The Association of Africans in the Diaspora (AAD) on Friday called on African governments to remove bottle-necks that hinder African-Americans from coming to stay on the continent.
Ms Maisie Meggon Howell, AAD Representative said most times, when Africa- Americans arrive on the continent they are given a huge welcome and told they can come and stay, but the reality comes when they have to renew their visas or to extend their stay.
She therefore challenged the government to lead the way in offering Africans in the Diaspora a right of abode.
Ms Howell made the call when she opened a high level forum to discuss “Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance- The Unfinished Agenda,” which was held as part of this year’s PANAFEST/Emancipation Day celebration...CONTINUES
This needs to be done yesterday. I hope it is done soon.