africa

  1. Mekki ELMOGRABI

    Africa : Is Africa a shining example of how economic corridors can change development concepts? By Mekki ELMOGRABI

    What is the meaning of Economic Development Corridor EDC? Is it just a transportation path? My article explains the latest developments in implementation of large scale corridors in East Africa within IGAD, then From Lagos, the big apple of Nigeria to Praia the capital Cape Verde, within...
  2. Rmccrorey

    The Front Porch : Thanks for the welcome!

    Hello Destee family, My name is Rashad McCrorey. I’m new to the group so I want to introduce myself. I have 4 years experience coordinating and leading international tours to multiple countries and cities throughout Africa. I have previously been featured in GhanaWeb, Modern Ghana, I have a...
  3. Clyde C Coger Jr

    South Africa : Billionaire apologizes for telling Trump 'Africa loves you'

    ... :rofl: Billionaire apologizes for telling Trump 'Africa loves you' https://news.yahoo.com/billionaire-apologizes-telling-trump-africa-145013294.html?.tsrc=jtc_news_index ...with Motsepe and lambasted him for speaking on Africans' behalf. MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press
  4. One-Hundredd

    Egypt : Stolen Legacy (1988 documentary) of African History and footage in Egypt

    Dr. Asa Hilliard, Dr. Samuel Matthews And Natalie Christian created a 1988 documentary based on the 1954 book Stolen Legacy written by George G.M. James . Included within the documentary is exclusive footage in Egypt (Kemet), Africa with Africans of the country and multiple scholars and infamous...
  5. A

    Africa : Westerners Getting Kidnapped in Africa

    When I read about foreigners getting kidnapped in Africa, I always suspect we are not being told the whole story. Africans are known for their hospitality to visitors. The case featured here about an Italian lady allegedly kidnapped in Kenya proves that not everything we read about Africa is...
  6. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Africa : Scientific Mystery: Ancient Baobab Trees in Africa Dying at ‘Shocking’ Rate and No One Knows Why

    ... In the Spirit of Sankofa, Scientific Mystery: Ancient Baobab Trees in Africa Dying at ‘Shocking’ Rate and No One Knows Why Lisa Spear Newsweek The ancient baobab trees first sprouted on the African savannah about 1,500 years ago, inspiring awe and becoming an icon on the continent...
  7. W

    Black Entertainment : I really did not like black panther movie

    I apologize for posting something so forward like this, and also for starting a new thread around it. There's an article quoted in the other thread that's more in line with how I feel about this, but I think I am a little more direct and harsher in what I wrote. Obviously I wrote this angrily...
  8. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Africa : China’s Ugly Exploitation of Africa—and Africans

    ... ‘CHOCOLATE CITY’ China’s Ugly Exploitation of Africa—and Africans Beijing is often a step ahead of Washington in Africa, as Secretary of State Tillerson is likely to find out this week. But China’s not exactly winning friends BRENDON HONG ... With the archetype of the Chinese Savior firmly...
  9. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Senegal : Magatte Wade - Africa Needs African Entrepreneurs

    ... In the Spirit of Sankofa, Africa Needs African Entrepreneurs I’m moving back to Senegal to begin a socially minded business. Here’s why my continent needs more “conscious entrepreneurs” — and a better business environment Magatte Wade Criticize By Creating is my Mantra...
  10. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Africa : Macron Got A Lot Wrong About Africa ... But Made One Good Point

    ... Macron Got A Lot Wrong About Africa ... But Made One Good Point ... Despite my criticisms of Macron's comments, I do believe he made a pertinent point when he said: "If we want a coherent response to Africa, then Africans must develop a series of policies that are far more sophisticated...
  11. BLAQ LOVE POURAHTREE

    Black Poetry : Outlaw: International Passport Access

    International passport access looking for the unseen loophole or the plain straight up simple proceeding linking one citizenship to the next as duality from country to the next country never the same cause business suits with my higher priorities pays me well plus i am never ever slipping always...
  12. Destee

    Somalia : U.S. sends dozens of troops to Somalia for 1st time in decades

    U.S. sends dozens of troops to Somalia for 1st time in decades The U.S. military is sending dozens of regular troops to Somalia in the largest such deployment to the Horn of Africa country in roughly two decades. The United States pulled out of Somalia after 1993, when two helicopters were...
  13. Destee

    Ethiopia : Ethiopian maid filmed falling 7 floors - trying to escape Kuwaiti employer wanting to kill her

    Ethiopian maid filmed falling from seventh floor 'trying to escape Kuwaiti employer wanting to kill her' A maid who was filmed falling from the seventh floor of a building in Kuwait has said she was “trying to escape from the woman who tried to kill me”. A Kuwaiti national was reportedly...
  14. Destee

    Namibia : Namibia's government considering seizing land from foreign and white owners

    Namibia under pressure to seize land for redistribution Namibia's government is considering seizing land from foreign and white owners to speed up its redistribution programme. Since independence 27 years ago, territory taken by colonial rulers has been bought back by the government and given...
  15. Destee

    Nigeria : Thousands displaced as police raze Lagos' Otodo Gbame

    Thousands displaced as police raze Lagos' Otodo Gbame Officials call waterfront settlement's demolition a 'security measure', while rights groups denounce it as 'land grab'. Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath Otodo Gbame residents fled on canoes as their homes were being levelled [Justice and...
  16. Destee

    Zimbabwe : China Donates 12k Tonnes of Rice to Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe: China Donates 12k Tonnes of Rice China donated 12 000 tonnes of rice to Government yesterday, as relations between the two countries continue to grow. "We are happy as Government of Zimbabwe and as Zimbabweans and appreciate the gesture made by our friends of the People's Republic of...
  17. Destee

    Namibia : Former U.S. President Bush Visiting Namibia Tomorrow

    Namibia: Former U.S. President Bush Visiting Namibia According to the US News website, the former US first couple are on a trip to highlight their work to improve the lives of women and girls on the continent, with a focus on access to education, healthcare and economic opportunity. This is...
  18. Destee

    South Africa : South Africa's New Minimum Wage - $1.60 an hour

    http://www.aljazeera.com/video/news/2017/03/questions-raised-south-africas-minimum-wage-170330144853398.html South Africa's new minimum wage South Africa's government will introduce the country's first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have...
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