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Warriors of the Ocean: Tanzania Action Trailer
To date, Operation Jodari has resulted in the arrest of ten vessels, and the fining of a fleet of 19 vessels since the campaign started in January. Operation Jodari is a partnership with the Tanzanian government to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by training and assisting Tanzanian officers in monitoring, control and surveillance of all fishing activity in Tanzanian waters. To do this, Sea Shepherd has provided the Ocean Warrior civilian patrol vessel with experienced crew, while the Tanzanian government has provided 10 law enforcement agents with the Deep Sea Fishing Authority, Tanzanian Navy and the Multi-Agency Task Team (MATT), led by the Tanzania Police Force with the Tanzania Forest Services, the Wildlife Division, Fisheries Division, Tanzania Drug Enforcement Agency, and the Tanzania Intelligence and Security Service. It was formed to target individuals and networks that control environmental crime in the region and the illegal trade in wildlife. Operation Jodari is also supported by Fish-i Africa, a partnership of eight East African countries including Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles and Somalia that fosters information-sharing and regional cooperation to combat large-scale illegal fishing in the Western Indian Ocean. For more information visit the Operation Jodari campaign home: http://bit.ly/2GDmvsY #PoachersBeware #OpJodari #Tanzania #Stop IUUFishing Video by Jax Oliver/Sea Shepherd.
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Tanzania threatens crackdown on LGBT campaigners [The Morning Call]
(Reuters) - Tanzania has threatened to arrest and expel activists, as well as deregister all non-governmental organisations that campaign for gay rights. At a rally late on Sunday, Tanzania's Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba said both domestic and foreign campaigners for gay rights would now face punitive measures in the country.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/28/tanzania-threatens-crackdown-on-lgbt-campaigners-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Tanzania conducts aerial census on elephants in Selous-Mikumi
Work is beginning on a new aerial census, which will reveal how elephant numbers are faring in one of the areas of Tanzania worst-hit by poaching. The survey from the skies will count the large mammals and signs of illegal activity in the Selous-Mikumi ecosystems. Previous surveys highlighted the drastic decline in elephant populations, because of ivory poaching. Lucy Taylor reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Modern Day Witch Hunts Throughout the World
Modern day witch hunts throughout the world! Many poor women get hunted & accused of witchcraft. Witch hunts are still present & some believe in magic, while hunting thousands of innocent women. Subscribe for new videos: http://goo.gl/SaufF4 Follow us on Instagram: @theywillkillyou Voiceover by Carl Mason: [email protected] 4: Papua New Guinea The people of Papua New Guinea mostly believe in magic. While the practice of faith healing or "white magic" is allowed, the country legislated the Sorcery Act which bans any form of "black magic". It is an increasingly visible problem in a country made up of hundreds of ancient tribal communities on a tropical island. In the local culture, the idea of payback is an engrained principle, and nearly all disagreements turn physical. According to government reports, extrajudicial witch hunts in Papua New Guinea are spreading from the rural highlands to cities due to the migration of villagers. 3: Saudi Arabia Because of lack of transparency and public reports, the exact number of sorcery-related cases is unknown. In 2006, a Saudi woman named Fawza Falih made international headlines. He is known in the Middle East for his on-screen fortune telling. Ali was allegedly caught trying to provide a woman with a magic potion that would break up a marriage. He was lucky, as most witchcraft convicts in the country end up with their heads rolling. 2: Sub-Saharan Africa The phenomenon of witch hunts in Sub-Saharan African community is an ancient one, but still continues to this age. The problem is extremely serious and present in almost all countries in Sub-Sahara Africa. Those accused of witchcraft are usually people who are considered different such as albinos, the elderly, and the diseased and disabled. Witch hunts are usually driven by so-called specialist witch-finders who have the skills to identify magic practitioners. Pioneering British social anthropologist Audrey Richards wrote about the Bamucapi, a new wave of witch-finders who appeared among the Bemba people of Zambia in the 1930s. In the southern regions of Africa, Zulu and Bantu people have witch smellers responsible for rooting out witches. South Africa has long passed an act suppressing witch hunting activities, but the county's neo-pagans and traditionalists constantly try. Disturbingly, recent years have seen the rise of witchcraft accusations towards African children, especially orphans. The problem of child witchcraft accusations has even spread among Africans populations who have migrated outside the continent. In 2010, in the UK, 15 year old Kristy Bamu was accused of taking part in kindoki, or African voodoo by his older sister and her boyfriend.According to Scotland Yard, the case was just one of 83 ritualistic-based abuse cases they had been investigating for the past 10 years. 1: India Witch hunting is a centuries old practice in India that still continues to this day. Although a lot of it has to do with religion and superstition, the real problem comes from people trying to seek profit from the accusations. In most cases, superstition is nothing but an excuse. A woman is often branded a witch so that others could grab her land and kick her out of the village. Sometimes, it is done because of family rivalry or to settle scores. Sometimes conservative communities would target women who question social norms by branding them as witches. The irony is that the branding of victims is made by male shamans known as "ojha", who themselves practice some sort of "sorcery". They perform incantations, and write the names of suspected individuals on the branches of a sal tree. If a branch withers, the name of the person written on it would be labeled as a witch. Other times, rice is wrapped in separate bags, each written with the names of suspected individuals. The bags of rice are then placed in a nest of white ants, and the one that gets eaten by the insects marks the witch. In 2011, an Indian witch doctor had 30 women drink a poisonous potion to prove they weren't witches, causing all of them to fall ill. The man was later taken away. Witch hunts predominantly occur in the country's poor northern states of Assam, Jharkhand, and Bihar. Poor and illiterate women find it difficult to travel from isolated regions to file police reports, causing most cases to go unreported. Overall, less than 2% of witch hunters in India are actually caught. Similarly, neighboring Nepal also experiences the same problem, with low caste women being the main targets.
