AFFORD Diaspora Finance (ADF) brings together a series of programmes, grants and services aimed at promoting, stimulating and harnessing diaspora investment opportunities for jobs and weatlth creation.
‘Sierra Leone’s Recovery and the Role of the Diaspora’
DEMAC & ABC EVENT
The ABC & DEMAC event on ‘Sierra Leone’s Recovery and the Role of the Diaspora’ was a very successful event and insightful discussion, which brought together diverse experiences and views on the contribution of Sierra Leoneans in the diaspora during the Ebola outbreak, as well as the business dimension on how the crisis impacted diaspora investment.
African Agency and the Band Aid Complex – A Personal Reflection
Africans in the diaspora have been challenging the fourth Band Aid response to the Ebola crisis, accusing it, in some cases, of perpetuating a ‘white saviour complex’. The criticisms are part of a long overdue and important debate about how Africa is represented, who speaks on behalf of the continent and what approaches really solve problems.