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The art of Benin
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...Benin The art of Benin Part Option B The text that was provided from Gallwey (1893) for a discussion about the historic nature of Benin also provides insight into the effect that one culture can have on the memory that exists of another culture. Gallwey (1893) suggests that both the Portuguese and the Dutch visited the city of Benin in Africa, writing about the nature of the metropolis and providing the Europeans with a written history without which European history might have no reference from which to remember the place. The way in which it was written about suggests that the city gained the respect of European travellers. The Portuguese called it the Great Benin where the Dutch writer... The Art of...
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The Art of Benin
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...Benin The art of Benin Part Option B The text that was provided from Gallwey (1893) for a discussion about the historic nature of Benin also provides insight into the effect that one culture can have on the memory that exists of another culture. Gallwey (1893) suggests that both the Portuguese and the Dutch visited the city of Benin in Africa, writing about the nature of the metropolis and providing the Europeans with a written history without which European history might have no reference from which to remember the place. The way in which it was written about suggests that the city gained the respect of European travellers. The Portuguese called it the Great Benin where the Dutch writer... ? The Art of...
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Art of Benin
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...Benin Ancient Artifacts in Europe By The interaction between European culture and the Africans resulted in the discovery of African art to the outside world. One such encounter is between the people of Benin and the British who have presented the former’s forms of art in museums since the year 1897 to date. And as the Benin plaques changed, so were the views of their culture presented in the European museums. Through the help of British forces, Benin artworks were looted to Europe where they were sold to various museums around the world. From 1880s to early 1900s, there was increased interest in African colonies. This was also accompanied by increased interest in African people... and their...
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Assignment 5
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...Benin people reacted to contact with the West, and the consequences of that. Second, it shows the way someone from the West viewed Benin culture. By exploring these two ideas, we can see the ways in which the technologically advanced West took advantage of the Benin people during the cross-cultural encounters that took place... Part option B – Carefully read the following piece of text. What can it tell us about cross cultural encounters? As the passage from Bacon relates, cross-cultural encounters are not always pleasant, and are not always approached with open-mindedness and a desire to learn. This short passage shows us several things about this kind of encounter. First, it shows the way the Benin ...
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Cultural
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...Benin through time since their first encounter with Europeans into the present day. The concept of cultural encounter is manifested in the journey of Benin art through the identification of the possible meaning of the content, products, subjects, themes, and objects illustrated. For instance, the Benin plaque contributed to modern researchers’ insights of characteristics of the original encounter between Europeans and Africans during the 1400s and 1500s (Lifshitz, 2009, p... Running Head: CULTURAL INTERPRETATION OF ART CULTURAL INTERPRETATION OF ART By State Date Cultural Interpretation of Art Artefacts or artworks manifest cultural encounters in various ways over time. The journey of the art of Beni...
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Early African Art
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...Benin art Located in the Southern region of Nigeria, Benin country had one of the most peculiar artwork... Early African Art The African Art provide one of the most fascinating and diverse legacies in the world. The continent of Africa is constituted with different diverse groups of communities and societies with different collection of Arts that denotes various phenomenons in the society. The concept of African Art is construed to embrace African in the Diaspora, which in this case include the African American. Despite the diversity in art, a strong unifying factor embodies the different societies in Africa concerning the art industry. Most of the African sculptures were curved from either wood or...
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Rewrite sentences
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...Benin Kingdom, Luba and Kada,and the Yoruba and States of Ife and Oyo. They are characterized by slavery, trade, empire, migration, and exploration (Giblin, James, March 1999) The Yoruba and the States of Ife and Oyo are defined by the importance of trade and commerce in its development. Trade is the most important factor that aided in the state formation in Africa. Yoruba lies in the Southwestern Nigeria and Benin of Africa. It is said to be populated with one million people. It Ancestry was a myth. State formation began with trading first among... ? History and Political Science December I. Factors that aided transformation in Africa before AD. 1880 The four polites in the African history are Asante,...
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Critically examine the role of international credit in contemporary economies
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...Benin Honduras Rwanda Bolivia Madagascar So Tom & Prncipe Burkina Faso Malawi Senegal Cameroon Mali Sierra Leone Ethiopia Mauritania Tanzania The Gambia Mozambique Uganda Ghana Nicaragua Zambia Guyana Niger Interim Countries (Between Decision and Completion Point) (10) Afghanistan Republic of congo Haiti Burundi Democratic Republic of Congo Liberia Central African Republic Guinea Chad Guinea Bissau Pre-Decision-Point Countries (8) Comoros Kyrgyz Republic Sudan Cte d'Ivoire Nepal Togo Eritrea Somalia... This estimate is based on data published in the annual report on the implementation of the HIPC initiative and the MDRI, and updated with revised data as of end-August, 2007. Countries...
