Akon: Black People Should Invest in Africa (VIDEO)

Akon: Black People Should Invest in Africa (VIDEO)

Akon appeared on the Drink Champs podcast with Noreaga and DJ EFN to talk about his career trajectory and why Black people should start corporations in Africa. The Senegalese entertainer rose to prominence in 2004 with his chart-topping single, “Locked Up.” He then had a lucrative music career, which included signing pop star Lady Gaga before starting […]

Bill Gates on Africa's population boom and the risk of the US turning inwards

Bill Gates on Africa's population boom and the risk of the US turning inwards

Demographics and population With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, Bill Gates has warned that progress in cutting poverty is at risk. The Microsoft co-founder speaks to the FT’s Vanessa Kortekaas about the Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers report, which tracks levels of poverty and disease. September 18, 2018 Filmed by Rod Fitzgerald. Additional footage by […]

Investors eye Africa for growth potential, need

Investors eye Africa for growth potential, need

Alex Bernhardt cautions investors might not see returns immediately. Asset owners are starting to venture to Africa to make infrastructure and private equity investments. These investors are betting that a combination of population growth, massive need and building global support, including World Bank guarantees, will lead to attractive risk-adjusted returns. […]

Catching Up: China-Wary Europe to Boost African Economies

Catching Up: China-Wary Europe to Boost African Economies

Europe 15:06 16.09.2018Get short URL The EU is offering investments and new jobs in Africa in a bid to discourage potential migrants and give incentives to those already in Europe to return home. The move comes amid China’s growing investments in the region. After watching China establish a strong foothold in Africa and invest billions of dollars in the continent, […]

[WATCH] Fantasy and fanboys at Comic Con Africa

[WATCH] Fantasy and fanboys at Comic Con Africa

[WATCH] Fantasy and fanboys at Comic Con Africa Thomas Holder | There were all kinds of fantastical characters in full fancy dress at Comic Con Africa as fans swarmed into Kyalami’s Convention Centre to participate in a first for African gamers. Source link

Stiglitz Warns Against Expecting Africa to Repeat Asian Miracle

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Africa's week in pictures: 7-13 September 2018

Africa's week in pictures: 7-13 September 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week. Image copyright AFP Image caption People in Kenya’s capital Nairobi salvage construction material on Thursday after government bulldozers knock down a mall which was allegedly built illegally on a river bed. Image copyright EPA Image caption Ethiopia’s Birhanu Mekonnen runs […]

A Discussion with Bobi Wine – Straight Talk Africa

A Discussion with Bobi Wine – Straight Talk Africa

Shaka Ssali hosts Ugandan Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, who is also a musician popularly known as Bobi Wine and with Ambassador Mull Sebujja Katende, Ugandan Ambassador to the USA, to discuss the current political climate in Uganda, including Wine’s arrest. Source link

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