Tag: diaspora

Is East Africa ready to embrace the introduction of humanoid robots?

Last month at Rwanda Day in Bonn, Germany - an annual event bringing together Rwandan diaspora and friends of the country – Fabrice Goffin showed up with his humanoid robot, Nao. Inspired by the will of the people to solve some of the country's problems, he committed to visiting and seeing if his robotic solutions could help in anyway. Zorabots is already in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and now he's looking for his way into Africa. Fabrice Goffin joins CNBC Africa for more.

Exploring the economic potential of Nigerians in diaspora

Nigerian’s in Diaspora is the biggest concentration of talent, financial resources and the global network needed for Nigeria to transit from an oil to a non-oil based economy – that's according to Charles Soludo, Member of Nigeria’s Economic Advisory Council and a Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, on the side-lines of Nigeria’s Diaspora Investment Summit to discuss the economic potential of Nigerians in diaspora.

Op-Ed: The Future of Africa’s diaspora is in Africa

With over 30 million Africans living outside of their home countries, migration will play a big role in shaping Africa’s future. This is how it can be used to its advantage.

Zimbabwe Ambassador lauds diaspora’s contribution to SA’s economy, urges them to invest back home

Zimbabwe's Ambassador in South Africa David Hamadziripi has applauded the diaspora business community for their role in contributing to the development of South Africa’s economy, and also urged them to consider investing back in their home country. For more CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango caught up with the Ambassador at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg.

Zimbabwe diaspora entrepreneurs see opportunity in Zim amid economic crisis

As Zimbabwe celebrates one year with-ought Robert Mugabe, and also faces one of its worst economic crisis; some Zimbabweans in diaspora are making plans, on how they can contribute to the development of the country. CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango filed this report. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...

Op-Ed: Rebooting the African Diaspora’s Role in Africa

It’s time for both the diaspora and Africans on the continent to rethink how we work together.

Here’s what you probably did not know about Libya slave trade

Here's what you probably did not know about Libya slave trade

Kenyans head to the polls again for election re-run

Kenyans head to the polls again for election re-run