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كارثة هجرة العقول العربية من المسؤول ؟ (Opinions) 4-09-2008
by Adham Tobail
أرقام مذهلة ومخيفة حيث تشير الإحصائيات إن خلال الخمسين سنة الماضية هناك بين عشرين إلى ثلاثين مليون مهاجر أي ما يزيد عن 10% من سكان العالم العربي. وهذه أفضل الخبرات والثروات المميزة في الوطن العربي ، فماذا بقى لنا من خبرات...

In the Closet (Opinions) 9-06-2009
by Ajayi titi
Life some say is short and he that lives in pleasure is dead while still alive. I am writing from my closet thinking of the days of splendor, tours of pleasure and with each mind held captive, and opinions locked down ,time ticks though fun...

La legislation sur l'implantation d'un projet éolien en France (Opinions) 8-01-2007
by JOSEPH Marckenson
Il convient tout d’abord de préciser que les projets éoliens sont soumis au droit commun de l’urbanisme, leur implantation n’étant possible que si le projet est conforme aux règles et servitudes d’urbanisme applicable sur l’espace concerné....

العولمة و الثقافة و الهوية (Opinions) 10-04-2010
by Sameer Hejazi
العولمة: و : الثقافة قبل سنوات عدة كان الحديث منصبا بشكل كبير حول تداعيات الغزو الثقافي و ما يسببه من تحديات حضارية شاملة، وتأثيرات سلبية على المجال الثقافي خاصة داخل العالم العربي و الإسلامي. و خلال تلك الموجات المتتالية لما أطلق عليه (غزو...

!أزمة ضمير (Opinions) 7-01-2009
by Zidan
الحالة المعلولة للعالم المعاصر كان في مقدمة الركب ممثلة بالعالم الأول والعالم الثالث أو ربما الرابع التي نحن بالتنمية الاسمية في بداية تشكيلة بعد العام الحافل بالانتكاسات في مختلف نواحي الحياة .. هناك أزمة ضمير نمر بها أنا وأخوتي الستة مليار...

(untitled) (Short Story) 1-04-2002
by Demo Demo
Enslavement is defined in the Long man Dictionary of Contemporary English as being a noun of the verb "enslaved" which means, " to make into a slave". In this same dictionary, money is stated as being wealth, pieces of metals made into coins. with...

A Call to Action on the Genocide in Darfur (Short Story) 24-08-2009
by Anushka T
The humanitarian plight in the Darfur region of Sudan does not receive the media attention it once did since the outbreak of violence in 2003. Scanning through the local newspaper, the most recent story I came across regarding the situation in...

A Divided Youth (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Alaka H
[Note: This is my article entry for the 'Panorama and Global Gallery Contest', http://yfc.tigweb.org/getinvolved/contest.html?ec=556,268089] Although I am from Bangladesh, I have friends from nations all over the world, such as Namibia and...

A Horse, a Buggy...What a Menace! (Short Story) 18-06-2007
by Alfred Seymour Hopkins
The horse drawn buggy, filled with fresh watermelons, caused suspicion. You just don't see that very often these days in downtown Buenos Aires, do you? A sturdy brown horse with a tired languid look, the sagging wooden walls of the buggy, luckily...

A layman's perspective from The Bahamas on the Free Trade Areas of the Americas (FTAA) agreement (Opinions) 22-10-2002
by Dennis Dames
A layman's perspective from The Bahamas on the Free Trade Areas of the Americas (FTAA) agreement. By: Dennis A. Dames©2002 Nassau, Bahamas E-mail: dpoetry2002@yahoo.com The issue of the Free Trade Areas of the Americas (FTAA), is one that...

A lifetime chasing a dream (Poetry) 12-02-2010
by Maria Nanabhai
My dream, It has always been But was always a little too far Just an inch.. But out of reach No fulfillment was possible I take my hand out and try to get it It keeps getting away I try my best to follow it Escape it does real well Now...

A mixture of disappointment and hope (Short Story) 19-02-2008
by PHILIP KYEI APPIAH
One day, a lady from the community and I went into some communities to have talks with the people in the streets. We wanted to know what had caused the great increases in street children numbers, child trafficking, teenage pregnancies, armed...

A POEM AND A ROSE (Poetry) 5-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
I guess you’ve been so many places, But definitely, you must have seen so many faces. In life, you’ve been through different phases, And by now, you know the one that eases. And the one that ceases and dizzies, That’s why I’m sending you a...

A Roller Coaster Called LIFE ! (Opinions) 28-03-2002
by Tanmay N. Vora
Akash was a sporting personality in his friend circle. He was slim, tall (almost 6 ft.) and sturdy. He was athletic enthusiast and had always dreamed of joining the Indian Armed Forces. He played very good cricket and was also an active...

A World of Wealth Consciousness? (Opinions) 29-07-2006
by Victor del Rosal
To create a breakthrough in the world’s standards of living, we must implement new strategies to kick start transformation from the individual’s root of results: the inner world. A proactive, inside-out approach to generating social wealth...

Aaron, a Teacher in Enterpreneurship (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Aaron first started to realize the impact he can have on others during his high school years. In 2004, he volunteered for a NGO located in a rural district in Uganda. This experience “stirred” him, gaining confidence, self-esteem and an...

Africa and International Migration (Opinions) 6-01-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Migration is currently at the center of debates between the mainly poor sending countries and the richer receiving nations. While the industrialized countries are promoting easier flows of capital, goods and services, they are at the same time...

African Leaders and NEPAD (Opinions) 23-07-2003
by Enite Igere
In this time when there is a lot of effort in bringing development to the African continent, there is the need for the continent of Africa to have a virile leadership. Those that are expected to take the position of leadership in the continent are...

African Leaders: Where Do We Go From Here? (Opinions) 31-07-2003
by Afeez Adeyemi Adisa
Africa today is seen as a continent where wickedness, maladministration, injustice, selfishness, corruption, poverty etc. govern. Many nations in the whole world (mostly the Europeans and Americans) have been involving themselves in helping Africa...

African Politics, A Mockery to Democracy. (Opinions) 27-07-2010
by Anthony Lukwesa
It's very highly unlikely that we the Africans really Understand what democracy is all about. The simple definition of Democracy as rule by the people and for the people seems to be very difficult to understand. I say this because many Africans...

Agony of being a youth (Poetry) 22-11-2007
by hilary kent
No one wants to trust you, Yet everyone is eagerly awaiting to criticise you Your downfall is perhaps, What gives people a reason to merry; The future is always pitch-black and eerie. When you seek for help, The responses wanna make you...

All that glitters is not life (Poetry) 27-04-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
My experiences, reappearances, times have been the same. My grievances, my pretenses, all remain. I had hope, but it’s no longer early: There is a need for change- the type that matters. Life’s taken us for a ride on this silver platter- Was...

Alleviation of Poverty: Is a multi-pronged approach the way forward (Opinions) 23-10-2006
by erick ochieng otieno
A lot has been said about the issues regarding poverty. As one of the Millennium Development Goals, where the world vowed to come together to finish poverty by 2015, it has become one of the most thorny issue especially in the third world...

An analysis of leadership-leadership as a function. (Opinions) 28-03-2003
by Oke Olumuyiwa Oladunni
An analysis of leadership-leadership as a function. Are successful leaders born or “made”? Does success as a leader rest on the possession of a certain abilities and traits, or are there many combinations of characteristics which can result in...

An Ode to a Lovely One (Poetry) 16-12-2009
by Adebayo Waidi Gbenro
Yen! Yen!!Yen!!! She cried, when she arrived. Where she was she couldn’t tell. The environment was nothing that she has seen before or envisaged. So much confusion. People picking up this and handing out that. Then they bathed her. Then...

An Organizational Boost (Opinions) 20-10-2003
by christopher bernardo
There are two aspects that boost the excellence in the culture of any organizations; they are an effective leader with a vision and a bonded organization of people. Thus, in general, there should be two primary programs, one that is designed for...

Apes Obey...Hey! (Poetry) 2-07-2006
by Henry Ekwuruke
Over the centuries over the years after the trade and injustice of man against man Humanity at war with humanity slaves in their own land carnivals in dealings ambitions dashed 'n' defeated To obedience to the will-less masters of...

Applying For The Job (Part 4) (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
Did You Know? … Small businesses generate about 90% of all new jobs in Canada. Once you've got a resumé and cover letter, and you know what your options are, you're ready to take the next step — actually going out and applying for the jobs...

Are we training our youths to be job seekers or job creators? (Opinions) 27-07-2002
by Dion Barker
Millions of people all over the world graduate from universities, and at least 80 percent of them are either unemployed or aren’t working in their field of expertise. The question we should ask ourselves is: "are we training our youths with job...

Avoiding the Hype - Learn How from Liam O (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Avoid.net , a unique idea evolved during a party one night in New Brunswick, Canada. Liam O’Doherty, the founder of the Avoid.net project had an idea: advertising could be used to counteract the effects of advertising and consumerism. His...

Back to basics (Opinions) 21-06-2010
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
When will it be time to get back to the basics? When will it be time to make this world live and not die? Our path of destruction has been on since we became 'civilized"? Leaders we have put in place only by listening to them and not feeling...

Be Seen, Be Heard ... Youth Participation for Development (Opinions) 15-08-2007
by Ajay Kumar Uprety
Every year on 12 august, International Youth Day (IYD) is celebrated with different programs & slogans. A grand celebration is organized in Unite Nations headquarters in New York as well as in other member countries. I have been participating...

Behave or Beware: Immigrants, the Nanny McPhee of Globalization (Opinions) 30-11-2006
by Wilson
The term ‘globalization’ has been already embedded in the social fabric: media, fashion, environment, politics, economy, education, culture and everyday life talk. Everyone seems to be more aware about the effects of local events across...

Beyond Social Works (Short Story) 30-10-2006
by Shakti Ghimire
Beyond Social Works The person who is always involved in non profitable organizations or charity as a leader does not have individual existence and should compromise with their personal life. Usually, person wants to spend some moments with...

Bidi Bala and the creation of Zittnet, Nigeria (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Bidi Bala first realized his passion in life for social change and entrepreneurship when he graduated from University and went to a village with his father to pay condolences to a friend. There were so many people on the un-tarred streets and...

Bitterness-Inspired Cover Letter Rhymes. (Poetry) 4-10-2004
by Cara
To Whom It May Concern: Please allow me to present A skilled enthusiastic detail-driven worker heaven-sent Plays nice with other peons and never shows up late And (of course beyond the customary) won’t exaggerate Plus she’ll smile and...

Bleak and Uncertain (Opinions) 9-12-2003
by Jen Tanaka
Life is a road man incessantly travels until he reaches the dead end. To live in this world is to face the odds of life. Beyond the achievements and triumphs there are always failure and sufferings. When we were just innocent kids we were...

Blood Diamonds (Poetry) 13-03-2008
by Emmanuel sackey
Mornings as gold bright and grow dim at sunset. Like the bright beautiful morning that lingers on through the day It’s said diamond last forever. Its luster is eternal from day to day as the smile of a child. They sparkle at us when we look...

Brain Drain (Opinions) 25-05-2006
by S Joshipura
Brain drain is one of the most well-known economic phenomena of the 20th Century. It affects both developing and developed countries. However with the advent of globalisation and emergence of new economies, its effects have been changing....

Branding and Personality (Opinions) 20-07-2007
by Abraham Isaac Omotayo
Life gives us what we are not, and what we want to be. We are instrumental to whatever we become in life. For you to be successful in life you need to be original, carbon copy cannot be like the original. Being unique does not mean that you have...

Breaking the cycle of poverty (Opinions) 6-11-2002
by aneel SALMAN
Poverty is the opposite of well-being. It means not just a lack of money or goods, but encompasses a multi-dimensional reality including insecurity, vulnerability, powerlessness, and social exclusion. Despite widespread recognition of multiple...

Bruce's Solution to Promote Action (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Youthnetwork.org is a unique tool for social change; it leverages the scale of the internet to help people find information about local community resources. Members can help contribute to the development of this nationwide network of local youth...

Building a Personal Brand with a Domain Name (Short Story) 1-09-2003
by Shaun Cronrath
There is no secret that a domain name plays a critical role in a company’s overall brand strategy. But what role does a domain name play when building the most important brand you have control over, your own personal brand? This valuable, but less...

Bursary kitty: varsity students want in (Opinions) 22-11-2007
by kenya
The Kenyan government initiative to offer free and compulsory primary education to all was a noble idea and the recent one to waive secondary schools tuition fee was even a grater one and the power wielders of the have proved true to the saying...

Business Analyst’s Role in a Software Company (Opinions) 22-01-2005
by Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama
Business Analyst (BA) is one of the most important roles in a software company. Some would even call it the most important role, which is more or less an extremist view because software is a team work exercise, it is practically impossible...

Business Plan (Opinions) 4-07-2007
by Ken Auma
Before one writes a business plan or any plan they should have a goal in mind. In the last session we discovered that the individual is the most important even before starting any business and the same is true of the business plan. To know how...

Campus Tale (Poetry) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The point has already been made before tide It looks at a story unfolding A tale of boy meets girl Lovely evening in class and domestic affairs Freshers meet freshers Old schools meet old schools The vanguard shaped the content A tide...

Can the youth return our garden? (Short Story) 22-09-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
As we watch each other, in awe at the greatest creations of technology, we forget that we are praising false temples and loosing track of our inner selves. I only wish the youth had the time to turn the world back to the way it was supposed to be....

