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  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About U.S. Ambassador Terence Todman

    By Keren Mikva, 10:49 am AFKI Original

    U.S. Ambassador Terence Todman once threatened to quit if he was continually assigned to Africa. He criticized the State Department for sending black diplomats to African and Caribbean countries, referring to them as “ghetto” assignments. After serving as ambassador to Chad in the early ’70s, Todman threatened to quit if he was assigned to another African nation.He became the first black U.S. ambassador to a Latin American country. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Terence Todman.

  • FOREX Africa: In East African Community, Poor-Man’s E.U.

    By Jeffrey Cavanaugh, 2:29 pm AFKI Original

    Kenya, a democracy, has suffered from destabilizing ethnic unrest in recent years while the ruling elites in the other East African Community states rest upon authoritarian, one-party rule. Why they should cooperate with one another is something of a mystery. The single currency announcement will be – if it comes to pass – a crowning achievement.

  • Editorial: Expanding Your Brand In Africa? Respect The Locals

    By Dana Sanchez, 6:36 pm

    How people spend their money in Africa doesn’t just depend on how much they earn; infrastructure challenges impact brand choices, according to an editorial. Businesses cannot simply adapt the same business or communication strategy for each African country unless they are aiming for failure. If they do, the risk is being called an arrogant post-colonial opportunist.

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