Day: May 29, 2019

The Future of Africa’s diaspora is in Africa

By Akinyi Ochieng and Gregory Thwaites

With over 30 million Africans living outside of their home countries, migration will play a big role in shaping Africa’s future. While the vibrant and growing diaspora communities in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom and France are gaining in visibility, it is communities of Africans within Africa that will have the most transformative impact on the region’s future.

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Egyptian-Canadian produces “Free Trip to Egypt” to allay fears of a Muslim country

By Karris Golden

Tarek Mounib knows he scares people. In the eyes of some, he is the embodiment of terror. Some fear his religion, which is Islam. Some also fear his ethnicity: He was born and raised in Canada by parents who emigrated from Egypt to Canada. Growing up in 1970s Halifax, Nova Scotia, Mounib’s was the only Muslim family in the neighborhood.

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642 Ghanaians deported from the United States

By Priscilla Aklorbortu

A report on the activities of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in the 2018 fiscal year shows that 642 Ghanaians were deported from the United States between 2016 and 2018.

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Who decides who is a real American?

By Douglas Moore Who decides who is a real American? Does any one person or group have the right to define those who are real Americans as opposed to those who are not? Continue reading “Who decides who is a real American?”