Changing Language Forms (Opinions) 23-04-2011
by A Better Community for All (ABC4All)
It's my opinion that the method of communication each human being learns and practices is key to what develops in his or her life. When a human being is born, its brain is "tabla rasa." And it's really the interactions between mother and...

Child Labour: Is it a Blessing to the Children or a Curse? (Opinions) 15-06-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Sweating and panting, you would see most children in the streets, plantations, factories and anywhere there is work to be done. On many occasions, the children are given the duties that many older people would consider degrading to them. It is...

Children struggle for a living in Gulu, Uganda. (Short Story) 8-08-2007
by senkungu ibrahim
I eased my way into a conversation with Morris Opira and Samuel Ojwiya, and a different picture began to emerge. Morris and Samuel are childhood friends from Purongo, 50 kilometers northwest of Gulu. They fled their village to avoid the war...

China: friend or foe? (Opinions) 6-09-2008
by James Muritu Kariuki
While African governments are opting to deal more with China rather than the West, there’s growing evidence of a need to take stock and consider our relations with China. Their adopted approach of not commenting or seeking to influence a country’s...

Clarendon College Alumni: Dr. Hyacinth Broderick-Scott (Interviews) 20-04-2005
by Jaevion Nelson
Dr. Hyacinth Broderick-Scott has over 20 years of administrative experience working in the fields of banking, research and education, as well as working with non-profit organizations. She has been the president of the Clarendon College Alumni...

Climate Change and Migration (Opinions) 8-02-2009
by Michael Boampong
Climate change has become one of the most topical issues of our era. However whilst much attention is focused on its effects on the environment, thus far little attention has been placed on how it will affect migration. This in itself leads us...

Climate change could be a blessing for Africa (Opinions) 8-12-2009
by Mike Ssegawa
Climate change could have positive implications for Africa. Apparently, the rich countries are desperate. They cannot escape because mother earth is angry and will swallow them first if they do nothing about it. At the top of the guilt list are...

Comme un mauvais vent (Opinions) 31-10-2008
by ONDO ELLASSOUMOU CAREL DORIAN
Libreville, capitale gabonaise est devenue depuis un bon moment déjà, le siège, sinon la scène exhibitoire de plusieurs gens sans scrupule, que l'on appelle communément mendiant. En effet, ces derniers aux membres souvent complets et à la...

Communion of Love (Poetry) 6-07-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
To run, from this shuffling madness- Will lead only us to more sadness. As we must take the time to find a way As we pray. Lord, give us your spiritual power. Give us all the will to empower, Your breath upon the ones of which impel-- Our...

Concepts of Socialism (Opinions) 27-10-2002
by Andy Carloff
Concepts of Socialism By Punkerslut Introduction - What Is Socialism? Socialism is the belief that children should not have to go to sleep hungry at night. Socialism is the belief that sweatshops are an abomination to the ethic of...

Constituency Football Clubs (Opinions) 3-10-2007
by Maina J Karugia
Whenever there is a game activity, the obvious question that is asked by Journalist to sportsmen and women is what should be done to improve the quality of sports in the country? The answer, we should nature talent from the youth at early stages....

Corporate Social Responsibility: a sheer cosmetic activity (Opinions) 19-05-2008
by Ajayi-Smith Olukayode
I have watched with dismay over the years the activities of corporate organizations in the country regarding the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR). With no clear intention of what corporate social responsibility entails, we might be...

CREATE YOUR WEALTH THROUGH FINANCIAL DISCIPLINE (Opinions) 21-02-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
What do you do with the little you earn every month, i.e. how do you spend your money? A 34-year old trader had for long believed that there was a diabolical force working against her finances such that her money "vanished" so on after she made...

Creatividad y Participación Ciudadana para el Desarrollo Sostenible (Opinions) 3-10-2004
by WALTER CRESPO
Objetivo de la ONU: Reducción de la Pobreza y el Hambre Creatividad y Participación Ciudadana para el Desarrollo Sostenible Walter Crespo C. Presidente de la Mesa de Promoción de la Juventud de La Libertad - MPJ Al referirnos a la...

Culture of Poverty (Opinions) 2-07-2007
by HAMEEDULLAH
Culture of poverty By Hameedullah The culture of poverty concept is a social theory explaining the cycle of poverty. Based on the concept that the poor have a unique value system, the culture of poverty...

Cybercamps (Opinions) 21-09-2002
by Jason Alinen
¡§Impacting Children¡¦s Lives Through Technology¡¨ Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name ¡§Cybercamps¡¨....

De "l'exportation" de la grippe aviaire (Interviews) 1-11-2006
by Eric DOMBOU
Que sait-on aujourd’hui des modes de propagation de la grippe aviaire ? J-L.A. : On sait tout d’abord que le rôle des oiseaux sauvages a été surestimé. Sur le continent africain par exemple, la maladie n’a...

Deal or No Deal (Short Story) 18-11-2009
by Mike Ssegawa
There’s such a thing called family business. The Fords build cars and they cannot live without steel. The Gates are computer programmers whose business is driven by silicon. The Bush family are into oil and they won’t spare any force to keep the...

Decision making for organisation development in Busia District (Short Story) 16-05-2009
by Jacob Waiswa
It takes a lot of effort to form, make paper-work and achieve organization objectives. Some people can be successful with project formulation, but fail at implementation –due to a number of factors that maybe; financial, legal, technical,...

Development and the White Man's Burden (Opinions) 14-01-2009
by Nathan Ming Kun Aw
There is probably no better time than the present to deliberate on the issue of developmental ethics. I hail from an extremely blessed place that is Singapore, a prosperous city-state in South East Asia. I, like many of my disillusioned...

Diamond Road Online (Interviews) 4-03-2008
by David Oppenheim
Diamond Road is a three-part documentary television series and feature-length documentary film exploring the many facets of the world's most intriguing gem. Filmed on four continents in High Definition, the series was directed by Nisha Pahuja with...

Disease (Poetry) 13-10-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Do not deceive us in the ways we are taught. The world is of happiness, and not overwrought. But we praise the countries that step forward and say- that they are only just trying to save all in harm's way. And the rockets' red glare, and...

Disease, AIDS implications for employment (Opinions) 11-06-2002
by Alex Stanley
More than one-quarter of working-age adults are infected with HIV in some communities in sub-Saharan Africa, a statistic that brings profound economic repercussions for families and communities and particularly for this forum, tremendous...

Does a Degree Provide You with the Necessary Skills & Knowledge to Gain Employment? (Opinions) 11-03-2003
by Jill A. Mackie
The three basics that are imperative to starting any business are timing, managing start-up costs and execution, and I don’t think school can teach that. It’s a matter of experience. Experience is key, and most students do not realize the...

Don't Quit (Opinions) 11-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Your circumstances may be difficult and unexplainable and you might think the end has come without achieving any thing, but I am here to let you know that such things doesn't not remain only if you can grape an ideal and persevere to achieve great...

Donkey's Fate is Boss's Fortune (Short Story) 7-10-2006
by vinaykumar B R
Once upon a time a washerman was bringing up two donkeys. Let's say Donkey-A and Donkey-B. Donkey-A felt it was very energetic and could do better than the other. It always tried to attract the washerman's attention by taking more load and...

Drug abuse & kids (Poetry) 9-12-2009
by Richard
Look at us today. We use drugs and we have nothing to say. Why people choose this path, I just can't imagine that. People killing, People well-living... Why do people do this? To prove what the way is? Please help them live, because...

E-N-T-R-E-P-R-E-N-E-U-R-S-H-I-P (Opinions) 3-11-2004
by Oluyemisi Joel-Osebor (Nee Agboola)
E – Embarking on a business with enough passion that will last long and motivate one, even when all seems bleak N – Not giving up or being discouraged when your turnover seems to be a paltry sum T – Tracking your performance through adequate...

Economia Agrária - Reforma agrária no Zimbabwe (Opinions) 11-01-2007
by Basílio Zefanias Muhate
Economia Agrária - Reforma agrária no Zimbabwe Tal como na maioria dos países em vias de desenvolvimento, a economia do Zimbabwe é essencialmente agrícola. Há necessidade para a reforma de terra no Zimbabwe como meio de reduzir a pobreza - Em...

Economic Awareness at the Grassroots (Short Story) 15-06-2009
by Victor Oriwa
In December of 2003, I was out of high school and working in a textile company based in Kenya, Nairobi. Maize flour would cost me Ksh.52 shillings. I stopped buying whenever my favourite supermarket increased the cost of it by two shillings or...

Economic crisis: the good, the bad and the ugly (Opinions) 21-05-2009
by Ayo Morakinyo
The prevalent economic meltdown has exposed the financial instability of many world economic giants. With countless losing their jobs in the US and UK , the situation in developing and underdeveloped countries is almost falling off the edge of...

Economie / Le grand marché de Mont- Bouet souffre d’un manque criard de structures et devient un calvaire pour les riverains car tous les malfrats de la capitale ont trouvé une plate forme d'expressions immorales et décousues (Short Story) 28-03-2008
by MOMBO NZIENGUI Rostano Eloge
Le grand marché de Mont-Bouet, grand pôle de concentration commerciale de la capitale du Gabon(Afrique centrale), où tous les grands commerces partant de la vente de la lingerie, des produits vivriers, des appareils électro-ménager, à la...

Education ? What do we need to boost the sector (Opinions) 3-06-2011
by Darpan Mahajan
“I bow to my teacher who has opened my eyes blinded by the darkness of ignorance, with enlightening rays of knowledge” As times change, we experience Globalization and Global warming, economic collaboration and meteoric inflation, with the...

Education Is Important In A Democracy (Opinions) 20-05-2007
by k
Education Is Important In A Democracy Kamala Sarup Education was promoted from the earliest times in the U.S. Since many settlers had strong Christian religious beliefs, a rudimentary education was necessary to read and understand the Bible....

El nuevo movimiento sindical argentino (Interviews) 29-10-2006
by Julián Profeta
Daniel Jorajuría es uruguayo y llégó a la Argentina en 1972 por razones políticas. Trabajó en el rubro gastronómico y en los años 80 fundó una agrupación gremial junto a Luis Barrionuevo con el objetivo de recuperar la democracia gremial que había...

Elections in Uganda. (Opinions) 16-02-2011
by Elsa Naiga
I come from Uganda, and this country of about 32 million people is located in East Africa. Presidential elections in this country take place after every five years. On 18th of February 2011, Uganda is going to hold presidential elections and...

Emploi des jeunes en Afrique Centrale et Objectif 8 des OMD : Le cas du Cameroun » (Opinions) 23-05-2005
by Pascal Bekono
Dans un monde dominé par l’économie de marché qui met au placard l’Etat dans la gestion du circuit économique, il est clair de constater que dans les pays sous-industrialisés, la jeunesse est neutralisée par le chômage. Dans la sous région...

En Haïti, le désespoir pousse à l'exil malgré les risques (Short Story) 19-05-2007
by Osée Résidor
Article tire du : www.lenouvelliste.com En Haïti, le désespoir pousse à l'exil malgré les risques Réunis par groupes de cinq ou plus, assis sur des troncs d'arbres face à la mer ou sur de vieilles barques de pêcheurs, des jeunes Haïtiens...

Enigma (Poetry) 1-08-2005
by A. Tsang
Everyone Have a lock in their hearts? Have a switch in their hearts? Who has the power to start? Are there any rules? Success and failure? Who'll be penelized, insulted and yelled at? Any rewards? Politically correct? Could we start...

Esa música suave (Short Story) 13-09-2008
by Cristino Alberto Gómez Luciano
Hoy es un hermoso día, definitivamente. Un radiante sol hace presencia desde llegadas las seis de la mañana, cuando los estudiantes y obreros de la escuela iniciaron sus labores en el campo. Levantarse a las cinco es lo difícil. Una vez tomado el...

Ethics in Development: Conduct-World fictional interview (Interviews) 20-11-2008
by Samuel-Malachi Odekunle
This is a fictional interview by Conduct-World Magazine on the topic “Ethics of Development”. Conduct-World Good Evening Samuel, How are you today? Samuel Odekunle: I’m doing great, welcome to my home. CW: Thanks Samuel, Do you want to...

Etourderie? (Opinions) 25-10-2008
by ONDO ELLASSOUMOU CAREL DORIAN
Le quotidien gabonais dénommé" l'Union plus" a publié dans son numéro du 18 et 19 octobre 2008, dans sa rebrique, "Pour moi quoi...Makaya" un article sur le comportement de certains fonctionnaires affectés à l'intérieur du pays. Et de cet...

Exploitation des ressources minières : La nécessiter d’un plaidoyer de la jeunesse africaine. (Opinions) 6-03-2008
by Eric DOMBOU
L’Afrique est le continent qui regroupe la plus forte proportion de pays pauvre et fragile dans le monde. En dépit des cas de conflit armée actuelle, du changement climatique et des fluctuations que connaît son agriculture, de nombreux perspective...

Exploitative Child Labour in Cocoa-Producing West African Nations. (Opinions) 30-06-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
With 44% coming from Ivory Coast, 15% from Ghana, 7% from Nigeria and 4% from Cameroon, West Africa produces 70% of world’s cocoa consumption. However, the majority of this cocoa is being produced with the use of child labour. According to the...

Extremity for suffering (Poetry) 16-03-2006
by Henry Ekwuruke
We live in an era of extremity Poverty and hunger for our people People of Africa - it is fact and has been A truth said at the right time Everything seems possible for the rich Mighty selfishness and hate Me, me, me mentality At the...

