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Which Shirt Do You Wear? Tribal Blue or National Blue?

Confessions to Make           Prejudice is frowned upon, but have you ever guessed someone's tribe solely based on their view of the world and the basis of their thoughts towards a subject? I have done it so many times, betting against myself, and I have not lost majority of the time! Are people's opinions shaped by their surroundings? What about the people who grew up outside of their tribe or group? Is there an exception to the rule?  Different School of Thought           The term is used for any group of people who have common thinking towards a specific subject or issue. For example, there is a group of people who think the earth is flat, the Flat-Earthers. These groups share an opinion or an outlook discipline, belief, economics, cultural movement and so on. In academic sense, it is used to refer to a group of thinkers who share a more common approach to a field of study. Is it hereditary to come from the same school of thought as your fellow tribal men and women? Common I

Is Somalia Ready for Infrastructure Investments from DP World?

  DP World History           DP World is an Emirati multinational logistics company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It specialises in cargo logistics, port terminal operations, maritime services and free trade zones. DP World handles 70 million containers that are brought in by around 70,000 vessels annually. This equates to roughly 10% of global container traffic accounted for by their 82 marine and inland terminals present in over 40 countries.           One part of the company was initially founded in 1972 by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first President of the United Arab Emirates. The company was named Dubai Port Authority and was responsible for the operation of the port of Dubai. Then, a subsequent small company, named DP World was founded in 1989 by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, the current CEO. The company started out as a small port operator in Dubai and has since grown to become one of the largest logistics companies in the world.  Formed in 2005 by the merger of