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Africa Attracting More Investor Attention

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa is continuing to receive more interest as an investment destination, according to a report issued by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The...

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...

China Calculates its Interest in Africa

At the 19-20 July Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing, the Chinese government pledged $20bn in new loans over the next three-year period. The government...

Hillary Clinton Continues Her Seven-Nation African Tour

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is using her seven-nation African tour to reaffirm the strategies of US diplomacy in Africa. Clinton has pointed...

U.S. Influence in Africa Waning

Historically, Africa has largely remained in the periphery of American foreign policy interests except where American security is at stake. Egypt alone, which is of...

Can Kenya’s Booming Property Market Stand the Heat?

In the ridges of Nairobi's Ruaka estate at least one four-storey building is completed every two weeks. The majority of rentals are fully booked before completion, while those for sale are half sold before the ground breaking is done. Those in the know say that is due to the huge mismatch between demand and supply of housing in the country. A drive around most of Nairobi's estates and its environs reveals the same story.

Trickle Down Economics: An Epic Failure

We are in the midst of an economic crisis that trickle-down economics can’t fix. We had what is known as a both a recession and a financial crisis, which take much longer to overcome when combined than individually. This has caused dramatic unemployment, underemployment, loss of homes, and financial calamity for many Americans.

Tsvangirai’s Statements In The U.S. Reckless And Slanderous

AFRICANGLOBE - Morgan Richard Tsvangirai has been leader of MDC-T as it is now known for 13 years and before then, he was Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trades Union (ZCTU) an organization that was set up by the new African-led government after years of domination by a small white minority government of Ian Douglas Smith.