Fair Trade- from the jungles of Latin America to the stores of North America (Opinions) 6-05-2009
by Samantha Hodder
I walked through the jungle that day in June, looking at Freddy’s farm and all it contained. When he proudly showed me his coffee plants, I was unaware that he was one of the few organic certified farmers in this remote area of Ecuador. He then...

Famine en Afrique : des idées contre la fatalité (Opinions) 16-02-2009
by Ludewic Mac Kwin De Davy
Le sommet du FAO tenu dans la capitale romaine, il y a quelques semaines, s’est efforcé, ou du moins a donné cette impression, à trouver des remèdes à cette maladie terrible qu’est la faim dans le monde. Malgré les prêches de prédicateurs...

Few words about YES 2002. (Opinions) 26-09-2002
by Rana Bilal Ahmad
The days I spent at Alexandria, Egypt during Youth Employment Summit are ever memorable for me. The summit core organizers Poonam Ahulwalia, Fredrick Clark and Dumisani Nyoni moved heaven and earth to make this summit successful with the help of...

Finding balance in a stormy sea (Short Story) 29-04-2009
by Mike Ssegawa
Today, one US dollar costs 2160 Uganda shillings. A little petrol costs 2240 Uganda shillings, which is a dollar and some cents. That means that the prices of all other consumer items are skyrocketing in this part of the world. While not so...

For You, Painter (Poetry) 1-06-2006
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
Painter, if I were to choose a calling, yours I’ll never begrudge. That was then, not now. At the height of my growth, Painter, I’ve grown to think twice… I wish I was you! I’ve wrapped my fingers around your brushes, not letting go...

Freedom for All (Poetry) 15-11-2007
by 'Jide Oluwafemi Jinadu
Again I observed all the oppression That takes place in our world I saw the tears of the oppressed With no one to comfort them The oppressors have great power And the victims are helpless So I almost concluded that the dead are better than...

From my Corner... to the World (Global Youth Culture Contest) (Poetry) 22-03-2010
by berry R
My lines glow amongst ivory candles this night, And of a global culture within the papers they write. Words of poetry my friend I seek not to have hired, Your eyes only read of a story that mere life has inspired. From a small corner in the...

Gail Hannemann – CEO of the Girls Scout Council of Hawaii, First Lady of Honolulu (Interviews) 18-05-2007
by Jay-R Patron
Evan Leong: Welcome to Greater Good Radio, Hawaii, where we develop tomorrow's leaders by bringing you up close and personal with today's top businesspeople. Greater Good, Hawaii, is dedicated to social entrepreneurship. I'm your host, Evan Leong,...

Gbenga's Advice for the Young and Aspiring (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Gbenga Uriel Ogunjimi, a leader within his field of social entrepreneurship, recently achieved recognition for his efforts and motivation in promoting employment opportunities for Nigerian youth. Gbenga the CEO of Landmark Internship...

Ghana and her oil discovery: blessing or curse? (Opinions) 7-06-2010
by AARON NII LAMTE LAWSON
Photo credit: "Oiled Bird - Black Sea Oil Spill 11/12/07," by Igor Golubenkov . A country endowed with natural resources can be considered blessed. When these natural resources are effectively utilised they can uplift the quality of life of...

Giddy (Poetry) 2-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
At this dagger-point, Am none but indigent. JAMB has jammed again! Now three years of no gain. First, I played careless While a season flew by. Next, I prayed less, There another rolled by. This third but strong focus, Why is another...

Global Embrace (Poetry) 10-04-2010
by fatma
On a globe reduced to a golf ball in size Where people are countries and continents apart Words ,gestures and smiles are now digitized And my whole life and yours can be put on a file Where boundaries of color , religion and race Seem to...

GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE AND NIGERIAN YOUTHS (Opinions) 12-04-2010
by Sokfa Francis John
Global youth culture is a complex hybrid culture. It is an outlook and understanding of the world among youths – young people between the ages of 14 and 35 – worldwide. It includes a shared taste in, and love of, mainstream popular trends in art,...

Global Youth Unemployment: Which way Forward. (Opinions) 2-07-2002
by BONFACE NYARIBO
(1992-97), 1.528 million youths were trained under TRYSEM, of whom 34.2 per cent took up self- employment and 15.0 per cent wage-employment, while the remaining 51.8 per cent remained unemployed (Govt. of India, 1999, p. 14). The situation was not...

Globalisation and the Third World (Opinions) 7-01-2003
by Jerry Nwigwe
Globalization is term use to describe the growing worldwide interdependence of people and countries. This process has accelerated dramatically in the past decade or so, largely because of huge advances in technology. Television, Internet,...

Grandma's Wedding Party (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Cindea
Painting is a kind of powerful language, and I use painting to tell people what I think. I joined Eco Youth in Kobe in 2008, and met many students from different countries. I understood how important we are from all of our environment reports....

He was a boy. And his name was Ryan . . . (Opinions) 1-11-2002
by Mike Blanchard
I had arrived at a follow up ceremony for an environmental conference that was co-funded by the Foundation for Young Australians; and since I was on the committee that decided to fund them, I had been invited. By some freak occurrence, I was...

Hope comes for Uganda's orphans (Short Story) 2-08-2007
by Patrick Jaramogi
They live in despair, are vulnerable and hardly smile with little hope for the future. This is the plight of over 300 orphans who are being looked after by Kiseminti Needy Children Organization, a local community based organization located in...

Hope out of Horizon (Opinions) 30-04-2002
by Hari Rasik Ghimire
Countless youth in their school days set their goals Such dreams are usually of high aims. Again, there are many who dream, hope and strive. Who have dreamt already of, and tried hard to attain the real thing. Not just to be able to touch but to...

Hope – Her Future (Poetry) 8-10-2010
by Tokini Pax-Harry
Her face was well made up She looked a success She tried to carry herself With dignity and confidence she strode Yet there was something in her stride Something in her gait Something - No longer there Her face was well made up Her...

How Can I Forget thee (Poetry) 5-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
My alma mater, Like a cosmos cradle bed, good. You saw me grow and helped. Made sure I won't fall So, I & mother could be sure. How can I forget thee? My alma mater, Thou brought not the milk but taught how & why the milk A sure case...

How Ethno Design Project Got Started (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Today, Ethno Design Fashions and Academy is a leader in providing Zimbabwe’s up and coming artists with an opportunity to receive professional training in ethnic and ecological fashion design. By harnessing the power of determination and ICTs,...

How much love do you have (Poetry) 21-04-2011
by Chijioke Obinna Okonkwo
love a different meaning to different people love always natural and never artifitial love is never bought with money nor gifts love does not live in gifts but in the hearts of men love has no bone of malice though it can be adultrated love...

How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune (Short Story) 6-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Once upon a time, there was a man called Ogemdi (My time awaits) who lived around a farming community called umu ndidi (descendants of patients) and as expected took up farming as an occupation from his youth. Ogemdi was an orphan and had no...

How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune (Short Story) 6-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune Once upon a time, there was a man called Ogemdi (My time awaits) who lived around a farming community called umu ndidi (descendants of patients) and as expected took up farming as an...

How to Kill a lion (Opinions) 2-06-2007
by Muhammad Imran Shahid
In comercial banks how they will kill the Lion in a situation HSBC method: Hire a lion and ask him to meow like a cat . Give him lots of ESOPs and grass to eat. He will die eventually of hope and starvation. Citi method: Hire the...

How To Know Status Of Your Contributions (Opinions) 13-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
As the contributory pension scheme established by the Pension Reform Act 2004 is compulsory for all workers in the public service and for organisations in the private sector where there are five or more employees, majority of the working...

Humility 195 (Short Story) 28-11-2006
by Ebuenyi Ikenna D.
It was just 11 in the morning but I was already prepared for my 12 o'clock lecture. The sun was out in its full brilliance but that wasn’t my reason for deciding to take a bike to school when I could have walked. The reason was that I wanted to be...

I Challenge You! (Opinions) 3-04-2002
by AJ Yager
It is difficult to put a challenge on paper. I would much rather stand in front of you, looking eye to eye, and give you my challenge. Using my imagination, that is exactly what I am doing now. I picture you standing in front of me. I have a...

I will never walk alone! (Opinions) 14-04-2008
by VICTOR RASUGU
Walking into an organization to volunteer can be very intimidating and tasking. This was the case when I first stepped into the world of volunteering. It all started with my being persuaded by a friend who had developed the ‘culture’ of writing...

Ibrahim B. Babangida (Opinions) 21-09-2006
by MUJTABA KUSHERKI
I.....B.....B......@ : A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world. This "Book Launch" may not necessarily be a...

Im a Child (Poetry) 19-09-2008
by Atta ur Rehman Qureashi
I am a child, Every one see me . What’s my condition? I have no house No Parents,No Friends, No food to eat, No Clothes to wear, No School for me to learn, I have No Money for these things. All of you people know very well about my...

Impacts and Consequences of Unemployment (Opinions) 22-01-2005
by Dulal Biswas
Unemployment is a serious concern for the people of Bangladesh, especially the youth. People know quite well enough that there are too few jobs for far too many people. Almost 50,000 youth complete university degrees or diploma courses each year...

In the name of international aid (Opinions) 3-09-2007
by Harini Dias Bandaranayake
Having been a part of an international organization for humanitarian relief work, I have come to mature in my thinking of the world’s ways, views and sadly- have also come to feel somewhat jaded about the modus operandi of the monster mechanism of...

India to be a global software hub - Bill Gates (Opinions) 13-11-2002
by Ashwin Gopinath
Bangalore, (Nov 13): Microsoft chief Bill Gates said on Wednesday that India was on course to become a global hub for 'mission critical activity' in software as it was increasingly earning a reputation for its quality work and on-time delivery....

Information as social empowerment (Opinions) 21-10-2007
by Jeff Mowatt
As one whose career in IT began in the 60s what we call the digital divide hasn't been a particular problem for me. It was not until the 90s, and even more in the last few years that the real potential in the developing world became clear....

Iniciando, Emprender un Proyecto... (Opinions) 11-11-2004
by FReddy W.
En la Mundialización, en los que creemos en ella, en una forma de hacer al mundo global más humano. La actualidad es cada vez más exigente, nuevos paradigmas se van creando conforme avanza la tecnología. Leía en alguna ocasión el Almanaque Mundial...

Inspiring words, Urjana Shrestha's Story (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
When we asked Urjana Shrestha from Nepal Fair Trade Crafters; what would she consider to be a defining moment in her life; her response was clearly put: “When I realized that the social problems can be resolved with a bit of effort from every...

International Voluntary Code and the trade of diamonds (Opinions) 26-02-2008
by Simon Gargonne
I currently work as an analyst for a CSR research firm and from the companies I screened during my researches; few of them, (the ones that have luxury retailers on our beautiful avenues) have actual, certified tracking processes regarding the...

International Youth Day: Working for youth development (Opinions) 24-08-2003
by POCHOLO GONZALES
Youth, those who are from 15 to 24 years of age, constitute over a billion (or close to a fifth of the world’s population) people on this planet. A big majority - 85 percent - reside in developing countries. Confronted with numerous challenges...

Interview de Maxime YAO KONAN, leader national de YES (Youth Employment System) Cote d'Ivoire (Interviews) 27-05-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
• Tu es né à Anyama en Cote d’Ivoire. Décris nous un peu ta ville natale, ce qui te relie à elle encore aujourd’hui ? Anyama est une banlieue située à 50 km du District d’Abidjan. Elle a une population estimée à près de 150.000 habitants. C’est...

Interview with Jean-Pierre N'ZIYA (Congo RDC) (Interviews) 3-06-2008
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Interview produced on 2006, June 5th Let’s Talk about you… you are Congolese from RDC living in Canada (Toronto) I am from the Congo. I was a lecturer in Human Rights and Philosophy. I was also a Director of a local NGO aiming at raising...

Is democracy alive and well? (Opinions) 24-09-2009
by ondo Marina
A democratic system is compatible with economic development. The most obvious example of this is the liberal democracy in the USA. The private stakes push the competition into economic cooperation. Therefore, everybody is lucky enough to be an...

Is it really fair? (Opinions) 20-03-2002
by Isis
Even though I am so young, I still would like some extra cash here and there... My parent's want me to learn how to earn money and respect what I have, so they don't give me any, or buy me anything! Food of course is an exception because well,...

Is there Hope for African Youths in 2012? (Opinions) 14-01-2012
by Anthony Lukwesa
I opened my eyes very early in the morning on the 1st of January, 2012, then all of a sudden...I was scared to get out of my bed. You see, dear leader, I am a youth with so much energy, a graduate, an optimist and a dreamer. However, looking at...

IT ALL BEGINS WITH ME (Opinions) 30-07-2007
by karen wanjiru
In my country, it is said corruption is a cancer, I do not agree with that wholly. It is true that it is like a disease, but not cancer. Cancer has a tone of doom to it because as we know it has no cure. It appears as though, we have accepted the...

It is your choice now! (Poetry) 11-09-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Many people have lived in fear. For many a day we have not chosen our way. We do not understand what we read nor hear. Some of us think it's just what we have to say. Our statements are true- for only short times. Until they're approved...

It's time to re-invent society (Opinions) 8-02-2010
by Ronzig the Wizard
Picture credit: "Boom - Our Tree," by Tim Lam . It's time to rethink our socio-economic system and re-invent our society. Neither Capitalism nor Communism are workable models for the new millennium. We need to invent something completely new...

Italy: struggling for equality between North and South (Opinions) 4-07-2007
by Valentina S.
After centuries of territorial fragmentation, my country gained independence and unity in 1861. Still, there was a long way to reach unity of language (people used local dialects to communicate), culture, political/social/economic awareness of...

