The continent's entrepreneurs are helping Africa to capitalize on its vast natural resources and make its economies the world's fastest growing and most dynamic. From high finance, to sewing cooperatives and small-scale food processors, here's a look into how Africa's businesspeople are making new products and creating jobs and how they can be helped.
Continent's businesspeople need some basics in order to start 'doing it for themselves.'
BOSTON — It would be great to say that Africa’s entrepreneurs are ‘doing it for themselves.’ But that’s not exactly the case. Work needs to be done to create environments where emerging businesspeople can thrive.
US homeland security chief Jeh Johnson warned shoppers in one of America's biggest malls to be on their guard Sunday after an Islamic militant group posted a video calling for attacks on Western malls.
CAIRO, Egypt — A new set of images released online on Wednesday shows large numbers of Islamic State militants patrolling the streets of the Libyan city of Sirte. Fighters in beige fatigues with their faces covered in black balaclavas wielding Kalashnikovs are shown in a convoy of pick-ups trucks waving the group’s black flags.
The video is clearly aimed as a show of force, an announcement that the Islamic State is now a force in Libya. It comes just day after the mass beheading of 20 Egyptians near Sirte.