Archive | October, 2014

United States: Foreign-born population from Africa has grown rapidly during the last 40 years

October 4, 2014

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United States: Foreign-born population from Africa has grown rapidly during the last 40 years U.S. Census Bureau Released October 1, 2014 The foreign-born population from Africa has grown rapidly in the United States during the last 40 years, increasing from about 80,000 in 1970 to about 1.6 million in the period from 2008 to 2012. […]

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U.S. Unemployment: September 2014 is 5.9%, the lowest level since July 2008

October 3, 2014

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U.S. Unemployment: September 2014 is 5.9%, the lowest level since July 2008 White male decreased to 4.4% and Black male increased to 11.0% U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 248,000 in September, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Employment increased in […]

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Cuba sends 165 health professionals to West Africa to battle Ebola

October 3, 2014

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Cuba sends 165 health professionals to West Africa to battle Ebola Granma HAVANA- On the evening of October 1, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz bid farewell to the 165 health professionals traveling to Sierra Leone, to contribute to the global struggle against Ebola, which has caused the death of thousands of people in West Africa. […]

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History Flashback: The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa

October 1, 2014

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The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, the colonial administrator of Hong Kong and Nigeria for Britain, pushed for indirect rule in colonial Africa. Lugard outlined the reasons and methods that should be employed in the colonization of Africa by Britain. It included spreading Christianity and saw state sponsored colonization as […]

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Los Angeles: Light Rail construction started on a nearly two-mile Metro regional connector

October 1, 2014

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Los Angeles: Light Rail construction started on a nearly two-mile Metro regional connector KCBS Los Angeles LOS ANGELES- Crews have started construction on a nearly two-mile Metro regional connector that will eventually allow passengers to take a single trip to reach far-flung suburbs from Azusa to Long Beach. Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S Secretary of […]

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