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Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani killed in US strike on Baghdad

Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed Friday in a US strike on Baghdad's international airport, Iran and the US confirmed, in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the two countries.The Pentagon said US President Donald Trump ordered Soleimani's...

Green card application begins for Liberians on Ded/Tps new law, spouses and kids also

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the immediate opening of the application process to adjust the status of Liberians who were recently granted lawful permanent resident status (Green Card) under the National Defense Authorization Act...

U.S. Senate approves permanent resident status for Liberians on DED

The US Senate voted unanimously to approve the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision that allows Liberians on the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program to apply for permanent resident status and citizenship.According to report on Liberia...

1,100 Africans applying for legal status arrested in U.S.

About 1,100 undocumented Africans living in the United States were among thousands of immigrants arrested while applying for legal status to avoid deportation and become eligible for work permits.Those arrested had applied to be included in the Deferred Action...

USA president Donald Trump offers ‘to open Ethiopia’s controversial dam’

US President Donald Trump has told ministers from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan that he would "cut the ribbon" at the inauguration of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam when it is completed, an Ethiopian minister says.Sileshi Bekele, Ethiopia's minister...

Kenyan born world best teacher meets Trump in White House

Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher earlier this year, has met US President Donald Trump at the White House ahead of a speech he is giving at the UN General Assembly. Brother Tabichi, a member of...

Trump plans to scrap USA birthright citizenship

President Donald Trump plans to abolish the right to citizenship for anyone born in the United States -- guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution -- with an executive order, he said in an...

Melania Trump lays wreath at slave castle in Ghana

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump laid a wreath at a 17th-century slave fortress in Ghana on Wednesday, vowing never to forget where Africans were held before being shipped away into further hardship, most across the Atlantic. 

Melania Trump savours African hospitality in Ghana

Melania Trump opened her first big solo international trip as U.S. first lady on Tuesday with a wave, a smile and a baby in her arms, aiming to promote child welfare during a five-day tour of...

Melania Trump arrives Ghana today to begin her 4 nation tour

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is scheduled to arrive in Ghana Tuesday as part of her tour of Africa. This will be her first major solo sojourn abroad since her husband President Donald Trump was sworn in
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Two killed, 20 wounded as suicide bomber detonates near Somali capital

At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a...
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South African man shoots his wife, son and mother then himself

The Secunda community in South Africa is reeling in shock after a man Carel Naude, shot his wife, their disabled child, his own mother...

Museum in Benin rep. celebrates return of stolen artifacts from France

More than two years after France promised to return colonial-era treasures to their African homes, Benin — ostensibly the first recipient of the groundbreaking...

Suspense in Guinea-Bissau as Supreme Court calls for clarification of presidential vote result

The outcome of Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election was thrown into doubt on Friday after the Supreme Court called for a clarification of the tally hours...

Eastern Libya halts more than half the country’s oil output

Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude...