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0 Seattle pushes women’s rights & private sector to fight poverty

It’s International Human Rights Day and you may be surprised to learn that the modern notion of human rights is little more than half a century old. The universal declaration of human rights was made largely due to the Holocaust, the atrocities of WWII. Locally, the focus of two leading…

0 A map of Africa’s potential for solar, renewable energy

An organization called the European Commission Joint Research Centre has issued a report that says many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa have some of the world’s best potential for solar power. As SciDev.net reports: Tapping into Africa’s renewable energy could transform living standards across the continent, according to a report that…