23 Jul 2024

Category: Diaspora News

News from outside Canada showcasing people and events involving people of African descent world-wide


Migrants in Africa 

  At least 80% of African migrants never leave the continent, but the focus is on Europe By Lynsey Chutel in Addis Ababa   February 15, 2019   It is well known that…

African priests in the US 

African priests are now the future of the Catholic Church in the United States By Lekan OguntoyinboJuly 11, 2019 In more than a decade as a Catholic priest in the United…

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Belgium Elects First Black Mayor 

Pierre Kompany Elected Belgium’s First Black Mayor By SARAFINA WRIGHT October 19, 2018   Pierre Kompany came to Belgium as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo — his son Vincent is…

TechNigerian wins world’s tech competition 

TechNigerian girls, Team Save-A-Soul, win world’s largest tech competition Published: 10.08.2018  The Nigerian girls defeated teams from USA, Spain, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to win the 2018 Technovation world pitch junior…

Quartz Africa: Chinese aid to Africa 

  China’s “rogue aid” to Africa isn’t as much or as controversial as we thought A visitor walks past a map of Africa at a meeting of the Africa Development…

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Ethiopian wins top WHO job 

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job   23 May 2017 Image copyrightAFP/GETTY     Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World…

The street dancers who dream big 

In Pictures   The street dancers who dream big 6 February 2018     Image copyrightOLIVIA ACLAND Street dancers in Sierra Leone have a bad reputation – they’re often branded…