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  • Congressman Byron Donalds connects with Black small business owners for policy ideas 26 Feb 2021 13:21 Marco Eagle - Florida Congressman Byron Donalds connected with Black small business owners in Lee and Collier counties Thursday, planning to use their input to help shape national policy after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Donalds, the new representative for District 19 …
  • Pop culture’s use of African-American English raises questions of appropriation, understanding 26 Feb 2021 13:08 The Maroon - Louisiana Pop culture’s mass usage of African-American English has diffused the language from the Black community into the general American public, raising questions about this appropriation and its impacts. This form of English has been around in America for …
  • Jordanian Podcast 'Manbet' Presents Story of an Enslaved African Muslim 26 Feb 2021 12:37 Al Bawaba  A Jordanian podcasting startup that launched in 2016 with three shows is now producing 25 offerings for its on-demand and digital audiences. Sowt (voice, in Arabic) Podcasts was established with the aim of producing high-quality Arabic audio content and …
  • Nigerian onion producers commence export to West African countries 26 Feb 2021 12:21 Pulse Ma’aji commended President Muhammadu Buhari for reopening the land borders for legitimate businesses, and lauded the efforts of the Comptroller General of NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), for keeping in tune with international best practice in Customs’ …
  • 'Black Wall Street': How history affects Black business today 26 Feb 2021 09:41 WKYC Channel 3 In the early 1900s, there was a community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known as Black Wall Street. African Americans thrived together at a time when it wasn't common. CLEVELAND — Have you ever heard the story of ‘Black Wall Street’? If you haven’t, you’re not …
  • Ending Inequality is Everyone’s Business 26 Feb 2021 04:45 Inter Press Service Africa, Headlines, Health Opinion A health worker at a local health centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, prepares a vaccine injection. The dispatch of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa started in February. Credit: UNICEF/Sibylle …
  • African Gold Acquisition Corporation Announces Pricing of Upsized $360 Million Initial Public Offering 26 Feb 2021 02:10 GlobeNewswire, Inc. New York, New York, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- African Gold Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its upsized initial public offering of 36,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on The …
  • Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (TGP) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript 26 Feb 2021 00:47 Financial Content Image source: The Motley Fool. Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Feb 25, 2021, 1:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Welcome to the Teekay LNG Partners Fourth …
  • Mining Billionaire Patrice Motsepe Launches Manifesto To Run African Soccer 25 Feb 2021 21:56 Forbes Patrice Motsepe the South African candidate to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) addresses ... [+] the media during a press conference delivering his manifesto in Johannesburg on February 25, 2021. - Motsepe is running against three other …
  • Vaxart Provides Business Update and Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results 25 Feb 2021 21:01 GlobeNewswire, Inc. VXA-CoV2-1 oral COVID-19 vaccine candidate targeting both the S and N proteins is planned to advance to Phase 2 testing during Q2 2021 Cash and cash equivalents of $126.9 million as of December 31, 2020 Conference call and webcast focused on our COVID-19 …
  • Black-owned pizza business creating jobs nationwide, inspiring communities 25 Feb 2021 19:52 WPTV NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Slim+Husky’s Pizza Beeria is a culinary experience of urban culture. “We really wanted to bring something to the African American community that everyone could enjoy,” said co-owner Clint Gray. The menu offers pizza and beer, served to a …
  • Business Report: Moderna to launch trial for vaccine to fight COVID variant 25 Feb 2021 17:14 WMGT TV Listen to the content of this post: Moderna is set to launch a clinical trial of a new vaccine designed to combat a variant of the coronavirus. A government watchdog said the Federal Aviation Administration needs to improve its oversight of new aircraft. …
  • 9th African Fiscal Forum 25 Feb 2021 16:07 International Monetary Fund The European Commission (EC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will host the Ninth African Fiscal Forum, March 2-3, 2021. The Forum, which will be held virtually, aims to take stock of the health, economic and social impact of the pandemic on sub- …
  • Celebrating diversity in STEM and business: Brown clubs make an impact 25 Feb 2021 15:53 Brown Daily Herald - Rhode Island Several student organizations at Brown, which focus on supporting students of color in STEM and business fields, have been working to improve representation in academic and professional spaces and foster inclusive communities on campus.  Mosaic+ “focuses …
  • Harvard Business School hosts Queer Black History event 25 Feb 2021 13:09 Washington Blade - District of Columbia SaVanna Wanzer (Photo courtesy Wanzer) “Black History is Queer History,” a student-led Harvard Business School panel discussion about queer Black history and leadership is Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.  Harvard Business School Pride and the African …
  • The importance of transformation in business for black females 25 Feb 2021 09:48 South Africa Today Greater gender diversity within businesses leads to a myriad of benefits including more diverse problem-solving, increased organisational collaboration as well as better employee engagement. However, while the majority (51,2%) of the South African …
  • Human rights are everyone’s business 25 Feb 2021 08:42 The Hindu India must realise that a democracy cannot be reduced to only demanding praise from the rest of the world The ongoing protests by farmers against the three hastily promulgated agriculture laws have drawn international attention, with the denial of …
  • Livestock Monitoring and Identification Market to Reach USD 3,690.4 Million by 2027; Enlargement of Cattle Industry to Fortify Industry, states Fortune Business Insights™ 25 Feb 2021 08:17 GlobeNewswire, Inc. Pune, India, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global livestock monitoring and identification market size are expected to reach USD 3,690.4 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecast period. The implementation of effective hardware …
  • YOLANDA CUBA: MTN’s New VP for South, East African Markets 25 Feb 2021 07:41 Red Pepper At the tail end of last year, MTN group announced changes to the regional structure and the Group Executive Committee in which Ms. Yolanda Cuba was appointed as the MTN Group Vice President for the Southern and East African (SEA) MTN markets effective 1 …
  • Ólàjú expands awareness of African culture, identity with focus on powerful photography 25 Feb 2021 05:41 San Antonio Current - Texas After Femi Ogunleye graduated from UTSA in 2011 with an undergrad degree in international business, he returned to Nigeria, where his family is originally from, to deepen his connection with its culture and heritage. As part of that immersion, he began …

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