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Tanzania President Claims Cows Oppose Homosexuality
Like, Subscribe, Comment and Share! The President of Tanzania is becoming more and more authoritarian while also becoming more anti-LGBT+. In an anti-LGBT+ statement, he claimed that even cows oppose homosexuality. While we can have a good laugh at that, his crackdown on the gay community is not funny, and he is discriminating against men by cracking down on gays more than lesbians. Sources: Cows oppose homosexuality, according to the President of Tanzania: http://www.gaytimes.co.uk/news/77891/cows-oppose-homosexuality-according-president-tanzania/ Gay Times: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay_Times GAY IN AFRICA: ‘EVEN COWS’ DISAPPROVE OF HOMOSEXUALITY, SAYS TANZANIA PRESIDENT AMID CRACKDOWN: http://www.newsweek.com/gay-africa-tanzania-john-magufuli-629333
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‘Greener Turkey’ campaign to launch with seeds sent to 23M households
‘Greener Turkey’ campaign to launch with seeds sent to 23M households Turkey is launching a new afforestation campaign on March 21, kicking off by sending seeds to 23 million Turkish households, along with a letter written by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. "We will launch a new afforestation campaign with the slogan of 'Let's build a greener Turkey together' with an event at Beştepe National Congress and Culture Center in Ankara on March 21, the International Day of Forests," the country's Forestry and Water Minister Veysel Eroğlu told Anadolu Agency. Eroğlu said Turkey planted more than 4 billion saplings as part of afforestation activities between 2007 and 2011, with 300 million more planted last year. He said although forest assets are declining in many countries, Turkey's resources are increasing. "On my first day in the ministry, Erdoğan instructed me to launch an afforestation campaign around the world," he said. Erdoğan will attend the March 21 event in Ankara and send the first letter by mail to start off the campaign. The letter will contain a seed, Erdoğan's letter and a leaflet detailing the ministry's investments in the country. The United Nations' International Forest Day is celebrated each year on March 21, to raise awareness about the critical benefits of trees and forests. Many countries observe the day by carrying out tree-planting campaigns.
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Will trophy hunting today affect tourism in the future
Will trophy hunting today affect tourism in the future Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/will-trophy-hunting-today-affect-tourism-in-the-future/2904016.html
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Tanzania albino killings to end, vows President Kikwete
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete has vowed to end the killings of albinos, which he said had brought shame on the East African nation. "I'm shocked and saddened at the sudden upsurge in these macabre killings," he is quoted as saying in a TV address. Albino people, who lack pigment in their skin, have faced attacks for their body parts, which witchdoctors believe bring good luck and wealth. The president said such beliefs were false and fuelled the "ongoing evil". President Jakaya Kiwete I believe with the close co-operation between the government and society, we will succeed in ending these killings of with albinism and rid our nation of this shame” President Kikwete The Tanzania Albinism Society (Tas) had planned to march to State House in Dar es Salaam on Monday to deliver a message to President Kikwete, but the police banned the demonstration, citing security reasons. The president said he was ready to meet albino leaders and campaigners at a later date to discuss possible solutions to the killings. Last month, an albino toddler was found dead with all his limbs hacked off and a young girl with albinism has been missing since December. Witchdoctors banned The UN warned last year that attacks on albinos were on the rise ahead of elections later this year, with politicians turning to witchdoctors to improve their luck. "It is a false belief that if someone has the body part of a person with albinism, this will bring success in business, fishing and mining activities. This is what has been fuelling this ongoing evil," Reuters news agency quoted President Kikwete as saying in his monthly national television address. He said the government would continue its attempts to end the attacks as albinos should not live in fear. "We're being killed like animals" albino woman says "I believe with the close co-operation between the government and society, we will succeed in ending these killings of persons with albinism and rid our nation of this shame." Mr Kikwete said the clampdown by the authorities had led to a lull in attacks since 2011 and he was perplexed by recent cases, Tanzania's Citizen newspaper reports. The government banned witchdoctors in January as part of its efforts to prevent further attacks and kidnappings. According to the Red Cross, witchdoctors are prepared to pay $75,000 (£50,000) for a complete set of albino body parts. At least 75 people living with albinism in Tanzania have been killed in targeted attacks since 2000. President Kikwete said that over the last nine years, 139 suspects had been apprehended on links to albino attacks, 73 of whom had been acquitted and 15 found guilty, the Citizen says. Albinism is particularly prevalent in Tanzania with one in 1,400 affected, according to a 2006 BMC Public Health report. This compares with one in 20,000 in Western countries. Some researchers believe the higher rate is due to inbreeding.
