Apr 6th, 2013
By Paul Omoruyi Most Africans in the diaspora would concur with me that when they first immigrated to the United States they wanted to speak, look and swagger like Americans. This writer was not an exception. Understandably, America is the current world power and an American identity gives some sense...
In East Africa
Oct 29th, 2012
Israelis have taken to the streets to protest about the number of illegal African immigrants living in their neighourhoods in Tel Aviv. Officials estimate 60 thousand people have crossed illegally into Israel in recent years via the desert border with Egypt to look for work. Ministers say the influx ...
Jun 11th, 2012
Israeli authorities on Sunday began a roundup of South Sudanese migrants ahead of their deportation, three days after a court ruled that their lives were no longer threatened in their homeland. “The deportation operation is getting under way. We are starting the job,” Interior Minister Eli Yishai tol...
Jun 4th, 2012
Four African migrants were taken to an Israeli hospital with burns and smoke inhalation on Monday after a potentially deadly arson attempt on the Jerusalem building in which they were living, police said. The incident, which police described as “very serious,” took place in an old two-sto...