News in Perspective

Cost of sending money home to families in Sub-Sahara Africa is prohibitive

3 February 2013 For many families in countries such as Sierra Leone, monies received from their loved ones overseas, provide the cushion that saves them from falling below the poverty-line. And as the global recession continues to affect employment opportunities overseas, the incomes of millions of African migrant workers continue [Read More]

News in Perspective

British Prime Minister David Cameron talking tough in Liberia

1 February 2013 David Cameron, the UK prime minister and leader of the British Conservative and Liberal Democrats coalition, is on his maiden visit to West Africa, since elected to office in 2010. He is in Liberia, where he is chairing a UN High-Level Panel meeting on poverty. He will [Read More]