Saturday, July 21, 2018

#Glocal #business #news bits


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Thursday, July 19, 2018

#International #Business #Inspiration - The Patels of India owning the US hotel industry, and the world falling deeper in love with Nigerian 'Afrobeats'

Mat Salleh's first reaction to Naija music - 
This was my first time listening to Nigerian music and I really enjoyed it. It had a cool, upbeat vibe and I really like Runtown's sound.

An Indian-American dream - 
Indian-Americans run about 40% of America's hospitality industry – and 70% of those Indian-Americans have the last name “Patel.”

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Economic Progress worldwide but that's not the full story

14 of the 18 countries in the world where the number of people in extreme poverty is rising are in Africa

 the number of extreme poor in India is declining at a rate of about 44 people a minute, compared with Nigeria, where it has been rising by six people a minute.   

 Running Backwards 
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, currently ranked third, is also expected to overtake India soon  (also running backwards) 

Source: Oil-rich Nigeria outstrips India as country with most people in poverty
where is this?  what is this?  see: Makoko

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Friday, June 29, 2018

We Keep Learning

Enjoy these thought-provoking clips: on the sociology of marriage, ageing, and groups. 
I have a 2 hour a day online-video habit now, but it may be a good thing. 

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