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Nigeria: Parents protest release of their kids from slave school

Parents of almost 500 children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually assaulted at an Islamic school in Nigerian state of Kaduna have protested against their release. Police on Thursday said they had freed these children as young as five and taken them into protective custody. According to officials the building was raided after a tip-off about suspicious activity. Police described the facility as a “house of torture” and a place of human slavery. The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga told the media during the raid that some of the…

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U.S lawmakers weep after tour of Slave Castles in Ghana

Most members of the U.S congressional delegation that visited Ghana this week reportedly wept after touring slave castles in central part of the country. The speaker of United States congress, Nancy Pelosi on Sunday arrived in Accra leading the delegation of American lawmakers to Ghana. Pelosi led the congressional delegation to the Cape Coast and Elmina Castles on Tuesday. The delegation visited the “Door of No Return” as they participate in the Year of Return activities. The Year of Return activity is offering Africans in the Diaspora the chance to return to…

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Speaker Pelosi leads U.S. Congressional delegation to Ghana

The speaker of United States congress, Nancy Pelosi is leading a delegation of American lawmakers to Ghana on Sunday. The delegation is expected to hold a high level discussion with the Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo and other government officials. The delegation has already visited the U.S. Army African Headquarters in Italy as part of this trip. “As we face evolving global security challenges, our delegation will thank our men and women in uniform and receive briefings from U.S. military leaders at U.S. Army Africa headquarters,” Speaker Pelosi said. Today,…

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