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Book:  Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa

October 31, 2016

Author: Aderanti Adepoju

Editor: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

Language: English

Page: 70

Publication Year: 2008

Publisher: Stylus Pub LLC

ISBN: 9171066209, 9789171066206

Africans arriving by rickety fishing boats to the Canary Islands, risking the passage across the Straits of Gibraltar or washing up on the Italian island of Lampedusa are familiar examples of the recent growth in migration from Africa to Europe. There is this dark side of migration in human trafficking, but the picture of a continent on the move also includes highly skilled professionals from Nigeria and Ghana who seek employment in universities and other professions in South Africa. On the positive side, migrant remittances are a major source of income in many sub-Saharan African countries, helping to sustain the lives of poor home communities. A major challenge now facing sub-Saharan Africa is how to attract skilled emigrants back for national development.

To get  a copy of the book, contact NOMRA

Phone: 234 (0) 8023061845; (0)8034881727; (0)702861966



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