Author: Jennifer Philipp

ABUJA, Nigeria — Corruption in Nigeria is largely upheld by the state and its institutions, all the way from the police force, to the federal and state executive councils. National officials believe the source of corruption lies in the economy of Nigeria’s natural resources, specifically oil and natural gas. Addressing the source of corruption is integral to both the political stabilization and economic growth of Nigeria. Here are 10 important facts about corruption in Nigeria. 10 Facts About Corruption in Nigeria Corruption in Nigeria is persecuted via the Criminal Code and the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Act. Bribes,…

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SEATTLE, Washington — Australia, the world’s only country to encompass an entire continent, is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Australian residents have access to high-quality healthcare and above average incomes. The country is also home to unique living environments influenced by coral reefs, large deserts and coastal forests. Here are the top 10 facts about living conditions in Australia. Top 10 Facts About Living Conditions in Australia Healthcare – Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world, contributing to its high average life expectancy of 83 years. Australia government administers its universal healthcare through tax…

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SEATTLE — Many citizens in the United States would categorize the continent of Africa as being predominantly developing. But what actually makes a developing country? Without understanding the classification system of the various worlds, along with the specifications that would classify a country as developing, it is difficult to have an informed perspective on the subject. The Term “Third World” Originates From the Cold War Today, the term “developing” is more appropriate to refer to the economically developing nations of Asia, Africa and Latin America, instead of “Third World.” The Cold War represented a division between two industrialized powerhouses, the…

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