Live Abroad And Shop Internationally
Moving to a new country is exciting! New places to go, people to meet and things to do – it can almost seem overwhelming at first! In time, however, you know that you will adjust to your new home.African Engineers: Robbery With Violence
In Ghana, as in most developing countries, the crime rate is high and the police force is too weak to exert effective control. During more than twenty six years in Ghana the author’s house was burgled three times and his car was robbed once while standing in a filling station forecourt. However, just as it is said in Ghana that its military coups are bloodless, so is the majority of its crime. On only one occasion was the author faced with physical violence, and although a small amount of property was stolen, Ghanaian friends were convinced that the real purpose of the violence was to prevent the ceremonial planting of a tree.Segregation, Discrimination, and Multiculturalism
There is an elephant in the room when it comes to these three things. But who is listening and can anything be done to overturn them. We might hate racism and that kind of thing which is intolerable to most so it will pay to look at the place from where it might be originating.Insha’Allah (God Willing)
It was a Eureka movement for women not only in Saudi Arabia but women all over the world when Saudi King Abdullah declared that women in the Middle Eastern country will have the right to vote in municipal elections. Not only that, Saudi women will also be allowed to run in future municipal elections, and will be appointed as full members to the Kingdom’s Shura Council, which is the King’s advisory board. A pat on the back of King Abdullah who stunned the ultraconservative nation with a daring reform like this, that nobody ever expected for decades to come….The Importance Of The European Union
The first thing you have to consider when it comes to the European Union is its great practical importance for every institution of the member countries. EU is not only manifested politically, being also able to influence the everyday life of its citizens in various fields. A suitable example is the introduction of its own currency, Euro.The 99: Global Superheroes, The Internet and Tolerance
The 99 series begins as librarians and alchemists in the ancient world work to preserve a great civilization’s knowledge before conquerors set out to destroy it. Ninety-nine stones, based on the ninety-nine attributes of Allah, are created to absorb knowledge from books destroyed by the conquerors. These stones survive into the modern age and are scattered across the globe. Those who find the stones absorb the stones’ powers. Sound similar to how modern-day knowledge is preserved? Books are digitized, stored, and distributed globally via the cloud. Scholars search the cloud and absorb the knowledge to become experts in their field, and publish their ideas so that this knowledge persists for future generations.What Is GITEX?
The annual event of GITEX is being conducted for several years, each year seeing significant improvement than the previous one. The past four yearly events have witnessed contribution from more than 136,000 ICT professionals all over the world. Over 3,500 domestic and international vendors in the field of Information Technology will be participated and gaining substantially from this exhibition in 2011.The Invention of ZIP Code
The word ZIP stands for “Zone Improvement Plan” and the ZIP codes are a system that represents the postal codes. The ZIP codes are first used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 1963. The phrase ZIP is appropriately written in all caps and is use to suggest the area for the mail travels more efficiently and more quickly. The basic format of a full ZIP code consists of five decimal arithmetical digits.The Libyan Turmoil
The picture seemed bleak during the civil war. Since the outbreak from February 2011, the oil industry in Libya has been plunging downhill. The UN Security Council had banned oil exports from Libya to halt the supply of revenue towards the Qadhafi regime.The Bully Nation: Is It Yours?
Bullying has become one of the most talked about media subjects in the early 21st century. Many parents, journalists, teachers, and graduate students have offered theories concerning the causes of bullying. Some, after believing they have a proven cause for the abusive behavior, have offered strategies to eradicate bullying in the classroom, the workplace, and even at home. Not many people have taken a step back to widen their field of view and recognize that the problem might be fueled by a much larger source – The Nation.