African diaspora

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2013
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By Paul Omoruyi Most Africans in the diaspora would concur with me that when they first immigrated to the United States they wanted to speak, look and swagger like Americans. This writer was not an exception. Understandably, America is the current world power and an American identity gives some sense...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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By Fatimah Kelleher Centuries old, travel writing has been instrumental in crafting perceptions of the world we live in; journeying authors have wielded significant influence over immobile audiences who have wanted to ‘see’ beyond their own square mile of existence. For the most part, modern travel l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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By Dr Ola Ogunyemi The brain drain Africa suffered since the double waves of decolonisation and structural adjustment did not only impact negatively on political and economic developments, but also decimated Africa as professional and business elite – students and refugees emigrated to escape crisis,...
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Jan 18th, 2013
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At President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony Monday, the African-Caribbean Diaspora will play a part in some of the several events. The group will host the first-ever African-Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball. The Reverend Doctor Agorom Constantine Dike, chairman of the inaug...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 31st, 2012
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After the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in late-August, the comments sections of articles discussing his 21 years in office became a digital shouting match between Ethiopians who had different views of his legacy, and the current political situation in Ethiopia. One interesting comme...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Dele Meiji Fatunla The importance of faith and religious observance amongst African and African diaspora communities was the impetus for a conference held last week by ‘Africa-UK’ – a diaspora engagement project aimed at increasing the impact of the UK’s African Diaspora on policy decisions made o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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By Dr Joel Cabrita In Europe (and Britain) religion is often thought to be in terminal decline. Yet, the fact is that African Christians and Muslims increasingly occupy a prominent place within the multicultural religious and social landscape of contemporary society.  Any assessment of religious decl...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2012
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Jamila Aisha Brown On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama cautioned the America public about the foreign policy plan Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wish to implement: “My opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy, but from all t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2012
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Heads of State of the African Union (AU) gathered in Sandton, South Africa on Friday 25 May for the first Global African Diaspora Summit. This meeting aspired to forge closer ties between ‘Africa and its offspring’, as one of the delegates at the summit described it. The summit is the res...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2012
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Following is a speech delivered by Khafra Kambon, chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee, at the recent launching of Emancipation Day celebrations at City Hall, Port-of Spain. If I was physically present with you on this important night of this historic day I may well have spoken mainly of 20...