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African Debate LGBT Rights on BBC 3, 2011
BBC Debate, Johannesburg. Is homosexuality un-African or not? Pssst: the answer is: of course Africans have, as well as everybody else, engaged in same sex activities, both mutual masturbation, tribadism, anal sex, mutual fellatio or cunnilingus. Suggesting anything else is a continuation of racism conceptualised from colonialism, that transformed Africans into children, that should be protected from the corrupt West.
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🇺🇦 The Oligarchs - Al Jazeera Investigations
Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit unravels a high-stakes international plot hatched by powerful Eastern European oligarchs to make millions of dollars from a crooked deal. According to one Ukrainian analyst: “It sounds like an agreement between criminal bosses. You can sign it with your blood.” The scheme involves using a web of offshore companies and international lawyers to raid US$160 million dollars under the noses of the authorities. The money is effectively being stolen for a second time… the funds were initially frozen by Ukraine’s courts after its former president, Viktor Yanukovych, was discovered to have emptied the country’s treasury. The Oligarchs include an exiled gas billionaire guarded by Russian special forces, a Moscow property magnate and an Olympic show jumper on the run from Ukrainian authorities. The investigation shines light on the ever shifting battle between the oligarchs and global financial regulators. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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(31 Jul 1979) One thousand policeman demonstrate outside the Knesset over union problems. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b2cd97a7a98023b1ed1915236428b2ad Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Breaking News - 'Jihadists behead' Mozambique villagers
Mozambique 'jihadists behead' villagersAt least 10 people have been beheaded in northern Mozambique by suspected Islamist militants, officials say. Children are reported to be among those targeted in the attack on Monjane village in Cabo Delgado province, a hub for mining and petroleum exploration.An Islamist militant group has carried out sporadic attacks in the region in the last year.It is believed to be making millions of dollars from selling timber and rubies.Known locally as al-Shabab, the group was formed in 2015 as a religious organisation and has no known links to the Somali jihadist group of the same name.Africa Live: More on this and other stories More about Mozambique One of the victims of the weekend attack was the leader of Monjane village, a local resident told the AFP news agency."They targeted the chief as he had been providing information to the police about the location of al-Shabab in forests," he is quoted as saying.Recent academic research, included in this week's Mozambique News Reports and Clippings newsletter, found that early members of the group, sometimes also called al-Sunna, were followers of a radical Kenyan preacher who was killed in 2012.His followers moved south and settled in Kibiti in southern Tanzania, near the border with Mozambique.Police have arrested more than 200 people in connection with the Islamist militant attacks, which began last October.Last week, the authorities reopened six mosques closed in the wake of the attacks after they broke links with armed groups.Alvaro Junior, director of justice in in Cabo Delgado, said seven other mosques believed to have been owned by fundamentalist groups, had been destroyed by the authorities. Earlier this month, Mozambique's parliament approved a bill that would punish acts of terrorism with jail terms of up to 24 years. News Today, Breaking News, Breaking news today, US News, UK News, trump news, World news
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Military Air Strike Kills 300 Insurgents In Sambisa Forest
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2016 Women of Courage Awards: Tenth Anniversary Forum
2016 Women of Courage Awards: Tenth Anniversary Forum with Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell at the Department of State. More information is available at http://www.state.gov/s/gwi/programs/iwoc/2016/index.htm.
