Zari Hassan releases details for All White Party

    Zari Hassan is back with her annual All White Party after taking a break last year to attende to her son Nillian, the Cat is out of the bucket now   play Ugandan Socialite Zari Hassan has released details of her upcoming All White Party that was cancelled Last Year by the Tanzanian Government. According to the new details released by the Boss Lady, this years  “All White Party” will be held on December 21, 2017 at the Guvnor Hall in Uganda. play   This will be the…

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Why the black press is more relevant than ever

  For years, newsrooms across America have had a problem with a lack of diversity and inclusion. People of color are underrepresented among news organizations, which do not reflect the makeup of the general population and have made little progress in the past decade. Although non-whites make up about 40% of the US population, journalists of color comprise only 16.55% of newsrooms’ staff in 2017, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey. Larger newsrooms and digital news organizations are a little better — 23.4%…

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Afreximbank gives 500mil to EBE for intra-African trade

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has entered into an agreement with the Export Development Bank of Egypt (EBE) to provide the Egyptian bank with a $500 million scheme aimed at supporting exports and investments by Egyptian businesses to other African countries. The Export Credit Support Scheme (ECSS) is a combination of programmes/products and services offered by Afreximbank through a partnership with EBE to protect against the risk of non-payment for loans or advances granted to exporters to meet short- or medium-term export contracts. By the terms of the…

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Africa for optimists: 2017 in review

It’s easy to get beaten down by negative headlines, and there are more than enough of those to go around. But look carefully and 2018 has given Africa Editor Simon Allison plenty of reasons to be optimistic about Africa’s future. West Africa’s democratic renaissance There are two reasons to be excited about the exit into exile of long-term Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh in January.The first is obvious: after voting him out in an election, one that even Jammeh failed to rig, Gambians were finally rid of the man who had…

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