Why I Chose Hinduism Over Christianity – Biola Ige

One of Nigeria's top actress has recently announced that she has converted from Christianity to Hinduism.  Something that Julia Roberts announced a year or so ago.  Here is her interview where she discusses the reason.Did you become an Hindu when you travelled to India or while you were in Nigeria?I was a Hinduist before I travelled to India. I was a Christian before I changed my faith and I must tell you I have found peace in Hinduism. And in India, I felt at home. I didn’t feel like ret … [Read more...]

Gravity Light: LED lamp powered by sand or rocks for the poor villages of Africa

Gravity Light: A generator powered by weight of gravity, which has been built for the developing and poor countries.  It does not use any battery nor any expensive stuff.  It would cost the people $5 to buy and there is no running cost.  It comes with a durable bag, which can be filled with stones or sand and the weight of that creates the power to light the lamp or even run a radio. It is an incredible idea indeed!   Related articles from External SourcesA $5 LED Lamp Powered … [Read more...]

Nigerian School Girls power a generator from Pee

In a country of chronic shortage, Nigerian school girls have come up with an idea to harness the Urine to power a generator.  It may not be commercial viable or useful, but it is still intriguing :) … [Read more...]

India has more rich than UK and more poor than entire Sub Saharan Africa Combined!

India is situation is interesting and plight incomparable.  Here are three stats that portray India's dichotomy:Three Indian states - Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal -  have a combined population of 421 million of "poor" people using the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), which measures a range of "deprivations" at household level.  This was developed and applied by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative with UNDP support.  This number is more than that in the 26 poorest A … [Read more...]

10 million Indians want to emigrate to US

Most people are not satisfied with where they are. They would like to move out of their present countries to "greener pastures".It seems of all the destinations in the world, US of A is the most desired. 150 million of the world's adults would like to move to US.Other desired countries are UK (45 mn), Canada (42 mn), France (32 mn), and Saudi Arabia (31 mn).Of those wanting to come to US, maximum are from China (22 million), India (10 mn), Brazil (7 mn), Nigeria (15 mn), Bangladesh (8 … [Read more...]