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Ethnicity and Nationalism
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...Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger. Its capital city is called Abuja; although its historic capital is Benin City, once called Edo during the years of the Kingdom of Benin. The country is located on the Atlantic Ocean and has benefited from this placement in terms of international trade; currently Nigeria boasts the highest population in all of Africa at more than 140 million people, and it has been hailed by economists as being one of the fastest growing economies in the world (Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2007). In the near future it stands to reason that Nigeria will stand out from other African countries as one of the most...
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The Consumption Function
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...Benin 3,870,536,014 107 4.4 Na 20. Bhutan 612,218,864 125 5.9 14.0 21. Bolivia 7,858,227,870 97 16.6 22... The Consumption Function According to UN data, most countries have considered consumption expenditure as the most tangible element of the gross domestic product (GDP). In contrary, the vital components that explain the consumption expenditure are majorly wealth, disposable income , expected in future income the price level and the underlying interest rates. Country consumption expenditure real GDP (proxy for disposable income) in (US. million dollars) GDP deflator (proxy for price level) in (US. million dollars) lending interest rate in (US. million dollars) 1. Afghanistan 8,063,703,59...
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Summary
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...Benin and Nigeria. Trokosi, as defined in these sources, is a version of female slavery in these countries that stem from a traditional religious custom that sacrifices a virgin daughter in order to atone for a crime or wrongs committed by a family member or relative. The girl is forced to serve the local shrine as a trokosi or "slave of the gods" and subject to the whims and commands of the priest who is given full ownership to her person. The readings all... The Trokosi System The three readings for this activity, Sarah Airds and Abayie Boatens articles, in addition to Chapter 3 of the reference text, allexplored the Trokosi system that permeates in many parts of African countries such as Ghana, Togo,...
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What does nursing mean to you and why are you choosing it as your profession
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...Benin which is a country in West Africa and male nurses are stereotyped in our region as unmanly. It was due to this labeling of nurses that I did not opt for nursing despite of my true passion to become a nurse. I have taken my stand now to become a nurse and I strongly believe that nursing is a profession of dignity and it provides an individual with an opportunity to be of assistance to others. The public health system... What does nursing mean to you and why are you choosing it as your profession? Nursing has always been a career that I desired to pursue. It has been my passion to be a part of a professional nursing school even before I started learning English as a second language. I belong to Benin ...
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Cultural Property, Ethics and the Law
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...Benin altar figure depicted in the article is amazing! Comment in response to http://www.canberratimes.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/nazi-looted-art-could-be-in-australia-says-report-20140914-10fa5t.html Gurlitt collection and 1600 artworks! Finding a few is really tip of the iceberg, but we should hope to get access to the remaining works of art in the coming times. Additionally, restitution of ‘Head of A Man’ , I consider an omen that promises better conditions for art works in the coming times. Australia’s role in this regard is definitely appreciable and I find it surprising to read that “Australia has not done enough”. I believe that the war between ‘preservers...
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Palestinians Refugees in 1947-48
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...Benin & Hajjar). The partitions, however, placed Arab settlements in the areas of Jewish control, and Jewish settlements in areas of Arab control (Price, 2003). Despite heavy Arab opposition to the plan, it was approved and almost immediately fighting broke out between the two sides, both of whom were deeply attached to their homes and saw... Palestinians became refugees in 1947-48 because of many factors, all of which stem from a single event: The United Nations Partition Plan. The UnitedNations in 1948 recommended and voted upon a plan that would partition the area formerly known as the Mandate of Palestine into an Arab state, a Jewish state, and leave Jerusalem and Bethlehem as international areas...
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What are the trends in non-state conflict over the past 20-30 years (or for whatever time period you have data)
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...Benin (1963-1965) and Congo... Trends and Reasons in Non Conflict Over the Past Years Trends From 1955 the most common non conflicts deal with ethnic rivalries, citizen to government tensions, and political parties competition. Ethnic rivalries, of course, involve two or more national, ethnic groups which are competing against each other for various reasons. Ethnic rivalry, as a non-state conflict, is recurring as gleaned upon historical data and is even persistent. It is found out that ethnic conflicts are still continuing in Afghanistan, Burma, and Chad (Political Instability Task Force). Nonetheless, there are ethnic rivalries, which are resolved in just a matter of two to five years, like those of Ben...
