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Africa: The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho

January 17, 2018

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Africa: The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho 9 of the 10 largest diamonds ever discovered have been found in Africa Yomi Kazeem Quartz Africa A 910-carat diamond, which is believed to be the world’s fifth largest diamond, has been unearthed in Lesotho. The stone was discovered in Letseng mine by Gem […]

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2017 had a record number of skyscrapers completed

January 11, 2018

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2017 had a record number of skyscrapers completed The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reports that 2017 was a record-setting year for tall buildings. In 2017 there were 144 skyscrapers completed of 200 meters (656 feet) or taller. Asia had 75.7 percent of these skyscrapers. China had the most skyscrapers completed in […]

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Nigeria: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT)- Rapid rail public transportation trains arrive

January 11, 2018

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Nigeria: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) – Rapid rail public transportation trains arrive ABUJA- The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has taken delivery of rapid rail cars for the trial operations of its new metropolitan regional rapid rail transit system. ___ Video: Abuja Light rail nearing completion ____ Video: What it takes to do business in […]

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Construction update January 3, 2018: Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park

January 3, 2018

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Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park Future home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers NFL franchises. 70,000 seat open air stadium, expandable up to 100,000 seats 6,000-seat performing arts venue 780,000 square feet of office space 890,000 square feet of retail space 300 hotel rooms 2,500 modern residences […]

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Tallest building in Los Angeles to be built by Peebles-led 100% non-white group’s $1.2B development

December 29, 2017

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Tallest building in Los Angeles to be built by Peebles-led 100% non-white group’s $1.2B development The proposed Angels Landing will be the tallest building on the West Coast. Angels Landing Partners – Signature Tower PRNewswire Angels Landing Partners LLC, a 100% minority-owned team comprised of the Peebles Corporation, MacFarlane Partners and Claridge Properties, has been […]

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U.S. state Populations 2017: Most populous states

December 25, 2017

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U.S. state Populations 2017: Most populous states Release date: December 20, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau Idaho was the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.2 percent to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s national and state population estimates released today. Following […]

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Detroit breaks ground on what it will become the tallest tower in Detroit and Michigan

December 15, 2017

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Detroit breaks ground on what it will become the tallest tower in Detroit and Michigan A new 800ft (243.84m) tall skyscraper is coming to Detroit’s downtown. The 58-story, 800-foot building will soon dominate the Detroit skyline on the site of the former iconic J.L. Hudson department store. Bedrock Detroit’s $900 million, two-building project will include […]

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Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa offers money to white farmers

November 26, 2017

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Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa offers money to white farmers eNews Channel Africa (eNCA) HARARE – Zimbabwe’s newly-sworn-in president Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to compensate white farmers who lost their land during his predecessor’s notorious land reform programme. On 24 November 2017, Mnangagwa became only the third President of Zimbabwe since its independence, following in the […]

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UNCF – Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

November 15, 2017

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UNCF – Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities UNCF HBCUs have an incredible impact—they create skilled workers, jobs and serve as economic hubs for the areas that surround their campuses and beyond. The landmark study, HBCUs Make America Strong: The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities—commissioned by UNCF’s Frederick D. […]

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NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium revealed – Groundbreaking

November 14, 2017

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NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Revealed – Groundbreaking The Oakland Raiders broke ground November 13 on their new 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Plans are to have the stadium ready for the 2020 season. For now the team will continue playing in Oakland, California. The San Francisco Bay Area currently has […]

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