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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing- 192 mph

August 2, 2017

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing Hyperloop is a plan to build an ultrafast tube train. It could allow passengers to travel from New York to Washington, D.C., in 29 minutes. Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One co-founder, said this will be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest form of transportation in the world. During a recent test the […]

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China

July 9, 2017

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China By Ken Sackey, Ghana News Agency ACCRA- China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana’s government’s massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country. The commitment by […]

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The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released – June 27, 2017

July 3, 2017

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The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released Release Date: 27 June 2017 Australian Bureau of Statistics The results of the latest national Census today reveal we’re a fast changing, ever-expanding, culturally diverse nation. It has been less than 10 months since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) took the pulse of the nation […]

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Yesteryear: The size of the African American consumer market in 1954

July 2, 2017

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The size of the African American consumer market in 1954 The end of Jim Crow and segregation, in America, would soon mean a financial gain for white businesses and corporations. The Secret of Selling the Negro Market is a 1954 film financed by Johnson Publishing Company (the publisher of Ebony and JET magazines) and A […]

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U.S. Census 2017 Release: Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012

June 29, 2017

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Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012 Released June 28, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration The population reporting Ethiopian, Nigerian, Haitian, Jamaican, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian ancestry in the United States is relatively small yet rapidly growing. About 2.5 million people […]

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Puerto Rico: Overwhelmingly voted for U.S. statehood in non-binding referendum

June 12, 2017

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Puerto Rico: Overwhelmingly voted for U.S. statehood in non-binding referendum Al Jazeera Puerto Rico’s governor announced the US territory has overwhelmingly chosen statehood in a non-binding referendum on Sunday held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the US mainland. “From today going forward, the federal government will no […]

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2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

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2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau MAY 25, 2017 — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas (near […]

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues

May 2, 2017

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues Paris is bidding to secure the right to host the 2024 Olympics against Los Angeles. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote in September 2017. It has been reported that Paris nor Los Angeles will bid again in 2028 if they are eliminated from […]

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Australia: Sydney population hits 5 million

April 28, 2017

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Sydney population hits 5 million Australian Bureau of Statistics Sydney’s population has officially reached 5 million, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Director of Demography, Beidar Cho, said that at 30 June 2016, 5,005,400 people lived in the NSW capital – up 82,800 from the previous year. “It […]

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