J'ai faim! (Poetry) 29-12-2010
by moustapha ndoye
Il était une fois, dans une vaste contrée appelée “Le monde”, un enfant squelettique, affamé et désemparé. Cet enfant, vivant à l’heure de la mondialisation et des échanges internationaux, Cet enfant, issu d’une région aride, où les sols avaient...

Je suis jeune et je suis affecté… (Opinions) 21-12-2005
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
Parmi les nombreux défis auxquels elle doit faire face, l’Afrique doit notamment relever celui de la paix et de la sécurité. Aujourd’hui, au-delà de l’extrême souffrance qu’ils imposent aux populations, les guerres et les soulèvements armés...

Jeunesse africaine et Emploi : Bilan (Opinions) 27-09-2006
by Landry N. Mayigane
Le constat est amer par rapport à la situation de l’emploi pour la jeunesse africaine en ce XXIème siècle. Ceci se remarque notamment par la croissance exponentielle du taux de chômage qui est un phénomène alarmant qui revêt non seulement des...

Journée Mondiale du Commerce Equitable 2007 contre les accords commerciaux inéquitables entre l'Europe, l'Afrique, les Caraïbes et le Pacifique. (Opinions) 5-06-2007
by FEUSSOM
La Plateforme des Etudiants Africains pour un Commerce Equitable (PEACE) en partenariat avec OXFAM International, Sup de Co Dakar, les Associations des étudiants et jeunes et autres organisations de la Société Civile du Sénégal ont organisé le...

L'EFFORT (Poetry) 3-02-2006
by Ntamack Serge
Demain tu te réclameras de moi De ces mois entrelacés dans les malles du désespoir Qui ont vu couler tes efforts Et s’interrompre la fontaine de ta foi Demain tu te réclameras de moi Des longues heures de labeur et de l’ardeur De la...

La Izquierda engañada de América Latina (Opinions) 16-09-2008
by aldoivan
En los últimos años América Latina, incluido México, ha experimentado una tendencia a gobiernos de izquierda los cuales han sido apoyados grandemente por las clases bajas como obreros y trabajadores agrícolas; los cuales han visto en estos nuevos...

la mondialisation en Afrique Centrale (Opinions) 5-04-2011
by Abbé Dimitri
l'Afrique Centrale comme bien d'autres Afrique parle certainement et inévitablement de la mondialisation. Nos réflexions portent-elles des fruits sur les scènes politiques pour des prises des décisions. La décision de l'actuel président du...

Legalizing prostitution: right or wrong? (Opinions) 25-10-2008
by Fred Amese
Sex is not illegal, neither is payment, so why should a combination of the two be? Prostitution is the oldest profession, so let us legalize it. These are some of the points often raised by the proponents of the call for legalizing sex trade....

Les democraticides africaines (Opinions) 9-10-2008
by Youths Ahead!
Ils s’appellent Wilfried et Ferdinand. Personne ne se souvient d’eux aujourd’hui, pourtant cela fait cinq mois seulement qu’ils sont tombés dans les rues de Douala, fauchés par les balles des forces de l’ordre. Des noms de jeunes qui sont allés...

Les prêts d'arghent à interêt: marché noir ou marché noirci ? (Opinions) 3-01-2008
by Yvon Bekale
Les prêts d’argent à intérêts pourtant interdits par la BEAC (Banque des Etats de l’Afrique Centrale), restent une pratique populaire et en vogue au sein des populations établies dans la capitale gabonaise. Officiellement prohibés par la...

Less play, more work (Opinions) 21-11-2007
by Wilson
When you see poor people in undeveloped countries, talking on cell phones, text messaging, sending e-mails, surfing the web, using chat rooms, blogging, tagging, playing video games, downloading or uploading music, pictures and videos; you may ask...

Let's dream dreams (Poetry) 18-03-2008
by Henry Ekwuruke
You can talk about past events like security in the future The road to success is not a day’s impression Impressed about the intensive nature of man I was guarded to see the rain-fall What a secured future of our advantage Quite a statement...

Lettre de l'esperance pour un nouveau monde (Opinions) 21-05-2009
by Max Jean-Louis
Très chers amis, Très récemment, j'ai rencontré une personne formidable, une âme libre, une personne visionnaire. En tant que jeune de 18 ans, engagé dans des associations à vocations humanitaires et culturelles depuis l'âge de 15 ans,...

Lettre d’un proscrit aux hommes d’aujourd’hui. (Poetry) 31-10-2007
by Youths Ahead!
Je ne vous dirai pas ce j’en pense Je ne vous dirai pas que vous méritez la potence J’essaierai de me taire de faire comme si De regarder ailleurs de vider mon esprit Tel est le dessein du poète proscrit Je ferai semblant de n’avoir pas...

Leveraging the Agriculture Sector in Uganda (Opinions) 8-06-2011
by atuhaire aggrey
If we are to improve our country, we must start with sustainable usage of natural resources. Climate change is no longer a theme in a science fiction; it is now a reality as evidenced by the scanty rains and prolonged droughts. We must accept...

Liber-profesionistii Internetului (Interviews) 29-01-2009
by Cristina
Herea Vlad in varsta de 27 de ani, ne va povesti tainele meseriei de freelancer. Am ales sa il intervievez pe Vlad, deoarece outsourching-ul proiectelor catre freelanceri este o industrie in plina ascensiune despre care foarte multi tineri nu...

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (Poetry) 21-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Life is beautiful Life is sweet It’s good when you give it a world around you It bring joy to the heart And cast all sorrows and sadness away It dose not choose whom to serve It’s all for all who love it. Sometimes I love my life...

Looking for a job? (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
There's more to job hunting than just checking newspaper want ads, dropping off resumés and filling out application forms. Nowadays, finding a job means tapping into hidden job markets. It also involves contacting and meeting with prospective...

Lorsque l'argent est au service du diable. (Opinions) 29-09-2008
by akadiry nzamba mohamed mahfouz
L'impuissance du pouvoir spirituel, réside en ce que l'argent est l'origine absolu du mal que vivent les Hommes qui l'utilisent ardemment pour oppresser et et s'oppresser. En effet, l'exercice de l'argent ne consiste véritablement plus à...

L’université d’été de PEACE / ACTION SOLIDAIRE (Opinions) 14-10-2007
by FEUSSOM
L’université d’été de PEACE / ACTION SOLIDAIRE est un lieu de rencontre, de réflexion, d’échange, de sensibilisation, de formation, de formation de réseaux et de coalition des organisations de jeunes du Sénégal. La première édition a été...

Making a living, making a life (Poetry) 13-06-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
When you strive and toil In the deserts heat Or from a panoramic office view In the scotching heat of Africa Or in the sea breeze of Florida You are driven to eke out a living You are making a living, making a life When time cruises by...

Managing Income In Retirement (Opinions) 13-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
It would only amount to stating the obvious by pointing out here that the pension reforms in Nigeria, which culminated in the enactment of Pension Reform Act 2004 became necessary because it was obvious that all was not well with the nation’s...

Manifold risks, vulnerability and failures in globalization process: Empowering local organization to engage and benefit in the process (Opinions) 11-09-2007
by Ajagbe Samsondeen Idowu
Globalization presents quite a significant numbers of opportunities for developing countries; at the same time it exposes the countries to greater risks as a consequence of the process. The risks take different forms such as economic,...

MDG contest: The Way Forward for Ugandan Youths (Opinions) 28-05-2005
by Ssendagire Paul
I consider poverty and ignorance as the leading setbacks to development in Uganda. The duo has immensely contributed to the birth and or acceleration of millions of other problems like illiteracy, reckless prostitution, political unrest, maternal...

Medios de Pago: De la economía del trueque a la economía electrónica. (Opinions) 3-09-2008
by Reiner Mora
Panorama del futuro de la actividad económica. En economía, el concepto de evolución es intrínseco e inalienable. Esto quizá, producto de su relación obvia con la historia humana, con la forma en que el hombre se desarrolla social y...

Meet Jennifer Wells (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Jennifer Wells joined NABUUR in early 2008. She has contributed to countless projects, and currently serves as online project manager for a handful of projects, mainly focusing on disabilities issues. In her excerpt, Jennifer shares with us how...

Meet Maria Zandt (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Maria joined NABUUR in early 2009; since then she has been involved as online project manager for a village in Uganda, and also supports other projects on the NABUUR platform. Maria shares with us a bit about herself, and her experiences with...

Meet Sonja Marjanović Vučić (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Sonja is an online volunteer who has devoted her skills to the NABUUR organization since 2007. She is actively involved in many projects, including her role as online project manager. Below she shares her thoughts on virtual volunteering. "I...

Microsoft to invest $2000 in India (Opinions) 13-11-2002
by Ashwin Gopinath
Microsoft will invest $400 million (Rs 2,000 crore) in India over the next three years, indicating that the company is more confident about the country's future prospects as a software power than it was at any point of time in the past. "This...

Migrants as heroes of development (Opinions) 21-12-2007
by Michael Boampong
December 18th has been recognized by the international community as International Migrants’ Day. In some countries, this day is used to pay tribute to the contributions of migrants to the development of their host countries and to their countries...

Mineral production and Globalization in Democratic Repubblic of the Congo (Opinions) 10-09-2002
by ANDRE MUKENGE
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the third largest country among African nations with an area of approx. 905, OOO square miles (2, 345, 000 square km). The country's official language is French. In early 1997 the population was estimated...

Motivation in Organisations (Opinions) 19-11-2008
by Yagmurov Farhad
There are three basic forms of business ownership and each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages. First one, a sole proprietorship, is really easy to set up and control, but all of the firm’s debts and legal settlements are on owner’s...

Moving from a Hobby to a Creative Profession (Opinions) 20-03-2003
by Lise Richards
Building a career as an artist takes hard work. Because the field attracts so many talented people, jobs in this field remain competitive. If you major in an art program at the university level, the focus is not on business, but in studio art,...

My Internet Magazine Biz (Opinions) 28-10-2004
by Marilyn Krawitz
“I would like to kill you. Never write something like that again.” These are lines from an e-mail I received about two years ago. The reason? The person read an article I wrote for my former business, an internet magazine called On The Wall...

My Trouble With Bilingualism (Opinions) 16-05-2011
by Mary
I tend to see language as a bonding force. Kind of like when hydrogen bonds with carbon and all that chemistry stuff. I deeply appreciate the fact that I have known English all my life. If I had not, American education would have been a nightmare...

My Whirling Job (Opinions) 7-04-2003
by Ha Thi Lan Anh
Hoang Thi Ai is a 19 years old girl. She has 6 brothers and sisters. They are all living with her mom in a slum in Hanoi City. She is a member of the Voice of Green Bees group - a youth media team of the national Radio of Vietnam which involved...

National Report on Youth Employment (Interviews) 6-08-2005
by Hamideh Tabatabaie
Introduction and overview The population changes in the last two decades have lead to an increase in those ages 24 and under, as compared to the total population. In 1977, of the 33 million people within the country, 19 % , or nearly six...

NEEDS the Economics of Common Sense (Opinions) 5-07-2005
by simeon ifarinde
The world is alive with the Live 8 concert in a global appeal for reduction of world poverty and debt relief for Africa, where thousands die each day due to hunger, starvation and disease: tuberculosis, HIV/AIDs are just two examples. It is...

New Trends in Design & Comfortable Living (Short Story) 8-07-2003
by Lise Richards
For the past several years I have seen the emergence of a new trend called ‘Lifestyling’. Lifestyling encompasses many elements on gracious living, extravagant and memorable entertaining, architecture, home design, and tips on where to live...

Nigerians: Explorers of New Frontiers (Opinions) 10-12-2006
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Nigeria may not have the best reputation in the International community because of the fragility of our socio-economic and political structure resulting in instability in many facets of our national life. But as a proud Nigerian who has travelled...

No! To New Loan (Opinions) 16-06-2007
by Yuyun Harmono
The government plan increased the foreign loan just in APBN-P 2007 did not acceptable. As being known, to mend 50% of the budget deficit of Rp. 56.9 trillion of – Rp. 75.87 trillion in APBN-P 2007, the government will use the loan just through the...

Nothing Starts a Business but Action (Opinions) 7-09-2003
by Peter Rabbit
“I NEVER want to be involved in a small business.” Those were my words two years ago, written in my journal. I’m now four months into starting my handmade designer fashion company -- a small business. So what changed? For most of my life,...

Nouvelles de l'OMC (Opinions) 21-10-2006
by Eric DOMBOU
Le Brésil a, le 1er septembre, formellement demandé l'établissement d'un groupe spécial de l'OMC chargé d'examiner si les États-Unis avaient respecté une série de décisions dénonçant leurs programmes de subventions au coton. Les États-Unis ont...

Now That You Have The Job (Part 5) (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
Getting a job is only the beginning. Once you have the job, you'll have to keep it. Your performance during the first few weeks is crucial in ensuring your continuing employment. Remember to: Be on time. Telephone as soon as possible if...

Odulla Joseph: Heart of an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Odulla Joseph, an entrepreneur by heart, teacher and environmental development activist by trade, won recognition for his achievements as the first Green Mapper for ecological and cultural resources in Africa. This recognition came December 2007,...

Opportunity is a State of Mind (Opinions) 14-09-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
Opportunity is a state of mind. I used to think of opportunity as something outside oneself, a lucky break, a special chance, something that comes knocking on one's door, a destined chance that everyone covets. And so, I waited for it to come...

