News: The 100 most influential Africans (31-40)

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The Africa Report’s inaugural ranking of the top Africans who control the levers of power across politics, business and the arts: from billionaire barons to unpredictable peacemakers and soft-power superstars. 31 – Tewolde GebreMariam High flyer Ethiopia The winner of the Africa CEO Forum’s CEO of the Year award in 2012 is still Africa’s most successful aviation executive. He turned […]

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Tourism: Why are Africans so disinterested in exploring Africa?

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Many Africans are more keen on travelling out to Europe than exploring their continent. Here’s why they are doing that. The continent is rich in culture and tourism potential. However, why are Africans so disinterested in exploring Africa? Africa has its many delirious fans but only about forty percent of these fans come from the continent itself. For many Africans, […]

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News: African-Americans Wept Over Awful photographic images of enslaved Africans

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African-Americans on trip in Tanzania to discover their ancestor’s roots have wept after having witnessed the horrific photographic images of enslaved Africans at a Zanzibar’s Slave Prison. A group of 36 African Americans visited the slave market and dungeon in Zanzibar where they encountered an ugly face of slavery in Africa, prompting them to become tearful. In historical Prison Island […]

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‘Black Panther’: Why the relationship between Africans and black Americans is so messed up

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Finally! “Black Panther” weekend has hit the United States. Marvel’s newest superhero film was one of the most anticipated movies in 2018, and already it is poised to shatter box-office records (the film is expected to rake in about $250 million this weekend) and Hollywood stereotypes about black movies not being marketable. Black audiences in the United States are planning […]

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Tourism: As more Africans Travel within Africa the hotel type and uses adapts to the new demographics

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Australians call it ‘walkabout’, northern Europeans go looking for the sun, others go looking for business, whatever the reason, for many once they have left home for the first time they want to continue to travel. This curiosity, combined with economic growth is driving the demand for hotels in Africa. Where once demand was dependent on international travellers Africans are […]

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Africans selling Africans

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I’VE just read, in the Political Economist, an online publication, a shocking article about Africans being openly bought and sold in Libyan “slave markets”. This information is, according to the article, coming from survivors of human trafficking who reported their experiences to officials of the United Nations International Organisation for Migration, IOM. The victims of this evil trade are nationals […]

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Nigerian woman makes her mark in Macho World of Diamonds

Nigerian Thelma West is a rare gem in the diamond world as a woman in a male-dominated sector with few Africans, despite the continent being the main source of the precious rocks. The first in her family to work in diamonds, West is used to being an outsider, having been raised in a Jewish family in a country where Jews […]

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