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Ethiopia Diverts Nile River for Giant Dam, Raising Fears in Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia Diverts Nile River for Giant Dam, Raising Fears in Egypt, Sudan

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN   Ethiopian government officials this week celebrated the diversion of the Blue Nile river for what they’ve dubbed the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which is expected to provide hydroelectricity for Ethiopia and neighboring countries by 2015.   But downstream nations Egypt and Sudan are troubled […]

Financial Resources for Women in Business

Financial Resources for Women in Business

For a number of years, I taught college courses on entrepreneurship and small business management to students who aspired to become successful business owners. I applauded my students for recognizing early on that successful businesses require more than a great idea. Even if you have the “next big thing,” it is imperative for you to […]

Book Challenges Stereotypes of Poor Fathers

Book Challenges Stereotypes of Poor Fathers

“Doing The Best I Can” delves into the lives of poor men who have children outside of marriage and their “New Package Deals” ‑ the direct and intimate relationships with their children that are independent of a relationship with the mother. — submitted photo Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is viewed as the scourge […]

Japan is Latest Suitor for African Resources

Japan is Latest Suitor for African Resources

Since the tsunami and earthquake hit Japan in 2011, the Asian tiger has faced an unprecedented energy crisis, prompting it to reach out to African nations where some of the world’s richest wells of oil and gas have been found.   This month, at the three-day Tokyo International Conference on African Development, Prime Minister Shinzo […]

A Nation Prays for ‘Tata’ While Another Mandela Passes

A Nation Prays for ‘Tata’ While Another Mandela Passes

  News of the recurring illness of South Africa’s much loved leader, informally known as Madiba (Nelson Mandela), set off a new round of prayers for his recovery in the nation and around the world.   But in Qunu in the Eastern Cape, residents there were already grieving the passing of a Mandela – Florence […]

Reality (TV) Bites for Dating Celebrities

Reality (TV) Bites for Dating Celebrities

A local ‘bad boy’ and ‘bad girl’ share how time in the limelight affected their love lives The love life of a celebrity is a complicated thing. It’s not that they have a hard time finding someone to date, but it can be a challenge to find someone who wants to date them for the […]

Booker Makes Senate Candidacy Official

Booker Makes Senate Candidacy Official

The sudden death of New Jersey’s senior Senator Frank Lautenberg has added a new wrinkle and new major race to watch in 2013. Hence, the week found Jersey’s top political power brokers scrambling about to position themselves, with the ramifications of Lautenberg’s death causing a political tremor felt from his home state all the way […]