Kao Cenderik

  • 10 Most Promising Careers And Professions Emerging In Africa

    By Kao Cenderik, 2:56 am AFKI Original

    As some world economies recover, analysts and investors are looking at the enormous possibilities for growth and development in Africa. Though unemployment in some African nations reportedly remains higher than 25 percent, general numbers are improving, and many believe that emerging economies in Africa are set to expand rapidly in the coming years. With more […]

  • First Nations To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    By Kao Cenderik, 9:00 am

    The Netherlands became the first nation to legalize same-sex marriage in 2000. The law gave Dutch same-sex couples the right to get married, to divorce, and to adopt children.

  • 10 Nations with Massive Prison Populations

    By Kao Cenderik, 10:54 am

    Overcrowding is a problem in prisons across the world. The last time a worldwide count was conducted in 2001, the United Nations reported more than 8.5 million people were being held in penal institutions in countries that took part in the census. Experts believe the numbers have increased significantly since then, particularly in the U.S. […]

  • World’s Longest-Reigning Monarchs

    By Kao Cenderik, 11:00 am

    Once the most common form of government on the planet, monarchy has waned over the last few centuries. Many countries have done away with kings and queens altogether, while others have simply curtailed the power of their monarchs with constitutions, parliaments and other checks and balances. Whether they stay on as figureheads or as vital […]

  • 10 Of The World’s Most Exotic Pets

    By Kao Cenderik, 9:00 am

    The pet industry has been expanding by leaps and bounds, hitting a record $81 billion in sales in recent years with pet owners paying for everything from pet magazines to pet yoga classes. The number of pets in China has reportedly grown by 28 percent in the last five years, and similar trends have been […]

  • 10 Most Popular Automobiles Worldwide

    By Kao Cenderik, 11:14 am

    Worldwide, more than 80 million new automobiles are produced each year. The majority are manufactured in China. The U.S. is the second-largest producer of automobiles, manufacturing about 10 million vehicles in 2012. Japan, Germany, and South Korea are next on the list. The U.S. topped the list for most of modern history, but was overtaken […]