Nigeria: Scheme to Revive Remittances

Nigeria: Scheme to Revive Remittances

LAGOS, 9 March 2021 – Nigeria’s Central Bank has introduced a “naira for dollar” scheme in an effort to expand remittances from its Diaspora. Diaspora remittances to Nigeria fell drastically last year to just over $5.3 billion from a vry high $25 billion in 2019....
Guinea: Guinean Wins Right to Stay on in France

Guinea: Guinean Wins Right to Stay on in France

PARIS, 15 January 2021 – A Guinean, Laye Fode Traore, will no longer be deported from France after his employer used a hunger strike to win hearts and the right for him to stay. Traore was going to turn 18, the age at which minors who came to France illegally or who...
Africa: Costly Road to COVID-19 Inoculation

Africa: Costly Road to COVID-19 Inoculation

ABUJA, 21 December 2020 – African countries can either not afford or have not ordered the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine even as rich countries, like Canada, have ordered in excess of their populations. Africa might not see vaccines until after the second quarter...
Africa-America Diaspora

Africa-America Diaspora

If you are an African or African American with investments or considering investments in Africa or in the Americas, let us help tell your story and inspire other investors. One of our goals is to mobilize an army of investors from the African and African-American...

More than 16,000 IDPs in Niger

NIAMEY, NIGER, 20 JUNE 2018 – Violent and repeated cross border raids by jihadist insurgents hitting western parts of Niger close to the border with neighboring Mali have forced 16,000 people to flee their homes, according to the United Nations. The majority of the...

Suicide Bombers Kill 31, Injure 40 Others in Nigeria

DAMBOA, NIGERIA, 18 JUNE 2018 – Boko Haram militants are suspected to behind two suicide bomb attacks Saturday evening in which at least 31 people were killed and more than 40 others injured in the town of Damboa in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno State. Nigerian...
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