When I was growing up, like most of my friends, I judged others success by the size of their house and the type of car their parents drove. 783 more words
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“Much of the past water culture heritage has been left largely unexploited, resulting in neglect, deterioration and even loss of any potential remains”, writes Vangelis Constantianos, Executive Secretary of… 799 more words
Are You Committed To Your Dream?
“Until one is committed, there is hesitance, the chance to draw back, and always ineffectiveness…The moment one definitely commits oneself…a whole stream of events issue from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe… 192 more words
Standard Bank’s landmark study of the growth of the middle class in Sub-Saharan Africa offers some welcome clarity. In the 11 key African economies they look at, they find 15 million households living on more than $15 per person per day, while 95 million households living on less than that. 436 more words