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African Investors Launch News Agency

AFRICANGLOBE - “For the first time we shall be disseminating news and stories about our continent through our own voice, interpreting our own stories for the world. This is truly history in the making and a very significant development,” said Agbesi, who will be founding chairman of ANA.

France Plots Assault On African Markets And Trade

AFRICANGLOBE - French President Francois Hollande reacted to being told France is in danger of missing the boat in Africa on Tuesday by challenging the nation's business leaders to double trade with the continent. Citing a report that meeting that goal over the next five years would generate 200,000 jobs in France, Hollande told a major conference of French and African business leaders: "That is our objective: France must double its trade with Africa."

Increasing Pressure on Resource Companies Robbing Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - In 2010, the US Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, which imposes a legal duty on all resource companies listed on the US capital markets to disclose payments to foreign governments of over $100,000.