Author: Paul Stevens

Trump’s Immigration policies 2018: Impact on Africans and immigrants

L/R: U.S. Donald J. Trump, Sr. (center) in cabinet meeting WASHINGTON, D.C —Several immigrants producing nations and illegal immigrants in the United States are entering 2018 with a new wave of the significant question to answer:  How to deal with U.S. stance on immigration.  African immigrants are going to face major immigration issues and question, especially in the wake of the United Nations’ vote against the United States and Israel. The Trump administration has specified that it will make a big push for immigration reform in 2018; a process that has dodged the U.S. Congress for decades. A comprehensive...

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Guinea establishes criminal tribunal for massacre suspects

ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda and H.E. Mr. Cheick Sako, Minister of State, Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Seals of the Republic of Guinea New York – Justice for the 2009 stadium massacre in Guinea which killed 157 people is said to be on the horizon, as fourteen suspects held are to go before a criminal tribunal after the conclusion of a legal investigation. Cheick Sako, the country’s justice minister, made the announcement last weekend. “I am happy to announce to you that the judicial investigation into the 2009 Conakry stadium massacre ended on December 29. (It) took...

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Liberia: VP Boakai concedes presidential race to soccer star Weah

H.E. Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Vice President of Liberia 2006 – 2018 NEW YORK – After what is considered as the West African region’s most talked about presidential contest, Liberia’s Vice President Joseph Boakai on Friday conceded the presidential run-off election to former soccer star George Weah.  Vice President Boakai, regarded as the country’s most experienced civil servant and politician, once again proved that he is a man of peace and dignity.   His remarks ease the way in Liberia’s first democratic transition of power in over more than six decades.                    ...

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Qatar emir seeking new markets, starts West Africa tour

CONAKRY, Guinea – In the aftermath of Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries breaking of ties with Qatar, the emir of the wealthy emirate landed in Senegal on Wednesday at the start of a six-nation tour of West Africa as Doha seeks out new markets. According to Emirate’s foreign ministry spokeswoman Lulwa al-Khater, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani’s is anticipated to visit Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, and Senegal. Khater said the emir’s visit is part of Doha’s drive to open new markets and expand its economy amid ongoing barriers by its neighbors. The emir who...

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Facebook highlights danger in the frequent use of social media

NEW YORK —Facebook does not only have the largest number of social media users, with nearly 2 billion active and daily users, it is the most popular social media on Earth.  As a business and a company, its survival depends on people continuing to use its service––and on a daily or weekly basis too. This is why dozens of social media analysts and information, communication, and technology (ICT) professionals say they were shocked on Friday by an infrequent company blog post that painted some of the potential harm of using the social media service. Titled Hard Questions: Is Spending...

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George Weah First 100 Days

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