Many of the continent's receive more money from remittances than development aid.
Money is flowing in exchange for allowing countries – ironically including both Iran and Israel – to maintain military bases within its borders
Africa's future is all about the money - getting it to the people and making it work in the best way
Despite similarities to mobile money, it is unlikely East and West Africans who value personal relationships of trust will readily take to neobanks
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.
About 3 million of Zimbabwe’s 13 million people have left the country as policies pursued by Mugabe’s government drive much of the nation to ruin.
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
EU will pay African countries to take back migrants; new $2 billion 'trust fund' for continent announced
The plan also calls for increased diplomatic efforts to ease or resolve conflict, and to boost economic and agricultural development
For countries like Senegal, their main export commodity is unemployed young men.
Mogadishu gets an A for allowing the full report to be published uncensored - that's how we learn that 95% of Somali shilling notes are fake.
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%.
Data increasingly shows African foreign nationals are just scapegoats for domestic socio-economic problems.
The country's crucial money-transfer services are targeted by regulators, a move that would cut such funding by up to 80%.
15 new things you didn't know about America's African-born population: Where Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa rule
Your relatives are making a big splash in Uncle Sam’s backyard, official data shows