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Dressmaker Elevates Beautiful, Bold African Prints with...

With a creative eye for traditional textiles and unexpected color-matching choices, Malacia Anderson boldly goes where few designers dare.  She skips the trendy nude palettes...

Black, Hispanic MBA Organizations Team Up for...

The National Black MBA Association and Prospanica (formerly the National Society of Hispanic MBAs) have created a new strategic partnership to co-present the 39th...

Young African Entrepreneurs Visit Iowa Universities to...

Some of the African continent’s most promising young professionals are in Iowa for the next several weeks picking up tips on how to run...

Top 8 Black-Owned Real Estate Companies Making...

The Peebles Corporation The Peebles Corporation is located in Miami, Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. In 1983, Roy Donahue Peebles founded the company and stayed...

Report: The Number of Black South African...

According to a 2015 Jack Hammer Executive Report, the number of Black CEOs in South Africa is declining and there is no sign of recovery. ...

Chinese Business in Bahamas Squeezing Out Local...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- What would appear to be the Bahamas government’s “default position” in favor of Chinese technical expertise and Chinese funding is “squeezing...

Jamaica Climbs Global Competitiveness Rankings

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The minister of industry, investment and commerce, Anthony Hylton, has welcomed the news of Jamaica’s upward movement of eight places in...

African Young Professionals Targeted by American Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Africa's burgeoning young adult population promises to be an alluring target market for U.S. companies, policymakers and company executives said Tuesday...

World Bank Group Commits $15.3B to Development...

The World Bank Group committed a record-breaking $15.3 billion to sub-Saharan Africa's development in fiscal year 2014 (July 2013 to June 2014), supporting shared...

Numbers Don’t Lie: President Obama Good For...

With yesterday's jobs report still showing steady growth, it's time for people to start saying President Obama is good for business. As the saying...

Rachel Roy Reaches Out To Business Women...

Rachel Roy has launched her new digital magazine and video series called “The Life,” which will reach out to female entrepreneurs to help them...

5 Must-See African Films (Video)

Taking a cue from the Belgian Africa Film Festival program - which kicks off on March 15, running until March 30 - here are five films...

Black Unemployment Still Twice That of Whites

In the quarter-century that Armentha Cruise has run her Silver Spring staffing firm, the nation has made strides toward racial equality. Voters have twice...

Africa, the Last Frontier for Big Tobacco...

DIEPSLOOT, South Africa — On the sunny side of a dusty township street, next to the metal gates of a school, Lucas Moyana's little...

Do Men ‘Steal’ Good Ideas from Women?

Do men “steal” good ideas from women? One theory is that work is a game for men. Men and women work very much like...

African Countries with Highest Consumption Growth Potential

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and expand your business into Africa. Great. But the continent is not one homogeneous market and comprises...

The Dissident Spirit of True Entrepreneurs

Countries that put their artists and protesters in jail will never succeed in building a successful culture of entrepreneurship. They will be relegated to...

10 Nigerian Multi-Millionaires On Forbes List of...

Forbes Magazine presents in its November issue a ranking of the 40 richest people on the African continent. The list is comprised mostly of...

African Mobile Gaming Entrepreneurs Giving Japan, Silicon...

Lagos, Nigeria -- Move over Japan. Move over Silicon Valley. Africans are making a bid to turn the continent into the new home of...

Kendra Gottsleben: Genetics Limited Her Height to...

The word “success” can be defined in many different ways, largely as a result of unique life experiences; such experiences that affect us in...

7 Personality Traits of the World’s Best...

Before I tell you how they work, let me first define whom I am talking about when I say “the world’s best leaders.” I'm...
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