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Bring Transparency to an Intentionally Opaque Market

I had the pleasure of working with Anil Swarup at RSBY in India. He assembles the best possible team recruiting teams that consist of not just all the stakeholders but also people that believe in the project and then helps everyone prove the adage that the whole is greater then the sum of the parts.…

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…

Deadline for Aadhaar Cards on February 28, 2014 in West Bengal

The West Bengal government set February 28 as the deadline for distributing Aadhaar cards among all Bengal residents, prompting many to wonder about the feasibility of covering over six crore people in little over five-and-a-half months. Providing Aadhaar numbers to all citizens above the age of five is the precursor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s dream project…

Nairobi Mall Massacre

Incredible pictures (pretty graphic) from the Nairobi mall massacre. http://t.co/tUO3C3RUOg #Westgate — Kadambari Murali (@KadambariM) September 22, 2013 Related articles Kenyan Officials Reporting 59 Dead; 175 Injured in Nairobi Mall Massacre Massacre at a Nairobi mall Kenya declares end to Nairobi terror attack after seized mall burns

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…

Tajikistan: Building the World’s Biggest Teahouse

It looks to be a beautiful building but I still do not understand the largest teahouse being built in Tajikistan. Tajikistan does not produce tea, it really does not consume a lot of tea in comparison to other countries and is not known for its special blends. Already home to the world’s tallest flagpole and the longest flag,…

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