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Health and Safety: Employer Ban Cell Phone Policy.

Our safety team reviewed the National Safety Council data and other widely distributed information from public sources associated with cell phone use while driving, and the risk was clear. We knew it was time for us to act. Due to the culture of safety, we’ve been able to create in our company, a policyconcerning this issue …

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Prof. Magnus presents a paper on climate change and achieving environmental protection in the Energy and Mining Industries at the 1st AEMI Annual Energy & Mining Conference.

The extraction of non-renewable geological resources such as oil, gas, metals and minerals is a major segment of the global economy. Much of the world’s population lives in countries that are rich in oil, gas and minerals. It is estimated that requirements for steel will grow by 90% between 2010 and 2030, for copper by …

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Carbon pricing should drive African development, not hinder it.

The carbon pricing matter is high on the agenda again in Germany as well for the household and transport sector with lots of support by economists. However, I think the current enthusiasm is more driven by an urgent need because of the previously sluggish policy setting for these sectors rather than by sensible thinking. What …

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Car Accidents in Egypt down by 23.6% in 2018.

The report also estimated that the cause of accidents was because of human error (76.8 percent), technical malfunctions (15.7 percent) and problems with the quality of roads and their maintenance (2.7 percent).

The Virtual University of Uganda, is also organising a similar road safety educational campaign through an e-conference. The e-coference on health and safety will start on 29 May 2019

Financial literacy and growth of entrepreneurial ventures

Managing enterprises worldwide and especially in Africa requires financial literacy as several studies have concluded. Financial literacy is a key ingredient needed by entrepreneurs and their managers to make concrete financial decisions.  Financial literacy is a key strategy for improving money management skills. Surely entrepreneurs need competences in savings, investment, debt management, budgeting, and financial …

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