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    Rwanda stimulates investment thru diaspora

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Rwandans in the diaspora have established the Diaspora Business Incubator, a platform that will serve as a go-to support hub for all diaspora related investments and services to ease the country’s aims to fast-track investment back home to meet the Vision 2020 agenda. “The remittances have been growing, last year the remittances from diaspora was […]

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    SimbaPay raises money transfer limit

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    SimbaPay is revolutionizing the remittance space through its official announcement of raising the single transaction limit to $45,000. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor Karanja, Head of Operations at SimbaPay, sending money home and buying property across Africa has just become a whole lot easier. “A pain […]

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    ACP, EU talk sustainable development

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    The Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers conveyed their full support for a process to bring the world’s longest-standing North-South cooperation framework into line with the globally adopted Sustainable Development Agenda towards 2030. Following the 41st session of the Joint Council held on the 28th and 29th April in Dakar, Senegal, ministers from […]

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  • Weah says he will contest the Liberian presidency in elections next year

    CDC diaspora backs Weah’s presidential bid

    Saturday, April 30, 2016

    The National Executive Committee of the Diaspora Branches of the Mighty Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) came together and agreed on a resolution to unflinchingly support the People-Powered-Petition to our Political Leader Senator George Manneh Weah, Sr., to vie for the highest office of the land and thereby be elected to head a CDC-led Government come […]

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  • Gabarone, Botswana. The fashionable Riverwalk Mall (left) is just a couple of kilometers away from the Old Naledi Market (right), but these two urban locales are worlds apart from a socio-geographical point-of-view

    “No one can see if your belly is empty”

    Thursday, April 28, 2016

    Why would you buy a suit if your belly is empty? Researcher Stephen Marr is studying how consumption in Botswana’s capital city Gaborone nourishes aspirations on the one hand and creates anxieties on the other. At the time of Botswana’s independence in 1966 most of the country’s population lived in a rural setting. The newly […]

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bdi
May
3

Rwanda stimulates investment thru diaspora

Rwandans in the diaspora have established the Diaspora Business Incubator, a platform that will serve as a go-to support hub for all diaspora related investments and services to ease the country’s aims to fast-track investment back home to meet the Vision 2020 agenda. “The remittances have been growing, last year the remittances from diaspora was […]

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simba
May
3

SimbaPay raises money transfer limit

SimbaPay is revolutionizing the remittance space through its official announcement of raising the single transaction limit to $45,000. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor Karanja, Head of Operations at SimbaPay, sending money home and buying property across Africa has just become a whole lot easier. “A pain […]

Read More
acpp
May
2

ACP, EU talk sustainable development

The Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers conveyed their full support for a process to bring the world’s longest-standing North-South cooperation framework into line with the globally adopted Sustainable Development Agenda towards 2030. Following the 41st session of the Joint Council held on the 28th and 29th April in Dakar, Senegal, ministers from […]

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Weah says he will contest the Liberian presidency in elections next year
Apr
30

CDC diaspora backs Weah’s presidential bid

The National Executive Committee of the Diaspora Branches of the Mighty Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) came together and agreed on a resolution to unflinchingly support the People-Powered-Petition to our Political Leader Senator George Manneh Weah, Sr., to vie for the highest office of the land and thereby be elected to head a CDC-led Government come […]

Read More
Gabarone, Botswana. The fashionable Riverwalk Mall (left) is just a couple of kilometers away from the Old Naledi Market (right), but these two urban locales are worlds apart from a socio-geographical point-of-view
Apr
28

“No one can see if your belly is empty”

Why would you buy a suit if your belly is empty? Researcher Stephen Marr is studying how consumption in Botswana’s capital city Gaborone nourishes aspirations on the one hand and creates anxieties on the other. At the time of Botswana’s independence in 1966 most of the country’s population lived in a rural setting. The newly […]

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darpoh4
Apr
27

Liberian man in coma after knife attack in London

A 33-year-old Liberian man is in coma in a hospital after a knife attack in London, England. Amara Darpoh Clarke suffered wounds to his arms, chest and abdomen on April 18 in a dispute with a neighbor over a parking space.   Clarke has had to undergo six surgeries at St. George’s Hospital in Tooting following […]

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covent
Apr
26

UK university scholarships open to African students

The United Kingdom’s Coventry University on Monday launched a £500,000 ($725,000) scholarship offer for international students and announced the establishment of the Africa Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE), which aims to boost socio-economic development across the African continent. The announcements come as the university’s vice-chancellor and CEO, Professor John Latham, visits Abuja to meet with Coventry’s alumni […]

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Senator Coleman has vowed not to submit to a CDC probe
Apr
25

Call to probe Senator Coleman is laughable

The call by Senator George M. Weah, the political leader of Liberian opposition party, the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), for the party’s Grievance and Ethics Committee to probe Grand Kru County Senator Dr. Peter S. Coleman for “conflict of interest” as it relates to “professional services” rendered by Dr. Coleman at the John F. Kennedy […]

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Sweden's Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg

Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden
Apr
24

Sweden’s strategy for new industrialisation

Sweden’s prosperity is built on innovative and successful export companies that time and again have managed to renew and reorganise production and products to keep pace with changing markets. The Government’s strategy for new industrialisation is an important stage of the effort to benefit from the window of opportunity for new industrialisation that is now […]

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Lawal says Nigerians should keep an eye on those who want to take the country backward
Apr
23

Lawal: Reject move to amend Nigerian CGT act

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Scandinavia Ayoola Lawal has described the ongoing attempt by the Nigerian Senate to amend the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Act as shameful and illegal and must be resisted by all means. He made this known recently in a press statement, stressing that members of the Red Chamber cannot be talking […]

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