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5 Ways to Profit From Lessons Learned Abroad

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

While raising interest rates may dampen falls in a country's currency in the short term, this is not always enough to calm a sell-off and a higher interest rate can hamper growth, squeezing the country further.

South African Singer Dedicates Zula Love Song To Obama

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- South African singing sensation Lira says she will dedicate a Zulu love song to United States President Barack Obama and his wife, Mic...

TAKE A LOOK: Nelson Mandela's Clothing Line Hits The States

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.31.2012 | Black Voices

UPDATE, July 31: James Cecil, president of Cadence Communications, which represents the Nelson Mandela Foundation in North America, has issued a state...

We Call Him Madiba

Lira | Posted 09.17.2012 | Black Voices
Lira

The rest of the world knows him as Nelson Mandela. We, as South Africans, choose to call him Madiba, his Xhosa clan name. Since I was a young girl growing up in the Daveyton township in Johannesburg's East Rand, Madiba has always been my hero.

"Kony 2012": Why It Worked

John Travis | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
John Travis

"Kony 2012" and why people can only help if they know what is going onBy now you have all most likely seen the "Kony 2012" video and I'm guessing you ...

TAKE A LOOK: Nelson Mandela's Clothing Line Hits The States

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Nelson Mandela celebrated his 94th birthday in style yesterday by officially debuting his highly anticipated clothing line 466/64 Fashion in the Unite...