Category ArchiveAfrica and African Diaspora

Analyzing the Impact of African Festivals on the Perception of Africans in Germany

In many cities in Germany, African festivals are annual events that take place mostly in spring and summer months. While each event has its motto, the fundamental aim of the organizers is to create an environment in which the diversity of African culture

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Refugee Crisis and the Unscrupulous Businessmen

“I do not have a job. There are no jobs. Nobody cares for us in Nigeria. My people borrowed and contributed money for me to pay the driver that takes people to Mali and across the border to Libya. From there, I hope to cross over to Italy or Spain with the boat.

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Business is Booming in Africa

Example: Lagos Metro Blue Line

Location: Lagos.  Completion date: Launch has been pushed back to 2015.   A major cosmopolitan transport project to connect Nigeria’s largest city, the Lagos Metro Blue Line is designed to ease congestion and speed up journey times for the city’s inhabitants. Total cost: $1.2 billion.

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Stock Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Over the past few decades, the world stock markets have surged, and emerging markets haveaccounted for a large amount of this boom. In Africa, new stock markets have beenestablished in Ghana, Malawi, Swaziland, Uganda, and Zambia. Prior to 1989 there were justfive stock markets in sub-Saharan Africa and three in North Africa.

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Africa Fashion Week Debuts in London

For the first time in history, the city of London will host an event that will showcase fashion which is inspired from Africa.  The event is known as Africa Fashion Week London ;( AFWL) 2011. It will be held between 5th and 6th August 2011 at the Gibson Hall, 13 Bishopsgate London EC2N and will make history as the biggest platform ever dedicated to African inspired fashion in Europe. Africa Fashion Week London will showcase UK and non UK based fashion designers.

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