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Discussion for online HRM Healthcare class
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...Benin and Kenya and information was even obtained... Nursing Shortage: Human Resource Management Nursing Shortage: Human Resource Management Developing nations such as Africa are experience heavy issues in the human resource section of the health care system. The main challenge is the lower level of motivation within health care workers. The article titled Health worker motivation in Africa: the role of non-financial incentives and human resource management tool suggests that the motivation level within workers of health care system needs to be enhanced (Mathauer, 2006). They need to be provided with a proper mixture of financial and non-financial benefits. In this study, interviews were conducted in...
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A one page response paper about Heroic Africans. Include what you think about the article
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...Benin is one of the countries that have a good historical conservation of leaders in Africa. They alleged that the center of all thought and wellbeing was the head; this was adopted... Heroic Africans Before Westernization of Africa, history of heroes was passed through oral narratives and making of sculptors to commemorate the heroes.1 Woodcarvings were also used in countries such as Nigeria to commemorate their heroes.2 In the present day, however, it is difficult to connect a sculptor with the hero it represents and thus written history on African heroes is required. It also keeps a large quantity of history that the human memory cannot store.3 Another way that was adopted of commemorating African...
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Intro to religious studies
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...Benin but has spread to various locations around the globe due to immigration. Their founder was born in the year 1909 and grew up as a carpenter and Benin; he was also raised as a protestant. In the year 1947 on 27th May, Oshoffa was lost in the forest during a solar eclipse. This is where he claims to have received a revelation as he was invited to pray, heal and raise people from the dead leading him to launch this church in September that same... History of the Celestial Church of Christ Founded on 29th September, the year 1947 in Africa by one Samuel Joseph Bilehu Osdoffa, Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) is predominantly located in West Africa. Most of its worshippers are situated in Nigeria and...
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Ancient Africa and Andrea Primary Sources
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...Benin and Nigeria, was established along the banks of the river Niger (Andrea & Overfield, 2001). The Kingdoms capital city grew along the banks of the Niger river. This shows the importance of the river... Ancient Africa and Andrea Primary Sources The African continental societies, including the Yoruba speaking peoples of West Africa, the Western Sudan kingdom, the land of Znaj kingdom, and the Ethiopian kingdom under Seyon were greatly influenced by geographical features in the medieval period. Geographical landmarks like the rivers played an important role in influencing the African medieval societies. The Oyo kingdom, for example, that asserted strong regional power in the land of the present day...
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The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
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...Benin. The acceptance of Christianity in the kingdom of Kongo encouraged the growth of the slave trade... The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade The Muslim in North Africa dominated the sub-Saharan trade well into the first half of the 15th Century. The Portuguese did not want to clash with these North African Muslim Arabs, and when they wanted to trade with Africa, they travelled through to the west coast of Africa. As they travelled, they discovered several technologies that enhanced European navigation through Atlantic Ocean. The Portuguese and other groups that came to Africa had the initial intention of trading in commodities such as gold, and other items that were available in the continent. With time tho...
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Analytical response
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...Benin, Santeria and Lukumi, together with its... ? African History and Cultural Significance of Yoruba and Akan Groups African History and Cultural Significance of Yorubaand Akan Groups Africa is a continent of incomparable history and rich culture. There are documented histories after it was “discovered” by Europe in the 15th. History and culture are interrelated. In this paper we will analyze language, religion, politics, customs and culture of the West African groups Yoruba and Akan (“The Transatlantic”; Hampshire, 2007). A huge part of African history discusses about slavery. In 1927, slaves were defined by the United Nations as someone “over whom any or all of the powers attached to the right of...
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Cyber-crime: Its History, Types, Methods and the Effects on Networks and Users
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...Benin, Congo or Nigeria. The perpetrators usually commit the crime by promising a large amount that is considered secret and whose processing should be carried out by the recipient of the email – who is actually the victim despite his newly assigned role as beneficiary of a large fund. The victim would then carry out all the financial obligations that would require the transfer of such fake amount of money, which could reach up to $100M, from the country of origin to his own country. The promise made is usually 20... % of the total amount of money transferred. While the victim is constantly advised by the perpetrators to keep everything secret, the situation becomes more and more complicated...
