Weekly Brief 16/06

Cameroon Attacks Suspected Boko Haram fighters in northern Cameroon killed dozens of people over the weekend, including soldiers and civilians – at least 37 have been confirmed dead.  Military positions on Darak, an island near Lake Chad in Cameroon’s…

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Diaspora Talks with annette abena

I’ve started a podcast! It’s an extension of my blog and where you will hear the interviews and conversations I’ve had with some amazing individuals come to life. Where to listen: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ynSrKNuipQBYzeMOFalC8 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/annetteabena/africans-on-china…

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Opportunities for African Entrepreneurs in Africa’s Booming Wedding Industry

The Wedding Season is in full swing. For many of us in the Diaspora, this means weddings and/or traditional engagements every other week. In Africa, weddings are deeply rooted in age-long cultural, social and religious…

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The Economic Impact of AFCON – A Blessing or Burden?

The 31st Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament kicks off in Gabon on Saturday 14th January 2017. This will not be the first time the small central western African nation hosts the tournament after joint…

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