Voting rights for Nigerians abroad: How soon?
17 November 2019 | 3:12 pm
The Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe says Nigeria’s National Assembly is working towards achieving voting rights for Nigerians in Diaspora. She discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.
7 Feb 2018
Diaspora voting - INEC meets with Nigerians in South Africa.
4 Aug 2018
A few Nigerians in the diaspora have declared their intentions to unseat President Buhari in the next general elections in February 2019.
9 Mar 2019
Unrest in Sudan: The diaspora in Paris is keeping a close eye on events at home.
30 Jun 2019
FSDH Merchant Bank says the Central Bank of Nigeria should continue to restrict access to foreign exchange for the importation of items that can be locally produced produce and should work at unifying the multiple exchange rate regime in the country. Ayodele Akinwunmi, Head of Research at FSDH Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa to breakdown this report.
17 Aug 2019
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Adviser on Diaspora Affairs to the Nigerian President, says Nigeria has come up with a Diaspora Policy to protect Nigerians. She joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
12 Sep 2019
PwC Nigeria says official remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa grew by 10 per cent to $46 billion in 2018. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria says these funds are supporting economic activities on the continent. He joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
7 Oct 2019
Rwandans abroad are summoned to mingle and to meet President Paul Kagame each year. The conference-style Rwanda Day, taking place in Germany on Saturday is festive but not without an unspoken political undercurrent.
18 Nov 2019
The Chairman of Nigeria’s Diaspora Alumni Network, Manny Aniebonam says the network is proposing a Nigeria Diaspora Registration Database that will keep the record of Nigeria's resources in the diaspora. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit.
14 Nov 2019
At the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit, Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo speaks on how Nigeria can leverage Diaspora resources for economic growth.
17 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is working together with the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to target Nigerian Diaspora as an economy for Nigerian goods. Executive Director of the NEPC, Segun Awolowo joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.
30 Nov 2019
Former Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Waheed Olagunju says Nigeria now realises the potency of its diaspora community. He discussed the need for collaboration between governments and the Nigerian Diaspora with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit 2019.
30 Nov 2019
Nigerian Entrepreneur, Pascal Dozie says Nigeria needs to create policies that are inviting enough to attract its diaspora population. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit in Abuja.
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Organizers of an LGBTQ Pride parade in Istanbul say 373 arrested there Sunday have been released. But a rights group said the high number of detentions showed the government had "declared war" on the community.
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For the first time in Germany's political history, the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, includes three lawmakers of African descent. So what do they want to achieve?
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In Germany, a former SS corporal at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp is on trial on charges of being an accessory to murder for the deaths of 3,518 people between 1942 and 1945. The verdict in the trial of 101-year-old Josef Schütz is expected this week. Schütz, who maintains his innocence, is one of dozens of alleged Nazi criminals that German prosecutors are trying to convict before it's too late. Our correspondents report.
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