Tag: Africans in Caribbeans

Wealthy Nigerians are buying up passports for cash from Caribbean nations to beat visa rules

By Yomi Kazeem | Quartz

A year ago, the office of Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) in the small Caribbean island nation  of St. Lucia had received no applications from any Africans in its nearly five years of operations.But in the past few months, it has issued up to 60 passports to Nigerians and is reporting steady increases in applications from the country—still its sole African market.

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Forget US transit visas: Kenya – Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon?

The announcement by the Kenya government of plans to launch direct flights between Kenya and Jamaica last week has received mostly positive responses.

By Juergen T Steinmetz

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Business Day of Trinidad and Tobago Editorial: The road to Africa

By Melanie Waithe

Given Trinidad and Tobago country’s rich and diverse relationship with the African continent, it’s surprising that there’s not more investment taking place between us.

For too long, Africa has been considered the Dark Continent, a colonial backwater plagued by disease, famine, war and economic strife. But now, it is emerging as one of the biggest opportunities for trade and investment in the world.

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Kenyan Senate probes state of Kenyan doctors in Cuba after one dies

By David Mwere

Kenya’s Senate has launched investigations into the welfare of 49 Kenyan doctors on an exchange programme in Cuba amid complaints that deplorable conditions led to the death of Dr Ali Juma.

Dr Juma, a postgraduate diploma student in family medicine, died by suicide after he was denied clearance to visit his family in Kenya.

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