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Author Archives: Joel Savage
“It’s so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries,” said Winifred Selby.
The Spectrum Of Business In Africa Through E-Commerce
There are many questions which need an answer. Did African leaders prematurely fought for independence? What is keeping Africa to move forward when it has such enormous mineral resources? As a matter of fact, we don’t need to continue blaming the colonial masters any longer of looting and under developing Africa, because fifty years after independences throughout Africa, many African countries are exactly the same as when the colonial masters left.
Aids and Ebola are medical crime against humanity. The Dutch and the Belgium governments knew about this crime and also knew that polio vaccines were contaminated with AIDS and cancer causing virus. One man’s effort (a scientist) to expose this heinous crime has cost him his job, house and rendered him penniless, as the Netherlands (His country of origin) considers him a whistle blower.
The Japanese company Panasonic, plans to increase its business in the African region and the Middle East, to a tune over $1 billion by 2018, according to one of senior executives.
Gone are the days when due to lack of birth of modern technology, global businesses encounter impediments, today Internet Global System of Mobile Telecommunication and Satelite Communication Technologies impact on Africa is enormous, not only in business, but improving health of individuals, education and communities.
The Maasai tribe is located in East Africa. They live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania along the Great Rift Valley on semi-arid and arid lands and occupy a total land area of 160,000 square kilometers with a population of approximately one half million people. The people are pastoral farmers keeping and grazing cattle, serving as a source of food and wealth.
Ghana, the gold rich country and the world’s second largest producer of cocoa after Ivory Coast, became a commercial oil producer, when production begins in 2010 from the giant offshore Jubilee oilfield, with high expectations that it will transform the economy. The discovery of the oil in 2007 drew foreign companies’ attention including Tullow Oil, UK Oil Company under the management of the founder and Chief Executive Officer Aidan Heavey.
Tourism plays a significant role in the fast growing Africa’s economic industry, as a developing continent, which has vast mineral resources. Despite the major opportunities and challenges facing the diversification of the travel and tourism industry in Africa, the tourism industry continue to grow until the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic.
Worldwide, governments, associations and organizations, continue to fight for women trapped under the burden of religion, politics, discrimination, sexual abuse and violence. Many underestimate and regard women as domestic care providers, thus they are denied the respect they deserve in the society.
After Kwame Nkrumah, Jerry John Rawlings was one of the ex-Ghanaian leaders whose rule brought a significant change in Ghana. Born June 22, 1947 in Accra, Ghana, to a Ghanaian mother from Dzelukope, near Keta, in the Volta Region, and a Scottish father, he had his education at Achimota School, where he had his General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level in 1966.
The European Union and other advanced countries heavily depend on Cocoa production from Africa, as raw materials to manufacture chocolates and other cocoa products. Spain, Italy, Switzerland, France, United Kingdom etc, are some of the leading countries in chocolate production but Belgium is the biggest producers of chocolate in the world. The country imports around 6.8 percent of net Cocoa.
Elvis Ndubuisi Iruh, First African Journalist to publish English News Magazine in Holland