turkana region, the Lotikipi Basin Aquifer contains more than 200 billion cubic meters of fresh water, and is about the size of Rhode Island. All told, the region…

African Startup Converts Waste Into Clean Fuel

A joint Zambian and Swedish venture is looking to curb deforestation by introducing a new type of cookstove, which runs solely on clean fuel, into Zambian households. Zambia cuts down hundreds of thousands of wooded acres every year, as one of the most aggressive sites of deforestation in the world. According to a recent report, Zambia loses between…

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