The maker of Peugeot, Citroen, Opel and other brands announced Tuesday that it would open a new North American headquarters in Atlanta by February, adding Europe’s second largest car maker to the city’s list of prestigious foreign nameplates. But according to the French company, this isn’t your traditional auto announcement; it’s in part a technology play, a gradual Read more
With a startling frankness, Lâ€‹epang Ferguson â€‹acknowledged that the 17 sub-Saharan African countries represented by the Mandela Washington Fellows at Câ€‹lark-Atlanta Universityâ€‹ this summer didn’t always see eye to eye. “We are all different, but we have one goal in mind: to develop Africa” she said in her farewell address to her 24 peers at Clark-Atlanta Read more
In a continent often plagued by corruption and volatility, Botswana has managed to defy stereotypes thanks to healthy growth facilitated by its strong diamond trade and stable democratic government.
However, the world’s recent economic woes have caused the land-locked southern African republic to seek ways to diversify its economy, opening up…
Companies interested in Africa are invited to join a June 6 conference call with the U.S. ambassador to Botswana. Michelle Gavin will outline trade and investment opportunities in the country ahead of a July trade mission that will bring its leaders to cities in the U.S., including Atlanta. Botswana is a stable democratic nation in southern Africa that has capitalized on a Read more
The ambassador of Botswana is scheduled to lead a major trade delegation of more than 60 businesspeople from her country to Atlanta July 19-20. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse plans to attend the 20th annual convention of the National Black Chamber of Commerce at the Four Seasons Hotel in Midtown, which will feature discussions on international trade, particularly in Botswana. Ms. Seretse told GlobalAtlanta in May that businesses should not group Africa as Read more