News: U.S. lifts Non-Immigrant Visa Restrictions in Ghana

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The United States has lifted the visa restrictions applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act. As of Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return to the normal procedures. The validity period and number of entries on new tourist and business visas (B1, B2, and B1/B2) for all Ghanaian executive and legislative branch employees, their […]

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News: Top-Secret UFO Files Could Cause ‘Grave Damage’ To U.S. National Security If Released, Navy Says

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The U.S. Navy has confirmed that is has top-secret files of a UFO encounter, but says sharing the information with the public “would cause exceptionally grave damage to the National Security of the United States.” In response to a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from Vice, a spokesperson from the Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence confirmed that the […]

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Africa: Teni Speaks To Ooni Of Ife About Dating Wizkid

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Nigerian Singer, Teniola Apata, popularly known with her stage name as Teni, has disclosed the real happening between her and singer, Wizkid. Naija News recalls that Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, was faked in a prank video made by hilarious and sensational Nigerian Prankster, Zfancy. An event that fooled many fans of the celebrity who troop […]

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Africa: University of Oxford appoints Ghanaian as Advisory Council member

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The distinguished Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Ofosuaa Oforiatta Ayim, has been appointed by the University of Oxford to the Advisory Council of the University’s Cultural Programme. It is unprecedented to have a young African woman determining the paths of future leaders who pass through this most prestigious of world universities, and this shows clearly that the time has […]

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Africa: Dr. Walter Mzembi leader of the new People’s Party in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe former Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi has been appointed interim leader of the newly formed People’s Party. Dr. Mzembi and a number of the former Mugabe allies are now living outside Zimbabwe, having fled the country following the removal of late President Robert Mugabe from power in 2017. Dr. Mzembi has been an internationally recognized leader, […]

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Africa: Cross River, American firm sign MoU for funding of Bakassi Deep Seaport, Superhighway

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Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade has stated that the proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport will facilitate seamless maritime and shipping activities within the African sub region when completed. The governor was speaking Monday at the Governor’s Conference Room, Governor’s Office, Calabar during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government and Terradyn Corporation of Ohio, United […]

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News: South Africa inks deal with Ethiopia on Visa waiver for state officials

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South Africa and Ethiopia have signed an agreement on the waiver of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic or official/service passports. This, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali said in a joint communiqué, is expected to ease the travel of officials, which will contribute to further strengthening bilateral relations. The signing of the agreement emanates from the […]

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News: The Franc Zone, a Tool of French Neocolonialism in Africa

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The CFA franc, used by fourteen countries yet economically bound to France, is the last colonial currency on the African continent. French and international media had long taken its existence as something of a dirty secret, even though it is used by some 187 million people. Yet it has now broken into the headlines again, thanks to five years of […]

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Africa: Nigerian movies generated almost N7bn in cinemas in 2019 – Govt

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The National Film and Video Censors Board says Nigerian movies generated nearly between N6.4bn and N6.7bn at cinemas nationwide in 2019. The NVFCB, which is the Federal Government agency responsible for classifying and approving the release of movies, further stated that this was evidence that the entertainment sector was growing. The NVFCB, Executive Director, Adedayo Thomas, said this during an […]

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Africa: The disadvantages of a Nigerian passport for the technology ecosystem

With a Nigerian passport, you can travel to about 46 countries either visa-free or with a visa on arrival. Those countries are Iran, Lebanon, three south-east Asian countries, a few Oceania/Caribbean islands and twenty-eight African countries. According to the 2020 Henley Passport Index, that makes the Nigerian passport the 95th most valuable in the world. The Henley Passport Index and […]

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