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Accra to add dollar millionaires faster than any other African city
September 3, 2015 Posted by :
The Ghanaian capital of Accra is expected to add dollar millionaires at the fastest rate of any African city over the next decade, as a stable political regime ...
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Art in Fashion exhibition in Germancy, featuring Vlisco fabric in the photo and draped on the picture. (Photo: Flickr/Marcdubach).
Don’t just cry as your currency plunges. Here are 6 off-the-wall investments for Africans to hide their money
August 24, 2015 Posted by :
African central banks are currently burning through their foreign reserves at a rate faster than any other in the region in a bid to shore up their currencies, ...
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Skin whitening products for sale at a boutique at the Marche de Marcory in Abidjan. (Pic: AFP)
Ivorians ignore ban on skin-lightening creams
August 11, 2015 Posted by :
At just 26, Fatou’s skin is marbled from layer on layer of whitening cream. Some even call her a “salamander” woman after the little reptile with light ...
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Traders work in Gikomba Market on July 10 2014 in Nairobi. Locally known as "Mitumba", second-hand clothes trade has developed from mainly international charitable donations to become a bustling business sector. (Pic: AFP)
How second-hand clothing donations are creating a dilemma for Kenya
July 9, 2015 Posted by :
When a fire razed East Africa’s biggest second-hand clothes market in Nairobi last week, the deputy president, William Ruto, rushed to the scene to assure traders that the government ...
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The interior of the Alara retail store on Victoria Island, Lagos. (Pic: AFP)
Lagos store brings modern African luxury to Nigeria’s rich
July 6, 2015 Posted by :
Take a sought-after architect, add the king of “new Africa cuisine” and a smattering of famous designers, and you get a concept-store in Lagos that seeks to ...
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