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Ilhan Omar was happy “to return to mother Africa”

Ilhan Omar has been in the news ever since she got elected to the US congress, representing a district in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Somali-born left her country  of birth at a tender age with her family to seek asylum in the US. She is not just an inspiration to many but a source of hope as well. Omar is one of the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress. Recently US President Donald Trump asked Omar and three other Democratic Congresswomen of colour to leave the US and…

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U.S. Congress speaker Pelosi arrives in Ghana for visit

The speaker of United States congress, Nancy Pelosi on Sunday arrived in Ghana’s capital Accra for a visit. She is leading a delegation of American lawmakers to Ghana. The team will 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. Today, our distinguished delegation met with top officials at the @USArmyAfrica HQ. We thank our men and women in uniform for their service to our nation…

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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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Rwanda: Making money while breaking the backs of the deprived

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW On August 3, 2012 the US government sent a strongly worded message to the Government of Rwanda regarding their continued support of the M23 rebel group in the eastern part of the DR Congo. The letter specifically states in part that: “We are writing as a bipartisan group of legislators to express our deep concern about the recent and growing conflict in eastern Congo. The violence in eastern Congo has severe consequences on the local populations, puts the gains Rwanda has made in stability and living…

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