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Reality Television- Global Effects
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...Benin 2012, p.24... Reality Television- Global Effects Reality televisions are increasingly becoming popular with audiences across the global. For example, the season finale of the Block was Australians most watched television series since the Sydney Olympics in 200. The only other television broadcast that had such a vast audience was the funeral of princesses Diana. Reality television includes a number of programs aiming to be both entertaining and factual. A number of definitions become put across on what is reality television. Charlie Parsons, the creator of the Survivor series defines it as programs containing created and monitored producer environment that control the participants’ behavior (Benin...
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Hunting Tourism
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...Benin, and Cameroon among others were negligible. It was alleged that around 272 million acres had been open to the sport though the returns were quite dismal. In addition, as much as some scholars allege that hunting tourism generates tourism, it was determined that less than 10,000 people were hired on part time and permanent basis yet approximately 100 million people lived in the aforementioned countries (Bland, 2012). Despite various claims that hunting tourism increases... Hunting Tourism Hunting Tourism It is irrational to assume that hunting tourism is a responsible form of tourism since killing and being responsible cannot mix. However, some scholars argue that it is sustainable tourism and...
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Bridging Social Sciences
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...Benin, 2002-03. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 44(4), 543-571. Owoh, K. (1998). Creating room for manoeuvre: Structural adjustment and womens resistance in Nigeria (Order No. NQ27313).... Bridging Social Sciences Social Issue: Domestic Violence Q1 The social issue that needs to be addressed is domestic violence that is skewed exclusively against the women by their intimate partners who may be either their boyfriends or their spouses is an increasing epidemic of global proportion that has a serious and devastating physical and emotional effects on children and women. Very importantly there is a great concern and critical effort to combat domestic violence which has increasingly gained recognition ...
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History of World Civilizations Since 1700: Decolonization in both Asia and Africa in the decades following World War II
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...Benin, Guinea etc. The growing nationalism and the move towards independence among Africans... ?Decolonization in Asia and Africa Introduction Recorded history attests the several colonization and decolonization from the early years. Way back from the time of first and Second World War, countries like Great Britain, Germany, France, United States, and Spain had colonized other states and territories. Most of the countries that were colonized especially by the ‘great powers’ has shown to have remarkable development as to their economy, politics, society and community, culture, and language. However, other countries had been into decolonization. Hence, this paper tries to examine the factors and reasons...
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Systems of governance and authority
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...Benin, and Cameroun did not exist at the time the British gained control of the massive area in West Africa around River Niger. The British tried to bring the different communities together under one rule and one structure of governance. This move was met with great resistance, with some of the communities continuing with the struggle until their independence as early as 1960. The British lost touch with the local... Systems of Governance and ity Systems of Governance and ity A. The rise of imperialism or colonialism in Africa Africa has experienced two major periods of imperialism in its history namely the old imperialism and the new imperialism. The old imperialism occurred between the 15th and 18th ce...
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FDA FELLOSHIP ADMISSION
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...Benin, Togo, and Burkina Faso concerning HIV, malaria, child and maternity health. I have had research experiences in the area of clinical data management... FDA Fellowship Admission I have always been fascinated by the field of health care that I deemed it was my destiny to become a medical practitioner.The fascination evolved into ultimate commitment and dedication to this profession as I gained increasingly challenging experiences ranging from instructing various medical courses, delving into clinical practice, and even working as a community volunteer. Through my professional journey, I have recognized that there are enumerable health concerns and issues in the area of public health that need to be...
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Reality Television - Global Effects
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...Benin 2012, p.24... ? Reality Television- Global Effects Reality televisions are increasingly becoming popular with audiences across the global. For example, the season finale of the Block was Australians most watched television series since the Sydney Olympics in 200. The only other television broadcast that had such a vast audience was the funeral of princesses Diana. Reality television includes a number of programs aiming to be both entertaining and factual. A number of definitions become put across on what is reality television. Charlie Parsons, the creator of the Survivor series defines it as programs containing created and monitored producer environment that control the participants’ behavior...
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Soil order
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...Benin Mauritania Burkina Faso Ghana Nigeria Liberia Sierra Leone Mali Senegal East and Southern Africa Angola Eritrea Botswana Ethiopia Madagascar Kenya Lesotho Malawi... Soil order and their associated environmental climates Arid soil Soil order The soil orders of arid soils are always free-draining. However, these soils receive insufficient rainfall due to the climate and it is for this reason that they always retain their soluble salts. The order of arid soils is characterized by three levels which are: Oxisol Vertisol Entisol It is however important to note that not all arid soils are classified in the aridsol order. Some have unique compositions that place them in other orders of soil. Oxisols ...
