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Why Covid-19 supplies from Alibaba never got to Eritrea

Much publicized COVID-19 supplies donated by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and his Alibaba Group never made it to Eritrea, despite Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's saying the supplies had been delivered to the entire continent.So many reasons have been...

Nigeria urges U.S. to remove it from visa restriction list

Nigeria asked the United States on Thursday to abandon the new immigration visa restrictions on the West African country set to take effect on February 21.U.S. President Donald Trump included Nigeria and five other countries in an expanded version...

US, Nigeria hope to resolve immigration visa ban row soon

The United States and Nigeria voiced hope Tuesday that the Trump administration would soon lift onerous visa restrictions slapped on Africa's most populous country, which said it was "blindsided" by its ally.On a previously scheduled visit to Washington, Nigerian...

Families in Nigeria, Eritrea fear impact of US immigration ban

An Eritrean father yearning to be reunited with his four children after 15 years apart. An American woman adopting a Nigerian toddler. A Nigerian man desperate to be with his American wife and children.These are some of the families...

Travel ban: Buhari says Nigeria to comply with US new visa rules

Nigeria will work to fix security lapses that led to a US curb on immigration from the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.Mr Buhari said he wants Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, to have "productive relations" with the US.He...

Travel ban; USA restricts Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania 3 others from immigration visa

Washington announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from 6 additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of a push to further restrict immigration.Officials said immigrants from Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan and...

Trump confirms that more countries will be added to US travel ban

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. would soon be imposing visa restrictions on more countries — though it’s not clear yet how many nations will be affected by his expansion of the travel ban.Seven additional nations were listed...

USA plan to add Nigeria, 3 other African nations to travel ban list

Washington is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.Some countries will face bans only on some visa categories, the Wall...

Eritreans in Oslo say Abiy wrongly awarded Nobel prize

Eritreans living in Scandinavia have taken to the streets of the Norwegian capital, Oslo, to protest against Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed being awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.The award ceremony is due to start at 13:00 local time...

Five Eritrean under 20 footballers disappear in Uganda

Five players with Eritrea's under-20 national football squad have absconded in Uganda and have sought asylum, according to multiple reliable sources. The players disappeared from their hotel and did not show up at their training ground, reports say. The team travelled...
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Nigeria’s Hushpuppi faces decades in US jail – Prosecutors

American federal prosecutors has charged a man they say went by the name "Ray Hushpuppi" and flaunted his extravagant wealth online after conspiring to...

Ethiopia picks the pieces after nearly 200 died in protest over killing of Haacaaluu

More than 166 people were killed during anti-government protests in Ethiopia last week, the government said on Sunday, as the capital and other hot...

Ghana president in isolation after Covid-19 positive test in close circle

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo will self-isolate for 14 days on the advice of doctors after a person in his close circle tested positive for...

Cameroon government official in talks with the Ambazonia leaders

A representative of Cameroonian government had talks with several anglophone separatist leaders to try to find a peaceful resolution to the lingering conflict that...