How Your House and Office Makes or Breaks Your Health

Have you ever spent time in an environment that invigorated your body and mind, calmed your nerves and inspired you to think clearly and creatively? Chances are high that this place was in nature. In contrast, how do you feel when you spend hours inside a cubicle in an office building, or surrounded by fluorescent lighting, wall-to-wall carpeting and artificial paint? Dull, down and dreary may come to mind. Bau-biologie is a term from Germany…

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Position Yourself For a Better Tomorrow! Do That SWOT Analysis Today

‘So what’s next?‘ This is one question I always dread to ask myself. It is a question that kills me but it also gets me thinking.If you are fresh out of school like me, I’m sure that you would be able to relate to what I’m saying. The truth is that at some point in life, we don’t necessarily know “what next” or what exactly we want to do with our life or what we…

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Rwanda: From Despair to Prosperity – How Farming Changed a Widow’s Life

It is 8:30a.m, a very busy Wednesday morning, Genevieve Mukanama is already preoccupied with her six casual employees in her banana plantation. She and two male employees are harvesting bananas while four females are weeding out unwanted vegetation from the plantation. Mukanama does not only own a banana plantation, she also breeds an assortment of livestock. She owns a poultry farm and herd of fresian cows. Agriculture and livestock have made her a well known…

"Rwanda: From Despair to Prosperity – How Farming Changed a Widow’s Life"

Rwanda: From Despair to Prosperity – How Farming Changed a Widow's Life

It is 8:30a.m, a very busy Wednesday morning, Genevieve Mukanama is already preoccupied with her six casual employees in her banana plantation. She and two male employees are harvesting bananas while four females are weeding out unwanted vegetation from the plantation. Mukanama does not only own a banana plantation, she also breeds an assortment of livestock. She owns a poultry farm and herd of fresian cows. Agriculture and livestock have made her a well known…

"Rwanda: From Despair to Prosperity – How Farming Changed a Widow's Life"

Liberia: Four Liberian Female Student Leaders Off to the U.S. for Study

The Government of the United States of America (USA) through its embassy near Monrovia on Friday, June 21, 2013 air lifted four Liberian female student leaders to study women leadership for five-to-six-weeks in the US. The initiative is part of a US dedicated effort to enhancing quality education and building strong female leadership development in post conflict Liberia. Speaking during a pre-departure orientation at the US Embassy, the Public Affairs Officer of the US Embassy,…

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Do It Yourself: 5 Amazing Nail Art Designs You Can Try Today!

There is something about DIY videos that makes you just want to head to a home appliance store and go crazy. They’re easy, can be done with basic home appliances and you can add your own twist to it. Today, we are going into the colourful world of nail art. Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of beautiful nails around town, but unfortunately whenever I ask where they got it done the ladies sporting them…

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Nigeria: Close-Up With Abuja’s First Female Taxi Driver

“Reserved for men?” Aisha Umar, a single young mother-of-two from Mubi Local Government Area in Adamawa State and Abuja’s renowned pioneer female taxi driver queried in disagreement when asked why she decided to explore opportunity in a job known to be common with men in Nigeria. “I am a taxi driver and I’m loving it,” she said. “Some people believe that driving a taxi is a trade exclusively reserved for men and people of low…

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Africa: ‘Green Jobs,’ Poverty and Role of Women Top Agenda At Start of UN Labour Conference

Demography and technology are helping to transform the work force more quickly and deeply than ever before and the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) is poised to tackle the new challenges, the agency’s chief today said opening a two-week conference. “Here at the ILO we have the mandate, we have the right actors and we are equipping ourselves with the means to make the world of work a better, more humane, kinder and fairer…

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Okonjo-Iweala is Forbes’ 83rd most powerful woman

FORBES released its annual list of The World’s Most Powerful Women and Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ranks 83rd. According to Forbes, the list is made up of 100 women who made the most impact. They include top politicians and CEOs, activist billionaires and celebrities. Okonjo-Iweala moved down from the 81st position to the 83rd. Joyce Banda, president of Malawi, is up from the 71st position to…

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Lagos Recruits 70 Female Truck-Drivers

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it had just employed 70 women as truck drivers, as part of efforts to empower women in the state. The Deputy Gov., Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, announced this at a news conference in Ikeja organised to mark Gov. Babatunde Fashola`s sixth year in office. She said that the women had been trained on driving large vehicles before they were deployed to the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) as…

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