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iManagement Consulting Launches Afro Emoji to Help Africans Better Express Themselves on Social Media

article by Hadassah Egbedi via venturesafrica.com

“No worry yourself”, “Bigz boyz”, “E make brain”, “Any better?” These are common slangs in West Africa, particularly used by Nigerians. 321 more words

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Central Africa's 1st Gaming Studio is Creating Games that Embody African Myths and Culture

article by Hadassah Egbedi via venturesafrica.com:

The growth of Africa’s comic culture has given rise to the likes of Comic Republic with superhero characters and lifestyles that Africans can finally relate with and the reception so far has been incredible. 412 more words

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Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Pageant Celebrates both Natural Hair and Black Female Entrepreneurs

Most beauty pageants claim they’re about celebrating brains and beauty. But the beauty (and body) part often gets a majority of the shine while the brains get whittled to one or two questions on stage. 871 more words

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Entrepreneur Dr. Alvin Perry Works to Build Fashion Empire to Promote Dressing for Success

Dr. Alvin S. Perry is a charismatic serial entrepreneur on a mission to promote positive self-image and dressing for success through his latest business venture. 337 more words

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"Ride Along 2" Tops Box Office on MLK Weekend, Earns Over $39 Million

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart did it again.  “Ride Along 2”, the second installment in what is sure to become a series of “Ride Along” movies, opened in the number-one spot in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $39.5 million in domestic grosses, according to… 156 more words

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Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse Comes with its Own Hero: Barrier-Breaking Owner Ariell R. Johnson

The next time you find yourself in Philadelphia and in need of a comic books and coffee fix, there’s a destination in town that has you covered.   268 more words

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This and then this week's crash

http://fortune.com/2016/01/05/apple-valuation-cash-flow/?xid=yahoo_fortune

Even at $700+ per share, Google is still at 31x PE ratio 0.0

Apple, please don’t go under $100…

So we started the year with a China and North Korea scare–the China one was triggered by their new halt stops (at 5% and 7% – which freaked investors out unnecessarily) and North Korea by a bomb announcement. 9 more words

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