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Chinese universities aid huge surge in AI inventions

Chinese universities aid huge surge in AI inventions

Adapted from University World News A new study by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, has documented “a massive recent surge” in artificial intelligence-based inventions, with China-based universities making a strong showing as top higher education and scientific research institutions in this field, which is generally dominated […]

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The Oil Shock That Never Was

The Oil Shock That Never Was

Article from RIGZONE (Bloomberg) — Three years ago, influential figures in the oil industry were sounding a clear warning: prices were too low, investment was collapsing and by the end of the decade the world would face a shortage. In reality, the market today is looking at several more years […]

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Investment clubs: Your key to financial freedom

Investment clubs: Your key to financial freedom

Adapted from The Daily Monitor Alfred Habaasa is anything but your usual Ugandan youth. In his mid-20s, the tax advisor at Ernst and Young Uganda is a leader of Group Connect Prudent (GCP), an investment club operating in Kampala. Together with 28 other young people under GCP, Mr Habaasa is […]

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A transformed electricity system ‘requires a revolution in regulation’

A transformed electricity system ‘requires a revolution in regulation’

Adapted from the Energy Institute. 4 January 2019 The regulation of electricity needs to be redesigned to meet the challenges of decarbonisation, and to realise a ‘decarbonisation dividend’, according to a new report: ReDesigning Regulation.   The report suggests that the impact of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation requires a managed ‘revolution’ […]

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Sustainable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa: Finance, Regulation and Markets

Sustainable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa: Finance, Regulation and Markets

Article By Magnus Uju Amajirionwu, PhD Professor of Environment & Sustainable Development Coordinator, EMBA Environmental Management Programme   The sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all African countries that are fully […]

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Higher education for a sustainable future

Higher education for a sustainable future

Patrick Blessinger, Enakshi Sengupta and Taisir Subhi Yamin Adapted from University World News For much of human history people used renewable resources to provide the basic energy needed for eating, trading, transporting and simple social development (for example, wind and water for milling and seafaring as well as biomass for […]

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South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

Article By Prof. Magnus Uju Amajirionwu, DPhil. Originally posted on Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2QyQbMx The South Sudan government recently announced plans to relocate thousands of people affected by the oil pollution in the former Unity State and other areas in the north of South Sudan. South Sudan’s Parliamentary Committee on Petroleum and […]

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