If you’ve been looking for a way to help get the word out on Project Aloe, here’s an easy-as-pie way to help us. We’ve whipped up a nice little banner ad, complete with the code. All you have to do is copy and paste it into your desired location on your website. We’d like to […]

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Ghanian-born lead singer of Soulfege, Derrick Ashong, aka DNA, waxed poetic in support for Obama’s presidential run at a recent rally in Hollywood, CA. DNA was interviewed, ok “ambushed” by an identified reporter only referred to as “Mike?” outside the Kodak Theatre. I am unsure what Mike’s motive’s were nor did I care for his […]

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The BBC Africa web site has posted this week’s image gallery. Featured are a couple of photos I found at once humorous and gut-wrenchingly sad. Humorous because the subject matter clearly illustrated our previous frustrations with Mugabe, and sad at the same time because it is clear-cut proof of how desperate the situation on the […]

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Over the next few weeks, Project Diaspora will be covering the plight of Uganda’s aloe vera farmers who are trying to find international markets for their product. Part 3 of this series looks into what it will take to get this project under way. Subsequent articles will provide more details into the challenges of trying […]

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It’s no secret that here at Project Diaspora, we love the word remittances, especially when it’s used to encourage directed investment vehicles in Africa as opposed to subsistence support. So it was with great pleasure when we got word that Tanzania is holding a conference next month to examine the role of it’s diaspora community […]

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Over the next few weeks, Project Diaspora will be covering the plight of Uganda’s aloe vera farmers who are trying to find international markets for their product. Part 1 of Project Aloe is an overview of how I personally got involved. Subsequent articles will provide more details into the challenges of trying to assist these […]

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Dear Africa, We hope this letter finds you in good spirits. So many times we’ve meant to write, but the life and times of this distant land keeps us scratching for survival. We see you in the news from time to time, and we are moved. We feel the wave of sadness drifting from your […]

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Over the next few weeks, Project Diaspora will be covering the plight of Uganda’s aloe vera farmers who are trying to find international markets for their product. Part 1 of Project Aloe is an overview of how I personally got involved. Subsequent articles will provide more details into the challenges of trying to assist these […]

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