Tens of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe are an attractive market for financial service providers like Western Union. The world leader in the cash wire transfer business charges exorbitant fees.
Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to Africa than anywhere else in the world, a new World Bank study finds.
Refugees have made headlines in Europe for the last two years. But the debate is endless because it avoids all the uncomfortable issues. To the satisfaction of those who profit from human misery.
Lebanon is home to some 1.5 million Syrian refugees, who get blamed for dragging the economy down. Though false, the slurs effectively make them the target of xenophobic attacks, reports Anchal Vohra from Beirut.
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