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A Global Movement, The Mic: Africa

October 27, 2020 | AMP Global Technologies

This December, Derrick Ashong’s two-time Emmy finalist digital series, “The World Cup of Hip Hop,” will evolve into the first-ever multi-platform TV format born on the African Continent. Appropriately named, The Mic: Africa is a music competition and docu-series that connects African music, arts and culture with a new generation of fans worldwide.  The show will air in early December with a finale on January 3rd. Today, fans have used the Take Back the Mic app to select 18 semi-finalists among young artists from RwandaGhanaKenyaSouth AfricaNigeria, and Mauritius

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Powerful Women in Love: Eroding Cynicism: Love Isn’t Just in Fairytales

June 07, 2010 | HuffPost

Early on, I was one of those women who didn’t believe that “powerful, successful women” could find a partner, so I was content with the idea of working most days and nights and dating intermittently. At the same time, I didn’t have too much faith in relationships. As a product of a divorced home, I thought love meant you showed vulnerability and that vulnerability was met with pain and betrayal. So, for me, vulnerability equaled weakness.

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Technologies Can Also Be Manipulated

December 04, 2017 | BW Smart Cities

Globally, smart cities are the latest buzzword. With growing urbanisation, governments are looking at the way in which they make their cities efficient, sustainable and more comfortable for the citizens. Even when there is no standard definition of smart cities , for me it is not just about technology. It is about creating self sustaining communities which can use it’s own resource to work together. It is about creating safe city that’s ensures public safety, safe public spaces, safe transportation and safe workplaces. It is also about creating right infrastructure.

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