Category Archives: Brain Drain / Brain Gain

100 Most Influential Africans in Germany

100 Most Influential Africans in Germany (MAG) 2012/2013 exclusive list ( Top 62 ). African Heritage Magazine (Germany) Following our 50 prominent Africans in Germany first published in 2006 and…

The African Diaspora in Hamburg: An added value for the economy

African Heritage (Germany). February 3, 2013. L) Alexander SIPUA, Audrius Vaitiekunas, Hon Kenneth Gbandi, Mrs. Cornelia KAHL, Timm Rohweder, MBA Clement Klutse “Africa is in many Western media is seen…

Sending money back home beats foreign aid

  Good Governance Africa. Diaspora-driven development is the way to go, says Adams Bodomo The African diaspora is a major source of foreign income—so large that it now outstrips foreign…

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Chinua Achebe: A Poet of Global Encounters

APRIL 5, 2013 BY JESSE WEAVER SHIPLEY The first time I met Chinua Achebe I had just started teaching at Bard College, where I had been hired as Director of Africana Studies….

After the 2005 G8 and UN Summits: Independent, High-Impact Information Infrastructures and Networks for Transparency and Accountability in African Countries

2005, the “Year of Africa”, witnessed much discourse and activities culminating in a special focus on Africa at the G8 and UN Summits (see several articles and reports listed on ALPN’s portal pages: Africa…

The Mo Ibrahim African Governance Index and Leadership Prize Revisited

March 2008 The Mo Ibrahim African Governance Index and Leadership Prize Revisited How Dr. Ibrahim and Other Well-Off Africans Can Best Foster Good Governance in African Countries (By Jump-Starting Resource-Pooling Efforts to…

ADDRESSING AFRICA’S HUMILIATION: ‘BRAIN GAIN’/’BRAIN CIRCULATION’ DIASPORA NETWORKS FOR AFRICAN PROGRESS

This brief provides an overview of the role of “Brain Drain”/Diaspora Africans (BDAs) in fostering African progress, in the context of the reality that most accomplished BDAs, for a variety…