The Gambia: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 1:01 pm
A new report by London based World Development Movement (WDM) has warned against British government’s new 600m pounds sterling aid package targeting African countries to produce more food. In its latest report, WDM said the £600 million in UK aid money is going to a scheme to help big businesses increase their profits in Africa. The report slams the scheme as fuelling a ‘corporate scramble for Africa.’
Makula Dunbar, 10:33 am AFKI Original
Founder and managing director of international public relations firm C. Moore Media, Claudine Moore recently sat down to speak with AFKInsider about her background, involvement in Social Media Week Lagos and Africa’s PR landscape.
Makula Dunbar, 3:13 pm AFKI Original
Founder and managing director of international public relations firm C. Moore Media, Claudine Moore recently sat down to speak with AFKInsider about her background, involvement in Social Media Week Lagos and Africa’s PR landscape. In part two of the interview, Moore talks about opportunities in Africa’s public relations industry as well as PR strategies used on the continent.
Soumaila Diarra, 2:09 pm AFKI Original
Sometimes putting their lives at risk, thousands of illegal African migrants in North Africa attempt to enter the European territory. According to illegal migrants defense organizations, most of those sub-Saharan Africans are fleeing poverty and insecurity in their homelands.
Makula Dunbar, 6:05 pm
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts that like most parts of the world, increases in temperatures will lead to a shortage of crop yields in Africa. According to a CCTV Africa — and under the recommendation of the IPCC —governmenta can contribute to “insuring” the environment by better managing fossil fuels and renewable energy.
Makula Dunbar, 4:22 pm
In the eyes of the European Union, African investment goes furthest when the people benefiting are in a position to bolster it. Titled “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace,” the fourth EU-Africa summit will take place in Brussels April 2-3.
Kimberly Jacobs, 11:41 am AFKI Original
Tourism is adding to the economic growth that the continent is experiencing as it continues to develop in many different areas. Such growth in tourism calls for regulation to protect the integrity of both tourists and businesses in the tourism industry.
Julia Austin, 9:06 am
If you’re playing to “win” the audit lottery, you should know the IRS is savvy to common tricks. Most things you’re hoping to get past them — they’re looking for. Here are ten red flags that could get you audited, and that you probably didn’t see coming.
Makula Dunbar, 6:22 pm
SMEs with natural resource foundations — as well as companies based on African markets — are increasingly flocking to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in an effort to raise capital, a How We Made It In Africa report said. The continent’s minerals are being explored now more than ever. In 2013, initial public offerings (IPO) for companies supporting Africa’s gold, potash, oil, gas and other resources popped up on the LSE at over twice the rate of those in 2012.
Makula Dunbar, 11:12 am AFKI Original
Mark Walton, managing director of media consulting firm Onyx Global Marketing recently stopped by our studio to discuss transitioning and connecting businesses to Africa, finding an industry niche and scouting resources from abroad. In part two of AFKInsider‘s interview, Walton expands on conceptualizing a business plan which will fit the African market
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