An estimated 130,000 Africans attempted the journey in 2015 alone, most are escaping the entrenched day-to-day norm of institutionalized and grinding poverty. Some call it the residual effects of a bygone colonial era, however, in our opinion, this is not true. This report highlights the situation: the african diaspora is adrift.
Urgent measures should be started as soon as possible. It is incredible that the population of such a rich continent, full of natural resources, has to flee because lack of food, work opportunities, education and health services. Look at the region´s profile.
On Sunday June 26, 2016 the new expansion to the Panama Canal was inaugurated by the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela. Here is a good article and video from the Washington Post. [quads id=”1″]
The number of Internet users in China continues to grow, according to the China Internet Network Information Center. For June 30, 2015 there were 668 million Internet users in China. The report states that nearly 49 percent of China’s population goes online.
The report also says that the number of female Internet users has also increased. Out of every 100 Internet users, 55 are men and 45 are women.
About 89 percent of China’s Internet users get their online access through mobile devices—an increase of more than 3 percent from six months ago. More than 85 percent of the users have opted for faster options such as 3G and 4G networks.
The average amount of time Internet users spends online every week is 25 hours and 36 minutes, 30 minutes less compared to six months ago.
The report also says that 91 percent of Internet users have used at least one online chat application, 56 percent of all users have shopped online, and 54 percent made online payments in the first half of 2015. For more data on China, click here.