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Former U.S. Gov’t Immigration Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Stealing the Identities of Aliens

Former Chief Counsel Raphael A. Sanchez of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Principal Legal Advisor pleaded guilty for a wire fraud and aggravated identity theft scheme involving the identities of numerous aliens, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and ICE Deputy Director Thomas D. Homan. Sanchez, 44, of Seattle, Washington, will be sentenced on May 11, before U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lansik of the Western District of Washington. “It is the duty of our federal immigration authorities to ensure the honest enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws,” said...

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Liberia’s new Inspector General of Police is making subtle impact

Liberia’s Inspector General of Police Patrick Toe Sudue before some members of the Senate during his confirmation hearing. NEW YORK —-On January 22, 2018, Liberia inaugurated a new president, His Excellency George Manneh Weah.  In his inaugural speech, the new Liberian leader unveiled his political culture: the Pro-Poor Agenda.  Following that concept, the president has made several appointments in government, one of them is the position of Inspector General of the Liberia National Police. President Weah appointed Patrick Toe Sudue as inspector general and director of the Liberia National Police. Sudue replaces outgoing police inspector general/director Gregory Coleman who...

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THE “REAL” DECEIVERS – A Globe Afrique Investigation into the Liberia Section of “The Deceivers”

THE "REAL" DECEIVERS - An Exclusive Investigation by Globe Afrique Media Download THE REAL DECEIVERS- A Globe Afrique Exclusive final version Update: In light of new information – we revisit the “Real Deceivers” – how the Sirleafs duped Liberia and Wasted nearly $2 million dollars investigating nothing! Introduction Global Witness investigates and reports on matters of governance in developing countries, but there appears to be no record of a report by Global Witness about good things done by any developing country. Investigations by Global Witness are almost always directed at showing the bad sides of governance of a developing...

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Officials’ testimonies exonerate Global Witness’ accused Persons in Liberia

Senator (Counselor) Varney Sherman Written by Joel Cholo Brooks | Globe Afrique’s West Africa Bureau Chief| The high-profile alleged bribery and corruption case which drew the attention of Liberians and the international community, both at home and abroad, based on Global Witness’ alleged published fabrication that some former and current Liberian government officials were bribed to have certain provisions of the ‘Non-bidding areas’ changed or altered in the revised 2005 Public Procurement and Concessions Commission  (PPCC) Law which eventually became the 2010 PPCC Law turned out to be an unfounded information with no basis in facts and truths, according...

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As Zuma goes out and Ramaphosa in, will ANC stop corruption in South Africa?

Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma speaks to his party deputy Cyril Ramaphosa SOWETO, South Africa--South Africa has a new president, former union leader, and deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has been anointed by the African National Congress (ANC) has the new president of the country after the resignation of former president Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa hailed his ascendancy as a “new dawn” for the country on Friday.  The new South African leader promised to fight corruption after the resignation of his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, who was inundated by corruption scandals. In his first State of the Nation address to parliament,...

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Top officials: Nigeria’s president Buhari will seek re-election in 2019

Nigeria’s president Buhari meets with Nigerian guests LAGOS, Nigeria–The president of Nigeria, retired general Muhammadu Buhari plans to seek re-election for a second term in 2019, according to top aides on Friday. Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the Government of the Federation, said Buhari has transformed and changed the image of the leadership of Nigeria both locally and internationally. Mustapha made the comments during a rally in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Mustapha is so far, the presidency’s most senior official to speak on Buhari and 2019 re-election bid.   He told a rally that other presidential aspirants who are showing interest in...

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Amid institutional failure, Liberian (River Gee County) youth lead corruption fight

Photo: River Gee County’s Senator Conmany B. Wesseh Is accountability problem hanging over the Senator, or is it witch-hunt by RGRM? ONTARIO, Canada—Liberia is moving on after more than 12 years of systemic corruption during the past administration.  The country’s new president George Manneh Weah seeks to devote his government to a pro-poor agenda, lifting everyone from the bottom to a socio-economic level playing field. With a broad-based support and mandate from Liberian voters, the new president who is considered as a very patriotic citizen with an expressed and demonstrated love for his nation since his professional international soccer...

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Gunmen attacked village in NW Nigeria, killing 36 people

36 victims massacred on Wednesday by armed bandits in Zamfara State ABUJA, Nigeria–– Local police said on Thursday reported that 18 people are said to have been killed following an attack by criminal gunmen in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Zamfara. The criminal bandits ambushed a group of local hunters in Birani village located in the Zurmi area of Zamfara.  The ambushed has led to the killings on both sides on Wednesday. A local police spokesman, Muhammad Shehu, told reporters in the state capital of Gusau that only 18 bodies have been found so far, hinting that more people might have...

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