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A Mixed Governance Picture Confronts Africa

An advisor with Global Growth Advisors in New York, Julius Nyang’oro provides clients with dedicated advice on the African political economy, with an emphasis on investment, security, and social development. 162 more words

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Election 2016: Who is Running to Represent You?

In the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 8, candidates are running for local, state, and national offices in the government. Prior to the election, it is important to spend some time determining who is running and what positions they hold on various issues. 179 more words

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What are Indicators of Youth Development?

Thanks to big data and increasingly shared datasets, the concept of youth development is being qualitatively measured across countries. The Commonwealth Secretariat recently released its third “ 130 more words


"Tourism tax can be used for transit", claims county commissioner Janet Long

“The TDC dollars can be used for transit”, said Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long in a PSTA executive committee meeting on October 12th.  Long was referring to the Tourist Development Council (TDC) and the tourist development tax dollars they manage.  740 more words

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PPGR Morning Briefing - October 24, 2016

Good morning and welcome to the PPGR Morning Briefing!

Each week we will bring you a selection of relevant articles from the PPGR and other publications on policy issues unfolding across the Canadian media landscape. 589 more words

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Those Damn Crony Capitalists

This election we have had a full array of attacks on the system we live under….even from a person that has gamed the system to benefit himself….there has been so much talked about….especially those damn “crony capitalists”…..but what is this phenom we hear so much about? 273 more words