News: The Africa-African Diaspora Tourism Association To Be Launched At 15th Akwaaba As Winners Emerge

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African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognizes personalities of African Origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent and its Diaspora in the area of Tourism and Travel. […]

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News: Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund Secretariat starts Operations

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The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF), is a signature initiative of H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, which was launched in August 2018 with the appointment of the EDTF Advisory Council (AC). The EDTF Secretariat, which is headed by an Executive Director and initially includes a Program Design Specialist and a Communication Specialist has officially started operations in Addis Ababa. […]

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News: Africa Practitioners to meet Top Tourism leaders from The African Diaspora at Akwaaba 2019

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Africa and it’s Diaspora has had a very strange relationship over the years. They need each other in a complimentary way but have not yet worked out how to relate. Tourism could be the sure way to build a sustainable relationship. To help give this a boost the organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market have decided to collaborate with US […]

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Tourism: 10-day return to Africa Luxury tour of Ghana by Diaspora slated for August

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In August 2019, exactly 400 years after the arrival of the first recorded landing of a slave ship in Virginia, which saw the acceleration of the horrendous Middle Passage, descendants of former enslaved Africans will make a triumphant return to the land of our ancestry – Ghana, West Africa. Palace Travel, Inc. is excited to host this highly-anticipated 10-day Ghana,West […]

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Africa: Liberia plans Diaspora Tourism Festival for February 2019

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Recently the US government asked some Liberians who have been in America to go home within the year. Many viewed this negatively considering the history behind the formation of Liberia. But for some African Americans Liberia is the place to connect with Africa. A leading pan Africanist Dr.Malachi York is leading a Movement that will see more engagement with Africa […]

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News: Using Tourism to connect Diaspora back to Africa

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Diaspora Connect is a new Face2Face Africa series focusing on individuals and organisations in the African diaspora, who are taking steps to link the community to the motherland through innovation, investment and entrepreneurship. In our first edition, we feature co-founder of Birthright AFRICA, Walla Elsheikh, whose organization inspires youth and young adults of African descent aged between 13 and 30 […]

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Africa: 15 million Nigerians in Diaspora — Dabiri-Erewa

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The Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday announced that there were currently about 15 million Nigerians in various parts of the world. Dabiri-Erewa made the announcement at the Island Club, Lagos, in a lecture entitled: “Nigerians in The Diaspora: Strengths and Challenges in Pursuit of National Development’’ The Senior Special Assistant said that Nigerians living in the different countries of […]

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AFRICA: 4 Nations sign up On Door of Return with Accompong, Jamaica to drive Tourism with Diaspora

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Uniting Africa and the diaspora, the Door of Return Monument is now being extended to include Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The decision was made by political and tourism leaders in attendance at the travel event for the Top 100 Hotels in Nigeria which was held at the Port Harcourt Bantaba. The event was jointly organized by ATQnews.com and Akwaaba African Travel […]

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Africa: Nigeria to roll out $300 million Diaspora Bond in March

Nigeria to roll out $300 million Diaspora Bond in March The much-awaited $300 million Diaspora Bond will be rolled out in March, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said. Adeosun spoke at a meeting with Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora in Abuja. Similarly, the Minister also announced the introduction […]

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Africa: 20 Nigerians Killed in South Africa in 2016, Nigeria Demands Action

20 Nigerians Killed in South Africa in 2016, Nigeria Demands Action Nigerian Government has demanded immediate action by the South African Authorities following the death of a Nigerian in South Africa. The killing of Tochukwu Nnadi on alleged drug offences brings the number of Nigerians killed extra-judicially in South Africa to 20 in 2016 alone. Senior Special Assistant to the […]

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