FBI Arrests Celebrated Young Nigerian Billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke for alleged conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12… Read more »
Govt Not Fiscally Transparent, Says U.S.
The U.S. has classified the Nigerian government among those that are not fiscally transparent. Read more »
Levis and Wrangler Vow to Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs. Read more »
American Tourists to Rwanda Grow By 114% - Travel Agencies Say
Numbers of American tourists to Rwanda have grown by 114 per cent year on year, according to data from an international travel agency network. Read more »
The United States Welcomes Sudan's Adoption of the Constitutional Declaration [press release]
The United States congratulates the people of Sudan on the August 17 signing of the Constitutional Declaration and political agreement between the Forces for Freedom and Change and… Read more »
International Community Congratulates Sudan On Power-Sharing Agreement
Statements congratulating Sudan on the signing of final documents in Khartoum yesterday sealing the political agreement reached between the Transition Military Council (TMC) and… Read more »
FBI Trains Local Investigators
25 investigators from Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) yesterday completed a five-day course aimed at equipping them with modern skills in interview and interrogation techniques. Read more »
Remarks By Ambassador Raynor At Ethio Lease Event Thursday, August 8, Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa [document]
U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa
Your Excellency Mr. Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance; Read more »
Gosh Former NISS Director General Banned From Entering the States
Former chief of spy in the country, Lt Gen Salah Abdalla, known as Salah Gosh, has been officially banned from entering the United States of America. Read more »
U.S., Côte d'Ivoire to Co-host the 2019 AGOA Forum in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire [press release]
The United States and Côte d’Ivoire will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from August 4-6. Read more »
Ready, Steady, AGOA Comes to Abidjan!
AGOA 2019 is taking place from August 4-9 in Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire. Read more »
August 2 Declared As Kunle Adewale Day in Ohio, U.S.
On August 2, 2019, Mayor John Cranley, the Mayor of Cincinnati declared August 2, 2019 "Kunle Adewale Day" in Cincinnati, Ohio- USA in honour of the Nigerian artist, Kunle Adewale… Read more »
U.S., Africa Military Exercise Commences in Rwanda
Military personnel from 26 countries around the globe on Wednesday started drills meant to help them improve their ability to work together during peacekeeping operations. Read more »
Accra Welcomes High-Level U.S. Congressional Delegation
A Congressional delegation led by the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has arrived in Ghana. Read more »
U.S. Court Jails Kenyan Drug Lord Baktash Akasha for 25 Years
Confessed international drug trafficker Baktash Akasha was handed a 25-year prison sentence by a US judge on Friday. Read more »
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