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Since time immemorial, the world has been filled with dreamers who come along and changed the way things are. There’s a well-known Swahili proverb that goes, ‘Panapo Nia, Pana Njia,’ which roughly translates as ‘Where there’s a will, there’s a way.’ This is more than just a young Kenyan’s quest to bring digital transformation to…

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One of the most famous American writers, Henry David Thoreau, had eloquently described the importance of self-discovery in his famous books. ‘Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.‘ Henry David Thoreau Some people are fortunate enough to find themselves in a heartbeat, while others spend a lifetime searching for their place…

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The quaint Scandinavian country of Denmark has time and again been listed as one of the happiest countries in the world. The Danes, perhaps, have unearthed the secret to contentment and bliss. It is worth noting that this is not the only area in which they are excelling in. Many Danish startups and innovations have…

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One does not need to look further than the mountainous nation of Armenia for inspiration to survive and thrive. There is an old Armenian proverb that says, ‘The sun won’t stay behind the cloud forever.‘ It’s a wisdom passed down from generation to generation that has seen them through both good and bad times. The…

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A famous Japanese proverb states, ‘Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.‘ The concept of ‘sensei’ traditionally used to address martial arts teachers and instructors has been used time and again to describe exceptional teachers and mentors that have shown an amazing quality to lead and inspire…

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A valiant Eastern European nation has been time and again immortalized in the works of literary icons across history and one such masterpiece by the Ukrainian-born celebrated literary figure Nikolai Gogol transports us back in time to witness the beauty of his homeland. Do you know the Ukrainian night ? Oh, you do not know…

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A unique island nation in the Caribbean with an extraordinary past –Haiti is home to many notable historical women figures deeply etched in the fabric of its history. This country has seen enormous challenges and has always stood through the test of time to overcome them all. And there in this magnificent land lived fearless…

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In the world of business, an investor can make or break a company. The importance of having a solid relationship with investment partners is one of the unwritten rules in the playbook of how to run a successful business. Every startup, old or new, had to face the tough choice of choosing the right investors…

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The term ‘Superwomen’ conjures up a diverse image of women with exceptional qualities and sometimes often with godly superpowers that would save the world. But for us mere mortals here on this planet, our definition of superwomen extends to the new generation of women who are changing the world in their own way, with or…

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The world of gaming has a unique history. It is quite ironic that the first games were developed as an effect of the creation of the breakthrough mainframe computers that were used for codebreaking in the World War II era. As computers got more powerful and entered the arena of academic institutions, there were a…

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The legend of Saint Olga of Kyiv is widely well-known in the European continent. The story of revenge and redemption of a Queen who set out to avenge the death of her King and protect her kingdom is not your typical medieval fairytale. The gripping story has become more than ever a source of inspiration…

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There is something about Nigeria that has produced such an amazing troupe of trailblazing humans. Is it something in the air, is it something in the land … these are questions that leave us astonished as we continue to cross paths with exceptional individuals who have been born and raised in the country, nicknamed the…

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There are two famous Singaporean phrases that identify the two thresholds of human psychology. The Hokkien-derived phrase Kiasi translates to ‘being afraid of taking risks‘ and Kiasu translates to the ‘fear of missing or losing out‘. It represents two different spectrums of the human mindset. The ‘Kiasuism‘ behavior creates a fierce competitive edge in people…

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A faith founded in the early 15th century has paved the way in showing the world what service to humanity looks like. The Golden Temple, the most revered spiritual site of Sikhism, bears witness to the way of life their Guru’s teachings have shown to the community. Each day a लंगर/ langar or communal free…

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The Pidgin English, a lingua franca that is spoken by the majority of the population in West Africa is known for its unique blend of English with the local dialects. There is a famous phrase, ‘Jollof Rice wey dey for the bottom of pot today go dey for the top of cooler tomorrow.’, which loosely…

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Some art transcends time, some art change history, and some art achieve immortality. The Ukrainian national icon, poet, and artist, Taras Shevchenko’s works and poems have resonated through the ethos of his nation for centuries. Once more the poet’s beloved country is at a test of fate and the people once again find themselves fighting…

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There is a famous Spanish proverb, ‘Si te caes siete veces, levántate ocho‘, which would loosely translate to ‘If you fall seven times, get up eight‘. This Hermano , whose life has been an embodiment of strength and courage, had walked into a motivational group and left all the listeners clutching for hope in the…

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In the enthralling Arabian folktales , there are several mentions of Peri/Pari (پری ), the western equivalent of fairies. Such a doe-eyed ‘Pari‘ had attended this cyber-security discussion forum and enchanted half of the attendees with her knowledge and wit. There is a saying that people walk into our lives not by chance but for…

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It was a summer ago when we were introduced to this incredible human in a Linux Group. Clouds of smoke filled the room from his vape. This young Iraqiyyun with his sense of humour would bring in resounding laughter from any crowd around him. He still grimaces whenever I would call him out and tell…