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Connecting Diaspora Academics with Their Peers in Africa

Bridging the gap between diaspora intellectuals and the continent


As Africa’s greatest minds travel to the West, one looks to bridge the gap between diaspora intellectuals and the continent. Raymond Asare Tutu, associate professor of geography at Delaware State University, believes that through collaboration, the benefits of the migration do not have to be solely one-sided. Through technology, academics of the future will not be hindered by their physical location as were earlier generations of scholars.

https://theconversation.com/diaspora-academics-and-those-in-africa-can-do-great-things-together-65655

Dr John Boateng, left, and Dr Raymond Asare Tutu