Is Africa Still Rising? Why Diasporans Care

I read this post on twitter about a fellow who moved back to Nigeria after studying and living in the UK for a number of years. It was in response to a twitter space conversation where Nigerians were discussing the various challenges they experience after moving back to Nigeria. The person referred to moving back…… Continue reading Is Africa Still Rising? Why Diasporans Care

Children of the diaspora: longing for home

Iā€™m in the middle of reading a book ā€“ Behold the Dreamers ā€“ a novel by Imbolo Mbue that contrasts an immigrant family from Cameroon and their wealthy American employers living in New York around the financial crisis of 2008. The Cameroonian family is dealing with complex immigration laws, finding employment, low income whilst sending…… Continue reading Children of the diaspora: longing for home

The African Diaspora Dilemma: Move Back or Stay Abroad?

For those born in the continent, many of us have at one point or another considered the possibility of relocating back to our birth places. Africans living in the diaspora fall into various categories. There are those who temporarily move abroad with the intention of moving back home right after receiving their education. There are…… Continue reading The African Diaspora Dilemma: Move Back or Stay Abroad?