Former Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe accused of running ivory poaching network
Zimbabwe police have launched an investigation into former first lady Grace Mugabe over allegations that she headed a poaching and smuggling syndicate which illegally exported tonnes of elephant tusks, gold, and diamonds from the country, the Telegraph can reveal.   Emmerson Mnangagwa, the president of Zimbabwe, sanctioned an "urgent" investigation into Mrs Mugabe's activities after "very strong" evidence was uncovered by Adrian Steirn, an Australian photo journalist, a senior official in the presidential administration said. Mrs Mugabe wielded significant power in Zimbabwean politics until her husband Robert was ousted in a soft coup last November. She was named as the alleged mastermind of the illegal operation by two suspected poachers who were later arrested in a police sting after trying to sell Mr Steirn tusks in February. She has not yet been charged. Zimbabwe is home to about 86,000 elephants, or the second largest population in Africa, according to a census published in 2016. That figure represented a 10 per cent drop in numbers since 2005. Although the population is considered healthy in the north-west of the country, losses have been heavy in other parts. About 900 elephants were lost to poachers between 2013 and 2016, nearly 250 of them poisoned with cyanide or shot. Ivory poaching | Five facts Mrs Mugabe's name was linked to large-scale wildlife trafficking following a four-month investigation by Mr Steirn, who posed as a customer for contraband ivory in order to infiltrate the smuggling and poaching networks preying on the country's national parks. In an exclusive interview with the Telegraph, Mr Steirn said he decided to launch the investigation after hearing rumours about Mrs Mugabe's complicity in trade during several years reporting on wildlife crime in Africa. "For years I've been documenting the frontline poachers who end up serving 20 years for shooting a giraffe. Meanwhile, she was taking billions of dollars out of the country," he said. "If they charge and arrest her, and she goes to jail for wildlife crimes, that will change the dynamic of the entire perception of wildlife trafficking across Africa," he said. Undercover footage filmed by Mr Steirn and seen by the Telegraph shows several sources, including suspected poachers and intelligence, wildlife and aviation officials, describing how Mrs Mugabe smuggled ivory poached in national parks or looted from government warehouses out of the country by exploiting an exemption from airport security screening as First Lady.   They include Fariken Madzinga, 48, a registered dealer of ivory who describes in the footage how he also runs a syndicate that handles both poached ivory and tusks stolen from the government's secure stockpiles of wildlife products on behalf of Mrs Mugabe. In conversations with Mr Steirn recorded before his arrest, Mr Madzinga described how he relies on "the president and first lady" to get contraband tusks out of the country. "In order for it to pas
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Tanzania /ˌtænzəˈniːə/, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa in the African Great Lakes region. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. The country's eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Does Democracy have a Future in South Africa? ‘State Capture’ and Elite Politics
Skip ahead to main speaker at 1:16 Ivor Chipkin is the founding director of the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI), based at both the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg and the University of Cape Town. He is an Associate Professor at Wits and a Senior Associate Member at St Anthony’s College at the University of Oxford. He completed his Ph.D. at the Ecole Normale Superieure in France and published ‘Do South Africans Exist’ in 2007, the first attempt to engage with the political concepts undergirding African Nationalism in South Africa. In May this year, he and several colleagues published ‘Betrayal of the Promise’, a report on ‘state capture’ in South Africa that has had an important political and intellectual impact in South Africa and elsewhere. He is currently involved in a campaign to democratize and professionalize the civil service.
NASA flag bearer Raila Odinga reveals how DP William Ruto was behind the maize  scandal
NASA flag bearer Raila Odinga reveals how DP William Ruto was behind the maize scandal SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: https://www.youtube.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KTNNews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KTNNewsKenya For more great content go to http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews and download our apps: http://std.co.ke/apps/#android KTN News is a leading 24-hour TV channel in Eastern Africa with its headquarters located along Mombasa Road, at Standard Group Centre. This is the most authoritative news channel in Kenya and beyond.
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Survivalist, Huntress, Adventurer-Kellie Nightlinger 2013
From bow hunting in Africa to guiding in Alaska to Discovery's Naked and Afraid in Tanzania to living life off-the-grid and building a cabin at her new Rocky Mountain Survival School in Montana, to windsurfing and backpacking in Hawaii to Mining underground and above ground for gold in Alaska to icesailing and iceboarding in Wisconsin to the pride of her life; teaching backpacking and wilderness survival skills to chidlren who have lost a parent or who are otherwise under-privelaged at her Anges Among Us Youth Camp (2013 on Isle Royale National Park). Kellie's passion for outdoor activities shines through. She inspires coutnless fans to "follow their wildest dreams and get outdoors and go wild."
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Business - A Chinese company in Africa: Awesome advices - Wei Guo interviewed by Gus Perez Rojas
Wei Guo shares his experience about working in a Chinese company in Tanzania. He talks about the adaptation process of the company in the African country.
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25 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About Africa
