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Congolese people often joke about the institutions of their country.Congolese people often joke about the institutions of their country.One of the most ironic jokes is about the Congolese army, known as the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo or FARDC.The joke goes like this: "in our beloved Congo, there is no army. Actually no, there is no professional army. No, that is not true. There are three warlords leading three militias to guide us under the not so benevolent baby dictator".
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has awarded its Good Governance Award to former Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in Kigali, Rwanda, over the last weekend of April 2018. Unlike all the precedent awards, the recipient, the place, the tone, and the direction of Mo Ibrahim Fundation have raised eyebrows and many questions.
In the article published on Monday, April 23, 2018, AfroAmerica Network disclosed, based on sources within the Rwandan Government and the Congolese refugees in Rwandan camps that Moïse Katumbi was planning to travel to Rwanda (see DRC presidential contender Moïse Katumbi, threatens to launch a war to overthrow Joseph Kabila? ). On Thursday, Moïse Katumbi confirmed, in a tweet, that he had arrived in Kigali, Rwanda, officially to attend the 2018 Mo-Ibrahim Forum meeting and the celebration of 2017 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Laureate, former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) political opposition leader, the magnate Moïse Katumbi, has threatened a forceful action against the regime of president Joseph Kabila if the latter fails to organize the presidential elections before December 23rd, 2018. According to sources contacted by AfroAmerica Network, the forceful action includes an armed rebellion or a military coup.
Jay-Z, the hip hop and rapper mogul and star, had not released a music video for quite some time. Hence, no wonder why his new album 4:44 has garnered widespread attention. On the album is one song: The Story of O.J. The new music video of the song, The Story of O.J., in which Jay-Z turns himself into a blackface cartoon, sends a charged civil rights and political message.
Jay-Z's The Story of O.J. draws from a song by Nina Simone, the famous Civil Rights activist and great soul diva. Nina Simone's Four Women tells the struggles and fate of four women, based on the color of their skin: black, yellow, tan, and brown..
Ubisoft Entertainment, the World renown video game publisher has released Assassin's Creed Origins, one of the most important games in the Assassin's Creed series, yet. This time, the game developers' challenge was to be as accurate as possible with the history of ancient Egypt, while keeping the video game entertaining. UbiSoft may have achieved the objective.
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On September 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM, Apple will launch a media event to unveil new products during the first-ever event at Steve Jobs Theater at its new Apple Park headquarters. There had been mounting rumors that Apple would announce at least three products: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and Apple 4K TV. The products to be showcased could include improvements in compatibility, LTE, Siri, image processing and face recognition. Perhaps the most anticipated is the iPhone X, based on leaks that had popped up in media for days. Below are a few details based on the leaks. However, Steve Jobs Theater is perhaps the greatest treat.
Today, June 15, 2017, AroniSmartInvest in Action Sentiment Analysis has flagged Slack as one of the most interesting companies (see the sentiment cloud attached) to watch in upcoming days, and probably months and years.
It is believed that the next technological frontier to be crossed by humans is the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is the Internet of Things (IoT), or, Internet for Things, as one of the early co-founders of the concept, Kevin Ashton calls it?
They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and stash funds away from their empoverished homelands, mostly in Western foreign lands, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.
"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives and confidents. They come from all over the World. Africa counts many. After siphoning the economies of their countries, they use the loot to buy mansions, private jets, yachts, rare paintings and artworks, luxury apartments, jewelry, million dollar cars, and other expensive items in the West or hide the money through shell companies.
Apple's higher-end iPhone X (or iPhone 10) is available for sale today, Friday November 3, 2017. The stock has jumped up significantly, from a $168.00 at the end of the trading day on Thursday to $174.26 at the beginning of the trading day on Friday. AroniSmartInvest in Action™ has included the stock on the list to watch for potential upside opportunities since 2016. Since then, Apple stock has increased by more than 50%.
On April 14, 2017 AroniSmartInvest In Action picked 3M (NYSE: MMM) as one of the most promising stocks. 3M (NYSE: MMM) had been on roll for the last months. At the moment AroniSmartInvest in Action™ had included the stock on the list to watch for potential upside opportunities. has been on roll for the last months. AroniSmartInvest in Action™ has included the stock on the list to watch for potential upside opportunities.
AroniSmartInvest has picked, on Thursday Sep 7, 2017, stocks of tech companies to watch for upcoming weeks and months. The companies identified include those that provide products and services that address the growing needs in cloud and on-premise services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software license updates and product support.
Apple stock (NASDAQ: AAPL) released 2017 third quarter earnings today. The earnings beat analysts' forecasts of $44.95 billion, reaching $45.4 billion, in the third quarter. Earnings per share were $1.67 against $1.57 expected. Meanwhile, in anticipation of the earnings, Apple stock had been on a steady rise. At the close of the markets, the stock traded at $150.05. AroniSmartInvest in Action has also consistently flagged Apple’s stock, in its “Best” or “Watch” segments (see AroniSmartInvest In Action™ here, here, and AroniSmartInvest in Action: Overview of a Few Stocks Selected for July-August 2017)
On Wednesday July 26, 2017, Wal-Mart crossed a major threshold, going above $79.00 for the first time since the announcement of the acquisition of Whole Foods Markets (WFM) by Amazon.
As the retail market landscape has been going through dramatic changes, retailers have engaged head-to-head competition, sometimes with dramatic results. The focus is now on Wal*Mart against Amazon.
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As Q2 2017 starts, AroniSmartInvest In Action™ picked a few stocks to watch. Based on its proprietary advanced analytics, and despite the roller coaster of emotions in the market, AroniSmartInvest™ In Action picked a few promising stocks.
In March 2017, stocks have continued to rise, not counting a few bumps in the road, with uncertainties abouth the Healthcare reform and the fate of Obamacare.
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