The Best Countries for Black Men to Relocate to & Why

Moving to another country has so many advantages, including building up your network, getting a fresh start, and learning a new language. For black men looking to relocate abroad, there are many factors that go into play before leaving. You have to keep in mind race relations, stereotypes, and how you might be treated based on the color of your skin. Some countries are better than others. Other factors to consider are access to healthcare,…

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“African-Americans we welcome you”- Ghana

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has invited African Americans to re-settle in Ghana if they feel unwanted in the USA. She said at a collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority, Office of Diaspora Affairs and the Diaspora African Forum to organised a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at the W. E. B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture in honour of George Floyd. The late George Floyd was an African American who was…

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Nigerian lawyers drag China to court over COVID-19, demands $200b damages

NEWS Published 5 days ago ByJohn Owen Nwachukwu A coalition of Nigerian legal practitioners has dragged the People’s Republic of China to court over the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak on the West African giant. The lawyers are demanding $200 billion as damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of the normal daily existence of people in Nigeria.” This was contained in a statement on Sunday by…

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Jada Pinkett Smith Said She Doesn’t Know Will Smith “At All” Since Quarantine Started,

Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted coronavirus lockdown has made her realise she hardly knows husband Will Smith “at all”. They may have been married for 23 years, but it seems the Hollywood couple are only just getting to know each other. Pinkett Smith confessed that being forced to spend all her time with Will during the current coronavirus lockdown has made her realise that, actually, there’s still a lot she doesn’t know about her other…

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Using white faces, Bernard Garrett built a banking and real estate empire amid 1950s Jim Crow

Bernard Garrett, as a black businessman, purchased a lot of commercial and residential properties until he became the owner of more than 175 buildings, including what was believed to be the tallest structure in downtown Los Angeles in 1961, the Banker’s Building.  At a time when racism made these feats almost impossible for African Americans, Garrett had to operate in the shadows while hiring white men to be the frontmen of his businesses. In the process, he helped make…

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Moving to Africa? Here’s a few tips on investing in Real Estate in the Motherland.

If you are interested in staying abroad long term, it would be wise to invest in some real estate. Population growth in the region is a key trend in the recent surge of real estate development across major cities. In 2015, 42% of Africa was urban and by 2050, this figure is estimated to be 62%. Due to inaccurate media coverage, many people have a distorted image of African real estate. “The first misconception that…

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