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10 Amаzing Thingѕ Tо Dо In Ghаnа

AFRICANGLOBE - Whеthеr оr not уоu are a firѕt timе trаvеlеr tо Ghаnа оr уоu’rе rеturning fоr a repeat visit, thеrе аrе vеrу many thingѕ tо ѕее and do in thiѕ соuntrу. Mоrе thаn 1,000,000 tоuriѕtѕ tоur Ghаnа every уеаr, аnd thе friendly trорiсаl lосаl weather makes the region a trеndу vacation ѕроt for wildlifе аnd nаturе lоvеrѕ. Diѕсоvеr which attractions уоu dоn’t wаnt to miѕѕ on уоur next visit to Ghana.

The Real Reason Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Visited Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - Mark Zuckerberg is a smooth salesman, as you would expect from someone who heads a corporation that has managed to attract a billion people to its network within a few short years. What was he doing in Africa last week? He was on a grand education tour, he claimed. In truth, Facebook has come to Africa because

Ten Historical Sites To Visit In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa is not only blessed with warm weather, a variety of wildlife and great people and food, but also with great historical sites that tell the diverse and rich history of the continent. Below are top 10 historical sites that you should visit during your next trip.

Japan’s Chequebook Diplomacy In Africa Lacks Sincerity

AFRICANGLOBE - Japan's attempt at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in late August to politicize the so-called Japan-Africa summit cannot convince Africa of its sincerity in offering help. Japan wants to secure African support for its intended entry into the UN Security Council. Africa's oil is another target of Japan's after an earthquake forced the closure of the Fukushima nuclear station.

Britain’s New African Empire – A Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE - Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange control over $1trillion worth of Africa’s resources in just five commodities – oil, gold, diamonds, coal and platinum. They have mines or mineral licences in 37 African countries and control vast swathes of Africa’s land: their concessions cover a staggering 1.03 million square kilometres on the continent. This is over four times the size of the UK and nearly one twentieth of Africa’s total land area. The ‘Scramble for Africa’ is proceeding apace, with the result that African governments have largely handed over their treasure.

The 10 Most Well-Known Countries In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - What I set out to do in this piece is to map out 10 of the most well-known countries on the continent. I must, however, point out that it was not easy to choose the 10 out of 54 African countries. My choice is thus subjective, but I have tried to point out why these countries deserve to be on this list. I have based my selection on the basis of history, geography, political influence, culture, personalities and accidents/incidents.

Racist India Looking To Africa For Uranium Supplies

AFRICANGLOBE - On the sidelines of its campaign for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India is likely to ask African countries to relax commitment to the Pelindaba Treaty which controls supply of uranium from key mineral hubs of Africa to the rest of the world.

10 Things They Never Told You About Africa – Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE - There are too many negative facts about the African continent floating around the Internet, so here's an attempt to increase the number of positive writings on the continent. Let your perceptions be changed!

Africa Is Undeniably An Emerging Market

AFRICANGLOBE - Already, African manufacturing is expanding. Fifteen percent of China’s direct investment in Africa goes to factories. Yes, that’s right—China, workshop of the world, is building industrial plants in low-cost Africa.

Tourists Hide Their Faces In Shame For What They’re About To...

AFRICANGLOBE - Last week, 13 wealthy European tourists descended on three farms near the rural South African town of Alldays , where one of the most shameful events ever conceived had been planned for their amusement.

Is 50 Cent Moving To Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - Is US rapper 50 Cent moving to Africa? The 40-year-old recording artist, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson, has posted a video of his new “crib” somewhere in Africa without revealing its whereabouts.

The Top 10 Fastest Growing Economies In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The continent is currently experiencing an average economic growth of between 5 and 8% a year. It’s the youngest region in the world, and by 2040, is expected to have the largest workforce in the world at 1.1 billion people.

A Re-Evaluation Of Africa And China

AFRICANGLOBE - China’s strategy (and intention) with investment in Africa is still largely a mystery. Commentary ranges from complimentary assessment as a true economic development partner to derogatory indications as the “new colonizer.”

35 Quick Facts About Africa That Will Amaze You

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the world’s most educated President with 7 degrees, two of them are Masters. Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China’s. Check out these and many other amazing facts about Africa.

Africa Will Have Just One Low Income Country By 2050

AFRICANGLOBE - As the second-fastest growing region in the world, Africa has enjoyed robust economic growth in recent years. Most African countries that are today considered low income will transit to middle income within 15 years.

Accra, Nairobi Adding Millionaires Faster Than Any Other African Cities

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ghanaian capital of Accra is expected to add dollar millionaires at the fastest rate of any African city over the next decade, as a stable political climate and developed banking system help boost financial services, telecommunications and property development.