How familiar are you with the land we call Africa? The second largest continent on Earth (with about 30.2 million squared kilometers), Africa is a bit of an exotic mystery to most people. Nevertheless, today we're here to bring you some interesting facts about Africa that will hopefully make it a little less mysterious. So get ready, because from the languages to the people these are 25 amazing things you probably didn’t know about Africa. Follow us on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/list25 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/list25 Website: http://list25.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/list25/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/list25/ Check out the physical list at - http://list25.com/25-amazing-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-africa/ Do these facts make you want to travel to Africa? - Africa is home to the world's largest living land animal, the African Elephant Africa is also home to the world's tallest animal, the giraffe Africa and Europe are separated by barely 14 km and there has been some talk about building the world's longest bridge 40% of kids between the ages of 5 and 14 are involved in child labor On average, people have to walk roughly 4km to collect water. The water they collect is rarely drinkable though, and must be boiled before consumption 96 elephants are killed everyday on the African continent There is actually a beer brewed from bananas in some African countries Almost half of the gold ever mined on Earth has come from one small place – Witwatersrand, South Africa Between 1530 and 1780 nearly 1.5 million Europeans were sold into slavery in North Africa during what became known as the Barbary Slave Trade. Lesotho is the only country on Earth that has no territory below 1000 meters above sea level Facebook has 100 million users in Africa The official title of Idi Amin, the Ugandan dictator, was "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular" In 2010 Ghana banned the sale of second hand underwear The San people of southern Africa still use the same tools that were recently found in a cave. The tools were estimated to be 44,000 years old In South Africa you are legally allowed to attach flamethrowers to your car in order to deter car jacking Tanzania has the world's highest rate of albinism. Unfortunately, albinos are often hunted by witch doctors in order to create various potions Graca Machel is the only women to have ever been first lady of two different countries (Mozambique and South Africa) More people speak French in Africa than in France Spain has two enclaves (territory) in Africa. They are Melilla and Ceuta. According to Pew Research, by 2050 roughly 38% of the world's Christians will live in sub-saharan Africa Most of the fastest runners in the world come from a single tribe in Kenya known as the "Kalenjins" Women of the Mursi tribe wear lip plates that can be up to 12cm (5 inches) in diameter Did you find these facts about Africa interesting? Then you may also enjoy: 25 Most Dangerous Places To Visit As A Tourist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peOmaIgEWVs&list=PL3Ikn3SKdJHgnTKi4Fy65KWOwbban6fym&index=77 and 25 Places That Are Suspiciously Blurry On Google Maps - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yApKetiLpeI&list=PL3Ikn3SKdJHgnTKi4Fy65KWOwbban6fym&index=24
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Sandstorms Promo
Nairobi’s building boom has created an environmental catastrophe in Kenya’s semi arid eastern provinces. You can’t make cement without sand illegally scooped out of season riverbeds by an army of workers in Machakos and Makueni countries. Rivers cannot hold water after the sand has been carted away by unscrupulous sand harvesting cartels. Makueni’s governor is trying to stop it, but compares the business to the drug trade, where corruption and threats of violence stymie enforcement.
Muslims protest members held for protesting Sensa
Muslims in Dar es Salaam Tanzania protesting member held for refusing to participate in Census
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19 Days Activism for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Girl Child Network Sierra Leone
Day 14th was observed in our new office in Freetown with girls and boys form the Susan's bay slum.
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World Affairs: Feeding the Dragon: China in Africa
African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. The global giant is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into the continent's resources: oil, minerals, and its huge agricultural potential. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. Others fear that the U.S. is being left behind, and its infl uence in Africa waning. Panel Discussion African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. The global giant is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into the continent's resources: oil, minerals, and its huge agricultural potential. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. Others fear that the U.S. is being left behind, and its infl uence in Africa waning. Sponsor: Grand Valley State University The views expressed by individual speakers are their own. In addition to Monday evenings in March, a new Tuesday session with a focus on global business: Tuesdays at 11:00 AM in March Gillette Auditorium, Fifth Third Bank Building, Downtown Grand Rapids 111 Lyon St NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Discounted parking; enter parking garage from Ottawa Ave or Monroe Avenue (bring parking pass to event for validation) Tim Liang Managing Director AlphaMax Advisors LLC, Grand Rapids Dr. Gerald Nyambane Professor of Agricultural Economics, Davenport University MODERATOR: Dr. Deborah Steketee
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Chris Larsen and Stefan Thomas: "Ripple - The Enterprise Blockchain" | Talks at Google
Chris Larsen is the founder, former CEO and now Executive Chairman of Ripple labs; he is a serial entrepreneur and advocate for "the internet of value" and consumer financial privacy; he is a graduate of Stanford Business School, and founder of both E-loan mortgage lender and Prosper marketplace. Stefan Thomas is the current CTO of Ripple, a member of the board of directors of the JS foundation, and the founder and CEO of Justmoon, WeUseCoins, and TxtBear. He was one of the original cypherpunks involved with bitcoin and is a world-renowned crypto and blockchain expert. Ripple develops software that makes banking transactions easier and more efficient on the blockchain. XRP, Ripple's cryptocurrency, is (on the date of this publication) the world's third largest cryptocurrency with a current market cap of about 45 billion dollars. In this talk they discuss Ripple's focus on settlement infrastructure and their plan to create a longterm internet of value. Moderated by Jesse Michels.
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Great Explorations at UTSC with guest speaker Anne-Emanuelle Birn
University of Toronto Scarborough introduces a four part series of academic discussions examining developments affecting Canada as we celebrate Canadian Perspectives in this the 150th year since Confederation.
