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An important discovery of our times might happen in Africa!!!

Recent times are a big changeover times for the continent of Africa in many good ways and the researchers from the British Geological Survey and University College London (UCL) believe the best thing for Africa is still waiting hidden under the surface in aquifers, WATER!!!!!

For news on this, check the below link

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17775211

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A Laid off Irish Construction worker turns an Entrepreneur and employs fellow jobless!!

Ireland with an unemployment rate of 14.9% (in 2011) is one of the recession-hit struggling/drowning economies of Europe. When the entire nation was experiencing such an unemployment rate, a laid off construction worker of Ireland did not sit still and wait to get state aid or employed. But rather, he started his own bakery called the Cherry Blossom Bakery and employs fellow jobless colleagues/construction workers!!

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Simon Stenson, our construction worker turned Entrepreneur trained all his staff by himself.

For details into the story, you can click to the news link below:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/01/simon-stenson-irish-construction-worker_n_1313736.html?ref=business#s609168&title=3_Ireland

Courtesy: Huffington Post

Could the desert sun power the world?

December 11, 2011 Leave a comment

The Sahara solar panels  generated Green electricity is hailed as a solution to the climate change crisis.

News link – http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/dec/11/sahara-solar-panels-green-electricity

Pacific micro-state switches entirely to renewable energy

New Orleans – the Start-ups hub

November 17, 2011 Leave a comment

After being ravaged by Katrina, New Orleans is rebuilding itself and transforming into a hub for start-ups and social innovation.

You can apply to be a NOLAbound to participate in the center for Entrepreneurship and innovation – Applications are open for a month; click here to apply. Application deadline is on 31-dec-2011.

 

To read on the news, click the Link below:
http://www.good.is/post/exploring-new-orleans-startup-by-startup?utm_campaign=daily_good2&utm_medium=email_daily_good2&utm_source=headline_link&utm_content=Exploring%20New%20Orleans%2C%20Startup%20by%20Startup

Fairness challenge from first global education ‘laureate’

 

By Sean Coughlan

BBC News education correspondent

 

Reference Link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15546976

Courtesy : BBC News

Did a Harvard Economics Class Cause the Financial Crisis?

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