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The U.S. Is Waging A Massive Shadow War In Africa Documents Reveal

The U.S. has it’s fingers in every single pie and you can’t expect Africa to be being left alone! Vice reported on a document that shows just to what …

National Security

Getting rid of Zuma isn’t a panacea for all South Africa’s ills

Removing the president is easier said than done and there’s little to suggest the people have the will, let alone the alternative vision needed, to effect it<p>For outsiders, South Africa’s political transition was once a shining example of success, an inspiring tale of a country moving forwards from …

The Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway > Events > The Boer War > Overview

Many Nottinghamshire men and their military units fought in the Boer War (1899-1902) which took place in South Africa and was associated with …

Trump's rise: African-American politicians must lead on Africa's affairs

A Donald Trump presidency has grave implications for US relations with Africa. His meteoric political ascension ushers in an era of right-wing …

South Africa

Bill Gates Says These Are His 13 Favorite TED Talks of All Time

Watching one will make you smarter; watching them all will make you unstoppable.<p>1. Robots That Fly...and Cooperate, by Vijay Kumar<p>Vijay Kumar's team creates small, flying robots that are basically intelligent: They sense each other, so they can swarm together, form teams, and complete projects that …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 98<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

Motivation

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

‘Failure and innovation are inseparable twins’: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offers 7 leadership principles

You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Be stubborn on your vision, but flexible on details. Failure is necessary for invention. …

No flag pin: Tim Kaine’s lapel pin honors his son, an American hero

He didn’t need a display of patriotism because Tim Kaine’s son is fighting for the country<p>WASHINGTON — There's little room for variety in political debate menswear. But Tim Kaine's lapel pin is slightly different than a similar American flag one worn by his opponent, Mike Pence.<p>Kaine's pin honors …

This Is the Strongest Coffee in the World

With the cold-brew craze going strong, coffee drinkers are already used to a cup of joe so strong it can take a few hours to finish. But a new iced …

GUYS: 6 Things You MUST Do With Your Wife As Soon As You Wake Up

<i>GUYS: 6 Things You MUST Do With Your Wife As Soon As You Wake Up</i><p>When your alarm goes off, the first thing you probably think of is your to do list: …

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

A drone captured these shocking photos of inequality in South Africa

For nearly 50 years, systematic racial suppression and segregation gripped South Africa. While the tides turned in the early '90s and laws were overturned, apartheid had already seeped into the country architecture. Roads, rivers, and fields functioned as "buffer zones" to separate people by …

South Africa

5 books Barack Obama thinks you should read this summer

Earlier this week, US President Barack Obama dropped his summer playlist, including the likes of Janelle Monáe, Prince, and Chance the Rapper.<p>Now, …

Books

How to drink coffee like a true Italian

Visitors to Italy contemplating their first <i>real</i> cappuccino should remember that they’re in quasi-sacred territory.<p>The Italians pretty much invented the way the rest of the world confects, serves and imbibes coffee, from the lingo (cappuccino, latte, <i>macchiato</i>) to the steam-driven espresso machine …

One Hard Thing You Have to Do to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Think about the most common problems we deal with in our lives – from laziness to lack of exercise to unhealthy diets to procrastination, and so …

Procrastination

30 Streaming Shows to Get Addicted to and Binge On All Summer Long

Based on the shows you already love.<p>As all your favorite TV shows come to an end (some just for the season and others, well, forever), it's hard to know what to do with your couch time. Now that your DVR isn't filled with episodes of <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> and <i>Empire</i>, you're going to need something else to …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers? Read what they read. We’ve compiled the top 10 books …

Barack Obama

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

Charlie Munger

Op-Ed: South Africa, where The President is not The Leader too

In June 2005, just two weeks after Judge Hilary Squires found that Schabir Shaik was guilty of corruption for the payments he had made to Zuma, the …

In Germany’s extermination program for black Africans, a template for the Holocaust

In recent years, some in the African American community have expressed a disconnect from Holocaust topics, seeing the genocide of Jews as someone …

World History

“Get them to say no”: Expert lessons in influence from the most persuasive professions on earth

“You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.” Russian playwright Anton Chekov might have been right that we can’t go it alone, but we’re also right to be skeptical of others.<p>The great skills required of a con artist, politician, or salesperson are also the skills of great …

Body Language

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

It’s Called Espresso, and Yet Here We Wait

“I’ll have a caramelized honey latte, and my friend wants something cold with soy. What do you do in soy?” the woman three people in front of me …

Coffee

Worried about your liver? Drink coffee

Worried about your liver? Drink coffee<p>Image taken on July 22, 2015, shows Raphael Souza, master barista of the "All Saints Cafe" showing a latte art …

Science just found another good reason to drink six cups of coffee a day

Swilling down six steaming cups of espresso a day doesn’t just bring you incredible good times – it’s good for your health, too.<p>Researchers found …

This trick turns normal black coffee into a latte — without using milk or an espresso machine

ChefSteps has found a simple way to make your ordinary coffee look exactly like a latte. It's fancy but without the hassle or the dairy.<p>Watch the full video here.<p><i>Story by Ian Phillips and editing by Carl Mueller.</i>

Coffee

Five ways coffee makes you live longer and happier—yay coffee!

Coffee, oh how we love you, you dark and dreamy elixir of morning pepped-upness. You get us going, you make us chatty, you taste so friggin good, and …

Coffee

The four building blocks of change

Four key actions influence employee mind-sets and behavior. Here’s why they matter.<p><b>Large-scale organizational change</b> has always been difficult, and …

Management