Category : Editor’s Note

  • Africa Trends Roundup: Internet-Anywhere, Smart cities, & Jobs creation

    Posted Sep 8th, 2014 By in Business, Editor's Note, Technology With | Comments Off on Africa Trends Roundup: Internet-Anywhere, Smart cities, & Jobs creation

    Getting insights from the noisy coverage of Africa can be very hard. We’ve sifted through all the news and views and identified these recent stories which more accurately indicate what Africa’s cultural, and business ecosystems might look like in the near future. Read on and continue to stay one step ahead. Made In Kenya, Assembled …

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

    Posted Nov 16th, 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 …

  • African youth and the African brand (presentation)

    Posted Apr 21st, 2010 By in Business, Editor's Note, Fashion, Featured, Film/Television, General, Music, Technology, Travel With | 4 Comments

    A few weeks ago, I was honored to be invited to Harvard University to give a short talk and participate in the  Rebranding Africa through the Youth panel as part of their Africa Focus series. The panel was a lively, collaborative one with both panelists and attendees providing perspectives on the topic. As a follow-up, I’ve put …

  • AfriMonitor launches with ‘Exploring ChinAfrica’ trends brief

    Posted Jul 1st, 2008 By in Books/Magazines, Editor's Note, General With | 6 Comments

    Throughout my years as an entrepreneur, I have had to conduct endless market research and have found a serious lack of information about the African market. Drawing on my experience as a marketer myself, I am developing a new website called AfriMonitor to aggregate important research and information about the growing African market. While I …

  • Africa 2.0, 2 yr anniversary, growth

    Posted Apr 20th, 2008 By in Business, Editor's Note, Events, Film/Television, General, Technology, Travel With | 1 Comment

    It seems it’s been about a month since my last post. Wow! How timees fly when you’re running around. I guess I’ve been neglecting my duties here on Annansi Chronicles, but hey there’s much more to life than posting to blogs. Some readers might not have missed me since we communicate regularly online, but I’m …

  • Annansi in Entrepreneur Magazine’s December issue

    Posted Nov 16th, 2007 By in Books/Magazines, Editor's Note, General With | 9 Comments

    Entrepreneur Magazine has chosen to feature me and my company in the December 2007 issue. The article in the Doing Good section covers my outlook on Africa’s brand dilemma and how I am using my expertise to help solve the problem and encourage business. You can read the article in the issue on newsstands or …

  • Thanks to Jamati.com

    Posted Nov 8th, 2007 By in Editor's Note, General With | Comments Off on Thanks to Jamati.com

    I just wanted to say thanks to the good folks at Jamati.com for deciding to interview/feature me on their African entertainment portal. If you haven’t already visited the site, make sure you do. The global staff continues to produce an exciting online news magazine. Talking to the editors was definitely one of the most thought …

  • Where I’ve been

    Posted Sep 24th, 2007 By in Editor's Note, General With | 1 Comment

    As I mentioned in my previous post it’s been a hectic couple of weeks. I’ve been dealing with both personal and professional changes but alas, I have sorted everything out to allow for a bit of normalcy. Here’s a recap of some of the events which have made the past couple of weeks so crazy. …

  • In Transition

    Posted Sep 11th, 2007 By in Editor's Note, General With | Comments Off on In Transition

    Sorry for the lack of updates folks. I have been sidetracked by a ton of events and changes. Among them is moving to a new town, getting my businesses in order for the fall/winter, settling into a new working schedule, and getting caught up in the action at NY Fashion Week. The good news is …

  • Vote to add Africa 2.0 panel to SXSW festival schedule

    Posted Aug 21st, 2007 By in Business, Editor's Note, Events, General, Technology With | 8 Comments

    Over the past year and a half, I’ve come to love writing about African style and business issues and interacting with the many inspiring people and ideas which I’ve come across through this blog. In my experience, today’s technology has provided us with the most effective vehicles to communicate and has caused an acceleration of …

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