Category Archives: Business

  • Akon Begins Academy to Provide 600 Million Africans with Electricity

    May 22, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Akon started Akon Lighting Africa initiative, which focuses on bringing electricity to 600 million Africans, and is now bringing a “solar academy,” according to Reuters via The Huffington Post. The academy is scheduled to open this summer in Bamako, Mali’s capital. It will teach African engineers and entrepreneurs how to develop solar power for the continent.

  • Apple Buys Nigerian Born Chinedu Echeruo’s Hopstop.com for $1 Billion!

    May 21, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Looks like Dr. Dre has company in the billionaires club with Apple’s acquisition of Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com. African Leadership magazine via AllThingsDigital reports the Nigerian born serial entrepreneur sold the site for $1 billion. Terms surrounding the deal were not disclosed. HopStop.com is known for making mobile applications for iOS and Android that cover over […]

  • ABFF & UPtv Are Inviting Content Creators to Submit Now.

    May 20, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *UP is the feel-good television network promising to always uplift you and your family. The netlet airs premiere movies, scripted series, docu-series and unscripted series that are positive and leave you feeling better than you did before you watched. In just four years, UP and ABFF’s unprecedented partnership led to the production and airing of five […]

  • Corey Clark Scores Legal Victory 1 in 4

    May 20, 15 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *The saga continues for singer Corey Clark, made famous by his season two appearance on Fox’s American Idol and by his unceremonious and controversial exit from the show. In 2013 ten contestants filed a $25 million suit against the show claiming that details of arrest records in their personal lives were exploited in a manner […]

  • $2.5k Small Business Grant, Supporting Minority Entrepreneurs from MerchantNegotiators.com Announced

    May 20, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    Houston, Texas – Minority entrepreneurs and business owners can apply for the $2,500 in grants to launch or grow their business through the MerchantNegotiators.com’s Small Business Grant competition, announced this week. Applications, available at MerchantNegotiators.com’s website, are open June 1 through August 1.   Why Supporting Minority Entrepreneurs Is So Important Entrepreneurs and their small […]

  • The Obamas’ Cash Savings Looks a Lot Like Yours: Only $1K in Account

    May 19, 15 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Hmm … from the looks of things revealed in a recent financial disclosure, the savings account for POTUS and FLOTUS may not look much different than yours. A thousand dollars isn’t much money. And the disclosure states, they don’t really even have that. The reveal comes from those who would know: Barack and Michelle Obama, […]