After the fall of the communist regime in Benin, President Nicephore Soglo launched the first voodoo festival in 1993
In the current environment, many Somali-Americans in Minnesota are leery of Hollywood storytellers.
African academics living in the diaspora have access to resources that can really help their peers working on the continent.
South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya diaspora sweat over tough new UK pay rules but 55,000 sign petition against it
Migrants who have lived in the country for five years will have to show that they can earn at least £35,000 or face deportation.
Migrant crisis: These numbers show that for Africa, $2bn EU aid deal no match for remittances or multinational tax cash
With diaspora billions building mega-dams and keeping entire governments adrift, Europe needs to ‘get’ Africa
Because about 75% of all transfers are informal and, therefore, impossible to track, diaspora remittances would be up four times bigger.
MoneyGram and Econet Wireless launch new mobile money platform in Zimbabwe; Nigeria tops Africa remittances
Remittances to the region reached $32.9 billion in 2014, a 2.2% increase over the year before, which had seen a sluggish growth of 0.9%.
13 facts about slavery in Africa—for one European slaves were cheaper but Africans sold their own more readily
Affecting millions, it was a trade that offered a deep lesson of the horrors of forced labor of the 20th century.
Although the importance to Africa’s diaspora is largely discussed around remittances, many Africans are also coming back to join the public service.
A growing number of young Africans are struggling to root themselves; products of their parents moves across borders in search of opportunities.
The country's crucial money-transfer services are targeted by regulators, a move that would cut such funding by up to 80%.