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The United States of Africa -The African Union

December 10, 2018

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The United States of Africa – The African Union Original post began on February 10, 2013 Dilemma X A United States of Africa is not a new vision. In fact the creation of a continental union of Africa’s countries into one country has its origins dating back long before Muammar Gaddafi’s vision of a United […]

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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

October 23, 2018

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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources Government to equip the Ghana Armed Forces with state-of-the-art infrastructure Source: Government of Ghana Oct 19, 2018 ACCRA- The Government of Ghana has signed a contract for the construction of a Forward Operating Base at Nzulezu in the Western region to enable the Ghana Navy better […]

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World Jewish Population on Eve of Rosh Hashanah 14.7 Million

September 9, 2018

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World Jewish Population on Eve of Rosh Hashanah 14.7 Million Judy Maltz Haaretz On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the world Jewish population totals 14.7 million – hardly changed (an increase of 0.01 percent) from a year ago, according to figures published Sunday by the Jewish Agency. Of the total, 6.6 million Jews (45 percent) […]

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African leaders praised their alliance with China

September 7, 2018

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African leaders praised their alliance with China Quartz Close to 50 African presidents and heads of government attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing this week. With the exception of eSwatini, which remains committed to its alliance with Taiwan, African states are all hoping to get a share of the $60 billion for […]

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now

July 26, 2018

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, Key Findings and Advance Tables United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2017) Africa’s population is growing at a much faster rate than the rest […]

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Nigeria: Abuja’s new light rail public transit system, the first in the nation, officially commences operation

July 26, 2018

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Nigeria: Abuja’s new light rail public transit system, the first in the nation, officially commences operation Xinhua ABUJA- Nigeria has formally commissioned the China-assisted Abuja light rail transportation system, the first of its kind in West Africa. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari declared the full operation of the capital city’s light rail system, handled by China […]

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Salaries for some of the U.S. public and private college presidents

July 16, 2018

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Salaries for some of the U.S. public and private college presidents Public universities and systems from 2010-2017 Private colleges from 2008-2015 All colleges and universities are not listed. Some institutions have since changed presidents or chancellors since these salaries were made public. Compensation at Public Colleges * Partial-year compensation James R. Ramsey *University of Louisville […]

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Ghana: Accra’s Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project and Nigeria’s Lagos – Eko Atlantic update

June 26, 2018

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Ghana: Accra’s public-private partnership – Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project A new city skyline for Accra ACCRA, GHANA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, 15 December 2018, broke ground on the construction of a  new US $1.2 billion Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project in Accra. The Marine Drive Project, from its construction to the […]

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29

June 20, 2018

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29 Peter Zimonjic CBC News CANADA- Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks Senators have voted to pass the federal government’s bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 – Release Date: May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 Release Date: May 24, 2018 Click here for: U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three […]

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