African Diaspora Leaders

News that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe in order to motivate, challenge, and encourage current and future generations of people of African descent to take initiative and offers guidance to those interested in Africa’s development.

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Can Trump Save Africa and the African Diaspora After the Mixed Legacy of Obama?

Despite the controversial realities, there is hope for Africa and the African Diaspora if they can understand that their “salvation” will not come from any government in the East or West, but from themselves with the help of God Almighty, who did not predestinate Africa to be the headquarter of poverty despite its rich lands and smart intellectuals.

Can Trump Save Africa and the African Diaspora After the Legacy of Obama?

President Obama might have done what he could to strengthen democracy and boost economic growth in Africa for instance by extending the African Growth...
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Next President of Benin Republic prophesied and anointed by Prophet Shepherd Bushiri (aka Major1)...

Two days before the Americans elected their new President, Mr. Donald Trump, the next president of Benin Republic (West Africa) was prophesied on Sunday...
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Next President of Benin prophesied by Prophet Shepherd Bushiri (Major1) on 6 Nov 2016

Two days before the Americans elected their new President, Mr. Donald Trump, the next president of Benin Republic (West Africa) was prophesied on Sunday...

The Global Volunteering Platform That Involves The International Diaspora

Volunteering has become an interesting part of people’s lives. While some volunteering  jobs may be for humanitarian purposes, others have a business potential. It...

14 Secrets That You May Not Fully Know or Understand About The Global Diaspora!...

Based on a massive data collection and painful diagnostics, here are the dilemmas that most diasporas, their home countries, and their country of residence find themselves in:

Seeking a job or wanting to recruit talented local and international applicants?

In our previous article, we tried to explain the unemployment problems of the diaspora and immigrants. We also explored what DiasporaEngager (the International Diaspora...

Why does Africa Weep and Deteriorate? Real Causes and Solutions to African Impoverishment

After decades of independence, economic development in African countries continues to lag behind. However, several models and ideologies of development have been applied. Are...

How to Engage the Global Diaspora in Consulting Opportunities with their Country of Origin...

Although in the case of countries affected by brain drain the need of native consultants is more appealing, it is very hard for people living in the diaspora to offer such a service to their home countries. At the same time, many organizations have consulting openings, but they don’t know how or who to contact to get those jobs done. Sometimes, because of a lack of the right fit, many consultations are done by less qualified people.

How to Help Immigrants and Diaspora to Return Back Home

In our previous article (Why Immigrants and Diasporas Cannot Easily Return Back Home), we discussed how difficult it is for immigrants and diaspora members to return back home. Today, we will explore some of the strategies DiasporaEngager is taking to help the diaspora and their people to return back home if needed.

Address by Sir Hilary Beckles, chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission to the NAARC’s...

The social, economic and psychological wounds of slavery have been passed on down through the generations; open wounds that remain raw and continue to fester. Between the 16th and 19th centuries some 15 million captured Africans were shipped to the Caribbean, Latin America and North America on 36,000 slaving voyages. Millions more perished on the long and tortuous boat trips from Africa to the Americas.

Why Immigrants and Diasporas Cannot Easily Return Back Home

Human migration is a universal problem that is here to stay. Human beings, and even wild animals, move because they are usually trying to solve a problem. For instance, when the weather is getting bad, many animal species know how to migrate to avoid exposing themselves to environmental conditions that can threaten their existence.

Why and How the Global Diaspora Should Advocate for the Development of their Nations

Each country should have advocacy centers where they should be training and educating their diaspora in helping them carry their developmental agendas. Governmental agencies (e.g. consulates and embassies) should be highly involved in this kind of advocacy initiatives.

Ms. Jeanne D. Henriquez – African Diaspora in Curaçao (Caribbean / South America)

Teacher, Activist, Feminist, Consultant, Most well-known Diaspora Leader in the Dutch Antilles

ABCs of a Realistic African Diaspora Engagement

One of the first things that comes to the mind of most Africans living in Africa is to ask the diaspora to help them, forgetting that no one is helping the diaspora for free. In contrast, the first thing that enters the mind of most diasporas is not how to help Africa, but whether Africa knows why they have left the continent and what they are doing/facing abroad!

Involving the International Diaspora in Education, Research, and the Development of their Countries

Because they better know the context of their home countries than the foreigners, the global diaspora must play a key role in helping their country of origin to alleviate some of their educational problems.

Dr. Oprah Gail Winfrey – African Diaspora in California (USA)

Chairwoman, CEO, and CCO of the Oprah Winfrey Network. Actress, Producer

Dr. Júlio Cesar de Souza Tavares – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the Federal University of Fluminense in Brazil, Board Member of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora

Diaspora Engagement in Science and Technology

Diaspora Engagement in STEM should not be only about granting work visas to the best international scientists so that they stay abroad after their graduation

Dr. Pastor Elías Murillo Martínez – African Diaspora in Colombia (South America)

National Council on Economic and Social Policy in Colombia, Anti-Racism Hour, International Decade for People of African Descent, International Year for People of African Descent

Dr. Maulana Karenga – African Diaspora in California (USA)

Creator of Kwanzaa, Activist, Scholar, Founding Member of Several National African-American Organizations in the USA

Dr. Edvaldo Mendes (Zulu) Araújo – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

President of Palmares Cultural Foundation at the Ministry of Culture in Bahia (Brazil). Specialist in Politics and Culture.

Dr. Charles Senessie – African Diaspora (from Sierra Leone) in Switzerland

Founder and President of Afro-European Medical and Research Network International.

Dr. Silvio Humberto dos Passos Cunha – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the State University of Feira de Santana/UEFES, Economist