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Belgium Agrees to Take In Former Ivory Coast President

Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after his shock acquittal at the International Criminal Court.He was granted a conditional release by the ICC. He must remain in his host country. He is also not

US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Ghanaian Nationals

The United States imposed visa restrictions on Ghanaian nationals Thursday, making it more difficult for citizens of the West African country to visit the U.S.In levying the sanctions, the Trump administration accused Ghana of not repatriating national...

Institute of Chartered Accountants Sierra Leone Pledges Support to President Bio, Commends Stance on Corruption

State House, Freetown The Institute of Chartered Accountants Sierra Leone, ICASL, has called at State House to pledge their unflinching support to the vision and goals of the New Direction Government and to commend its stance on corruption. ICASL was

Shipwrecked African Migrants Arrive in Spain After Arduous Journey

A ship carrying 310 African migrants rescued from waters off Libya has arrived in Spain's southern port of Algeciras, after being denied entry by Italy and Malta.The ship, operated by the humanitarian NGO Open Arms, plucked the migrants from three

SOUTH AFRICA PASSES PARTY FINANCING LAW

PRETORIA, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has enacted a law on financing political parties before the May legislative elections, according to the Presidency.The law prohibits the acceptance of donations from foreign governments, foreigners and...

Do truth and reconciliation commissions heal divided nations?

As long as unresolved historic injustices continue to fester in the world, there will be a demand for truth commissions.Unfortunately, there is no end to the need.The goal of a truth commission � in some forms also called a truth

Scores of Somali Militants Killed in Fighting, Airstrike

U.S. and Somali military officials said Saturday that scores of al-Qaida-affiliated fighters had been killed during an attack on a government military base near Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo. The militants launched a surprise dawn attack Satu...

Identity of Nairobi Attack Suspect Shocks Neighbors

NAIROBI, KENYA Seven people have been arrested following Tuesday's terror attack at the DusitD2 complex in Nairobi that killed at least 21 people, Kenyan media reported.Five suspects appeared in court Friday, and Kenyan security agencies are seeking ...