Opposites Attract: Environment and Business an Emerging Industry (Opinions) 12-04-2008
by Jonathan Frank
Opposites Attract: Environment and Business an Emerging Industry A Report on the 2008, 2nd Annual Environment and Business Conference, Hosted by The University of Waterloo Jonathan Frank TakingITGlobal, Editor: Environment and...

OUR ELOQUENT SCIENCE TEACHER (Poetry) 19-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Our eloquent science teacher There are teachers And there are teachers. There are those who teach and stop And ones like you, who teach to help. Our eloquent science teacher with a heart; The kind that will for no reason cheat. There...

Our Humanity (Opinions) 17-03-2010
by Mark Jasper
We are but a part of a global family. We are but merely pawns in the game of life, all of us. We are human. Our humanity, some may say, is the only thing that binds every individual in this planet to a singular union. Yet, it is quite apparent...

Partnerships for Sustainable Development (Opinions) 10-08-2012
by Rade Glomazic
If we accept the concept of sustainable development as a leading vision of mutually entangled factors, and overcome the associated problems of today on a planetary level, then three new supportive steps should put a socially responsible business...

Perfect China (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
China Good China Fine China The really expensive kind of dinnerware Relatives imported from another continent As a wedding present Yes, even China that isn't from China Solid, but fragile Can be looked at Gawked at Analysed Shaken...

Person to Person Off Shoring (Opinions) 31-07-2007
by mohammed
The debate over off shoring has become a regular feature in high-wage countries that fear large-scale job losses. While informed observers argue that off shoring benefits corporations and the entire economies of the high-wage countries, others...

Plants and Planets II (Poetry) 27-07-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
You are so young, my son, As you reach out far towards the sun. I sit here withered, wretched in reach, Without a leaf. As you be all of the brightest green And can be seen Deep from the pastures, From the villages, and from the...

Political leadership in zambia today (Opinions) 14-09-2007
by chabala katulwende
POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN ZAMBIA TODAY Zambia today is confronted by immense challenges. 80% of our people are living below the poverty line, which means they lack basic human needs. This is a shame and an aberration on the leadership of this...

Poverty (Opinions) 1-03-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Dear all, I have a complicated issue here with a syndrome call POVERTY, I hate POVERTY like crazy; I don’t like it for any thing, But to sincerely look into it, if you don’t know its meaning you will think is a good think to embrace. May be...

Preparing Your Marketing Tools (Part 2) (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
Your cover letter and resumé should always be works-in-progress. Tailoring them to fit each situation and job will definitely help you stand out from the crowd. Your resumé and cover letter are your own personal marketing tools. They should...

price cut in youth exhibitions (Short Story) 20-06-2003
by Marwa Mohamed Ahmed Gamal Seif Eldeen
The Social Fund for Development is considering, at present, the possibility of offering interest-free loans to youth punctual in payment and whose projects achieve marketing and production success. Secretary General of the Fund, Hani Seif...

Privatizing Development in Africa (Opinions) 18-03-2008
by Henry Ekwuruke
There has been considerable progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals since their inception in 2000. But, despite the best efforts of governments, reaching those goals by the 2015 target date still remains a distant prospect for many...

Progression? (Opinions) 31-01-2011
by Luke
What's happening with our planet? We are being run by politics. What do groups of people, all with different views who sit in a room and squabble about what needs to happen, effectively do? We talk about change; we talk about the...

Promoting Sustainable Development in Our Society (Opinions) 12-05-2003
by Temitope Oketunji
I am deeply convinced that economic development, social development and environmental protection are interdependent and mutually reinforcing components of sustainable development, which is a framework to achieve a higher quality of life for all...

Quand la franc-maçonnerie devient employeur. (Opinions) 27-09-2008
by ONDO ELLASSOUMOU CAREL DORIAN
Le travail peut être considéré comme une activité économique visant à long terme le bien être sur le plan socio-économique d'une communauté donnée. Vue de cette manière, le travail est considéré dès lors comme un moyen pour chaque...

Quand l’État est en faillite, la Nation est en péril. (Opinions) 10-03-2007
by JOSEPH Marckenson
Des vérités qui dérangent : Le peuple haïtien fait face à un très grave problème : L’Etat haïtien est en crise. Il est en faillite. (Multiple organ failure). Il n’est pas viable. Il survit par des moyens « artificiels ». Il est réduit à la...

Realistic Living (Short Story) 8-10-2003
by Bobola Oniwura
"The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he purposes...

Realm at YES - Day 1 (Opinions) 8-09-2002
by Demo Demo
Over 1,000 young people from around the world have gathered in Alexandria, Egypt this week to examine and discuss youth employment issues at the Youth Employment Summit (YES). The first global conference of its kind, organized by the...

Realm at YES - Day 2 (Opinions) 9-09-2002
by Demo Demo
Issues discussed during the second day of the Youth Employment Summit (YES) in Alexandria, Egypt, included education, information technology, school-to-work transitions and the development of YES Country Networks. Representatives of Pakistan,...

Realm at YES - Day 3 (Opinions) 10-09-2002
by Demo Demo
The key to addressing global youth employment issues is a local and national approach, say grassroots leaders of the Youth Employment Summit (YES) country networks, the backbone of a decade-long campaign to find or create livelihoods for half a...

Reconstructing Haiti: A great opportunity for co-development reinforcement (Opinions) 11-03-2010
by Edy Fils-Aime
After the earthquake hit the heart of Haiti on January 12th, 2010 international humanitarian aid with long chains of logistics are necessary to save lives and relief people. In the meantime, it must be said that humanitarian aid will not undo...

Regard sur la pauvreté (Opinions) 14-02-2006
by Mouyaga Lilian Gervil
(cf. Rapport du Secrétaire général de l'onu; session d'organisation, 30 avril-2 mai 2001) La composante sociale du développement durable va de la mise en oeuvre de l'équité au renforcement de l'identité des êtres humains dans la diversité....

Reinventing the Board Game via the Web (Interviews) 1-11-2004
by Cheryl Gudz
Meet Daniel Quattrociocchi, a 24 year old Canadian entrepreneur. He along with business partners Daniel Kowalewski (24), Chris Belkosky (24), and Paul Quattrociocchi (28) started the company Boards & Swords -- an online store specializing in board...

Replinish Our Minds; Replenish Our Bodies (Opinions) 17-01-2005
by Robert Paul Broden III
When you first read this I hope you didn’t think it was to help yourself because this essay is about helping others. Unless you are like the majority of society and you are poor. The poor people of our society make up our body; they do all the...

Report from the IYPF and YES WSSD Side Event (Opinions) 30-10-2002
by International Young Professionals Founda
Report on the work of the IYPF and YES at the World Summit on Sustainable Development Johannesburg August 26 – September 4, 2002 Background: The International Young Professionals Foundation (IYPF) and the Youth Employment Summit (YES)...

Report on Employment Development (Short Story) 13-08-2003
by kali shanker
500 million young women and men will enter the workforce within the next decade. While rapid globalisation and technological change offer new opportunities for productive work and incomes for the lucky few, for many working age young people,...

Repositioning Africa's youth for global relevance (Interviews) 4-03-2009
by ADEOLA
Congratulations to you fellow advocates in Nigeria and beyond. I am happy sending this monthly piece to you as a motivation for our continued struggle to ensure a better and safe world. Thanks a lot for responding to my emails: Hi, my name is...

Roberto Gonzalo's Call to Action and Involvement (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Roberto Gonzalo’s first call to action was when he started to observed social problems within his surrounding environment and a low level of participation within the local communities in his area, with regards to both political and cultural...

Ruairi McKiernan on Starting Out as an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Liam O'Doherty
January 2012 interview with Ruairí McKiernan. Ruairí McKiernan is an Irish community activist and social entrepreneur. He has won numerous awards for his work and in 2012 was appointed by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins to the...

Save our future (Poetry) 28-03-2008
by Atta ur Rehman Qureashi
I'm working in an auto workshop; Save me. I'm picking rags from markets, roads, open waste material and sewerage lines; Save me. I'm working in different houses, involved in domestic labour; Save me. I'm working in an agricultural...

Save our soul (Poetry) 20-12-2009
by emmanuel abiodun olabode
Let life remain green Hill, mountain and valley take natural peculiarities Let the celestial body in the blue sky Envelop our fragilities Let the angle that defines the confines of the universe Maintain its integrities Let’s save our soul....

Sever and Strengthen (Opinions) 24-04-2011
by Robbie
Language. The defining mark of humanity. Of cultures; races, thoughts, secrets, news, lies, truth. Language presents itself to us as a necessity, yet at the same time language inherently sequesters and divides humanity. Are we lost in...

Simplicity is not poverty (Opinions) 14-02-2008
by Jay-R Patron
Natural capital, as Dr. James Martin explains it in The Meaning of the 21st Century (Riverhead Books 2006), refers to the environmental resources that fuel man's insatiable need to live and practice culture. Unfortunately, we have thought of...

Sinsabores de un operador telefónico (Interviews) 22-03-2006
by Andrea Durán Sánchez
La crisis del 2001 en la Argentina y la catastrófica devaluación monetaria, dejó a la clase trabajadora dócil e indefensa, dispuesta a aceptar cualquier oportunidad de trabajo para poder sobrellevar la crisis. Esto hizo del país escenario propicio...

Sisi Kwa Sisi: By Us for Us (Short Story) 26-09-2003
by Msanii Wa sanaa
True to his words Dreams youth have identified various need of the two hundred slum dwellers and there families. The immediate needs are, cheap vegetables, sanitation (This includes cheap toilets), Security of any kind, cheap clothing and...

Social Worker in South Africa Explains It All (Interviews) 9-08-2006
by Marcia C. Schenck
Interview Patricia Anderson, Program Director, James House Patricia has been with James House for the past 12 years. She studied Child and Youth Care at University and began her career as a field worker going out to communities. The case load...

Solution to poverty (Opinions) 20-04-2007
by Sean Amos
I firmly believe that eradication of poverty is a pre-condition for a real and sustainable development. The widespread poverty in Africa constitutes structural limitations for the choices and opportunities of young people as well as the denial of...

Some Rules to Become a Successful Investor (Opinions) 26-02-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
Some Rules on How to become a Successful Investor By Stephen O. Silas Opportunities for investment are successfully becoming more popular in the world and are attracting more investors. People are now getting more aware of investment...

SOMMET AFRICITES 4 : UNE LUEUR D'ESPOIR POUR LES COLLCETIVITES LOCALES (Opinions) 22-09-2006
by DJOSSOU GBEMIGA CHRISTOPHE
AFRICITES 4, NAIROBI 21 septembre 2006 RESOLUTIONS DES MAIRES ET AUTORITES LOCALES Préambule Nous, les Maires et Autorités Locales réunis a Nairobi pour le Sommet Africités du 21 au 22 septembre 2006, après délibération sur le thème...

Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l'Information: le Volontariat et les TIC (Short Story) 14-09-2003
by Viola Krebs
Symposium International sur le Volontariat et le Développement de Compétences Humaines dans la Société de l'Information Du 23 au 25 octobre 2003, ICVolontaires organise un symposium international sur le thème du volontariat et du...

Start Without War ! (Opinions) 9-05-2012
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
I'd like to get all of what is in the minds of all the people. especially, when it comes to war. From all countries that I speak to, the common folk, do NOT want ANY Warfare in their country. My only concern is why there is any war at all. The...

Starting Your Own Business (Opinions) 11-07-2001
by Derek Martin
I have made some money in my life; enough to be done school and doing my own thing now. However, in order to do that, I had to learn a lot. Along the way I have also lost a lot of money because I didn’t know what I was doing. So, I’d like to help...

STEP* – A Laudable Project (Poetry) 3-11-2004
by Oluyemisi Joel-Osebor (Nee Agboola)
STEP is an enterprise development organization funded by the World Bank Group. It was pioneered in Lagos State, Nigeria in 2000 and has been replicated in Eket, Akwa-Ibom State (Niger-Delta Region) and also in Chad and Mali. STEP provides business...

Sustainable Development: Is it a reality or a phantom? (Opinions) 26-08-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Everyone in the world yearns for a better life. It takes different forms of needs. There are those who want to have industries built for them and get employed, there are those who want a better infrastructure, such as proper roads -so as to have a...

SWOT ANALYSIS-Its impact on career planning (Opinions) 25-10-2004
by Joe Gakure Muburi
Most youth want to be employed or be entrepreneurs. However, for them to succeed they will need to do numerous analyses about their careers or the business they will start. SWOT analysis is an analysis that produces desired results. SWOT stands...

TakingITGlobal (Poetry) 20-04-2012
by Awosusi Oluwatope
TakingITGlobal takes a step And moves the young ones ahead. Kings and queens are made In others to make our world a better place. New ideas are encouraged to build new leaders. Globalization is the main key. Information and education also...

Teaching: An Indispensible Aspect of Leadership (Opinions) 23-07-2003
by Charles Richards Udoakah
Andy Grove (Intel) goes into the classroom several times a year to teach Intel managers how to lead in an industry in which the product (microprocessors) doubles in capacity every eighteen months. If you show up on the right day every couple of...

Technology- more of man's abuse! (Short Story) 8-08-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
I have read the many articles on the way the {"Foreign"} hackers have worked their way into destroying many a web connection, or interfering with web connections to try to collect "codes". This, of all the technologies, is of trivial consequence...

Ten months in China (Short Story) 2-07-2007
by Jonas Eriksson
Last year as I was about to graduate from university, I felt that I still hadn’t figured out what to do with my life. At university, I walked past an advert on the TV-monitors several times, stating that graduates were needed in China to teach...