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Cyber schooling in education
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...Benin & Brandt-Williams 1996; Hipp, 1997; Lake, 1999; Delahoussaye & Zemke, 2001). In addition to contact with other students, people who are enrolled in online courses have to compromise on another vital interaction, that is, communication with their teachers. Face-to-face interaction can reveal emotions related to learning; however, cyber school teachers cannot see their students. Due to this limitation, they cannot pick up on whether their students are interested in the class, as can teachers... Cyber Schooling in Education: Opposing Viewpoints Joshua McDonald Walden Cyber Schooling in Education: Opposing Viewpoints The practice of cyber schooling, where students take courses at home, using a...
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...Benin and Togo. It originated from the Yoruba religion. 24. Joropo is considered Venezuela’s national dance. Meanwhile, Tango is Argentina’s national dance. Finally, the Marinera dance is the Peruvian national dance. The Jarabe Tapatio dance is associated with the Mexican revolution. 25. The carnival was originally a religious celebration. It is usually celebrated in July. It is celebrated from the 22nd to the 26th of July because the people are also celebrating Saint James the Apostle Day (now known as the patron saint of Santiago de Cuba). 26. Blues genre is not a subset of jazz. Rural blues... ? Music Question Question 2 Instrument Country, tribe, region Category Brief 8.Diddley bow Africa American/...
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WRITE A 2500W0RDS ESSAY DICUSSING CRITICALLY HOW SEA MIGHT ACT AS A CATALAYST FOR INNOVATION WITHIN A SECTOR OF YOUR CHOICE.ILLUSTRATE YOUR ANSWER WITH REAL EXAMPLES
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...Benin has also initiated the SEA approach to resolve the transportation issues which has been considered as one of the six priority areas considered by the Benin Environmental Agency (ABE). This information gives support to the importance of SEA approach towards the betterment of Nigerian Transportation. The entire plan... from the fact that out of five SEAs undertaken in Cameroon from 1996 till 2004, three of them were into the transportation sector while the other two were related to nationwide participatory development and forest environment sector (ECA-b, 2005). The SEA approaches have not only influenced the Nigeria but it has also influenced several other...
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Cultural Event Report
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...Benin sparkled my moment there. On the Asian art site, I couldn’t help but let tears flow down my cheeks when I watched The Great Wave off Kanagawa and felt... A visit to the museum A visit to the museum A visit to the museum is always associated with happiness, a peace of mind and a feeling of elation. It relay wonderful memories that can be told and retold over ones lifetime. Furthermore, museums provide valuable information to anyone who visits them as well as learning experiences that can be resourceful to one’s environment. A museum is where artifacts are kept so that the public and future generations can have an opportunity to see them. Therefore, when Monica, my girlfriend, asked that we visit the ...
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Music in ghana
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...Benin. This genre has contributed many popular styles e.g. the agbadza and borborbor. There many other styles of southern Ghana music, which are, sang at festivals (Collins, 2006 p76). The northern region lies in the barely vegetated Sudan and Sahel grassland (Ham, 2009 p57). The music genres in this region is grouped into the larger West... Music in Ghana Music in Ghana The Ghanaian music can be grouped according to the genre of music, like any other country this Ghanahas many styles of modern and traditional music this is due to the many ethnic group that it hosts and the geographical location of Ghana in West Africa. This paper seeks to explore traditional music, which can be broken down into southern ...
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Law, war, and Empire
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...Benin in 1897, it had expected to find water at Agagi 12 miles from the capital. Unfortunately, on arriving all wells had dried up. They decided thereafter to push on without most supplies. The enemy in most cases takes... Law, War, and Empire Essay The Ramayana and the Maha Bharata are the main ancient sources of information concerning the Hindu beliefs and practices. Buddhism and Hinduism developed concurrently in India in the eastern and western regions respectively. Today Hinduism in India is the most prevalent. The Bhagavad-Gita appears as an article In the Mahabharata and is regarded as a pillar of the Hindu literature. It is a poem, which is a dialogue between prince Arjuma and the brother of king ...
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Vodun
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...Benin and Nigeria. The religion was carried to the West Indies specifically Haiti and other adjacent islands through slavery. The slaves from Africa practiced their inherent religion when... Vodun Introduction Vodun is one of the ancient religions that originated in Africa. This religion is commonly known as voodoo although it can be referred to as Vodoun, Vodou and Sevi Lwa. The term can be related to an African word that means 'spirit'. It is associated to religions such as Candomble, Lucumi, Macumba and Yoruba (Belgum, 1991; Robinson, 1998). This religion was believed to have started 6,000 years ago in Dahomey specifically the West African Yoruba people that occupied the present day Togo, Benin an...
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Assignment 6
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...Benin, this is not always the case. In regards to Benin... Liberal Philosophers should support cultural exemptions because cultural exemptions promote autonomy. In todays world, there are many different typesof culture that exist side by side in any society. This is a trend that has been taking place for hundreds of years, since the philosophy of Liberalism started to become more popular than earlier traditions. Many of the traditions it replaced were far less accepting of different cultures. In fact, their focus on a presumed “natural hierarchy among human beings” which was often used to justify bad treatment of others is a large part of the reason Liberalism was developed in the first place (Pike...
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International Management
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...Benin and Fan, 2012). Corruption level in the country is relative, compared to other nations in the globe. This is because latest Transparency international rating ranked it at number 89 out of the 180 nations (Holmberg and Rothstein, 2012). This is an improvement from previous ranking in which Rwanda was ranked 121 out of 163 countries in the year 2006. It also suggests expectation of higher transparency (The World Bank, 2010). Major export... ? International management: Rwanda Program: November 19, International management: Rwanda External environmental factors are important to decisions towards selection of a business location in the global set ups. Social and political stability as well as the legal...
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Architecture, Political Landscape and Urbanism on West Africa's Slave Coast
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...Benin. The state and the capital formed an important part of the Atlantic slave trade. Hueda Archaeological Project under the leadership of Kenneth Kelly, has, since 1991, discovered and mapped the form of a ditch-complex. Later on, the project has concentrated on the palace complex (Kelly, Brunache,& Norman 1999, p. 2). The archeological activities sought to elucidate the political order of the time. The town became desolate in 1772 after the conquest of the Dahomeans. Excavations in the Savi area have yielded locally made potteries and smoking pipes. The local pipes discovered were more than the imported. However... Task: Architecture, Political Landscape and Urbanism on West Africa's Slave Coast Even ...
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Examine the historical evolution of masquerade in 20th-century Africa
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...Benin. In Benin, young men dance wearing female masks during the festival known as Gelede in order to please their mothers. If they fail to do this, they may incur... Examine the historical evolution of masquerade in 20th-century Africa EXAMINE THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF MASQUERADE IN 20TH CENTURY AFRICA GRACE SARKAR Order No. 405802 03 March 2010 Table of Contents Introduction … 3 Forms of the Masquerades … 4 The Significance of the Masquerades’ Longevity ... 5 No African Name for Masquerades … 7 Major Religions to Influence Masquerades … 8 Influence of Christianity … 8 Influence of Islam … 9 The Sobering Effects … 10 Conclusion … 11 Sources … 12 EXAMINE T...
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Film Review (African Women in Films)
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...Benin. The film was completed in 1994. The film runs for almost one hour. The film dramatically shows the gender inequality culture of some societies. Moscowitz Boiler Plate Template The star system film shows how the African women did what was needed in order to survive into our 21st century (Moscowitz 3). The film shows the flagrant gender... May 29, African Women in Films Summary The film Women with Open Eyes is a French film. The documentary film has English subtitles. The film is an award-winning film masterpiece of Anne- Laure Folly, African auteur Film maker, focusing on the daily struggles of women in some countries (Moscowitz 2). The film focuses on the women of B. Faso, Senegal, Mali, and...
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Bill Clinton and Racial Reconciliation
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...Benin to African Americans for the country’s participation in the European slave trade. More... Bill Clinton and Racial Reconciliation Universally agreed upon as a sensitive term, reconciliationhas over time called for a meaningful definition that does not polarize but rather fulfill its intended purpose. It has become clear that three things are fundamental in realizing reconciliation in America its far-reaching effects that spread to both political and economic systems, importance of dialogue from the grass-roots level and restorative justice that calls attention to put right the harm created from past times. Racial reconciliation demands sensitivity when being expounded because any loose definitions...
