GREEN BURNS: Thoughts on Green Nigeria

Nwachukwu a place of bird poem and green burns

A PLACE  WHERE  GREEN BURNS: GREEN BURNS Is where poverty pours fire inside their minds Break them into black Little leaves.  Dying in the burning day as flame When the big tree yard is small. A footprint of smoke Descends as burnt offering & they hide in the cloud.  We dance in a choke of worries Till we become grey madness A footprint of smoke All our mouths could speak  Is blame- smoke-blame- smoke.  Till the year run all over.  TWO Out of repair.  The blessing gate is  Hanging half…

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Electricity for all in Africa: Possible?

Source: Electricity for all in Africa: Possible? For decades, access to electricity has been a serious challenge in Africa. It still is. 600 million Africans have no connection to an electrical network. African businesses cite electricity amongst the two most severe constraints on their operations (Enterprise Surveys, 2016). Twenty-five of the 54 countries in Africa, including Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Senegal, deal with frequent power crises characterised by outages, irregular supply and surging electricity costs. These are symptoms of insufficient generation capacity and a lack of infrastructure. Despite these sobering facts,…

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Eight Books that can Help You Understand Business World

Some eight books Steve Job read

If you’ve never run your own business or considered B-school, it can be tough to wrap your head around how the corporate world works. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of excellent (yes, even enjoyable) tomes out there that can help. Here are eight books to start with, a mix of classics and new reads about today’s hottest startups as suggested by writers and editors at Time and Fortune. The Innovators Dilemma ($14, Amazon) Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic The Innovators Dilemma argues that market-leading companies can become shells of their former selves if they’re…

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams

Christmas Jams image in a room

Christmas Jams O come, O come, Emmanuel is a translation of the Latin text (“Veni, veni, Emmanuel“) by John Mason Neale and Henry Sloane Coffin in the mid-19th century. It is a metrical version of a collation of various Advent Antiphons (the acrostic O Antiphons), which now serves as a popular Advent and Christmas hymn. Its origins are unclear, it is thought that the antiphons are from at least the 8th Century, but “Veni, veni Emmanuel” may well be 12th Century in origin. The text is based on the biblical prophecy…

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N-Power is an inclusive program but is poorly implemented

Npower implementation excites Nigerian youths after the program announcement

The Nigerian youth were filled with excitement and hope when n-power program was announced by the federal government. The excitement is not far from the fact that majority of them are without jobs. Data show that Nigerian unemployed graduate is above 50 percent. Thus, n-power to this number was like a savior to their unemployed status. However, the mystery behind delay in this program’s implementation makes many to believe that the program may not live up to its expectation. Moreover, a number of Nigerian youth do not have hope in…

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Ecosexuals: For Those Times When Hugging a Tree is Not Enough — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – a rising green movement believes they have hit on a way to form a closer bond with nature, to help save the planet. Ecosexuals Believe Having Sex with the Earth Could Save It If you happen to find yourself in Sydney this week, you have the unique […] via Ecosexuals: For Those Times When Hugging a Tree is Not Enough — Watts Up With That?

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