According to a new report conducted by a Ghanaian professor, remittances
from Africans living outside the Continent sent to family back in
Africa surpasses more than foreign aid payments by nearly $10 billion,
the BBC reports.
U.S. Representative Yvette D. Clarke of Brooklyn, NY, this week called
on the Obama Administration and her colleagues in Congress to expand the
face of immigration beyond the Latino (Spanish speaking) community, and
to recognize the African Diaspora that exists in the U.S.
It was the first time ever the Mo Ibrahim Foundation gave out a
$1-million cash award, in addition to its annual $5 million award to an
African leader. This special, one-time ever honor went to Archbishop