The Art of Distributing Flyers & Droplifting: A SUmmer Intern's Tale of Woe and Success (Short Story) 25-08-2009
by Raisa Bhuiyan
If you’ve ever felt sorry for the poor suckers handing out flyers on the street, you’d definitely feel some sizeable pity for the TakingItGlobal intern who had to endure angry glares and verbal confrontations at the rear entrance of Fairview Mall...

The Battle (Poetry) 12-01-2010
by Asabi Rawlins
A world; our world Threatened by us The very ones he Provides for Protects and Lends shelter to He sustains our existence, yet we Persecute him and he Suffers because of our actions Mercilessly, without conscience, we Harm him, as if...

The conversation (Short Story) 22-01-2009
by Taiwo Emmanuel Olusola
Professor: The land is flooded; The land is flooded; The land is flooded. Let the inhabitants seek rags, Mop the flood that engulfs to the knees; Squeeze it back into the flood. Tenant: Professor, that is stupid, outlandish. Prof.: It...

The European [Re] Union: A Realist's Idealism (Opinions) 27-03-2007
by Terhemba Aindigh
“My kids, their friends and the people… want to believe in Europe but they want to believe in a Europe that has beliefs, values, a vision.” “Whatever else people disagree upon in Europe today, they at least agree on one point: Europe is in the...

The impending class war in Kenya (Interviews) 31-05-2008
by Bernard Muhia
The French riots of 2007, which were a horrific representation of a class war, and the recent spate of violence in South Africa are probably where Kenya is headed. According to Dr. Sobbie Mulindi, who studied and lived in France for 15 years and...

THE MIND (Opinions) 27-08-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
The mind is the power of thinking and understanding, a place where thoughts, feelings and creative reasoning exist. The mind indeed can be brilliant or intelligent a word of deference exist between brilliance and intelligence, off cause it is...

The mobile phone: transforming the world (Opinions) 5-03-2009
by Chantelle Ennis-Charoo
Technology is everywhere. It is evident when you go to the store to make a purchase, when you go out to a concert, and even when you’re on TakingITGlobal. Since as early as the late 1990s mobiles or, as they are better known, cellular phones have...

The Most Costly Expenses of All (Opinions) 6-12-2004
by Martin Tairo
Do you think you have a lot of bills? If so, you are probably right. But have you considered the bill that costs you the most each month? On average your housing costs probably run about 30% of your take home pay. Your other bills which include...

The New World Dis-Order with Dysfunctional Globalists (Opinions) 29-09-2007
by Ray Tapajna
After World War One, there was talk about The New World Order but the Allies made a serious mistake in wanting to make Germany one big farm. It was a misguided movement for peace with every nation having its own selfish agenda for doing it...

The Pandemic of Fear Vol II (Opinions) 11-05-2006
by Gabriel Mauricio Sarmiento Argüello
The Pandemic of Fear, Vol.II ...If we now cry for lack of earth resources imagine what would happen when there would be a lack of our own human resources to think... The biggest threat for China, in a synthetic statement would be “the...

The Political Economy of Governance in Nigeria (Opinions) 16-09-2003
by Enefe,
And rather than relax and forget issues of governance, the man who annulled the elections has decided to step back in from where he went on recess. Barely four months into the existence of Obasanjo’s second tenure (or part three if you like), the...

The poor man's cry (Poetry) 20-02-2009
by Daniel Nuxe Thomas
We can’t reject their constant pleas, Betrayed by time, we bear their suffering with no hope. Our children are taken as slaves And ceaselessly toil, enriching their dinner tables. In their house of justice we are denied the very fruit...

The pounding (Poetry) 31-07-2008
by Anam Ansari
1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi, 3 Mississippi 4… It’s almost like a game; hide and seek. Only, there’s no place to hide and no place to seek. It’s all still a blur to me: The pounding, the beating, the suffering. The expression on his face,...

The power of... (Poetry) 10-12-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
We cannot undo what we have done. Cannot change our damaged sun. To try to change the winds and tides- Is where man will have to just step aside. This world, we thought, was ours to rule. But every king has been a fool. He forgot just...

The Return of the Generals (Opinions) 15-11-2005
by PRINCE GREAT MOMOH
A South African reggae artist stated in the lyrics of one of his songs “The Freedom we are practicing is a Mickey Mouse Freedom. Well, when a mouse claims it has freedom, what about the cat that has mounted a search for it”. The mouse believes...

The right mind (Opinions) 27-01-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
Behind every successful person, there is a secret. The secret is heard working. In this generation, almost every thing is possible, do not attach impossibility to things you want to do, others may fail, in that same thing they failed, you can...

The Risks and Rewards of the Entrepreneurial Life (Opinions) 18-06-2002
by Evan Carmichael
3 reasons why you would want to be an entrepreneur – and the drawbacks associated with them: Reason #1: Financial Return Like any standard risk/reward situation, an entrepreneur expects to be well compensated for the work he or she puts in due...

The roller-coaster ride: today's economic situation (Opinions) 14-04-2009
by Sharat Buddhavarapu
Today's economic crisis is real. Let’s face it, people: it may or may not be here to last, but it is here now, and we can do no more than deal with the now. The realization that we are not as all-wise as we have pretended to be, leads to another...

The secret to ending poverty in Africa (Opinions) 11-08-2009
by mohamed kees Bangura
My name is Mohamed Kees Bangura, I am a 26 year old student at the University of the Gambia. I belong to an organization which aims to empower poor communities to be self reliant, for youth development and the reduction of early and forced...

The slogan at Copenhagen: Pay for emissions! (Opinions) 3-12-2009
by Dr.N.Radha krishna
France is very eager to impose a Carbon tax and also wants it as a punishment for the nations disregarding climate change by insisting that the EU imposes a tax on imports from countries like India. This makes energy sources expensive. We,...

The State of Unemployment in my Country (Short Story) 13-09-2004
by Henry Ekwuruke
Once upon a time, there was a Nigerian boy who was fed and cared for by his parents, he grew and finished high school and was still cared for by his parents and fed about 3 square meals daily. He finished university and went to work for a year...

The Threads of Wrath (Opinions) 28-08-2007
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Cotton is the world’s most famous plant, more than sugar, cocoa or tobacco. It has became even more so since the Hong Kong WTO Round of Negotiations in which Brazil challenged the US government for subsidizing their farmers - known to be a lobby...

The time has come (Poetry) 2-03-2010
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
My mind fades as I see the parades of others minds cast aside the welfare of our world.. The hypocrisy has become a bliss as many miss the true form of all identity. For within this, is the unconscious realm of unacknowledged fate that will be...

The Time Will Come (Poetry) 14-09-2010
by EBENEZER
Don’t look down on me Children of my mother For it was the look of the sun That turns my skin to black Don’t despise me Children of my father For it was due to the creation That turns me into this race Because I’ve no saying among you...

The times we are living (Opinions) 11-01-2002
by Juan Manzero
The president resigns. The advisors do the same. Why? Because they realised they weren't good enough? Because they were tired of power? Because they had done everything they could? No. The answer is much more simple: because of the people. Many...

The Ugandan School Teacher (Short Story) 23-03-2009
by Ssendagire Paul
My heart and soul are restless about painting an everlasting picture embracing the theme of beautiful living. After enjoying a rough squeeze with the hurricanes of nature, I re-surface with renewed energy on the road leading to a better world. I...

The Uncivil Society (Poetry) 18-07-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
While undulating along in agony forest Her face stood like a stroll for my mystery Perhaps the shocks of ecstasy prevailed Even to the hunger towns by the seaside Homo Sapiens in the coat of habilis Species yet to evolve in ancestral...

The Value of TIG (Opinions) 28-05-2003
by Michael Cartier
The Value of TakingItGlobal (TIG) By Michael Cartier As CEO of the World Youth Organization (WYO), I am actively involved in creating second-track diplomatic channels for communities (and ultimately nations) in conflict. I am establishing...

The Value of Volunteering (Opinions) 10-06-2002
by Rex Emmanuel Odoemenam
In times past , volunteering for a noble course such as saving lives and community works were highly applauded. It has also been a noble objective that can only come from a gallant mind. Emergencies are one of the situations that provoke the need...

The Vietnam Youth Forum: about youth, for youth and by youth (Opinions) 19-07-2008
by Phan Dieu Linh
Leadership camp? Youth forums? These venues, familiar to youth worldwide, have until recent been a foreign concept to youth in Vietnam, where academic accomplishments receive priority over social skills and activities. Foreign, that is, until this...

The Worker (Poetry) 18-01-2006
by Not Available
Forget about money for a moment, And focus on the person In blue, Blackened by society. The worker. The ailment? The propaganda fed to everyone That truth Exists only in one’s propinquity To torture. Complain? No. You do not...

The workplace of tomorrow and Generation Y: do we match each other? (Opinions) 3-01-2006
by Chingiz Maatkerimov
Oxford Thesaurus defines futurology as the “study of forecasting of potential developments based on current conditions and trends”. I would add “previous conditions”, too, as it is futile to forecast the future of anything without studying its...

The World's Richest Man's advice to Youth (Interviews) 13-09-2007
by Muhammad Imran Shahid
There was a one hour interview on CNBC with Warren Buffet, the second richest man who has donated $31 billion to charity. Here are some very interesting aspects of his life: 1. He bought his first share of stock at age 11 and he now...

The wrong World AIDS Day (Opinions) 4-12-2008
by Nico
I would like to share some thoughts about World AIDS Day. The day has come and gone, and I sit wondering how the festivities went in Zambia, a place I once called home. I've never heard anyone discussing the other side of this day, the side that...

The youth and economic empowerment (Opinions) 14-06-2007
by NANA BWANAHERI ABDULRAHMAN
The young people are very important people in a nation,they are the future leaders and parents of a nation therefore they are the backbone of a country and the world at large. In my opinion the youths play a very important role in building the...

These Men are Wanted! (Opinions) 5-09-2003
by rotimi Olawale
These men are wanted: men and women who are ready to spearhead a revolutionary change in the history of Nigeria. Men and women who believe the clusters of problems in Nigeria can be solved. Men and women who believe that being a Nigerian is not a...

Thinking About Diamonds (Opinions) 17-03-2008
by Yasmary Mora
I have spent the better part of two years thinking about diamonds. Before presuming to make a movie that might be seen by millions, I felt an obligation to try to better understand my subject. And so I’ve studied their science, their history and...

This is no Fly-by Play, Face it or Wither (Opinions) 8-02-2008
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Anastaciah (not her real name) is sixteen, but she knows much more than some people older than her. At her age, she should be in high school like her age-mates. Instead, she spends most of her day sleeping, only to wake up later in the evening for...

This is the richest year in human history...ironically (Opinions) 13-03-2007
by Jay-R Patron
Forbes Magazine has recently released its list of the world’s richest; stating no other than Bill Gates as the top most contender in the wealthiest-man-in-the-planet position, with Warren Buffet closing in on the Microsoft founder’s lead. In...

TIG -call to action (Short Story) 25-08-2009
by samantha.b.marbaniang
In relation to my area of interest and specialization during my internship with TIG (languages), I have carefully selected the topic, “the khasi identity”, as my call to action. Not to mention, a special thank you to a friend, Prashant Das, who...

TIG reaching rural communities in Canada: a case of Kincardine, Ontario (Short Story) 24-08-2009
by Asim
A common issue with civil society efforts is the challenge of linking rural, low-density populations to urban, high-density groups. Logistically, it can be challenging for urban civil society groups to organize meetings and coordinate with rural...

Tips for success (Opinions) 1-04-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
There is always heat after cold, winter after summer, day after night and reaping after sowing. It is natural that if you don’t sow, you cannot reap. The three stages of human life follow thus: childhood, youth and adulthood; the sowing time is...

To Be a Conscious Wanderer (Opinions) 10-04-2010
by Farrah Seucharan
“Not all who wander are lost”(J.R.R. Tolkien). No truer words reflect a time in which are all, to an extent, wanderers. In 2010, in order to thrive on a global scale, we must be wanderers. We need to be fluent not only in our mother tongue, but...

To Speak or Not To Speak (Opinions) 19-05-2011
by Amiya
During an epistemology lesson, the question of language, which is a way of knowing, came up. The teacher asked if language separated the peoples of the world. The discussion was long and it spilled out into an online forum. The replies were...

Tomorrow is Brighter Than We Think (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Amiya
The subtle buzz of the radio broke Rita’s slumber. It was the first day of the Bengali year and her younger brother decided to start it with a radio broadcast. Rita smiled at the thought of her brother taking a sudden interest in world affairs...

Touris équitable, tourisme solidaire: une issue pour les la lutte contre la pauvreté (Opinions) 26-10-2006
by Eric DOMBOU
Le tourisme est l’une des premières activités économiques mondiales. Sous certaines formes, ce secteur d’activités participe largement au développement des territoires. Il permet aux personnes de toute origine de connaître d’autres milieux. Au...

Turn Your PC Into a Profit Centre (Opinions) 0-00-0000
by Martin Tairo
Even though personal computers have been around for several years, the market is still growing in many areas. With some imagination and initiative, you can join the thousands of entrepreneurs who are using computers to make money in such...

Understanding the Digital Divide in Sub Saharan Africa (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Credit for the popularisation of the phrase 'Digital Divide' could be duly given to Larry Irving, a former United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology adviser to the Clinton administration, who used the phrase in a series of...

