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Eritrea, Sierra Leone and Guinea face U.S. visa sanctions over deportees snub

Three African countries risk visa suspension by the United States due to their refusal to take back nationals who scheduled to be deported from the States. West African neighbours, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are listed with East African nation Eritrea completing the list. A Sierra Leonean journalist reports that the …

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South Africa: Police launch manhunt for 20 escaped prisoners

Gauteng police, South Africa have launched a manhunt for 20 trial awaiting prisoners who escaped while being transported to the Johannesburg prison‚ known as Sun City. The prisoners were beings transported from the Johannesburg Magistrate Court on Tuesday afternoon. According to a statement issued by Colonel Lungelo Dlamini‚ provincial spokesperson, one of …

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Confusion As Referee Abandons Match In Order Not To Miss His Flight

A Chinese referee abruptly ended a China League One reserve match because of fears he would miss his flight. This incident was confirmed by Hangzhou Greentown Chengdu Economic Daily. The club said the official left their game against Meixian Techand last weekend, because the area’s nearest airport only had one …

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Breaking: President Buhari to return to Nigeria today

A statement by Presidential media aide, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari will be returning to Nigeria today. Read the statement below President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over …

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Doctors Without Borders suspends migrant rescues in the Mediterranean

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government’s policies have made its job harder. The aid group’s decision is the latest development in mounting tensions between Rome and NGOs as migration …

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Most African migrants in Libya prey to abuse, torture, rape – Oxfam

Most African migrants suffer abuse, torture and rape as they cross lawless Libya in pursuit of a new life in Europe, Oxfam said on Wednesday as it urged Europe to offer safer routes. The voyage from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy – often on flimsy boats run by …

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