Couple pick up 5m replica of Michelangelo’s David for $500 for their backyard | ABC News

A new garden ornament in Tasmania’s north-west is turning heads. It’s a copy of the famous 16th Century piece of art from the Italian Renaissance, the state of David, but getting it ready for display took a giant effort. Guy Stayner reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-14/michelangelo-david-statue-replica-northern-tasmania/11967284 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Couple pick up 5m replica of Michelangelo’s David for $500 for their backyard | ABC News

African Union leaders attempt to solve Ethiopian dam dispute

The African Union summit is looking at the dispute between Cairo, Khartoum and Addis Ababa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam and the appropriation of the Blue Nile River’s resources. The disagreement is over access to water: Ethiopia is building a dam which Egypt says will severely curtail the amount of reserves in the river. Several … Read more African Union leaders attempt to solve Ethiopian dam dispute

Essam Heggy on the Nile: ‘Great river but in a challenging place’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

The Nile River, at 7,000 kilometres (4,350 miles), is Africa’s longest river. Its waters run through 11 countries and for the 280 million people living alongside its banks, the Nile symbolises life itself. Just as it did for those who settled along the river centuries ago. Some fear if the dispute is not resolved, the … Read more Essam Heggy on the Nile: ‘Great river but in a challenging place’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Why are Egypt and Ethiopia fighting over the Nile? | Start Here

Ethiopia has been building a new hydroelectric dam that’s promising to revive its economy and bring electricity to millions of people in mostly rural areas. But the Grand Renaissance Dam has its critics. Mainly Egypt, which says its water supply is in danger, and its people depend on that flow for consumption and farming. In … Read more Why are Egypt and Ethiopia fighting over the Nile? | Start Here

“The Philosophy Book” Published by Dorling Kindersley

“The Philosophy Book” is a beginner’s textbook for the study and understanding of philosophy. Starting at the very source of modern thought, the large collection of essays from leading experts provides a highly useful reference point for students and interested readers. The book does not re-print very much of the original works, rather it provides … Read more “The Philosophy Book” Published by Dorling Kindersley