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The Education and Health System in Tanzania - Tanzania was founded in 1920 by a British civil servant. The word Tanzania originated from the Swahili words Tanya (sail) and nyika (bright arid plain). Which was known back then as German East Africa, and now called Tanganyika Territory which joined with Zanzibar in 1964. With the leadership and guidance of there first president Julius Nyerere (1922-1999), Tanzania has resolved many problems without it leading to a fight or war, all because of the language they shared with there neighbors to communicate better without violence....   [tags: Education, Health, Tanzania, ]
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The Use of Witchcraft in Modern Tanzania - Introduction Witchcraft has been rampant in various parts of Africa. However, the practice of witchcraft has been on the decline in modern society as compared to the period before the rise of colonialism (Toyin 250). In most part of Africa, there is a conglomeration of tribal healers, sorcerers, and wizard considered having different forms of powers in controlling the fate of society (Toyin 209). Consequently, this has led to the emergence of thousands of practitioners in different parts of Africa....   [tags: Africa, Modern Society, Colonialism]
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The Repercussions of High Rates of HIV in Tanzania - ... Tanzania is considered one of the most affected sub-Saharan countries from HIV. Sixty-seven percent of people with HIV worldwide live in sub-Saharan Africa. Ninety percent of all children with HIV live in sub-Saharan Africa. Two million people under the age of fifteen in Tanzania alone are HIV positive. These are only some of the statistics showing the severity of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and Tanzania. HIV/AIDS brings about hunger indirectly first through the economy. It is normal to have more than one sexual partner at a time in most sub-Saharan countries and this creates a “HIV super highway”....   [tags: poverty, farming, economy]
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Attacks on the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania - ... There were many victims all together from both of these attacks. In the Kenya bombing, 247 people were killed including 12 Americans. More than 4,000 others were wounded. The bombing of the embassy in Tanzania killed 12 people, none of which were American, and injured 85 others. Hundreds of people volunteered to pull victims out of the rubble. Even people with barely any medical expertise were asked to help stitch people up on the sidewalks and streets. Some of the victims include guards and employees that worked at the embassies....   [tags: bombings, retaliation, victims] 908 words
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What Can the World Learn from Tanzania? - Outline Tanzania is one of the most remote countries in the world; Located on the western coast of Africa, Tanzania has virtually no organized military (reservists are comprised of farmers and militia types) and lives a very poor lifestyle, but they may be the exact model of what is required for coexisting in peace. 1. Tanzania a. Unity Through Subdivisions b. Military Outlook c. Overall Intent 2. Government a. Overall government b. Separate tribes c. Social Issues i. Theft ii. Punishments 3. Economy a. Value / Commercial Activities b. Poverty c. Currency and Trade d. Agriculture 4. Culture, Customs and Courtesies a. Languages vs....   [tags: Sustainable Living]
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Privatization of Electricity in Tanzania - Privatization of Electricity in Tanzania The story of Tanzania, from pre-colonialist period to present Tanzania, located in East Africa, is one of the least developed countries in the world. According to the UNDP Human Development Index, Tanzania ranked 162 out of 177 countries in the 2004 survey (UNDP:2004, HDI), with one being the most developed. According to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by Tanzanian officials for the World Bank, half of Tanzanians 36.6 million people are characterized as “poor” and one-third live in “abject poverty”(WB: PRSP p.1)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Comparison of Project Operation Village Health and Project Tanzania - ... It’s also help to save time which can is very crucial to saving people lives. Cambodia and Tanzania have similar type of diseases and poor living standard worsens the condition. Both countries have a lot of forests so malaria, rabies, Hepatitis A and yellow fever are some of the common diseases out there. Cambodia has an extra disease that Tanzania doesn’t have which is the Japanese Encephalitis which is cause by mosquitoes. With poor living standards as to no clean water, dirty food, no vaccination the chance of getting infected is even higher....   [tags: health care and communication]
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From Taco Bell to Tanzania - From Taco Bell to Tanzania I lived until the age of 18 in Lacey, Washington, a small town made up mostly of the strip malls and Taco Bell fast food restaurants that line Interstate 5 from Portland to Seattle. Very few of my high school classmates left this town, and instead moved back into the service industries and lower rungs of state bureaucracy where their parents had worked before them. For those of us who wanted to leave, the only routes, at the time, seemed to be the military or higher education....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 947 words
