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Why Africa Needs To Become More Like China

AFRICANGLOBE - When you are looking over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean from the harbour in Cape Town, it is easy to convince yourself that Africa’s long-term outlook is positive. A number of factors are pulling it in the right direction. The top 10 performing African countries have a combined growth rate that averaged 7.6% over the past decade. Nigeria, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Angola and Zambia also have a combined population of around 700 million people. Even over the past five years, hardly a benign environment, growth has been 6.6%.

Amazing Rescue Video: Nigerian Man Survives 3 Days Trapped At Bottom...

AFRICANGLOBE - Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket. A video of Okene's rescue posted on the Internet has gone viral.

Eko Atlantic: A New Mega City Development On the Lagos Coastline

 To keep the ocean at bay forever, a wall – The Great Wall of Lagos – is rising. From the Bar Beach Waterfront of...

Undersea 100 G-Tech Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable To Link Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - New Atlantic Ocean undersea fiber-optic cable to connect Africa, South America, North America and Europe, has been launched. Wasace Cable Company Worldwide will build and operate the new undersea cable, which was said to be the first trans-Atlantic system to deploy the next generation 100 G technology - ten times the capacity of previous systems.