Developing World

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Rwanda: High Level TVET Institutions Needed More Than Universities

By Gerald MpyisiThe following quote is intended to provoke debate and conversation about our education system and the society's perception toward university education vis-à-vis Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as a means to a livelihood. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
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Smartphones to account for 2/3rd of world mkt by 2020

DUBAI: Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020, according to a new report that pegs India as the fourth largest market of hi-tech phones in 2014. The report, " , 2007-2020", prepared by GSMA Intelligence, ... [Published Economic Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Novartis in pact with TB Alliance

As per agreement, NITD will fully transfer its TB R&D programme to TB AllianceNovartis has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) for compounds to fight tuberculosis (TB) that have ... [Published Express Pharma - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Aussie leads international group

Australian oncology surgeon, teacher and researcher Professor Robert Thomas has been appointed chair of a major international working group set up to find ways to deliver affordable cancer care.Under the ambit of the World Innovation Summit For Health ... [Published Oncology Update - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

The other major emissions growth is seen in India. In 2013 the country's carbon grew by 5.1%, and it is now on track to overtake the EU in 2019."India has enormous problems, if the current government could sort out the issues with toilets that would an ... [Published BBC - 19 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Businesswoman Named 2014 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow

Nigerian female entrepreneur and young leader, Adeshola Komolafe, was Saturday, in the United States of America, named the 2014 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow, by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD).In a statement in Seattle, Dr. Mima ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

What happened at the India Social Good Summit today

DateNEW DELHI: With Climate Week NYC and Social Good Summit beginning in New York this weekend, over in India, the first-of-its-kind India Social Good Summit 2014 took place in New Delhi today, to discuss the role of technology and new media on global ... [Published The Climate Group - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

UN nuclear watchdog agency holds its biggest annual event

21 Sep 2014Listen /International Atomic Energy Agency. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)Member States of the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA) meet for their annual general conference in Vienna, Austria, on Monday to review the work of the past year and ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

The population of the internet, in one map

How big is  the internet ?  This map from the Oxford Internet Institute shows where the world's internet users live:This is a cartogram, a map in which the area of each country is proportional to its online population. So countries with large land areas ... [Published VOX.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gilead Gives Seven Generic Firms Sovaldi Licenses for Developing World

Seven generics firms are set to begin distributing licensed versions of Gilead’s blockbuster hepatitis C drug Sovaldi in 91 developing countries, as part of a deal to expand access to the expensive therapy.Gilead announced nonexclusive licensing agreements ... [Published FDA News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

For Poor Countries, China Is No Model

Updated Sept. 19, 2014 12:01 p.m. ET The world's emerging economies face an emerging crisis. Such states are home to 90% of the world's population, and on average, 70% of their people are less than 25 years old. Those young citizens dream of a better, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Challenge of change

Saturday, September 20, 2014From Print EditionHow we interact with different people at different times and at different places and how we make our conscious labor and conscience deliberate unfolds as a big challenge where freedom is the challenge and ... [Published The News International - Sep 20 2014]

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We’ve Halved World Hunger in Some Countries, Bu... [Published Care2 - 46 mins ago]
New York City climate change march takes on asp... [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
Intelligent Energy boss Henri Winand has passio... [Published Leicester Mercury - 1 hour ago]
A Trip to the Home of Democracy to Discuss the ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 1 hour ago]
OPIC commits $100 mln to ECP Africa Fund IV [Published PE Hub Blog - 1 hour ago]
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Broadband commission expects half of world conn... [Published Silicon Republic - 2 hours ago]
Rwanda: High Level TVET Institutions Needed Mor... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
A multiscale approach to Ebola response [Published Medical Xpress - 2 hours ago]
Smartphones to account for 2/3rd of world mkt b... [Published Economic Times - 2 hours ago]
Novartis in pact with TB Alliance [Published Express Pharma - 3 hours ago]
Daily podcast – September 19, 2014 [Published Polity.org.za - 3 hours ago]
Zimbabwe: Arming for Ebola World War [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
Why Rajapaksas keep winning elections [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 4 hours ago]
Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5 hours ago]
Aussie leads international group [Published Oncology Update - 5 hours ago]
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1 in 9 People Undernourished, Say Food Agencies [Published NDTV - 5 hours ago]
Greater flexibilities, policy space needed to m... [Published Third World Network - 5 hours ago]
NexThought Monday - Why Did Vittana Close Down? [Published NextBillion.net - 5 hours ago]
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New GSMA study forecasts smartphone overhaul by... [Published Trade Arabia - 6 hours ago]
Businesswoman Named 2014 Jennifer Potter Emergi... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
Canada funds 22 innovative projects to help sav... [Published Bio-Medicine - 6 hours ago]
Saving "Every Woman, Every Child": Canada 'Incu... [Published MarketWired - 6 hours ago]
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OPIC commits $100 mln to ECP Africa Fund IV [Published PE Hub Blog - 1 hour ago]
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation has approved a $100 million commitment to Emerging Capital Partners’ Africa Fund IV at its quarterly meeting. During the meeting, OPIC’s board of directors also approved Mildred Callear as vice president ...
World: In race to save women’s lives, solutions... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: UN Population FundCountry: Malawi, Nigeria, World NEW YORK, United States – There are fewer than 500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and too little progress has been made towards reducing maternal and child deaths. ...
Bobby Jindal Launches His Energy Plan [Published RedState Blog - 12 hours ago]
On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his energy plan. It was the second such plan to come out of America Next, Jindal’s policy shop that is plainly developing a national policy agenda ahead of the presidential campaign that Jindal ...
Thousands Take to the Streets Worldwide To Dema... [Published Breitbart Feed - 21 hours ago]
LONDON, United Kingdom – Tens of thousands of people are taking to the streets in 150 countries around the world today to demand that their leaders do more to tackle climate change ahead of a United Nations summit on the subject due to begin in New ...
India: Should India Sacrifice Agriculture For T... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: Citizen News ServiceCountry: India Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS) Well, any right-minded person would say NO. But the global, as well as the local media, has castigated India for not ratifying the Protocol of Amendment for the Trade ...
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Nature Podcast: 17 April 2014 [Published Nature Podcast - Apr 16 2014]
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