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  • Growth and spending of African consumers (video)

    Posted December 8, 2010 By in Business, Fashion, Film/Television, General With | 2 Comments

    Here’s a very  informative video interview on African consumer growth, spending and attitudes. Courtesy of ABN Digital.

  • Top 100 global thinkers of 2010

    Posted December 2, 2010 By in Books/Magazines, Business, Charity, Featured, General, Politics With | Comments Off on Top 100 global thinkers of 2010

    Foreign Policy Magazine has named their top 100 global thinkers of 2010. The list, which I’ve outlined below, is a mix of policy makers, advocates, and media professionals among other global influencers. A special congratulations goes out to Rosa Whitaker (#53), Ory Okolloh (#59), and Ethan Zuckerman (#81), all of whom  I’ve had the pleasure of …

  • Africa’s New Trade Frontier (infographic) – The BRICA Group

    Posted November 16, 2010 By in Business, Editor's Note, General, Politics, Travel With | Comments Off on Africa’s New Trade Frontier (infographic) – The BRICA Group

    The above infographic gives an overview of Africa’s changing trade partnerships. The infographic comes courtesy of The BRICA Group, a new collaborative venture in partnership with Larry Ossei-Mensah of myglobalhustle.com. The BRICA Group’s mission is to serve as an advocate and catalyst for the development of innovation and creativity in emerging markets. We have more …

  • Notes: leadership and innovation at 2010 World Business Forum

    Posted October 29, 2010 By in Business, Events, Featured, General With | Comments Off on Notes: leadership and innovation at 2010 World Business Forum

    Recently I was honored to have been able to attend The World Business Forum, an annual business conference featuring some of today’s most influential business and leadership luminaries. The event, held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, featured 18+ speakers – including Al Gore, Jack Welch, Vijay Govindarajan, and Charlene Li – …

  • European, Asian, U.S. business schools launching Africa campuses

    Posted October 4, 2010 By in General With | Comments Off on European, Asian, U.S. business schools launching Africa campuses

    Businessweek reports on the growing trend of Asian, European, and American business schools establishing campuses on the African continent. Over the last few decades, Western business schools have increasingly turned their sights on Africa, with dozens of leading schools launching faculty-exchange programs, sending classes on tours of sub-Saharan Africa, and forging partnerships with local schools. …

  • Wal-Mart plans Africa debut with $4.2 billion buy of S. Africa’s Massmart

    Posted September 27, 2010 By in General With | Comments Off on Wal-Mart plans Africa debut with $4.2 billion buy of S. Africa’s Massmart

    The Guardian reports that USA-based Wal-Mart , the world’s biggest supermarket, is planning into Africa with a $4.2 billion bid e to buy South Africa’s third-largest retailer MassMart. Massmart has 290 shops, mostly in South Africa, with 24 stores in 12 other African countries including Botswana, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana. It manages eight wholesale …

  • Join me at the 2010 World Business Forum

    Posted September 13, 2010 By in General With | 1 Comment

    This October, I’ll be attending the 6th Annual World Business Forum, an annual global business summit held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The World Business Forum brings together an incredible lineup of speakers, specifically tailored to provide you with the latest insights on three overarching areas critical to the success of …

  • Trailer: Warner Bros’ World Cup-inspired film ‘Africa United’

    Posted September 8, 2010 By in General With | Comments Off on Trailer: Warner Bros’ World Cup-inspired film ‘Africa United’

    via youtube.com SYNOPSIS: “Africa United” is the extraordinary story of three Rwandan kids who walk 3000 miles to the Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Using a sack load of ingenuity and sass (and a World Cup wall chart for a map), our pint-sized protagonists set off through the endless horizons of Africa in pursuit …

  • Bob Geldof to front $750 million private equity Africa investment fund

    Posted September 6, 2010 By in General With | 2 Comments

    Mr Geldof, who has long campaigned against poverty in Africa, has been planning to launch the fund for several years but his efforts were delayed by the onset of the financial crisis. He is expected to use his knowledge of African development to source deals for the fund, although sources close to the situation insisted …

  • Ghana’s Black Stars celebrate World Cup push (video)

    Posted July 1, 2010 By in Events, Featured, Games, General, Sports With | Comments Off on Ghana’s Black Stars celebrate World Cup push (video)

    I’m quite proud to be a Ghanaian right about now. The Black Stars haven’t just made Ghanaians proud. Being the only African team left in the cup, they are being cheered on by fans across the continent – all wanting the dancing to continue right through to the final. – BBC Video: The Black Stars, …

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