An expatriate, on international business journey many of the times, arrives on the British Air Way’s flight, rents a Toyota at Hertz, drives down-city to Hilton motels and reaches the room, flips on to Sony TELEVISION and catches the glimpse of the identical flashing indicators of ‘Coca-Cola’ and ‘BMW’ etc. As a Bay Space native, Jasmine saw the tech business grow up in her backyard and naturally found herself working at a number of online companies in San Francisco earlier than joining HubPages. The sum complete of those companies was amazingly the primary three a long time of colonialism, hardy something was performed that could remotely be termed a service to the African folks.
Right now, 23 years later, the Gupta-household has a business empire in South Africa comprising amongst different uranium, gold and coal mines , a luxury recreation lodge, a newspaper, a 24-hour news TV station, a passenger airline, and an engineering firm.
And right here one begins to the touch upon one of the cruelest ironies of the slave trade and enter into an area that many Africans and African-Americans are sometimes unaware of or uncomfortable confronting instantly. If their native newspaper would otherwise perish, 23% of …Continue reading