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Mozambican independent gas firm part of Zesco’s ‘rescue plan’ as Zambians brace for worsening load shedding

(2015-09-01) ZESCO has further reduced electricity generation at Kariba north bank power station to 300 Mega Watts (MW),blaming this on it’s customers who they say consume too much electricity after load shedding hours. 557 more words

September 2015

Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets - [TED Talks]

From simple alphabets to secret symbolic languages, graphic designer Saki Mafundikwa celebrates the many forms of written communication across the continent of Africa. He highlights the history and legacy that are embodied in written words and symbols, and urges African designers to draw on these graphic forms for fresh inspiration.

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Hong Kong- Lamma Island

Second day of my visit we made a trip to Lamma Island. To my disappointment, there are no lamas on the island. The name has absolutely nothing to do with lamas. 322 more words

My Travels

Late at Tate

I love museum late openings, it feels like the place is open exclusively for you; there are normally few people around and everyone feels free to express themselves in a natural way.

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Partly Submerged Water Power Plant

The Partly Submerged Water Power Plant is one of the most famous abandoned places in Nara, probably in all of Japan. And everybody seems to approach it the same way: drive to the middle of nowhere, rent a boat for a ridiculous amount of money (something like 8000 Yen!) a few hundred meters down the Kitayama River, take photos from the water, leave – a few brave ones actually enter the building, but even those guys all get the same shots; boring! 756 more words

Urbex

Find and Repair a 230kV 800Amp Oil-Filled Power Cable Feels Like Mission Impossible

How do you fix a shorted cable ? Not just any cable. An underground, 3-phase, 230kV, 800 amp per phase, 10 mile long one, carrying power from a power station to a distribution centre. 594 more words

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