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By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2014
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Letter to Theresa May, UK Home Secretary (Migrants’ Rights Network) Margaret and her husband want to live together in South Wales. Margaret, who works as a legal secretary, met Mohammed (he’s from Tunisia) while he was living in the UK. They got married in December 2012. A few weeks ago M...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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By Edward Clay Uproar followed the news on 16 May that British tourists were being shipped home from Mombasa on security advice. Tourists, inconvenienced and disappointed, were sceptical of the threat. The Kenyan government and public accused western governments of destroying their tourist industry. ...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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  Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa | credits: A member of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the £3,000 visa bond being proposed by the United Kingdom as ridiculous. She said Nigeria must reciprocate the policy ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2013
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Following rumours of the introduction of a visa bond by the UK into the visa policy between it and Nigeria, the British High Commission has responded to the visa bond saga. In a statement signed by the Head of Press & Public Affairs Section, Robert Fitzpatrick, the High commission said the Britis...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 29th, 2013
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OUTCRY against its £3,000 tourists visa bond notwithstanding, Britain will commence the scheme in the six listed Commonwealth countries in November, Financial Times report quoted the Home Office as saying. The Commonwealth countries to be affected by the policy which was announced in June are Nigeria...
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In Ethiopia
May 21st, 2013
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  Tintswalo Ngobeni, 22, fled to England from Africa as a teenager Caught attentions of King Mswati III – monarch notorious for lavish lifestyle Began contacting her at school when she was just 15 Wants asylum saying she could be arrested or even killed if she returns   A young woman is see...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jan 25th, 2013
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mirror.co.uk Evil: Mugabe’s secret police are “thugs and murderers” ONE of murderous dictator Robert Mugabe’s senior henchmen lives in the UK and landed a top NHS job – but the government is powerless to deport him. A Mirror investigation has revealed that the 36-year-old secret pol...
By IndepthAfrica
In Somali
Nov 10th, 2012
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By Jean Shaoul The British government has stripped Mahdi Hashi, a 23-year-old British national who also held Somali nationality, of his UK citizenship. It is one of at least 13 such cases, mostly carried out by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, since 2006. Hashi’s family and fri...
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In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2012
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An African war criminal who joined in the slaughter of civilians has been allowed to stay in Britain under human rights law – because he admitted his crimes in a BBC interview. The man was a fighter in the Janjaweed militia which killed an estimated 300,000 people during the war in Darfur, but he cam...
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In Ghana
Oct 1st, 2012
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Drug smugglers packed hollowed out fruit with 16.5lbs of cocaine worth £750,000 in an attempt to smuggle it into the country by plane. Hidden among a delivery of fruit and vegetables, customs officers discovered the illegal haul when the flight from Ghana landed at Heathrow airport on Tuesday. The co...