Australian by Degree, Raphael Mulenga, Zambia
Uplifting the health of a nation through sport Raphael Mulenga had always wanted to make a difference to the development of his country, and he believes his Australian education empowered him to do just that. In 2011 Raphael received an Australia Awards scholarship to study a Master of Policy Studies at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. After completing his studies, he returned to his position of Provincial Sport Development Coordinator in Chipata, an Eastern Province of Zambia. Raphael connects an African saying to his work ethos, he says “If you want to walk fast, walk alone, but if you want to walk very far, walk with someone”. Raphael made the decision to not walk alone. Soon after returning to Zambia he took on the role of Chief Sports Development Officer in charge of programmes at the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development. In this role he works with the government ministry team working towards contributing to the development of the large youth population in Zambia in the area of sport development. He says “We are very few who are privileged….and with the privilege which I’ve been given I should help out. In the next ten years I would like to see Zambia developing, not only socially, but economically.” Since 2013 Raphael has lead a number of programmes and activities, travelling with the Zambian sports team to the Commonwealth Games in Scotland and representing the country at the Conference of Parties to the International Convention against Doping in Sport and the UNESCO 38th General Conference at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. He says “I would like to use my position and my role in the ministry to contribute…. We feel that sport is one strategy we can use to uplift the health living of people...through sport we can be able to attract them to education, because that’s where their future is.’ Today he is the Anti-Doping National Desk Officer who spearheads all issues pertaining to fighting doping in sport. Ask us a question at: [email protected] If you are Australia Global Alumni, get connected: https://australiaglobalalumni.gov.au Find us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/7041359
The Republic of Zambia /ˈzæmbiə/ is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighboring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of the country. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest. Originally inhabited by Khoisan peoples, the region was colonised during the Bantu expansion of the thirteenth century. After visits by European explorers in the eighteenth century, Zambia became the British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia towards the end of the nineteenth century. For most of the colonial period, the country was governed by an administration appointed from London with the advice of the British South Africa Company. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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A Conversation With Dominic Barton
Dominic Barton discusses how business, government, the social sector, and the U.S. military can work together to improve human security in conflict zones globally. Speaker: Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Presider: Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune Magazine The CEO Speaker series is one way that CFR seeks to integrate perspectives from the business community into ongoing dialogues on pressing policy issues.
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Dismantling Terrorist Networks and Countering Violent Extremism in sub-Saharan Africa
Adotei Akwei, February 8, 2017 Boko Haram, al Shabaab, al Qeada in the Islamic Maghreb further challenge the nations of sub-Saharan Africa. Adotei Akwei of Amnesty International USA addresses how the nations of sub-Saharan Africa have faced the intrusions of violent extremism and terrorist organizations, explores the implications for human rights and governance, and considers and examines the role of the international community. See more Ath videos: http://tinyurl.com/MMCAth ► Like this video? SUBSCRIBE: http://tinyurl.com/CMCchannel ► Visit our website: http://www.cmc.edu/ ► Follow CMC: https://www.facebook.com/ClaremontMcKennaCollege https://twitter.com/cmcnews https://www.instagram.com/cmcnews/
Lyna   Tire Sealant
Driven to Engineer the Best Tire Sealant and Tire Casing Care Think all tire sealants look the same? Look closely and you'll see that all Lyna products perform to the highest standards across several different categories. For the past 19 years, Lyna Manufacturing, has been building a better tire sealant and tire casing care for life's most demanding activities. Actually, we overbuild our products to ensure you succeed safely in everything you do. Lyna Manufacturing has a winning track record. Lyna Manufacturing's breadth of experience in their field remains unmatched. From truck/bus to mining tires - Lyna is the only tire sealant company with a wide product offering designed for the most demanding applications. What's the advantage? With a well-rounded history of expertise, Lyna engineers know exactly what goes into making a super tire sealant. Lyna is paving the road to a better tire sealant. Lyna’s tire sealant guarantees solid performance and consistently ensures you get the most out of your investment. They are strategically engineered down to the smallest detail to meet today's most rugged challenges, whether that's at the top of the summit in the Sahara desert or a delivery trip in a Yukon snowstorm. To keep up with your changing needs, Lyna engineers are constantly working to make improvements, enhancing durability and overall performance. With a relentless commitment to be the best, Lyna’s tire sealants and tire casing care exceed regulations and standards to ensure you can move forward safely. Lyna continuously strives to exceed your expectations when it comes to the quality of your investment. And their team is dedicated to providing the highest standards of excellence in customer service. Through dedicated research and development, Lyna is always open to feedback from dealers and customers like you - an attentiveness rooted deep within the Lyna culture. This process helps to make up Lyna's Continuous Improvement Programs, designed to give you peace of mind by knowing your tire sealant is tested and retested until guaranteed to meet all of your demanding performance challenges. This rigorous examination protocol includes energy, endurance and high speed testing. Tire Lyna is the only tire casing product that has been tested and passed by ARDL, one of the most recognized labs in the world for tire/rubber testing. The test was based on OEM test standards and TMC RP.
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World Bank Group
The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to poor countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is based in Washington, D.C. and provided around $30 billion in loans and assistance to "developing" and transition countries in 2012. The bank's stated mission is to reduce poverty. The World Bank's (the IBRD and IDA's) activities are focused on developing countries, in fields such as human development (e.g. education, health), agriculture and rural development (e.g. irrigation and rural services), environmental protection (e.g. pollution reduction, establishing and enforcing regulations), infrastructure (e.g. roads, urban regeneration, and electricity), large industrial construction projects, and governance (e.g. anti-corruption, legal institutions development). The IBRD and IDA provide loans at preferential rates to member countries, as well as grants to the poorest countries. Loans or grants for specific projects are often linked to wider policy changes in the sector or the country's economy as a whole. For example, a loan to improve coastal environmental management may be linked to development of new environmental institutions at national and local levels and the implementation of new regulations to limit pollution, or not, such as in the World Bank financed constructions of paper mills along the Rio Uruguay in 2006. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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President Obama at the Open Government Partnership Event
Introduces the American National Plan and announces an Open Government Declaration rooted in several core principles. September 20, 2011.