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Tanzania's Climate - Tanzania's Climate Tanzania represents a wealth of ecological diversity, ethnic diversity, and geographical diversity. It contains both the tallest mountain in Africa as well as the largest lake, and is a tourist hotspot for safaris and expeditions to Mt. Kilimanjaro. The citizens of Tanzania are utterly dependent on the weather for their two major businesses, agriculture and tourism. Thus, the climate of Tanzania is worth examining in greater detail. Tanzania has two distinct seasons, wet and dry....   [tags: Tourism Africa Global Warming Environment Change]
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Air Pollution and Climate Change in Tanzania - Air Pollution and Climate Change in Tanzania In looking at how weather and climate effect Tanzanian society, it is important to emphasize how both increased air pollution and evidence of climate change are of growing concern to Tanzania’s future. A developing nation of roughly 38 million citizens invested in an economy primarily focused on agriculture, Tanzania is at this time unable to handle the growing issues it is facing as they relate to the livelihoods of the majority of its citizens. Prolonged drought has increased the importance of the country’s rainy season, and further amplified the threat of each year’s dry months, which last for the majority of the year....   [tags: Africa Environment Ecology Essays Papers]
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THE PLACE OF ISLAMIC LAW IN TANZANIA MAINLAND - THE PLACE OF ISLAMIC LAW IN TANZANIA MAINLAND. Introduction: Islam is one of the Universal religions of the world. As a religion, Islam is governed by an assortment of divine laws known as shariah of which its sources are mainly attributed to the divine revelations in the Holy Qur’an and traditions of the Prophet (P.B.U.H). This package is what forms the basis of the spiritual, economic, political and social guidance of Muslims. Thus, all the laws of Islam have to be annexed to and borne of the Holy texts....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Why Tanzania should be chosen as the country to host the Captivating Captions call center - In an effort to further the success of Captivating Captions, the company seeks to open a customer call center where wages for customer service representative is significantly lower than those paid to workers in the United States in geographic regions that we are doing business. Upon completing a situation analysis of the environmental factors that play a role in achieving such a business venture, The Republic of Tanzania was chosen as the country for a possible call center. Tanzania has been noted as being one of Africa’s “best countries in terms of GDP growth and attracting foreign direct investment”....   [tags: Global Business, Communications]
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Can Banana Value Chain Help Eliminate Hunger in Uganda and Tanzania? - ... About 70% of harvested bananas are consumed at home by the producers themselves. Only 20% is sold fresh to traders who then supply local, national (urban), and export markets. Only a small amount currently goes for processing into secondary food products. Bananas are a staple food for most individual consumers across all income groups. Cooking bananas (matooke) were most popular followed by dessert bananas. But consumers also bought banana chips, banana juice, banana wine, banana pan cakes (most popular product), banana alcohol/gin/waragi, banana biscuits, and handcraft items like baskets....   [tags: nutritional food, industrial usage, study] 2519 words
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The Maasai Tribe and the Wanniyala-Aetto People - “Change is never easy. You fight to hold on. You fight to let go.” ~Daniel Stern. So goes the story of our changing world. A world that is constantly fighting to move forward, yet stay the same. Changes like globalization and modernization have greatly influenced the historical state of many societies, and there continues to be significant change happening today within traditional cultures around the world in response to globalization and modernization. The Maasai tribe of northern Tanzania and the Wanniyala-Aetto people of Sri Lanka are two examples of cultures fighting to stay the same in a world that is forever changing around them....   [tags: ethnicity, maasai, tanzania]
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Creativity in the Classroom - Over the past 4 years, I have been teaching Technology to students 12-16 years’ old at the International School of Tanganyika (IST), in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Technology is a course within the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Middle Years Program (MYP), a curriculum framework that focuses on using various technologies as well as the principles of design and the design cycle to foster “ingenuity and creativity in a devising practical solutions to given tasks.” (IBO, 2012, Group 8 section) Each year I taught the course, I was consistently amazed at how students shifted from needing me as an instructor to guide them through the process of design, constantly seeking to meet the teacher’s app...   [tags: tanzania, technology, students]
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Poverty Abolition and Biodiversity Preservation: Livelihood Case Study Around Mikumi National Park, Tanzania - Case Study Examples The following two case-studies have been selected to unravelling the complex association between poverty abolition and biodiversity preservation. The first one will give the insights about an existing conservation projects impact on surrounding people’s life, mainly economic perspective. The second one is the categorization and evaluation of project portfolio of conservation NGO. It will highlight the general trend of conservations projects worldwide, their rational, approach, outcome and impact as well as input towards poverty eradication....   [tags: conservation, poverty, protected areas]
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Unbounded Systems Thinking - INTRODUCTION The nature of enquiry we were required to make in the assignment calls for “Unbounded Systems Thinking” as the most appropriate mode of enquiry. Reconciling real world pressures in IS design and forecasting and foreseeing advances in IS/IT in the next five years are “Soft” or “messy” problems and messy problems demand a creative approach to their solution as they are inherently Human Activity Systems(HAS). ¬MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVE CONCEPT Unbounded Systems Thinking(UST) or as Ian Mitroff calls “The Fifth Way of knowing” or as Churchman’s philosophy calls “Singerian IS” is about adopting the Multiple Perspectives when making an enquiry....   [tags: Tanzania Analysis Technology Technical] 1034 words
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Why Jim Won't Give KiraFlour the TFC Loan - A business, as John Mackey argued, has an obligation to serve the community, therefore, if an investment has more harms than benefits, it should not be made. The traces of E-coli found in KiraFlour’s products could be a form of corruption that the TCA, whose certification isn’t needed, uses to receive bribes. However, if E-coli is in their products, then the result would be detrimental to society, KiraFlour and AgreFund. Although not found in the due diligence process, the TFC found that KiraFlour was selling unlicensed products....   [tags: corruption in Tanzanian business] 613 words
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Zaire and Rwanda - The refugee massacre that occurred in the years between 1994 and 1996 in Zaire demonstrates a worst-case-scenario of refugee camp militarization. It is by no means a typical case of refugee warriorism, however, it does exemplify an opportunity structure that fosters an environment conducive for militarization. The massacre of refugees in Zaire stems from the Rwandan genocide of 1994 which witnessed the deaths of 200,000 to 1 million ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutu.2 The conflict ended in the victory of the ethnic- Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and the defeat of the ethnic-Hutu Forces Armées Rwandaises (FAR)....   [tags: refugee camp militarization]
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ACDI/VOCA a Nonprofit Organization and Sustainability - ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C. that encourages and supplies economic opportunities for companies and communities, whilst promoting sustainable practices. NAFAKA is a project in Tanzania, in which it is believed that by increasing the incomes of smallholder farmers in Tanzania, food security will improve and by increasing access to food, malnutrition will decrease. To do so, they are working in Morogo, Dodoma and Manyara to improve competitiveness of rice and maize on the market by improving relationships, giving rise to greater domestic trade and regional trade, as well as increasing awareness of the value of nutrition in rural households by encouraging women...   [tags: economic opportunities, sustainable practices] 911 words
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Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal - When I first saw "Mama" Charlotte hill O'Neal I could tell this is going to be very interesting assignment, I just did not know how interesting and or inspiring. Being the wife of a former black panther, Peter O'Neal, she dealt with challenges that were not her own. She inherited Peter challenges and political dilemmas. However, her love for Peter, allowed her to look past these challenges and dilemmas. The love between Peter and Charlotte did not exist only between them, but it also spread throughout the communities in which they resided....   [tags: Biography, Analysis] 2003 words
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E–Procurement: Impact Analysis on the Enhancement of Performance of Tour Companies in Arusha - Currently, the buying and selling of products by organizations is undergoing a transformation. The traditional purchasing activities, which involved mails and faxes, are quickly becoming outdated (Ndullu, Semboja and Mbelle 1998). These labor-intensive non-value adding processes are now strategic tools to enhance performance in organizations all over the world. Arusha, the region in the northern part of Tanzania is blessed with very rich resources in terms of wildlife. Home to the Serengeti, host of the most wonderful event nature has to offer - the great migration and the rich cultural heritage of her people puts the tourism industry among the heavyweight economic drivers though it is stil...   [tags: Business Management ]
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Destructive Extraction - Destructive extraction of gold remains a major source of public health risk worldwide and causes a plethora of environmental complications. The link between the “global gold rush” and the negative impact on humanity are seen in developing countries that are heavily overwhelmed by poverty and weak economies. Mercury is a ubiquitous metal whose origin is either natural or anthropogenic. This potent neurotoxin is released when poverty-driven arsenal miners extract gold in more than 50 countries.1 This dilemma is particularly prevalent in African countries such as Tanzania....   [tags: Mining ] 1194 words
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A Brief Look at Jane van Lewick-Goodall - EARLY YEARS In the summer of 1960, a young English woman arrived on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania, East Africa. Although it was unheard of for a woman to venture into the wilds of the African forest at that time, going to Africa had bee n Jane Goodall’s childhood dream. As she first surveyed the mountains and valley forests of the Gomb e Stream Chimpanzee Reserve, she had no idea her coming efforts would redefine the relations hip between humans and animals, or that the project would continue into the 21 st century....   [tags: British primatologist, ethologist] 729 words
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Water Supply and Proper Sanitation Process - ... When a water supply scheme does not meet customers’ needs or desires, it’s said to operate under the standard or simply called unsatisfactory supply; such unsatisfactory supply will lead to dissatisfaction of the services. In 2002, the United Nation through Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) adopted the General Comment No. 15 on the right to water (articles 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)). The CESCR defined the right to water as the right of everyone to sufficient, agreeable, physically attainable, and affordable water for household and personal use....   [tags: developing countries, water sources] 1210 words
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The Effectiveness of International Aid in the Development Process - The Effectiveness of International Aid in the Development Process If an individual was having trouble in some way, wouldn’t one’s natural instinct be to help him or her out. This does not merely apply to persons, but also on a larger basis. All over the world, countries are suffering from many problems. The majority of these sufferers are ELDCs (Economically Less Developed Countries). Whether their crises may involve starvation or refugees, these nations struggle for an economical or social stability....   [tags: Papers] 1440 words
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Barrick Gold Corporation - Barrick Gold Corporation is among the largest gold mining companies in the world, with their headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The co-founder and the chairman of the company is known as Peter Munk, while Jamie C. Sokalsky is the President and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. One of the visions of the company is to be the world’s best Gold mining company operating in a safe, profitable and responsible manner. Part of the key to success is due to its ability to maintain cash flow, while improving production and increasing its reserves of gold-containing property, thus making Barrick to achieve a record growth in cash flow, production and reserves (www.barrick.com)....   [tags: gold mining, company, ethics, local community]
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The Effects of War and Conflict in East Africa - “I don't recognize my people anymore. I feel Somalia is lost. There is no Somalia. It’s just a name.” said Hawa Adbi, a Somali born human rights activist. This is an example of the effects of war and conflict in Somalia, and all over the region of East Africa. The everyday violence in this war torn country is so damaging that much of the countries population has fled to refugee camps across the eastern region of Africa. Some people that go to these camps are wounded, physically or mentally, from the clan wars, and warlords that are causing all of this violence and pain in Somalia....   [tags: somalia, african violence, african war] 1799 words
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Economic Development and Modernization Around the World - The world consists of continents that embody numerous countries that are separated by bodies of water leaving each nation with the feeling of being apart from another, yet they are united by virtue of the similar problems they have endured. The notion of being a developing country or a powerful nation takes no precedence in whether or not a mass destruction or a government collapse might come to pass. The continent of Asia is composed of many diverse countries that have each faced difficult circumstances trying to adapt to social changes....   [tags: social changes, africa, rural areas]
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The Pros and Cons of Tourism - How does tourism affect the places we all visit and are we doing harm without even realizing it. The culture all throughout East Africa share many similarities, but from village to village traditions and language can vary slightly. Communities consist of families who have lived there for generations, such as my homestay family who were fourth generation, making a livelihood. With more than 80% of the active working population engaged in food production and being the country's primary source of income in Tanzania much of the culture revolves around the agriculture industry....   [tags: East Africa ]
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Balance of Payment in Africa - Balance of payment deficit is an imbalance in a nation’s balance of payments in which payments made by the country exceeds payments received by the country. It’s also known as unfavourable balance of payment because more currency is flowing out then currency flowing in to the country. Unequal flow of currency will reduce supply of money in the nation and has implications for inflation, unemployment, production, and other factors of domestic economy (political, social, cultural and economic factors)....   [tags: Economy, Finance]
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Conflict Between the Tutsi and Hutu Classes - Imagine waking up one morning and discovering that your basic human rights had been taken from you based on your religious or ethnic background. You and your family are rounded up, corralled together, and shipped off to a secluded location to be made to work like animals, or slaughtered where you stand. Millions of humans have had this reality in the 20th century. The term genocide is an often debated one. Webster’s dictionary defines genocide as “The systematic destruction of a racial, ethnic, or religious group.” (Merriam-Webster)....   [tags: Genocide] 540 words
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Incredible Tribe Masaai in Africa - Africa is a vast continent with 54 established sovereign countries, 9 territories and two facto the independent states with limited or established states. Africa boasts of the continent who speaks more than thousand languages. It won’t be inadequate to state Masaai being one of the most popular tribe of Africa. Masaai tribe roots are etched around Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, They speak Maa language which is related to Dinka and Neur of Nilo-Saharan language tree, but they are well educated in the core languages of these countries such as Swahili and English....   [tags: traditions, language, hunting, habits] 560 words
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The Republic of Uganda - ... if we have to eliminate those chaps by force, we will do it". Museveni has assumed a pan-Africanist stance and is a founding member of African Union and a strong supporter of liberation movement in southern Africa. What affiliations, domestic factors, or past history (especially since 1945) might shape his or her international policies. Uganda’s foreign policy is based off of the government’s goals to expand and protect foreign trade, and to maintain foreign aid. Ugandan citizens want stability and economic development regardless of political/religious affiliations....   [tags: history, power, politics, religions] 1409 words
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Case Studies: International Migration - This international migration occurred between 1948 and 1970s. West Indies consists of around 20 islands. Near half million people left their homes in the Caribbean to live in Britain. Decolonisation between the 1922 to 1975 led to many of England's colonies becoming independent. This led to many people from the ex-colonies such as the West Indies coming over to Britain in search of a better eduction, lifestyle and jobs, as their was high unemployment at home. The end of the second world war, the government was in needed of recruiting workers from the Caribbean to managed the shortages of labour in some British industries....   [tags: Migration, history, geography, ] 600 words
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Canada Has Not Taken Responsibility for the Behavior of The Mining Corporations Abroad - ... AMD is harmful to ecosystems because it makes water too acidic to support life. Cyanide is a deadly chemical, was used in the gas chambers of the Second World War and on death row in the United States between 1930-1980. 2. Police repression: People were in the streets to protest against Barrick and some even died in the confrontation with police at an anti-mining demonstration. On May 5, 2006, Joel Martel Castro Monte, a 25 years old agronomy student and Guillermo Tolentino Abat and a 42 years old miner were shot dead by police....   [tags: mining industry, environment, people] 516 words
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The Red Cross in East Africa - The Red Cross in East Africa This report is about the Tanzania Red Cross written after community service fieldwork by eleven students from the East African Uongozi Institute, between 04th and 10th July , 2002. The Community service involved working with the Red Cross in the Dar es salaam International Trade Fair[DITF] which was on at the time and we were allocated to work at the Red Cross tents at the Fair ground to help administer first aid to any causalities. The East African Uongozi Institute is an international Cooperation and collaboration primarily involving four institution of higher learning....   [tags: Red Cross Community Service Africa Essays] 3669 words
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Construction Industry Analysis - Literature is suggesting an increasing move from providing products to services within various industrial sectors (Oliva and Kallenberg, 2003; Quinn, 1992; Parrinello, 2004; Levitt, 1976). Various definitions for services exists within literature (Bullinger et al., 2003; Araujo and Spring., 2006; Lovelock, 2001). A fundamental similarity between the different views describes a service as an activity or a process (Araujo and Spring 2006). The most common definition for the essence of services is presented by Lovelock (2001), where he states ‘A service is an act or performance offered by one party to another....   [tags: Literature Review]
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EABL Company Analysis - EABL’s strengths are its strong brand equity and an expanding market share in sector. EABL’s strong brand offering in beers, sprits, and non-alcoholic beverage gives the company a competitive advantage by attracting and retaining loyal customer, allowing greater profits, and expansion opportunities. For instance, the introduction of premium spirits, EABL’s weaknesses include its geographic diversity and weak operating profit margins. The geographic diversity can expose the company to areas of volatility such as market softness, which was experienced in Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan....   [tags: Strategies, Business]
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Genocide in Rwanda and Burundi - Genocide in Rwanda and Burundi Between April and July of 1994, more than 800,000 people, mostly Tutsi civilians, were slaughtered in a genocidal campaign organized by the Hutu hard-liners. By educating myself as well as others, I hope that we can prevent genocide organizers from eliminating the minority, Tutsi, and remove the tensions between these two groups. Pressure must be placed on the government to put the 120,000 suspected genocide criminals on trial . This topic is one of the most compelling human dramas of the century....   [tags: Papers] 2213 words
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Questions and Answer: What Makes Us Different From Chimps and Other Species? - How has DNA and other technologies improved Jane Goodall’s, and other primate research. New technologies and advancement in the area of field research has allowed biologist and primatologist to analyze information more effectively and efficiently. Through the non-invasive collection of fecal samples, researchers are able to extract and analyze DNA to help determine individual attribute, as well as population dynamics. In addition to DNA, fecal samples also contain hormones and parasites that help in determining the overall health of the depositor (Newton-Fisher NE, 2010)....   [tags: dna, biologists, tool making]
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Poverty and Diseases in Sub-Saharan African Countries: Local and Global Solutions - ... Neil Gilbert in his article, What Poverty Means, defines poverty as, "a level of subsistence that barely afforded sufficient food, lodging and clothing (85)." FAO states that around 870 million people out of the 7.1 billion in the world, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012; where in Tanzania, nearly 70% of the population suffered from poverty in 2008, and the chronic undernourishment percentage has risen from 32% to 39% between 2008 and 2012 ("The State of Food Insecurity in the World" 32)....   [tags: under-development, factors and solutions]
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Biological Control of the Erythrina Gall Wasp - There is a long history of failed attempts of biological controls in Hawaii. The one ingrained in everyone’s mind is the day hunting mongoose released to control nocturnal rats in the 1800’s. However, a stricter quarantine process was set up by the State since and there have been numerous effective bio-controls. Within the last four years the Erythrina Gall Wasp has rapidly become a highly invasive pest in Hawaii. Facing no long-term control other than bio-control the Erythrina Gall Wasp’s cousin has been released throughout the islands to save Erythrina plants....   [tags: Hawaii, Entomology, Insects, Agriculture]
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The Wealth of a Country and Education - The connections among wealth and poverty, housing and education and war and crime are apparent when looking at the data provided from the Atlas of the Real World. The wealth of a country is a key factor in the success of the education system. If a country can afford to maintain and develop their education system, the people will benefit. It is crucial to understand the general statistics of each: wealth and poverty; housing and education; and war and crime before analyzing how each connects with the other....   [tags: Education ]
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Human Albinism Affects the Production of Melatonin - Albinism or Albino is a disorder that’s inherited that affects the production of melatonin. There are two types of albinism Ocular and Oculocutaneous. In general, a person affected by oculocutaneous has very pale skin, no pigmentation of hair (so a near white colored hair), and very light colored around the eye. There is a type of albinism that only affects the eyes that make the irises very pale to not very existent this is called ocular albinism. In the U.S., albinism isn’t a big problem but in Australia, Tanzania, and Pacific Island countries have huge impacts of albinism....   [tags: paleness, genetic, disorder]
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The Lango and Akoli People of Uganda - ... they keep cattle and sheep and their main food is millet . They migrated from Southern Sudan originally . The acholi langauge is a western Nilotic language known as Luo. IDI AMIN DADA. Idi Amin Dada was the third president of Uganda from1971 to 1979 , before becoming the president of Uganda, he was the Deputy Commander of the Ugandan Army .He ruled Uganda for 8 terrible years During his time , Amin earned the Titles such as Black Hitler , Hangman Amin and Idi the Terrible . Idi Amin Dada is generally only remembered for the dead bodies that mounted up during his time ....   [tags: lutuka language, genocide] 723 words
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The World Trade Center Bombing - It’s a normal day at work when suddenly there is an explosion, trapping hundreds of people inside collapsing buildings covered in rubble. Coworkers, friends, and family are gone, never to be seen again, lost to senseless acts of terrorism. In 1993, 1998, and 2000, these events came to pass in the form of terrorist bombings on U.S. targets across the globe. The World Trade Center complex was a symbol of wealth and prosperity, but quickly became the target for radical Muslims and was attacked early in 1993....   [tags: US government, terror, destruction] 1597 words
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9/11 and Counter Terrorism - This assignment is requesting information on domestic counterterrorism, major errors that were made, my personal take on 9/11, and if there is anything we can do to prevent future attacks. Should the attacks of 9/11 have been prevented. My personal thought is no. Let me explain, to prevent the 9/11 attack we need to go back to 1998. Before 9/11 there “was no credible Anti-Terrorist Strategy until 9/11. This should have been in place after the first bombing of the World Trade Centre by Islamic radicals and the attacks on the U.S....   [tags: american history, attack, american soil]
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Obtaining and Applying Education - ... A statistic that is informative but disturbing is the rate of childhood labor: in these poor countries, it is often tragically high. In The Democratic Republic of the Congo, it’s 42%. That means millions of children are not in school because they are working. To look at another country that is slightly more developed than the DRC, Tanzania (ranking at 152 on the HDI) is another one of the aforementioned countries that have over 1 million children out of school. As in the DRC, child labor is keeping the kids from getting educations....   [tags: world problems]
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