· April, 2007

Stories about Migration & Immigration from April, 2007

Africa, France: Suing African Leaders for Embezzlement

  2 April 2007

Demain le Congo Brazzaville posts [Fr] a complaint lodged in the French accusing of embezzlement African leaders such as Omar Bongo of Gabon, Denis Sassoun Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso. The complaint acknowledges that a French judge cannot adjudicate on salaries of African dictators but emphasizes...

Georgia: Stuffing the Goose

Steady State says that the president of Abkhazia, a de facto independent region in Georgia, is trying to attract ethnic Abkhaz who fled to Turkey a century ago to return. Though the largest ethnic group in Abhkazia, all other non-Abkhaz ethnic groups combined outnumber ethnic Abkhaz in the region.

Zimbabwe: Bloggers invade mainstream media

  2 April 2007

With the world's eyes focused on events in Zimbabwe, the country's blogosphere has come of age over the last two weeks. Zimbabwe's bloggers have claimed their rightful place among the leading re-tellers of the Zimbabwean story. All of last week, popular group blog This is Zimbabwe was the guest blog...

Ghana: The Joseph Project

  1 April 2007

Do you know about The Joseph Project? “The Joseph Project is part of an elaborate plan to establish Ghana as the homeland for Africans in the diaspora. The project takes its name from the story of the Biblical Joseph who was sold into slavery.”