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This 12-Year-Old Started A Bow Tie Company That Already Has $150,000...

AFRICANGLOBE - A 12-year-old entrepreneur who started a bow tie company three years ago has already hit $150,000 in sales. Moziah Bridges appeared on CNBC recently to promote his holiday collaboration with Cole Haan.

15-Year-Old Creates, Runs $3.5M Global Tech Company

AFRICANGLOBE - A 15-year-old high school student who started a tech company when he was 12, took it global and now employs more than 100 people three years later and is giving God the all the glory for his success.

Oppenheimer Family Investing In South African Tech Start-Ups

AFRICANGLOBE - E. Oppenheimer & Son has become an investor in South African venture capital company 4Di Capital, in a move that sees the...

South Africa: Massive Dismissals of Miners Continue

The end in the strife in the mining industry in South Africa is not over, as employers are now putting their foot down after...

Meet The Man Who’s Shaping Africa’s Future

Just like the great American civil right activist Martin Luther King Jnr. had a dream of an equal social existence, so did Ghanaian-born entrepreneur,...

CEO to Workers: I May Fire You if Obama Wins

David Siegel, the owner of Westgate Resorts, sent a surprising email to his employees Monday.It said that if President Barack Obama wins re-election and...

Ethiopia: Investors Partner to Construct Largest Steel Factory

Ethiopian-Saudi investor, Sheikh Mohammed Al-Amoudi is this week expected to partner an Italian firm in the construction of a $764 million steel factory.Officials said...

Race, Fashion & Beauty

Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabanna says it meant no disrespect by sending what many have characterized as racist imagery down its runway.The...

Ethiopian Airlines to Build One of the World’s Largest Cargo Terminals

A German company, ICM airport techniques, has been awarded the turnkey project for the construction of an Ethiopian Airlines cargo warehouse that has a...

French Firm Safran Fined for Bribing Nigerian Officials

The French electronics firm Safran has been fined 500,000 euros for bribing Nigerian officials in order to win a multi-million euro contract to make...

Oil Firm Triples Oil Prospects for Kenya and Ethiopia

Canadian oil exploration company, Africa Oil Corporation has raised fresh hopes that Kenya’s oil find could be commercially viable after the firm tripled its...

Marikana Massacre Marks The End Of South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Settlement?

AFRICANGLOBE - The killing of 34 striking miners by police at the Marikana mine in South Africa last Friday is a tragedy that touches more than just the families and communities of the dead. It also highlights the failure of post-apartheid South Africa to improve the lives of a majority of its citizens.

South African Miners Turn to Julius Malema

Having been failed by the unions, the platinum company they worked for, and Jacob Zuma's government, the furious residents of the small squatter camp...

Nigeria’s ‘Infrastructure Master Plan to Attract New Investors’

Nigeria's Minister of Trade and Investment has said that government will soon come up with an infrastructure master plan that will drive new investments...

Ethiopia May Operate Gas Fields Amid Dispute With China’s PetroTrans

Ethiopia’s government may develop gas fields in its eastern Somali region itself or with a partner while a contractual dispute with a Chinese oil...

Meet Nigerian Billionaire, Abdulsamad Rabiu

AFRICANGLOBE - Abdulsamad Rabiu was born into affluence. His father, Isyaku Rabiu, was one of the richest and most influential businessmen in Nigeria in the 1970s and 80s.

The Ethiopian Billionaire: Sheikh Mohammed Al Amoudi

Sheikh Al-Amoudi made his fortune in Saudi Arabia, but he remains intensely loyal to the country of his birth- Ethiopia.Mohammed Al-Amoudi is literally a...

South African Miners Sue Anglo American

Mining company Anglo American SA (AASA) has been ordered by a High Court in the United Kingdom to release documents to South African gold...

Protea Hotels in African Expansion Drive

South Africa's Protea Hospitality Group has signed an agreement for the construction of its fourth hotel in Uganda, as part of a US$130-million African...

Zimbabwe Suspends Platinum Mine’s Access to Banking Services

Zimbabwe Platinum Holdings says it did not break the law following the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's order last week for banks to stop processing...

Airbus to Increase A400M Work Packages in South Africa

Airbus Military plans to increase the scale and complexity of A400M work packages in South Africa and is currently renegotiating the packages with Denel...

South Africa’s Transnet Announces R300 Billion Investment

Years after the resources boom skipped South Africa, the biggest culprit in the country's failure to capitalise on global demand for minerals has found...