Washington D.C. (TN Tribune)–The Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington D.C. this week hosted U.S Congressman Gregory Meeks, a Democratic Member of the House of Representatives from Queens, New York, who recently became Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. The invitation for the evening was made by Ambassador Sidique Abou- Bakarr Wai of Sierra Leone the host.
Also invited were Ambassador Seydou Kabore of Burkina Faso, Ambassador Kerfalla Yansene of Guinea, Ambassador Frederic Eden Hegbe of Togo, Ambassador Barfour Adjei Barwuah of Ghana, Ambassador George Patten of Liberia, Ambassador Mahmadou Nimaga of Mali and Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda. Former NYC Commissioner Patricia Gatling, Rev. Dr. Abdul K. Sesay, Dr. Fouad Sheriff, Rakie Macarthy, Head of Chancery of the Embassy of Sierra Leone were among the other dignitaries present.
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by Hassan Muaz | The Eagle
Members of the Nigerian community in the US have celebrated Ambassador Samson Itegboje, who just rounded off his duty tour as Deputy Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations. Itegboje was honoured with a farewell reception hosted by the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, US chapter in collaboration with Nigerian professional bodies based in the country.
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By Chike Olisah | Nairametrics.com
The outgoing Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America, Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, is dead. His death was confirmed in a statement which was issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, through a series of tweet posts on his official Twitter handle on Friday, December 11, 2020.
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By Masuzyo Chakwe | The Mast Online
The permanent secretary of the Zambian MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs, Chalwe Lombe says President Edgar Lungu’s commitment to the Zambian diaspora is noticeable through some unprecedented milestones that include the enactment and operationalisation of the Diaspora Policy. He said this during a Town-hall meeting of Zambians living in the United States of America and other parts of the Americas
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The Foreign Affairs Ministry on November 26, 2020, commissioned a new building for the Ghana Consulate-General in Toronto, the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario.
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By John Tanza | Voice of America
The new Sudanese top diplomat in Washington said his country is committed to correcting the mistakes of former rulers of Sudan.
“This [Sudanese] revolution, you know, has come because of certain errors being committed in the past and because the people, the overwhelming majority of the Sudanese people, have realized that the ways of the Islamists were not in the interest of the country,” said Ambassador Nureldin Satti.
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By Benjamin Tetteh | Africa Renewal
In 2019, Ghana successfully hosted The Year of Return, Ghana 2019, a year-long programme of activities to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first recorded enslaved Africans in the State of Virginia in the United States. A second edition called Beyond the Return was planned for 2020.
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The Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, United States, will resume Consular Services on Tuesday, September 8. A statement signed by Kofi Tonto, Head of Information and Public Services, Embassy of Ghana in Washington, said to enforce Covid-19 safety protocols, the Embassy would no longer offer in-person visa services.
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By Alfred Olufemi | Premium Times
Despite several passport renewal requests from Nigerians in the country, the Nigerian high commission in Canada announced an indefinite suspension of its activities.
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A dialogue between African Consuls General in the United States and diaspora leaders on issues of common interest was held alongside some elected public officers of the host country through Zoom. The engagement was first of its kind and it came four months after the formation of the African Consuls General (ACG) forum in February.
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