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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By Natalie Liu | Voice of America
The prospects for improved relations between the United States and Sudan took a major step forward with this week’s announcement that the transitional government in Khartoum has named veteran diplomat Noureldin Sati to serve as its ambassador in Washington. The appointment, which reportedly has been approved by the United States, ends more than 20 years of top-level diplomatic estrangement between the two countries.
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By News Agency of Nigeria
The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, has confirmed the death of three Nigerians from the coronavirus disease in the United States. Okoyen made the announcement in a statement in New York on Saturday evening.
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By Safaa Kasraoui |Moroccan World News
Morocco’s ambassador to Canada, Souriya Otmani, issued a solidarity message to the country’s Moroccan community. In a video posted on the Moroccan Embassy in Canada’s official Facebook page, Otmani warned expatriates, also known as MREs, about the danger of the pandemic and its rapid proliferation across the world.
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By Kofi Tonto
Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, has called on Ghanaians in the United States to follow precautionary measures and laid down guidelines by health experts and government officials.
The Ambassador made the call in a statement released by the Embassy on Thursday, March 12, 2019.
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By George Kwasi Bright
Ghana’s 63rd independence celebration at the Ghana Embassy in Washington DC had a different flare to it with the electrifying performance of the Tema Choir USA Inc.
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By Victoria Ojeme
The Consulate General of Nigeria in New York, has said that over 1,000 E-Passports produced within this period are under its possession, noting that the owners should come and claim them.
A statement by the Consul General, Benaoyagha Okoyen said backlogs of Passport and Visa applications are constantly being cleared in line with government operational guidelines.
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Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Dr Baffour Adjei Bawuah, has said most Ghanaians in the United States have not registered with the embassy.
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According to Dr Bawuah, most of the citizens prefer to live in solitude than to mingle and socialise with their fellow Ghanaians.
By Khubaka Michael Harris
Following the request of the The Ethiopian Embassy to the United States in Washington D.C. and the Ethiopian Consulate General in Los Angeles, the senate of the state of California has passed a resolution extending an invitation to the people of the regional states of Amhara, Oromia, Somali, the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, and Tigray in Ethiopia to join with California in sister state relationships.
The sister state relationship is intended to promote and assure mutually beneficial educational, economic, environmental, scientific, and cultural exchanges that will lead to a closer relationship between Californians and the citizens of these five key Ethiopian regional states.
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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) of Nigeria says only 79 Nigerians had been enrolled for the National Identity Number (NIN) in the United States.
The update came through the Deputy General Manager of NIMC, Ms Uche Chigbo, almost three months after the exercise was launched in the U.S. in late May.
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