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By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2012
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The NHS saved Roseline Akhalu’s life. The Home Secretary is about to determine whether the Border Agency may end it. In 2004, Roseline Akhalu entered the UK legally on a student visa to study a Masters Degree at Leeds University. While studying she became seriously ill and it transpired that sh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2012
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As a Somalilander, who love the peace and security that our people enjoy. We know that President Ahmed Mohamoud Silanyo is trying his best to improve the way the government works. But, he is surrounded by ministers that some of them do not understand their jobs in government that are fighting among t...