April, 2007

  • From aid to opportunity in the conversation age

    Posted Apr 30th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Business, Charity, General, Politics With | 4 Comments

    Sometimes, I wonder why I do it to myself. Over the past couple of years, I’ve developed a pension for trying to do more with little. Maybe it’s because I feel guilty for partying my college years away or maybe because I really believe that I’d rather do it all while I’m still young(ish) so …

  • Africans aren’t affluent enough

    Posted Apr 24th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Business, General With | 6 Comments

    I was speaking to an acquaintance last week and she told me a story about trying to get advertisers for her magazine. She had contacted a large Africa-based corporation to see if they would be interested in taking up an ad in her publication. After getting the runaround, the ad agency, which was handling the …

  • This week in African Style 4/14 – 4/20/07

    Posted Apr 20th, 2007 By in Business, Charity, Fashion, Film/Television, General, Music, Politics, Technology, Travel With | Comments Off on This week in African Style 4/14 – 4/20/07

    Fighting Nigeria’s other drug war. Africa: Continent’s leading social entrepreneurs honored by Ashoka. Pope accuses rich of plundering Africa. Deola Sagoe for Caribbean Fashion Week June 6-10. Engineers want Europe-Africa train. Opposition protests erupt after flawed Nigeria poll. Ghanaian music is more than Highlife. Madonna filming her African trip. UN helicopter gunships get go-ahead to …

  • Poll: Does everyone know more about Africa?

    Posted Apr 17th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Charity, General, Politics, Travel With | Comments Off on Poll: Does everyone know more about Africa?

    Over 20 years ago, 1985 to be exact, an all-star list of artists – Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Al Jarreau, The Pointer Sisters, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Lionel Richie among others – got together to “raise funds to help famine relief efforts in Ethiopia”. Named USA for Africa, the group …

  • Design Made in Africa exhibit opens in NYC

    Posted Apr 16th, 2007 By in Art, Events, General With | 1 Comment

    On April 12th, the Design Made in Africa exhibit opened in New York at 4 World Financial Center. The exhibit is the first major traveling exhibition of contemporary African design. It presents a selection of 30 designers from 14 African countries featuring both utilitarian and decorative objects, including seating, lamps, tableware, wall hangings, graphic designs …

  • Business management programs travel to Africa

    Posted Apr 16th, 2007 By in Business, General, Travel With | Comments Off on Business management programs travel to Africa

    Businessweek reports on French business school, HEC, which is leading the way by taking the management programs to Senegal. The program’s focus is on the African cotton industry. Could this be a new trend in African business development? We need to adapt to local contexts and cultures. When we go to Africa, we need to …

  • This week in African Style 4/7 – 4/13/07

    Posted Apr 13th, 2007 By in Art, Books/Magazines, Business, Charity, Events, Film/Television, General, Politics, Technology, Travel With | Comments Off on This week in African Style 4/7 – 4/13/07

    Untapped: the scramble for Africa’s oil. Africa in pictures. Danny Glover joins Bob Marley tribute ‘Africa Unite’. African governments not doing enough. Gallery opening: NY thru the eyes of African immigrants. Plugging Africa’s kids in to $100 laptop. The silent takeover of the continent (Africa) by South African businesses. Gay travel in Africa. Luxury hotels …

  • The Age of African Conversations

    Posted Apr 10th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Business, Charity, General With | 1 Comment

    I don’t consider myself a writer or even a journalist, but I will admit that I am opinionated and prone to debate. If anyone ever spends any time with my family you’ll notice that we constantly get into debates, some outsiders say we like to debate for the sake of it. That may be so, …

  • Puma adds Namibia to list of 2010 African World Cup teams

    Posted Apr 10th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Business, Fashion, General, Sports With | 1 Comment

    Puma recently announced a sponsorship deal with the Namibian Football Association (NFA). Namibia’s national team, the Brave Warriors, will be supplied with Puma’s latest v-Series technical apparel and footwear beginning with the African Cup of Nations 2008 qualifier home game against the Democratic Republic of Congo on 16 June 2007 and for the next several …

  • Code Z interviews Wangechi Mutu

    Posted Apr 9th, 2007 By in Art, Books/Magazines, General With | 1 Comment

    Here’s a really nice interview at Code Z Online with one of my favorite African artists Ms. Wangechi Mutu. Kenyan-born Mutu is a true talent. Link ia My Global Hustle blog

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