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Is Caste a Development Issue?
Skip ahead to main speaker at 10:14 OP Jindal Lecture by David Mosse David Mosse is Professor of Social Anthropology. He studied social anthropology at Oxford University from where he received a DPhil. He has published extensively on the anthropology of religion, environment and development. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and on the editorial boards of World Development, American Ethnologist and Journal of Development Studies. He has worked for Oxfam as Representative for South India, and for other international development agencies as a social development adviser. He joined SOAS in 1997 and was appointed to Governing Body in September 2013.
Mary Kathleen Competitive Cash Tender Briefing Session.
Mary Kathleen Competitive Cash Tender Briefing Session. The Queensland Government has released a competitive cash tender for mineral exploration rights to a site in the resource-rich North West Queensland Minerals Province, which encompasses the abandoned Mary Kathleen mine near Mount Isa. For more information visit https://secure.publicworks.qld.gov.au...
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Jeffrey Sachs - Ending Poverty in Our Generation
Jeffrey Sachs Director, Columbia University Earth Institute "Ending Poverty in Our Generation: Still Time if We Try" Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:30 PM • 3 Rockefeller Center Class of 1930 Fellow
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World Affairs 2018 Great Decisions  - South Africa
"South Africa at a Crossroads: Implications for U.S.-South Africa Relations", Desirée Cormier, Senior Director, Africa Practice Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), Washington, D.C.
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PBS Hawaii - HIKI NŌ | HIKI NŌ Can Do Festival 2015 | Full Program
Premiere Airdate: September 3, 2015 This special presentation of all stories nominated for the 2015 HIKI NŌ Awards represents the best of the best from the 2014-2015 school year. The 34 nominees include middle and high schools from Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island and Kauai. The award categories include: Best Personal Profile, Best News Writing, Best Home- Base School, Best Cinematography and Best Overall Story. This presentation was screened for live audiences at theaters on Maui, Hawaii Island (Hilo and Kona), Kauai and Oahu. The winners will be announced by PBS Hawaii President and CEO Leslie Wilcox and Bank of Hawaii Foundation President Donna Tanoue in a livestream presentation on Thursday, September 24 at 3:00 pm on PBSHawaii.org.
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Indian Ocean Symposium 2018 - Panel 1
Panel 1 : “Ethiopia and Yemen: A Tale in Three Acts” - Bahru Zewde, Addis Ababa University “Exposed Spies, Conspiring Sheikhs and Flying Cattle: Conflating Socialism, Superpower Interests and Somali Segmentary Society in the 1970s” - Radoslav Yordanov, Columbia University “Rural Modernities: Comparing Socialisms and Postsocialisms in China, India, and Tanzania” - Uday Chandra, Georgetown University in Qatar "The Party and the Gun: African Liberation, Asian Comrades and Socialist Political Technologies" - Harry Verhoeven, Georgetown University in Qatar
South Africans Plan to Protest Obama's Crimes Against Africa During Presidential Visit
Patrick Bond: South Africans plan protests over Obama administration's funding of African dictators, revelations of NSA spying and economic agenda
Views: 6942 TheRealNews
Pharmacogenomics (2010)
March 23, 2010 Howard McLeod, Pharm.D. Current Topics in Genome Analysis 2010 Handout: http://www.genome.gov/Pages/Research/IntramuralResearch/DIRCalendar/CurrentTopicsinGenomeAnalysis2010/CTGA2010_Lec10_color.pdf More: http://www.genome.gov/12514286
A Company Grabbing Land & Road ( Madhyapradesh)
In India, the current model of development is pushing more and more people into poverty, as they lose access to land, water, forest and other natural resources from which they make their livelihood, to the benefit of the state, private companies or big land-owners. In order to create opinion against this process, activists of Ekta Parishad started the Jan Samwad Yatra, a one-year travel throughout India to meet people struggling for land and livelihood rights. The yatra left Kanyakumary on October 2nd 2011 and will reach Gwalior on October 2nd 2012 after covering 350 districts in the country. The last part of the action will be a foot-march of 100 000 people from Gwalior to Delhi, starting on October 2nd 2012. This is the March Jan Satyagraha 2012.
