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Transnational society is a brand new box of analysis, simply as mind stream is a brand new improvement method for the worldwide South. This booklet contributes to the becoming scholarship on transnational society and mind stream, therefore highlighting the dynamic social practices already underway

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Anyone who ascribes to African heritage, even primarily culturally, is and can be part of the revalorization process. It is a question of identity. For instance, the Cuban people have decided that they as a whole are an Afro-Cuban people, reflecting their desire to affirm their African heritage vocally and counter-hegemonically. At the extreme, it is no longer debated that all the world’s people are of African ancestry, and hence share, to some greater or lesser degree, in the knowledge, beliefs, and social principles invented in humanity’s long development there.

METHODOLOGY The hypothesis to be investigated by this work is that diaspora remittances to Francophone Africa south of the Sahara contribute to financing basic social services and infrastructures. This paper uses the descriptive approach, based on literature review and secondary data to determine the contribution of diaspora remittances to the development of basic social services. The study draws on secondary material along with inputs from informants on socioeconomic and commercial initiatives relating to remittances.

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