Beyond The Return — The Diaspora Dividend…

African Celebs
2 min readDec 28, 2019
Photo Credit: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana| President Nana Akufo-Addo

“Beyond the year of return”, “The Diaspora Dividend”, is an initiative, by the government of Ghana.

The president of Ghana took to his social media page to announce that he’s got more lucrative plans ahead of the year of return since it’s about to end as 2019 also ends soon.

The year of return had a lot of events organized and many visitors including stars from the diasporas such as, Steve Harvey, Rick Ross, Ludicrous, June Sarpong

Photo Credit: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana| President Nana Akufo-Addo

Micheal Jal White, Dijon Hounsou, Anthon Anderson, Tarrus Rilley, Ebro Darden, Morgan Heritage and Idris Elba, visiting the African continent in their numbers.

The year of return has been very successful and boosted the Ghanaian economy a lot.

Never in the history of Ghana has been such flood of visitors seeking their roots and also wanting to know more about their ancestors and where their journeys original began.

It has been an exciting and fun moments for the celebrities for their stay in Africa especially those who visited Ghana.

On Friday 27 thDecember 2019, a short ceremony was held at Kempinski hotel in Accra where Nana Akuffo- Addo officially inaugurated the post

“Year of Return” initiative dubbed “Beyond the Year of Return”, “The Diaspora Dividend”…


Originally published at on December 28, 2019.



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