Une alternative pour un commerce équitable (Opinions) 14-10-2007
by FEUSSOM
Du 12 au 16 août 2007, des jeunes de différents pays de l’Afrique centrale et de l’Ouest se sont réunis à Saint-Louis au Sénégal pour l’Université d’Eté sous thème : « la jeunesse face aux défis du millénaire ». L’université d’été a été organisée...

Une autre façon de raisonner!!! (Opinions) 14-11-2008
by akadiry nzamba mohamed mahfouz
On pourrait croire que le temps empêchait le monde d'aller vers son évolution en voulant suivre son inexorable dessein. Au premier chant de coq si l'on pouvait mourrir dans la claustrophobie, j'aurais demandé une autre sentence que...

Unemployment (Opinions) 7-11-2002
by ashanti
Are you unemployed and are wondering how being unemployed could effect your life? Well, here’s your chance to know everything that you need to know!!! Did you ever wonder about what could happen to your future if you don’t go to college or...

Unemployment (Poetry) 6-10-2008
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Unemployment is a societal menace. It is the elephant on the back of Africa, Roars like an angry lion. Unemployment perpetuates all ills, Drives people into a life of crime It is a pervasive threat to peace and security. Unemployment...

Union Africaine, Jeunesse et Accords de Partenariats Economiques ( UE / ACP) (Opinions) 19-07-2007
by FEUSSOM
Le 9e sommet de l’Union Africaine, censé mettre sur les rails les Etats-Unis d’Afrique avec la création d’un gouvernement, s’est achevé en demi-teinte dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi à Accra, au Ghana. Les dirigeants africains se sont débarrassés...

Values-based leadership (Opinions) 29-07-2008
by Unyimeabasi
A society is defined as a self-perpetuating group of people with mutual interests, characteristic relationships, shared values and a common culture. A society is not identified by its name, but rather by the values it holds dear. These values...

Viewing the World through Media’s Eyes (Opinions) 9-04-2010
by Areej
Media is a bridge that connects us with the outside world. Moreover, media plays a great role in exposing different cultures to us and it also allows us to communicate with them. Nevertheless, this...

VISIÓN DE LIDERAZGO, DEMOCRACIA Y DESARROLLO SOCIAL EN LOS ABOGADOS JÓVENES (Opinions) 26-06-2008
by CHRISTIAN PARDO REYES
VISIÓN DE LIDERAZGO, DEMOCRACIA Y DESARROLLO SOCIAL EN LOS ABOGADOS JÓVENES Por: Christian Pardo Reyes (*) Presidente de la Internacional Juvenil (IJ) “Primer Encuentro Universitario del Derecho Iberoamericano, PERÚ 2008” Consejo...

Volatility: New Rules of the Old Game (Opinions) 23-01-2004
by Chingiz Maatkerimov
The Darwinian theory of evolution is in vogue again! Only this time it deals not with species of wild life, but with modern companies and people managing them. Over the past decade the modern society and business world have been experiencing a...

Volunteering in Southern Costa Rica (Short Story) 28-08-2003
by Chiran
I went to Costa Rica with a youth organization called Youth Challenge International. About thirty other young Canadians and Australians arrived in Alajuela (a large city next to the capital city of San Jose). The next day we split into four groups...

Volunteerism and Sustainable Development (Short Story) 22-06-2005
by Fasoranti Oluseyi Taiwo
“A VOLUNTEER is a person whose charity is fidelity, who is faithful in an unfaithful world, grateful in an ungrateful world, giving when all about are grasping, listening when others need to tell about their fears and problems.” - From \"The...

War & peace: the non-stop battle (Poetry) 2-04-2010
by chelsea
War can do nothing but bring problems and issues. It can deprive us of our goals and peace, and it can take away everything in an instance. What is the point of war? To some it's being able to carry a gun and blow things up, but it goes...

War: the structure of evil (Opinions) 15-03-2010
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Any war is from the hearts and minds of the [wo]men who created it, and it is up to them to end it. It is up to all of us to stop it and them. Would the killing go on if we did not raise a weapon? Let the aggressor fall upon his own realm of...

We Have Everything (Poetry) 28-10-2008
by Osamuyi Okpame
We have everything We have nothing When our children Become wayward Our brothers Become cultists and fraudsters Our sisters Become whores and adulterers Education is taken for granted Get rich quick, Becomes our slogan And...

We were beautiful! (Poetry) 24-07-2010
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Ups, downs... but life was full. We were beautiful! We laughed with our hearts And fought with our consciences. Always looked in each other's eyes And we didn't have to think twice: At least, we weren't good at lies. We saw nothing but...

What happens now? (Opinions) 13-04-2002
by Greg Hughes
Being a student is a truly wonderful thing. At no other time in your life will you ever enjoy this much freedom. It's absurd how much free time we have. We spend an incalculable number of hours in lecture halls, classrooms and meeting rooms...

What Lula's No-Win Options in Brazil Teach Us About 'Democracy' (Opinions) 4-10-2002
by Cameron Neil
Here’s how it works: The left-of-centre policies of higher social and environmental protection the electorate wants and which Lula promises will certainly cost business more, thus threatening to make Brazil a relatively unattractive place for...

What makes you think you can’t? (Poetry) 21-05-2007
by Stephen O. Silas
What makes you think you can’t? When you can? What makes you think you are dull? When you are intelligent What makes you think you are not capable? When you are capable One thing I know It doesn’t mater who you are Or where you come...

What's In A Brand? (Opinions) 7-09-2003
by prernac
All of us use money to buy what we need in this world. We do our shopping in various places. Sometimes we are satisfied with what we buy. Occasionally we don’t get our money’s worth, which causes us to feel cheated. To avoid being cheated, some...

What's Out There? (Part 3) (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
Now that you know what skills you have to market to employers, you can target the businesses or organizations that you'd like to work for. You can also get help from different sources. The important thing is to have a solid sense of what's out...

When Corporations Shift Gears (Opinions) 20-10-2003
by christopher bernardo
It is said that the only thing that is constant in this world is change. This particular maxim is clearly manifested in the ever-changing business organizations we have today. While some companies choose to be conservative and follow the same...

When The State Is In Bankruptcy, The Nation Is In Danger. (Opinions) 2-03-2007
by JOSEPH Marckenson
With) Truths which disturb: The Haitian people face a very serious problem: The Haitian state is in crisis. It is in bankruptcy. (Multiple organ failure). It is not viable. It survives by “artificial” means. It is tiny room to the international...

Where the poor and unemployed find solace in the advent of the UN’s MDGs: evading by endengering others (Opinions) 31-01-2007
by Awa Innocent Ndah
Poverty and unemployment are among the top ten pandemics ravaging the African continent. These household names no more make headline news because their eminent repercussions are leaving no sector of the population indifferent. Many Africans have...

Where To Start (Part 1) (Opinions) 20-08-2001
by Demo Demo
Unless you've already got one, the first thing you need to do is get your Social Insurance Number (SIN). Next, you need to work out what your skills, interests, motivations and values are in relation to employment. The first task is a...

Who is listening? (Poetry) 20-04-2009
by Jane Arwa
Who does the listening When everyone seems to know it all? Who will lend an ear And hear the cry of the faithless? Many are the afflicted But few are the listeners; Many are the hopeless but few are the encouragers. The young generation is...

Who will speak for Africa? (Opinions) 10-02-2010
by Faridah Ibrahim
(Editor's Note: While this article discusses continental Africa, its observations are just as applicable to Haiti; hence its inclusion in this issue.) Africa has always had a voice. Or rather, a cacophony of voices, all of them pretty much...

Why Consumerism Corrupts (Opinions) 30-09-2007
by Jillian Xenia Sunderland
Imagine a world where bloodbaths, death and violence are brought on by the need for food and water. Imagine a world where more money is spent on guns than on education. Imagine a world where one in every two children lives in poverty. Imagine a...

Why we will lose in the election, whatever side we are. (Opinions) 6-07-2007
by Nyambega Gisesa
YOUTH MATTERS Are youths battling to lose? With elections a few months away, the Kenyan youth remain at a gambling spot. Unlike in the past, there are echoes of a youth revolution in the political arena. What the Kenyan youth don’t...

Will China overcome the major obstacles to her continued economic success? (Opinions) 2-04-2008
by aneel SALMAN
China, after several years of self-imposed isolation from the world, has emerged as a global player. The only communist country at present with such an impressive economic growth makes economists think about its success. China has the goal of...

Will you deliver a better Kenya? (Opinions) 6-07-2007
by Nyambega Gisesa
The empowerment campaigns are all over and every body wants a piece of the youth vote. Our country is at a stage of empowering the youth in political, social and economic aspects Dig dipper and you had discover that what they are doing is just a...

Wise choices guarantee peace of mind in investment (Opinions) 17-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
Investing in stocks has been very profitable over the years. Last year was a particularly rewarding one for investors as some witnessed capital appreciation as high as 574 per cent on some stocks. This is above the 37.8 per cent growth recorded...

Women of COP18 (Opinions) 3-12-2012
by The Verb
Last year, on the United Nations’ Gender Day, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres sat on a panel with Qatari Royalty , the former President of Ireland, the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation of the Republic of South...

Working Capital Management: The Secret To Business Success (Opinions) 15-11-2005
by Martin Tairo
There is a Swahili saying that goes 'Kuzaa si kazi. Kazi ni kulea', or'Giving birth is not as hard as raising a child'. I don’t have any idea if it is in order to relate the same concept to business or to come up with an adage; 'building up the...

World Bank Weighs In on Youth Unemployment (Opinions) 12-05-2006
by Megan Nettleton
The issue of youth unemployment sits at the top of most political agendas the world over. It nags particularly at governments in the sub-region and the greater developing world, because skyrocketing levels of youth unemployment fan the flames of...

World of Tech (Poetry) 30-06-2007
by Janet Wong
Triumphant The door closes only person in the room Nothing stirs, but pads on a board Clickety clack! It’s twenty-first century Technology The centre of man’s inventions Human invention in the centre Of attention Living without a...

World Summit on the Information Society: Volunteerism and ICTs (Short Story) 14-09-2003
by Viola Krebs
The WSIS “Volunteer Family” on the move Volunteers have played and continue to play a key role in the development and the use of new technologies (ICTs). In February 2003, the International Civil Society Bureau of the WSIS has been...

Wrong priorities (Opinions) 25-04-2008
by igunbor nduka sylvester
I want to say that African countries, especially Nigeria, have placed the wrong priority in selecting their key economic investors. By choosing Asian (Indian) investors for the fast growing economy of Nigeria, the great potential danger of...

Wrong Way (Poetry) 20-03-2008
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
This isn’t the way to fulfillment This is the way to anarchy This is the way to strife, Yes, it’s the way to destruction! We weren’t born to walk this Way – the way to nothingness We weren’t weaned to construct A worthless rider-coach...

Young and Wealthy (Opinions) 4-07-2007
by Ken Auma
Who is an entrepreneur? One who uses resources and gains from it, a dreamer, an innovator, a risk taker. An entrepreneur is first and foremost an individual and that is YOU! It is therefore important to know who “YOU” is if you are going to be...

Your Decision Matters (Opinions) 26-04-2007
by Keely Aleathea Constance Boom
Faced with the problems of the world, the sweatshops, the wars, the pollution, the dying species, it is easy to be overwhelmed. It is easy to feel helpless and that there are no solutions. Or that if there are solutions, someone else will handle...

Youth and change (Short Story) 31-08-2010
by richa mathur
Picture, “Palestinian Culture-Traditional Wedding”, by Areej Atalla Times change and so do we! Change is the only constant thing in this universe. India is a country rich in a culture millions of years old. Each generation inherits culture...

Youth and Volunteerism (Opinions) 14-04-2008
by Michael Boampong
At the age of twenty, I took a gap-year before attending University to pursue my dream of creating a non-profit organization to inform, educate and empower young people to change the world. With little or no funding, many said it would be...

Youth Employment in Pakistan (Opinions) 22-10-2003
by Muhammad Idrees Khan
Youth un-employment is one of the biggest threats the world is facing now a days. In developed countries this threat may be not very alarming but in the third world countries like Pakistan, this issue needs urgent attention. It is one of the...

Youth Employment in the Philippines (Opinions) 3-07-2002
by POCHOLO GONZALES
In its 1998 report on the state of world population, the United Nations Population Fund noted that while the number of people aged 60 and above stood at nearly 600M, young people between the ages of 15-24 numbered 1.05B. Making up 20% of the...

Youth Employment Situation in the Philippines (Opinions) 3-07-2002
by POCHOLO GONZALES
PART I: SITUATION OF THE FILIPINO YOUTH In its 1998 report on the state of world population, the United Nations Population Fund noted that while the number of people aged 60 and above stood at nearly 600M, young people between the ages of...

Youth restiveness– its likely causes and effects (Opinions) 6-01-2009
by Jerry
It is often opined that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop. True to this fact, youths who are not employed or engaged in any legal vice or the other, often resort to vices which are capable of disrupting the social order of an ordered society....

Youth Unemployment: A Major Obstacle To Active Participation (Short Story) 13-07-2003
by Damien E. Hughes, ESQ
To the outsider, the Caribbean conjures up visions of milk-white, fine, powdery sand, such as you find at Mead’s Bay in Anguilla. The more informed tourist might also know Jamaicans love their reggae and dancehall; the Dominicans and the St....

Youth, Employment and Conflict in Colombia (in spanish) (Opinions) 15-01-2003
by LUIS DANIEL SANTOS PINZON
EMPLEO, JUVENTUD Y CONFLICTO EN COLOMBIA LUIS DANIEL SANTOS PINZON Red Jóvenes Constructores de Paz – Cundinamarca - Colombia En Colombia el 75.6% de la población total, se encuentra apta para trabajar, sin embargo en los últimos años los...

Youths @ COMESA (Opinions) 22-05-2007
by Ken Auma
My Fellow youths and Country men and women, The heads of state and government are due to approve important steps towards customs union, set to be launched next year, after their trade ministers last week agreed on a common external tariff deal....

¿Como llevar a Perú al Primer Mundo? (Opinions) 9-10-2005
by Susan Ricalde Blume
Esto es algo que comenté en un foro del curso de estadística que llevo en la universidad. La pregunta en cuestión era: ¿Cómo llevar a Perú al primer mundo? "Definitivamente la manera más rápida de llegar al primer mundo es vender el Perú a...

Как выбрать ВУЗ (Opinions) 4-05-2007
by Zulfiya Yunusova Fathiddinovna
Нелегко бывает выбрать свою будущую профессию. Справиться с трудностями, возникающими при принятии решения, вам помогут статьи в специализированных изданиях, рассказывающие о той или иной профессии и о требованиях, которые предъявляются...

اســــرار التميـــــز (Opinions) 27-08-2008
by Anwar Alashwal
ماهو ســر تميز الانسان في مجال معين ؟ ماهو سبب تميز أنسان عن أخر في مجال دراسي أو عملي ؟ ما سبب تقـدم مجتمع على ألاخر اذا كان من في كلا المجتمعين هم بشر ؟هــل لدى جميع البشر نفس حجم الدماغ وتركيب العقل والجسد ؟ لماذا اذا تتفاوت القدرات وتختلف...

الأردن... قصة نجاح كبيرة في المنطقة: (Opinions) 16-05-2008
by Radwanalmajali
في هذه الأيام يشهد الأردن الإحتفال بمناسبة خاصة في قلوب كل الأردنيين وهي عيد الاستقلال والذي يصادف في 25 أيار 2008 – بالإرتباط بالإستقلال عن الإنتداب البريطاني في 25 ايار من عام 1946- والذي بدأ معه إعلان قيام المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية ، وتتويج...

الأزمة المالية العالمية : (Opinions) 23-10-2008
by Radwanalmajali
كثيرٌ منا يسمع عن الأزمة المالية العالمية وربما يجلس بعض الوقت يفكر فيها وما هيتها وما يمكن أن توثر في دولنا وشعوبنا. ويبرز سؤال جوهري ( ما هي الأزمة المالية العالمية؟ وما تدعياتها على العالم؟ ولماذا ارتبطت بالولايات المتحدة الأمريكية...

البطالة العربية: الشباب المتعلم يعيش على وقع كارثة حقيقية (Opinions) 8-01-2008
by Adel Gana
التخرج...الوظيفة المناسبة للاختصاص المدروس...الدخل المرتفع الذي يؤمن الرفاهية اليومية... حلم بسيط يعيشه الشباب العربي على أمل أن تلمس أحلامهم الحقيقة يوما ما، وأن يجدوا الاستقرار في موطنهم محاولين بكامل جهودهم الهرب من سبح البطالة الذي يلاحقهم في...

التجارة (Poetry) 7-10-2005
by Ahmed Haroon
يا مركز العلم الجميل المستحب إلى الأمم علم التجارة بالنقود وبالإدارة والنعم يـا مـنــارة الـكــون الفــسـيــح القــائـمـــة لـكــل جــاهــل أو تـائــه وسـط الظلـم مالي أراك حـزينــة مهـمـومــة يغـشــاك...

الحلقة المفقودة (Opinions) 27-06-2008
by SAYED ADNAN
تمتد سلسلة الجمعيات والمؤسسات الشبابية على أنحاء الوطن العربي بمختلف توجهاتها وتخصصاتها المهتمة في الشأن الشبابي. وبرغم كثرة هذه الجهات الشبابية إلا أن ثمة حلقة مفقودة في هذه السلسلة الطويلة وهي العلاقات المشتركة ما بين هذه الجهات، وأقصد...

الخير سينتصر على الشر أخيرا (Poetry) 26-05-2009
by meddahi
إني أرى عـبثا مـستفحل الضرر في عــالمٍ قـد تناسى كثرة العبر عصرٌ تطاول فيه كل مـن لم يكـد يُعـنى بمـعرفة لـم تُـعـط للبشر قد أوصلوهم بدون ناتجٍ فـيه من عـلامةٍ قـد رقت بُعدا مـن الظفر فكيف صيرتم الأقـــــزام بعـدئذ مـثـل العمالقة في...

السعادة ليست في جمع المال (Short Story) 1-06-2009
by meddahi
1 كلمتها مرارا أن تــأتــي فلـم تستجـب لي لماذا لا أدري إنـها عـــازفة عـن المجــــيء لم تعد تحتـرم مواعــيدها معي لماذا لا أدري أشعر بخيـبة الأمل تلاحقني دائما فـي كل مكان إنها تعذب مشاعر الحـــب الكامنة فـي ثنايا الوجــــدان لقد...

الشباب في قطاع غزة واقع أليم........ (Opinions) 23-09-2008
by Adham Tobail
نتيجة الانقلاب العسكري الذي نقدته حركة حماس فى 6-2007 في قطاع غزة ، وما ترتب على ذلك من حالة الفوضى والفلتان الامنى، وما تبعه بعد ذلك من حصار وإغلاق المعابر والحدود بين قطاع غزة والعالم ،أصبح واقع الشباب مجهول لا يعرف أين يتجه...

العمل الجمعياتي في تونس (Opinions) 7-06-2007
by aaa
تكتسي الحياة الجمعياتية في تونس مكانة هامة، حيث بادر بعض التونسيين منذ عهد الاستعمار بإحداث عديد الجمعيات الوطنية الثقافية، الخيرية والاجتماعية، لكن بقي عدد الجمعيات محدودا حتى بعد صدور قانون 1959 حيث لم يتجاوز عددها الجملي 1976 جمعية إلى غاية سنة...

الوقود الحيوي وعلاقته بارتفاع أسعار الأغذية (Opinions) 12-05-2008
by Reda Ibrahem Abdelgalil
قبل عدة سنوات كان حلم أن تسير السيارات بعصير القصب أو بزيت الذرة مجرد نكتة لا يصدقها أحد، لكن في الأيام الأخيرة أصبحت النكتة أو الحلم جزءا من الواقع.. وظهر مصطلح جديد في سوق البترول العالمي اسمه «الوقود الحيوي أو الذهب الأخضر»، اعتبره الأمريكيون...

تأنُّق الربيع (Poetry) 23-10-2008
by meddahi
قدْ وقـفـتُ في طبـيعةٍ عـلى ربــوةٍ عــالــــيـةٍ أحـــدّقُ في بديـــعِ خِلــقةٍ تـنـاسقتْ بالتـــحــامٍ لـم أكـــــــد أفرّقُ بـيـن أجـــــزاءٍ جــمـالـُها بــدا رائــــــعًا فــكــيــف لا نـُصدّقُ مُذعِــنــيـنَ لِلـّـذي أنـْـشــأها في...

دور المشروعات الصغيرة والمتوسطة في دعم سياسات التشغيل (Opinions) 30-07-2008
by mohyiddine harchaoui
تمثل المشروعات الصغيرة والمتوسطة إحدى القطاعات الاقتصادية التي تستحوذ على هتمام كبير من قبل دول العالم كافة والمنظمات والهيئات الدولية والإقليمية ، والباحثين في ظل التغيرات والتحولات الاقتصادية العالمية ، وذلك بسبب دورها المحوري في الإنتاج...

دول العالم الاول ودول العالم الثالث (Opinions) 1-08-2008
by Belal jahjooh
دول العالم الاول ودول العالم الثالث تعتقد دول العالم الثالث انها تفعل الكثير لدول العالم الاول من خلال الدعم المادي والسياسي، او تعتقد انه الناس يعتقدون ذلك، ولا شك من دول العالم اصبح لها موروث ثقافي واقتصادي قوي يجعل منها محركا قويا للكثير من...

رسالة إلى الإنسانية (Poetry) 4-04-2009
by meddahi
الشاعر العصامي مداحي العيد هذه القصيدة من بحــــر الطــــويل 04/04/2009 03:36:53 قـدِ اضْطــربَ الفـــــــؤادُ بعـدَ الغـرام ِ كمـثـلِِ تـــلاطــمِِ البـحــــــورِِ العظـامِِ فكـــيف ستصــــبرُ...

سوق العمل (Short Story) 26-09-2007
by AHMED AL KAABI
منذ أن غادرت هذا الوطن لأعمل في الخارج و أنا أسئل نفسي سؤالا ينغص علي عيشتي و يشاركني صحوتي و سباتي, وهو ترى هل ضاق بي وطني لكي أجد نفسي مضطرا لأن أعمل خارجه و هل أصبح سوق العمل في بلادي مثقلا ومشبعا لدرجة أنه لم يعد قادرا على تحمل أعباء مواطن...

علاقة الديمقراطية بالشباب والتنمية (Opinions) 11-03-2010
by Fahad Al Farhan
الديمقراطية نظام سياسي يقوم على مجموعة من المبادئ والحريات الأساسية لحياة المجتمع وهو احد النظم الأكثر انتشار في العالم. ويهتم هذا النظام بالطبقات الاجتماعية باختلافاتها من حيت العرق والكم و الدين و المستوى والسن ,خصوصا الشباب الذي يشكل اكبر...

فساد .. (Opinions) 3-09-2008
by Wiaam Youssef
قصتنا بسيطة، وللحقيقة كنت أفضل تأجيلها لما بعد شهر رمضان خوفاً من النميمة ولكنني أخذتها نهاية من باب الحقيقة. المهم هو موظف معتبر و بدرجة علمية ممتازة حصل عليها من دولة أوربية معترف بها ولعلكم استنتجتم في أي قطاع يعمل، المهم هو استيائي المعتاد في...

فلسطين (Short Story) 24-03-2010
by lama
وللحلم بقية أيعود البشر يوما إلى رحم الأمهات . أما زال القدر يطبق فيهم غيبه، انه لن يدفن في ارض الوطن، من خرج منهم إلى الشتات. شيوخ قد تجاوزوا السبعين، خرجوا منه فتية، لم يأكل عليهم الدهر بعد. خرجوا من الوطن ،ولم تتقدم بهم أعمارهم، ما...

قد أهينت كـــــــــــــــــــرامة الإنسان (Poetry) 4-07-2008
by meddahi
الشاعر العصامي مداحي العيد هذه أول قصيدة أنظمها من بحر الخفيف يا خفيفا خفت به الحركات .. قد أهينت كـــــــــــــــــــرامة الإنسان في زمـان العلـــــــــــــــــــوم والإتقان لا...

قضايا الشباب أية مقاربة؟؟؟ (Opinions) 27-04-2008
by Adel Gana
للشباب قيمة كبرى إذ هم المستقبل ومهندسو قاطرته. ففتيان اليوم هم رجال الغد وأطره ومؤطروه، وقادته وموجهوه في شتى مناحي الحياة وميادينها.. وللشباب أهمية قصوى باعتباره سن الحيوية الدافقة والعزيمة الماضية ومرحلة القوة بين ضعفين: ضعف الصبا، وضعف...

كيف برر الاغنياء ..فقرنا (Opinions) 7-04-2009
by Zidan
لست خبير أقتصادي عارف بإمور هبوط وصعود الاسهم وأختناق السوق وأغراقه وتفويض العميل لا أدير الاسواق وليس لي قرار فيه فكل صلتي بالأزمة هي محفظتي التي عندما لا أجد فيها عيش كريم سأتمرد وأخرج عن طوعي لإغير هذا العالم بالطريقة التي سوف تكون في وقت غضب...

لماذا نزعـتم عـطـرَ وردِ (Poetry) 1-07-2008
by meddahi
لماذا نزعـتم عـطـرَ وردِ الزّنــابـق من البرك التي روت ساق شاهـق ستــنمـو بعـــون الله كالياسـمـيــن التي زيـّنت أسـوار قـصـر حـدائـق أبعـدَ نُــبـوغ شعْـري من ينــابـيعَ...

من فقير إلى أثرياء العالم: أفضل الطرق للتخلص من إزعاج الفقراء!!! (Opinions) 4-01-2008
by Adel Gana
سيدي المحترم، لكي تجنب نفسك الشعور بتأنيب الضمير تجاه البؤس الذي يعيشه ذلك الكم الهائل من الفقراء في العالم والذين تطالعنا صورهم على شاشات التلفاز يوميا تستطيع أن تقنعها بأن الفقراء مع معاناتهم الصعبة في هذه الدنيا لكنهم بالمقابل سيجزون خير...

يوميات شباب يمني (Opinions) 31-07-2007
by Alaa Isam Hassan El-Aghbari
كل يوم يستيقظ من نومه الساعة التاسعة صباحاً...بعدها يأخذ حمامه الصباحي ويفطر ... بعدها يخرج إلى صاحبه الذي يملك محل لبيع الصحف والمجلات ليقوم بتصفح كل الصحف والمجلات لهذا اليومية محاولاً إيجاد فرصة عمل تشعره بقيمة ما تعمله طوال خمس سنوات من...

‘SHOULD NIGHTLIFE BE LEGALIZED?’ (Opinions) 24-05-2007
by TANTIA DIAN PERMATA INDAH
The term of nightlife is pointed out to the entertainment and social activities which is mostly available and popular during the days-night, starting from dawn until morning, heavily related to the fun-activities including entertainment from the...