Home » Archives by category » Business
Serving New Masters: The Root Acquired By Univision

Serving New Masters: The Root Acquired By Univision

AFRICANGLOBE – What: La Fabrica, a division of Univision Communications, is acquiring African American focussed site The Root from Graham Holdings, the former owner of the Washington Post and current owner of digital properties including Slate.

Africa’s Economy To Strengthen In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE – Africa’s overall economy should advance in 2015, expanding by 4.5 percent, showing resilience despite weak commodity prices, an annual report published Monday said.

Continue reading …
Africa, The Cradle Of Mankind: 7 Maps That Will Convince You Africa Is Where To Invest Right Now

AFRICANGLOBE – I am happy most people will know by now that Africa is not a country but a continent made up of 54 countries. A number of people now believe Africa is undergoing an amazing transition for the better. And some African countries are growing economically faster than countries on other continents.

Continue reading …
Ethiopia’s Economy To Grow 10.5 Percent In 2015/16

AFRICANGLOBE – Ethiopia’s economy is expected to grow by 9.5 percent this fiscal year ending June before accelerating to 10.5 percent in 2015/16, the World Bank said on Friday, adding inflation will remain in single digits during this period. The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has touted its economic achievements before Sunday’s election, although no one doubts it will sweep to power again.

Continue reading …
1921: Black Business District In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Attacked, Aerially Bombed, Victims Dumped In Mass Graves

AFRICANGLOBE- May 31st, 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma. The ‘Negro Wall Street’ district of the Greenwood neighborhood is bombed from the air. Whites invade the enviable Black business district, looting, burning and killing. The police commandeer private planes. The 101st Airborne is flown in. A load of dynamite is dropped. 75 instantly killed. Hundreds of homes and businesses destroyed. Four truckloads of bodies are shoveled into mass graves along the Arkansas river. 4,000 Black men, women, and children arrested and placed in concentration camps, where they are required to carry ‘passes’. The city quickly re-zones the neighborhood so that the railroad can be run through, thus completing the destruction of that neighborhood.

Continue reading …
$50 Billion Stolen From Africa By Foreign Firms Annually

AFRICANGLOBE – Global economy commentators say that Africa is currently raising but the billions of dollars that the continent is losing could, halt that rise, if not stopped. Experts say there’s a good reason to be worried because the amount of outflows of revenue from Africa are higher than the amounts received by the continent, annually in development aid and much greater than amounts raised annually by most African governments in taxes.

Continue reading …
Detroit’s Black Economic Recovery, By Bus

AFRICANGLOBE – A few months ago, when Carole Watson realized there was little media attention paid to Black-owned businesses in Detroit, she set out not only to create a tour, but to make a statement about being Black in the rapidly changing city. “I just said to myself, ‘I don’t want to hear another story about the renaissance of Detroit and not have it include my people,’” Watson said. “God has created enough for everybody. So why do we have to work so hard for exposure?”

Continue reading …
Financing A Franchise: How To Do It Right

AFRICANGOBE – Establishing a business requires the investment of a great amount of time, effort and money. Most potential franchise owners do not have the capital needed to launch and run an enterprise effectively, and therefore rely on borrowing.

Continue reading …
A Salute To Black Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE – Here are five contemporary Black entrepreneurs who have incredible lessons we all can learn from in our quest for entrepreneurial success!

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 328123Next ›Last »