New York, NY - June 15, 2010

Nile Capital Management, LLC, announced the availability of the Nile Pan Africa Fund (NAFAX) on four major brokerage platforms today. We believe that the Nile Pan Africa Fund is the only actively managed mutual fund available to US investors focusing exclusively on investment opportunitie! s in Africa and covering the entire continent. The fund has been added to the Charles Schwab, Fidelity, Pershing and Scottrade platforms. It is also available on the Sterne Agee platform.

New York, NY – April 29, 2010

Nile Capital Management, LLC, announced the launch of the Nile Pan Africa Fund, an actively managed mutual fund to focus exclusively on the continent of Africa.  The Fund seeks to capitalize on the investment opportunities in the growing but under-researched and under-invested African markets and enhance investors’ overall exposure to emerging markets.

By Azuka Nzegwu

This is an abstract for a dissertation that was recently and successfully defended in Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture at Binghamton University on November 23, 2010. The title of the dissertation is The Conduit and Whirlpooling: A New Theory of Knowledge Constitution and Dispersion

By Bernie Douglas

The less ecologically rich environments of Europe and other non-tropical ecosystems when compared with the more varied and complex landscapes of tropical Africa can be convincingly argued to select for reduced levels of fine discernment and/or complex reasoning ability in various homo species. Evolutionary evidence relating to Homo erectus, for example, suggests that the further he traveled from equatorial Africa the lower his cognitive capabilities became in contrast with those of other erectus lineages that remained in Africa or closer to the African continent. The lineages of Homo erectus, in fact, can be hierarchically arranged in descending order from the most behaviorally complex to the least, based entirely on its lived distance from equatorial Africa. 1) Homo sapien sapiens remained and evolved in tropical Africa and is the most behaviorally complex 2) Neanderthals would evolve in ice age Europe, and 3) Peking man evolved in East Asia.

In 1973 while 11.1 per cent of the United States population was black, about a quarter of all major league baseball players, a third of all pro football players and two thirds of all pro basketball players were black. Black players also appeared to earn more than white players in these sports, which would suggest a superior athlete. In more recent years it has been shown that while African Americans make up approximately 12.5% of the American population, they comprise nearly 79 per cent of pro Basketball players, close 67 per cent of pro football players and are dramatically overrepresented among professional boxing champions and other professional athletes.

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