Tunji Awonusi writes on the powerful influence of the Jewish Diaspora in advancing the socio-economic wellbeing of their home country and how Nigeria can tap into this invaluable resource to bail itself out of recession.
Nigerian-American multimedia journalist, Chika Oduah, sure isn’t your regular pen pusher. Far from it. With her work in television news production and as a writer and photographer, she has continued to tell and preserve the African narrative.
That this young man won the 2016 Future Awards in Education may not be a big surprise. With a first-class degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Lagos, he is sure not a stranger to laurels. It’s, however, instructive that he decided to channel his knowledge to education, therefore portraying a desire to secure a stable future for other young people in the country.
How far can one ever go with making up faces and fixing hairstyles? Well, very far if you were Theodora Mogo. For every young person out there who has ever believed in not just dreaming about also chasing the dream, as well acquiring the relevant skills to make the dreams come true, Mogo’s story will continue to inspire.
I have decided to continue with our series on the new soft power and I plan to share with our esteemed readers the story and successes of the Irish diaspora. The Irish story is very personal to me because my family and I still live in that country, so it’s a story that resonates deeply. Diaspora
What I planned to do in the next six editions is to discuss in details how the big four (Israel, India, Ireland and China) have used their diaspora to develop their host country and their country of birth. The new shift in transference of knowledge and wealth in the last decade has all been achieved by the Diaspora. I will start with the India Diaspora.
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