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A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption and Economic Opportunity

A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption and Economic Opportunity

A new story is emerging in Africa and it is being told by those most crucial in determining Africa’s future – its citizens. Their concerns are shifting away from tribal clashes and state-driven violence toward a new set of issues. Africa’s citizens are disappointed by the performance of their governments, concerned about pervasive corruption, and face a dire lack of economic opportunities. Join us for a live webinar discussion with leading Africa experts to learn about the findings from a new Centre for International Governance Innovation-GlobeScan poll on conflict and change in Africa.

 

 

Arena Energy provides support to help HCC VAST students gain independence

Arena Energy provides support to help HCC VAST students gain independence

Photo: During the August 18, 2016 meeting of the Houston Community College Board of Trustees, a representative with the Arena Energy Foundation presented the HCC Foundati...

Lone Star College students receive scholarships to pursue training for petrochemical careers

Lone Star College students receive scholarships to pursue training for petrochemical careers

PHOTO CUTLINE: ExxonMobil presented 39 local area college students $45,000 in scholarships during a recent graduation ceremony. Pictured from left are Maribeth Stitt, LSC...

HCC student receives scholarship from ExxonMobil

HCC student receives scholarship from ExxonMobil

BAYTOWN [August 15, 2016] — With the Gulf Coast area petrochemical industry

needing more than 50,000 new workers within the decade, Houston Community College

(HCC) is among...

Ridership Growth Celebrated as Revamped Network Turns One

Ridership Growth Celebrated as Revamped Network Turns One

The numbers show METRO's Transportation Network is experiencing unprecedented growth. The period from September 2015 to July 2016 marks the largest ridership growth in a ...

HOUSTON LAUNCHES PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY (PACE) PROGRAM

HOUSTON LAUNCHES PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY (PACE) PROGRAM
Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Texas PACE Authority today announced the launch of a

commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE program in Houston, providing an

addit...

Lone Star College awarded grant to help first time in college students succeed

Lone Star College awarded grant to help first time in college students succeed

HOUSTON (July 19, 2016) –  Lone Star College will partner with AmeriCorps Texas to build a mentoring program for first generation college students. The program will be dev...

Service Interruption Planned For METRORail Green/ Purple Lines To Make Way For Super Bowl Preps

Downtown Houston is busy with preparations for Super Bowl LI including work at the Marriott Marquis, Houston First  and Texaco buildings.  Those various construction proje...

What They’re Fighting Over

What They’re Fighting Over

By Lee H. Hamilton

Barring a surprise at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, the race for the presidency is set. So this seems a good time to...

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