AFRICAN DIASPORA

They are away from home but have not forgotten their roots. In 2016 Africa received more than 60 billion in transfers from its diaspora. A real breath of fresh air for parents back home.

THE AFRICAN DIASPORA DETERMINED TO SUPPORT THE CONTINENT

They are away from home but have not forgotten their roots. In 2016 Africa received more than 60 billion in transfers from its diaspora. A real breath of fresh air for parents back home.

December 3, 2017 Africa Media
The African Diaspora determined to support the continent
'' The image of Africa etet revised in part by the children of the African diaspora. Added to this is the contribution of the diaspora economically. Today remittances exceed in value the ODA. So there in terms économiue obvious interest to value these contributions of diasporas. '', Said Alioune sall historian.

But the diaspora is not only economic power. Entrepreneurship, digital, kitchen, culture ... 1 pates new generation by now the reputation of Africa internationally.

It is essential to change the view of Africa to focus on what works

'' It is essential to change the view of Africa to focus on what works. If we do not show what works, we do not envy sucite outside, we finally arouses pity. It is important that we, from the diaspora (because there is not an African diaspora, there are several), it is also that we can support Africa, the Afrques they are 54 . we need to support them. '' said Sonia Rolland, former Miss France.

Today the African Diaspora has become an essential element in the development of the continent. It is full of talent and especially thanks to new technologies that do not respect borders, thus making you forget the distance, it can actively contribute to Africa's development.

Source: fides.org

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