Thursday, July 19, 2007

Must read articles from African Executive

Anyone interested on business in Africa needs to subscribe to the African Executive eNewsletter. This online magazine has a weekly newsletter on business, development, and technology in Africa. It's basically the African version of Business Week.

China: Not All that Glitters is Gold!
By Yemisrach Kifle

Over the past several weeks, unsafe Chinese goods have made world headlines. Countries such as the United States are taking action to ensure that their citizens are protected by inspecting goods coming from China closely and banning some types completely. Read more here

Is the United States of Africa Already Here?
By Ken Teyie

The proposal to officially create a United States of Africa may not have come at a better time than now when international trade is dictating the pace of development. Thanks to technological innovation. Recent trends indicate that the unity is already here. Through various communication technologies, Africa has transformed into a large business unit.

Over the past 5 years, the cost of communication in Africa has come down to manageable levels providing a wide menu of communication technology to choose from. The cost factor has largely dictated the choices made with an aim of bridging the digital divide. Read more here


  1. Thanks for linking my article. Do you know that blogger is blocked in Ethiopia. Good ol' censorship at work.

    Thank god for proxies!

  2. Oh well. Proxies are very helpful.

    Nubian Cheetah


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