China planned to invest into Africa by building a huge city all at once. How would that work? Africa is poor enough what makes you think that building thousands of houses costing at the cheapest $80,000 when an average citizen there makes £1.30 a day. China International Trust and Investment Corporation decided to build this without ever asking the question of who can afford to move here? Sebastiano Antonio, 17 has to travel 3 hours a day just to attend school there. The whole project costed $3.5 billion.
When I found this I instantly thought of the game Sim City. My cities always fail when I instantly try to create cities without first building up to that point. The Chinese corporation should learn something from playing Sim City. The thought of building a city instantly might seem like a good idea, but is very unrealistic. A city can not just appear without sources. For instance Dubai seemed like it just sprouted off the earth, but they have oil, and a lot of it. Personally I would invest into creating better paying jobs for the African people first. With better paying jobs Africans then can afford homes. It will take a long time for this to happen though. I do not understand the concept behind building expensive houses without providing jobs.
Iraq is a beautiful country with a vibrant culture and rich history. However, when you think of Iraq, images of chaos and destruction likely come to your mind due to US involvement and media saturation. Despite that, it’s a country with an emerging economy. The base currency of Iraq is the dinar. Current economic volatility […]
The elegant and classy gemstone jewelry immediately diverts people's attention with its glowing beauty. However, people have been wearing and using them since the ancient era for styling and overall well-being. Fashionistas, celebrities, and public figures also pair gemstone ornaments with any modern dress, whether western or ethnic. The mesmerizing blend of colors and their […]
Image Source: Unsplash From dishwashers to programmable coffee makers, there's no denying that household appliances make our lives easier. In this article, we'll be taking a look at 10 different appliances that will make your life a whole lot easier. So without further ado, let's get started! Dishwasher Say goodbye to hours spent scrubbing dishes […]
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