Tag Archives: Diaspora
Made In Africa Foundation
The Made In Africa Foundation is a charitable organisation, established to support strategic infrastructure projects and create sustainable solutions to some of Africa’s most pressing problems. It works to support technical feasibility studies, to kick start key infrastructure developments and to engage the African diaspora in innovative fund-raising activities. The Foundation was founded in 2011 by international designer Ozwald Boateng OBE, and Nigerian businessman Kola Aluko, and is supported by Atlantic Energy.
In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports.
Eritrean Center for Strategic Studies, ECSS
By Simon Tesfamariam
By Simon Tesfamariam
Wema Bank Becomes First Nigerian Bank on MoneyGram’s Latest Innovative Payment Platform, AgentWorks … Rolls Out in All Branches
Lagos, Nigeria, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– Wema Bank, Nigeria’s most resilient bank has once again, demonstrated its commitment to providing faster, efficient, innovative IT-backed services to clients with its recent implementation of MoneyGram’s latest platform, AgentWorks®. Through this development, Wema Bank becomes the first organization in Nigeria and the 2nd in West Africa to fully implement MoneyGram’s latest solution across all its service locations. This was made known during a visit by MoneyGram International representatives to the Bank.
AgentWorks® is the latest upgrade to the MoneyGram money transfer platform that provides for better security of funds and transactions, quicker authentication and a more efficient service delivery on the MoneyGram network.
by E-SMART (Eritrean Sanctions Must Be Annulled and Repealed Today)-a collaboration of the Eritrean Diaspora http://www.eritrean-smart.org/
Washington, DC, December 24, 2012 –(PR.com)– GC Media is the communications partner for South African Arts International. New York City-based South African Arts International, Ltd. is proud to announce that the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has been selected for the 2012 Convener of the Year.
This newly awarded accolade is being bestowed to a country that has showed great skill, courage and humanity in bringing Heads of State, government officials, International Humanitarian Agencies, Non Governmental Agencies, International Sports Governing Body’s, Artists, Artisans, Intellectuals and the Diaspora together.
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
A third call for Proposals of the African Development Bank Migration and Development Fund (MDF) has been made.
By Sophia Tesfamariam
Houston Hosts the PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference – Global Opportunities in Energy, Agribusiness, Technology, and Capital Access
WASHINGTON, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — The PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference (PAEC) takes place November 15-18, 2012, in Houston, TX at the Four Seasons Hotel. PAEC is an arena for entrepreneurs and business people within the Black Diaspora to meet and further business connections. This is the newly formed international division of the National Black Chamber of Commerce.
– Opportunités mondiales dans les secteurs de l’énergie, de l’agroalimentaire, de la technologie et de l’accès aux capitaux