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Christmas in South Africa

The classrooms are empty, and the beaches are full. In South Africa, this can mean only one thing: it’s Christmastime in the Rainbow Nation.

Iran Becoming Self Sufficient In Yellow Cakes

Iran the Islamic republic has started producing Yellow Cake which is an important raw material required in developing nuclear fuel. Iran has become self-sufficient in producing all the materials required to produce nuclear fuel. It has made its nuclear plant self sufficient according to the head of Iraq’s Atomic Energy Organization.

Egypt’s Independent Media

During the months prior to November’s parliamentary elections, the independent media in Egypt took a hit. Although officials gave poor excuses for their silencing of various opposition journalists, evidence suggests that all was done to give the NDP the lead in the elections. Should allegations of government infiltration into the opposition prove to be true it will be difficult to refute the idea that the illegal Muslim Brotherhood is the only opposition to Egypt’s NDP.

Being Unable to Afford Food Is Not Only a Developing World Issue

Food scarcity is not only a third world issue. There are also families in the UK reliant on emergency food parcels from charities. At the same time it is calculated the UK generates 8.3 million tonnes of food and drink waste each year.

Immigration Into Ireland

Towards the end of the 1990s Ireland became a prosperous country. The Celtic Tiger as it was known lasted from 1995 to 2007. From 2000 on thousands of non national workers and asylum seekers came to Ireland.

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