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Rwanda , officially the Republic of Rwanda , is a sovereign state in central and east Africa. Located a few degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rwanda is in the African Great Lakes region and is highly elevated; its geography dominated by mountains in the west and savanna to the east, with numerous lakes throughout the country. The climate of the country is temperate to subtropical, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons each year. This video targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Public domain image source in video
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The Data Game: Visualizing IP & Gambling with Quova
Google Tech Talk August 25, 2010 ABSTRACT Presented by Perry Tancred and Tobias Speckbacher. Quova IP geolocation experts Tobias Speckbacher and Perry Tancredi walk us through homegrown intelligence gathering methodologies, the state of the global gaming and gambling industry, and then show us what the two look like when they meet in a dark alley. Through the combination of a stealth visualization project undertaken by the company with Stamen Designs, and crafty use of Horizon Graphs, we see hidden data patterns that reveal novel findings. Tobias Speckbacher, VP of Emerging Technologies Tobias Speckbacher has a passion for technology and innovation. He joined Quova in May 2000, and has since played an instrumental role in building the company, deploying Quova's core data and cloud services infrastructure. A member of the early research engineering team, Tobias laid the groundwork Quova's geolocation technology. He also holds several patents, with additional patents pending. Tobias' current responsibilities include working with pre-product launch companies to augment Quova's data processing infrastructure, introducing bleeding edge technologies to the product engineering process and prototyping new product ideas. Prior to joining Quova, Tobias worked for Interliant, a large web hosting company, Tobias handled OEM mass web-hosting infrastructure for Dell Computer Corporation as a systems engineer where he programmed database driven tools from concept to product release. Tobias studied at the Federal Higher Technical Education and Research Institute at Innsbruck, Anichstrasse. Tobias' motto is "Every day that I do not learn something new is a wasted day". Perry Tancredi, Senior Director of Product Management Perry joined Quova in February of 2009 and is responsible for managing Quova's geolocation products and services. Perry has over 12 years of experience working with Internet and security technologies, and has lived and worked both in the US and overseas. Before joining Quova, he worked at VeriSign, managing fraud products that use geolocation and other information to assess the risk of online transactions. He has worked with customers including state and national government agencies, HSBC, Vodafone, Children's Hospital, Kmart, Bank of America, and CVS. Perry has spoken at various conferences, including CompTIA Breakaway, the Ohio Digital Security Summit, and P-Camp. He has been quoted in print and on radio for publishers including the BBC, PC Magazine, Bloomberg, Bruce Schneier's 'Schneier on Security' blog, and was also featured on NBC's Technology show, TechNow. He currently sits on the board of the Northern California chapter of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA). Perry has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tufts University and holds certifications including CISSP, PMC (Pragmatic Marketing Certified), and Security+, and has been credited with "mad wiring skills" after winning ReadyMade Magazine's May/June 2004 MacGyver challenge with his grand master flash lighter.
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What is the History, and Possible Futures, of Immigration Deportation and Refugee Policy?
Skip ahead to first speaker at 4:03 Reaffirming University Values, "What is the History, and Possible Futures, of Immigration, Deportation, and Refugee Policy?" featuring Maria Cristina Garcia, Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Cornell University; Adam Goodman, Assistant Professor of History and Latin American & Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago; Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University. Lecture will be moderated by Brown's Mary Ann Lippitt Professor of American History and Chair, Department of History, Robert Self.
The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century (Day 3)
The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century (Day 3) Air date: Friday, August 18, 2017, 8:15:00 AM Category: Conferences Runtime: 04:59:15 Description: The 2017 NIH-wide microbiome workshop will strive to cover advances that reveal the specific ways in which the microbiota influences the physiology of the host, both in a healthy and in a diseased state and how the microbiota may be manipulated, either at the community, population, organismal or molecular level, to maintain and/or improve the health of the host. The goal will be to seek input from a trans-disciplinary group of scientists to identify 1) knowledge gaps, 2) technical hurdles, 3) new approaches and 4) research opportunities that will inform the development of novel prevention and treatment strategies based on host/microbiome interactions over the next ten years. Author: NIH Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?23424
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Earth's Magnetic Field - An Explanation
This video is in response to the numerous errors I have seen online regarding the earth's magnetic field. I hope you take a few minutes and can learn something interesting from this video. Here are links to the university and governmental websites that have this information wrong: Penn State: http://eqseis.geosc.psu.edu/~cammon/HTML/Classes/IntroQuakes/Notes/plate_tect01.html Bradford: http://www.brad.ac.uk/archaeomagnetism/archaeomagnetic-dating/introduction-to-archaeomagnetism/magnetic-field/ NOAA (The original picture has been taken down from their website 2 months after I emailed them about the error. Here is a mirror of it): http://www.creationoutreach.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/magfieldbarmagn.gif NASA 1: http://denali.gsfc.nasa.gov/terr_mag/core.html NASA 2: http://science1.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2003/29dec_magneticfield/ Song: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/deeB/Thru_Nature_EP/deeB_-_01_-_Thru_Nature Creative Commons License for the Song: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ Most of the images came from Wikipedia, and were thus in the public domain. All others are copyright of their respective owners and used under fair use for educational purposes. If you would like to learn more about this topic, check out some of these great sites: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/magnetic/magearth.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth's_magnetic_field http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/magnetic.html
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Data for Social Good: Reaching Underserved Communities, Panel 2
The Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Massive Data Institute Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation presented a discussion on Leveraging Data to Improve International Development with Sean McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of FrontlineSMS, Jed Miller, Strategic Data Consultant at 3 Bridges, Agnieszka Rawa, Managing Director of the Department of Compact Operations at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and Andrew Zeitlin, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy. The panel was moderated by Sonal Shah, Founding Executive Director, the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation.