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5 unusual ways to attract target audience for your conference

Posted by Richard Cruz on October 23, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Amidst the rise of fandom culture and comic conventions, author’s meet, TED talks making an event stand out can seem overwhelming for any organizer in this self-obsessed world where everyone is reaching out to be the best in their game. People attend conferences to seek insight about several things, to network, to find writing ideas, to communicate. Be it paid or unpaid a good conference must engage the audience and make them feel that it is worth their time and money.

  • There is nothing more important than good planning. Plan what you will be presenting, how you will be presenting, your target audience. Do not make an incomprehensible mash of high-browed technical jargons. Educate the speakers for the…
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The Guiding Light: Cultivating Population into Citizenry

Posted by Raymond Munyaradzi Chivere on October 23, 2017 at 6:14am 0 Comments

“A great flame follows a little spark.” – Dante

Africa has the fastest growing youthful population. The challenges of transforming this population into an upstanding citizenry are vast and manifold. Securing employment and ensuring that African youth are economically active and not working poor is a step, but by far not a premier destination. Economic pundits have too narrowly shaped our view of the world into economic variables, despite our progressive economies the great leap into the great society is still unmade. GDP per capita is often attended by inequality, more so, high GDP is still a far cry from esteemed citizenry behavior. As the two have not deduced a linear relationship, we are left to wonder, could there be some lurking variables?

Citizenship as discussed here goes beyond an individual’s nationality. It speaks of the need to develop and practice a sustained culture that promotes the viable and progressive social instrument in which all societies take…

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ESSAY TOPIC: IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE GREATEST ETHICAL CHALLENGE FACING THE WORLD TODAY?

Posted by Agbleze Gameli Jnr on October 22, 2017 at 10:02am 0 Comments

Agbleze Gameli Jnr is B.A holder in Environment and Resources Management from the University for Development Studies. He is a teacher who teaches geography and government in prestigious Otoo Memorial Senior High School. Due to his passion for the environment, he is an active member of numerous environmental groups to fostering sound environmental practices  

ESSAY TOPIC: IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE GREATEST ETHICAL CHALLENGE FACING THE WORLD TODAY?

In my candid opinion, the greatest challenge facing the world in this 21st century period is, undoubtedly, Climate Change. Climate change may be defined as long-term anthropogenic effects on the climate. The reason why climate change is the greatest world challenge is the degree of impacts of its transcendence on the world. This is because climate change affects the old, young, living organisms and “climate itself”.

Climate change is evidently affecting many people across the globe in…

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The dilemma of freedom.

Posted by Youssef Mimi on October 21, 2017 at 6:32am 0 Comments

Once George Orwell stated “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear”. Furthermore, the word liberty stems the Latin word 'liber' which refers to freedom. i.e. liberty means absence of all restraints and freedom to do whatever one prefers. Apparently, this sort of liberty remains embryonic, and lacks complexity. Thus, such a freedom is unachievable while living in society.

“Man is a social animal formed to please in society” Baron De Montesquieu. Human beings rely on society to a large extent. One must live in society. Consequently, liberty must be adjusted in regards of the liberty of others, so that an individual can fit-in. Thus, the regulation of human conduct and behavior is indispensable in social life.

Relatively, in the Declaration of Rights of Man (1789), the leaders of the French Revolution defined liberty as "the power to do anything that does not injure another." The indicated revolutionized the…

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The Most Socially Just Tax

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Although many people in government and politics are reluctant to change the tax regime, we should recognize that our present complicated system for taxation is unfair and has many faults. The biggest problem with taxation is to arrange it on a…Continue

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