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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
AFRICANGLOBE - While other major African airlines, including Kenya Airways and South African Airways, slid into loss, Ethiopian Airlines has grown its revenue and expanded its routes to become the most networked carrier on the continent.
AFRICANGLOBE - Next time President Jacob Zuma sends a government delegation outside the country to learn how other governments run state companies he must consider an unlikely tutor, Ethiopia. Poor as it is compared to South Africa, Ethiopia can teach our government officials a thing or two on how to run state companies profitably without bleeding state coffers.
AFRICANGLOBE - Africa still has huge potential, with its rapidly growing working age population and huge relatively unexploited market of more than 1-billion people. Now, if ever, is the time for its economies to implement structural reforms to speed up growth and cut poverty.
AFRICANGLOBE - The African Union is preparing to launch its African Standby Force in December. In October and November 2015, the continent’s armies will meet for a joint field training exercise called Amanai Africa II in South Africa. The exercise is aimed at developing the ASF to its full operational capability by the end of the year. We take a look at the top 10 most powerful armies on the continent.
AFRICANGLOBE - Renewable energy, the sharing economy and transportation innovation are reshaping economies across the world. Will Africa be able to leapfrog in its development to build revolutionary electricity, manufacturing and transportation networks?
AFRICANGLOBE - German propagandists are going one step further and are beating the drums for new wars in Africa. Given the deep international economic crisis, which has now also afflicted the developing economies. Africa is of special interest. The German business elite wants to secure the raw materials and growing markets there.
AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man is pushing to dominate its market for cement, the material at the heart of the continent’s infrastructure boom. All that stands in his way is the world’s biggest cement maker French company LafargeHolcim Ltd.
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