Several of the best-funded and most-publicized tech launches of the last ten years have ended in failure. Many large technology companies which had significant market share and product advantages in large industries lost those advantages.
Who are the homeless? Are their numbers significantly increasing because of the recession? Read some eye opening and sobering facts about homelessness in America and find out what you can do to help.
What is the definition of homelessness?
Different definitions of homelessness are used in different contexts. Generally, homelessness is defined as a person who “lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.”
How is the recession affecting homelessness?
The recession will force 1.5 million more people into homelessness over the next two years, according to estimates by The National Alliance to End Homelessness. In a 2008 report, the U.S. Conference of Mayors cited a major increase in the number of homeless in 19 out of the 25 cities surveyed. On average, cities reported a 12 percent increase of homelessness since 2007.
President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a stunning decision designed to build […]
2009 African Fashion For Health Gala Night will be held Saturday October 10th, 2009 at 8 pm at the Crown Plaze Hotel; 6345 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta GA 30339. For more information, call Lady Kate at 678-663-5892
Growing up in Tanzania was a mixture of fun and pains. I was born in a small village called Mowo. The village like
all others in Kilimanjaro , Tanzania was deprived of basic infrastructure. Water was clean if it was from a well-left open. The roads were untarred. . Roofs were mostly mad from grasses, which had to be replaced every year.
On the 23rd October 2009 from 8pm at the Crowne Plazza hotel, Shopping Center, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Irish Community Empowerment Group, will be organizing for the first time in Ireland Miss Congo Ireland.
Miss Congo Ireland will be a major event and a great opportunity for all and sundry, that is why we invite everyone wishing to become sponsors not to delay in contacting us. We will put your logo on the internet, on our leaflets and all our TV programs relating to our official Miss Congo Ireland pageant.
IRCEG (Irish Community Empowerment Group) works to empower individuals while assisting especially the Congolese to integrate into the Irish society, while achieving their potentials within the community in a sustainable way through the promotion of poverty alleviation and related concerns in Africa especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Torrance, CA – Miss Oyo, Claret Onukogu, wins the 2009 Miss Nigeria in America Beauty Pageant. The fifth queen to be crowned since the debut of the pageant.
South Africa and Nigeria lead the nominations list in the second MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) taking place in Kenya on Oct. 10.
South Africa and Nigerian artists received 15 nominations, with Nigerian R&B artist 2Face notching up four MAMA nominations - best male, artist of the year, best video and best R&B. 2Face will be looking to add to his MTV award collection: he was named best African act at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards.
The nominees and their respective categories are as follows:
We are pleased to announce the 2009 Miss Nigeria in America Beauty Pageant Marsee Auditorium El Camino College […]
President Barack Obama gives his inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
The Georges Malaika Foundation – The Georges Malaika Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping African girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to unlock their full potential.
The road to financial freedom requires dedication and self-control. The same way you wake up daily to go to work, the same dedication is needed to become financially free. The following steps should be used regularly in order to take control of your finances.
On November 1, 2008, Miss South Africa Nyasha Zimucha was crowned as Miss Africa USA 2008-2009 by Miss Africa 2007-2008 Mfonobong Essiet.
Celebrating the beauty and Elegance of the Nigerian Woman.
Showcasing the African culture.