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.Continue reading “Wealthy Nigerians are buying up passports for cash from Caribbean nations to beat visa rules”
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 SteinmetzContinue reading “Forget US transit visas: Kenya – Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon?”
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.Continue reading “Business Day of Trinidad and Tobago Editorial: The road to Africa”
By David Mwere
Dr Juma, a postgraduate diploma student in family medicine, died by suicide after he was denied clearance to visit his family in Kenya.