Serikali ya Mapinduzi, Zanzibar - President's Office and Chairman of Revolutionary Council Diaspora

News and Events

15
May
2012

Zanzibaris in Diaspora Perceived Government Initiative on Institutionalizing Diaspora Affairs

For many years Zanzibaris have been living in exile as Diaspora. There is, however, no official census and estimates, both of Zanzibar’s total population and of Zanzibar exiles vary considerably, since Zanzibar entering the various recipient countries prior were registered upon… Read More

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22
Mar
2012

Working in Partnership with Diaspora Organisations

The role of diaspora in development has become increasingly popular in recent years as seen with the interest of institutions such as the World Bank, DFID and the mainstream British media. Some INGOs have also increased and formalised their engagement with the diaspora. For example,… Read More

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19
Feb
2012

Zanzibaris In Canada Form A Diaspora Association

With the recent creation of a new Department of International Cooperation and Zanzibar Diaspora (DICZD) in Zanzibar, under the Ministry of State in the President's and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council's Office, Zanzibaris living in Canada have just formed an association of their… Read More

30
Apr
2011

Zanzibar Diaspora Needed at Home

Soon after 2010 October general election, Zanzibar has embarked on a new era. Government institutions have been restructured and some new ones have been created. Read More

10
Nov
2010

Diaspora Investment in Developing and Emerging Country Capital Markets: Patterns and Prospects

A growing body of evidence suggests that diasporas play a critical role in supporting sustainable development by transferring resources, knowledge, and ideas back to their home countries, and in integrating their countries of origin into the global economy. Financial flows from migrants… Read More

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