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Issues in behavioral science
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...Benin : African Books Collective. Mensah, J. (2008). Neoliberalism and globalization in Africa: contestations from the embattled continent. New York : Palgrave Macmillan.... Effects of Globalization on Native Non-Western Cultural Practices Introduction Globalization entails the influence of modernized nations on the non-developed societies. These influences pose either optimistic or pessimistic impacts to the society at hand. The complexity of the impacts of globalization on the world cultures has over the time portrayed diversity. The western corporations and international businesses have immensely contributed to the aggressive spread of ideas, market economics, goods, and communication technologies...
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The atlantic slave trade 1460-1882
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...Benin (Dahomey) and Kongo. But on occasions special military campaigns were also organized to capture... History of Migration and Refugees The Atlantic Slave Trade (1460-1882) Tarasovna Shkabriy June, 2009 Joseph Cinque (Cinquez) on Board theAmistad, 1839 Published in Anthony Tibbles (ed.), Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity (London: HMSO, 1994), p. 44, fig. 7; original held by the Chicago Historical Society (ICHi 22004). Contents 1 Introduction 2 Beginnings of the Atlantic Slave Trade 3 Timeline of Key Events 4 Slave Migration 4.2 The Triangular Trade 4.3 Origins of the African Slaves 5 Slave Labour 5.2 Destinations of the African Slaves 5.3 Conditions under slavery 6 The Ending of the Slave...
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PhD Public Health- Health Service and Policy Research
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...Benin in 2007. Following this, I spent a year practicing optometry, which gave me an interesting view of challenges of health care providers, especially... I am writing to express my deep interest in entering the PhD program for Health Services and Policy Research in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. I believe that I have the skills, experience and interest necessary to make me an excellent candidate for the PhD program, and that I could be as much an asset to the University of Alberta as it could be an excellent opportunity for me. I have a wide and varied background. I am a Nigerian citizen, and received undergraduate education in optometry, graduating from University of Beni...
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Masquerades
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...Benin. In Benin, young men dance wearing female masks during the festival known as Gelede in order to please their mothers... Examine the historical evolution of masquerade in 20th-century Africa EXAMINE THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF MASQUERADE IN 20TH CENTURY AFRICA GRACE SARKAR Order No. 405802 03 March 2010 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Forms of the Masquerades 4 The Significance of the Masquerades' Longevity ... 5 No African Name for Masquerades 7 Major Religions to Influence Masquerades 8 Influence of Christianity 8 Influence of Islam 9 The Sobering Effects 10 Conclusion 11 Sources 12 EXAMINE THE HIST...
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Contraceptive
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...Benin. However, the study also reported low uptake of contraception methods among most adolescents (Osaikhuwuomwan & Abieyuwa, 2013). Emergency contraceptives are the other commonly used contraceptive measures. According to Hickey & White (2014), most college students are aware of the emergency contraception and its availability over the counter. However, the researchers also cited that there is low confidentiality in the use of emergency contraception as a method to prevent unplanned pregnancies among the students (p. 30). The level of awareness of emergency contraception and access to the pills over the counter was high among adolescents in San... Adolescent contraceptives: a literature review s The...
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New Orleans Jazz Bands
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...Benin, West Africa, laid down the foundation that carries one of the contemporary society’s most novel practices. Secret societies ascribed to the Yoruba and Dahomean people assured fellow tribesmen... ? New Orleans Jazz Bands One aspect that emerges as quite distinguishable in the New Orleans culture is jazz funeral. Among all American cities, jazz funerals in New Orleans were only peculiar to New Orleans, as noted by Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe in 1819. In his book-Bourbon Street Black, Danny Barker; the late jazzman wrote that funeral is observed a major celebration. He cited the roots of jazz funeral dating back to Africa. About four centuries ago, the Yoruba of Nigeria and the Dahomeans of...
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Africa
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...Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Senegal and in Uganda. (White & Killick, 2001) More than 50% of African population still lives in slums, which are mud houses with wooden sheets. Slum houses are made without prior planning. Sewerage system is uncovered and garbage dumps are lying open. Slum houses do... Impact of Poverty In Africa Number: IMPACT OF POVERTY IN AFRICA The continent Africa comprises of 53 different countries spreading on the total area of 3, 03, 68, 609 km square including adjacent islands. Mediterranean and red sea separate the continent from Europe and Asia respectively. Certain parts of African society are faced with lack of basic human needs due to number of reasons. These reasons include armed ...
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