Hospitality Forum Targets Africa Headlong 

TRAVEL & TOURISM – Enjoy the beauty of Africa, Caribbean and other exotic Black destinations. This year’s Africa Property Investment (API) Hospitality Forum takes place this October at the Marriott Hotel, Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. API is Africa’s major meeting form of real estate industry  providing a fresh focus on the  broader African real estate […]

Nigeria’s ‘Obidient’ Movement is Africa’s Top Social Force in 2023

AFRICA THOUGHT – News features, commentaries, analyses, interviews & Op-ed. By Caleb Onyeabor/Special to The African Times/USA The historic and competitive elections held in the World’s most populated black nation was marked by the emergence, rise and dominance of a movement built around the ambition of one of the presidential contestants, Peter Obi. With the […]

Key facts about America’s 47.2 million Blacks 

AFRICA THOUGHT – News features, commentaries, analyses, interviews & Op-ed. BY MARK HUGO LOPEZ AND MOHAMAD MOSLIMANI The number of Black people living in the United States reached a new high of 47.2 million in 2021, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data. This group is diverse, with a growing number and share born outside […]

Cocoa Price Surge: Time for West African Countries to Re-negotiate Past Deals 

AFRICA INC. – Rising economies, start-ups, and Black wealth, etc. Cocoa farmers in Ghana struggle with poverty. Getty Images By Michael E Odijie The global price of cocoa is spiking, a direct response to dwindling cocoa output in west Africa. In September, cocoa futures reached a 44-year price peak due to mounting concerns over reduced supplies from the region. The […]