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With its buying power combined with expertise and knowledge, the Diaspora is Africa’s could be Africa’s secret weapon, says Abou Dieng, the CEO of Global Green International Holdings, and Director of EMONECO, a publicly traded financial company on the US-Stock. Dieng, originally from Senegal would rather be referred to as African because to him, the boundaries are artificial and Africans are one people. Dieng, who is also CEO and President of Global Green International Holdings LLC, Executive Director and Ambassador for Africa of Global Treasury Supreme Trust believes that more needs to be done to extend banking services to the broader African population, especially in rural areas.

The National President of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), Engineer Elizabeth Eterigho, in this exclusive interview with ASHENEWS’ Tina George, raises concerns over the status of water scarcity and the prevalence of open defecation in Niger state. She also looks into its impact on the female gender, while proffering solutions on how these could be addressed. Excerpts: