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A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic – Joseph Stalin

THIS IMAGE SPEAKS VOLUMES!! The picture ultimately questions who benefits from foreign investment? How much foreign investment is too much? The Democratic Republic of Congo unfortunately finds itself part of the common narrative for most African countries which is that they possess great wealth in terms of natural resources, yet the large majority of their population lives in utter poverty. 453 more words

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Jisc RSC Data Forum - Update

 The Jisc RSC Data Forum sees data as a strategic asset: your chance to get involved – and also use the template data strategy below… 553 more words

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Redefining the African Woman - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Apart from my unapologetic infatuation with Lupita Nyong’o following her recent rise to fame after her role in the film 12 Years A Slave,  another great woman who I am obsessed with is the novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  441 more words

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Hopefully I'll Remember Everything...

February 28, 2014

Today is my first day giving a talking point during a student group tour. Like the first tour I had observed several weeks ago, I will be helping with the guided Jumbo Tour of the First Peoples exhibit. 95 more words

Tour Observation

STAY // ROOTED - My Return From My Month in Hiatus!

After my month in hiding and life just taking over, I’M BACK! So expect frequent posts as I am feeling very inspired  from my reading and endless internet browsing. 97 more words

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Data: The Nervous System of the Organisation

With the advent of agile organisations, big data and becoming more responsive to customer need, using and understanding data is more important than ever.

These days colleges have pretty sophisticated systems to manage their libraries, HR, teaching and learning, customer relations, VLE, registry, website, etc. 312 more words

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