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President Trump welcomes 5 new American Citizens including Ghanaian and Sudanese

By The White House | Prescott eNews

President Trump joined Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf yesterday as five new American Citizens took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States during a naturalization ceremony at the White House.

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US Announces Visa Restrictions on Sudanese Entities

By Nabeel Biajo | | Voice of America

WASHINGTON – The United States government announced this week it will begin visa restrictions on people believed to be undermining Sudan’s civilian-led government. The order will affect former officials of ousted President Omar Al Bashir’s administration and others, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.

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2020 Great American Immigrants Awards | Eight Africans named among honorees by Carnegie Corporation of New York

By Ebimo Amungo

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has released its annual list of Great American Immigrants and among the 2020 awardees are eight African immigrants born in Nigeria, Eritrea, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan and Ghana, as well as a Canadian born by Ghanaian parents.

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Now is the time: Black struggle from Sudan to the United States

By Bedour Alagraa | Towards Freedom

As the protests demanding justice for George Floyd quickly turned into a nationwide uprising with people taking to the streets in all 50 states in America, we are called to study and reflect on the radical movements that came before us. Indeed, we would be remiss if we were to gloss over or ignore both the lessons and pitfalls of the radical uprisings that Black people have launched and sustained around the world.

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US and Sudan reach ‘common understanding’ over 1998 embassy bombings


By Joyce Karam | The National

Deal could pave way for Khartoum to be removed from US list of terrorism sponsors

The US and Sudan have reached a common understanding for an outline agreement to settle compensation claims over the 1998 Al Qaeda bombing of the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

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U.S. Supreme Court Backs $10 Billion Award to Sudan Bomb Victims

By Greg Farrell | Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the victims of the 1998 al-Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands more, saying Sudan could be held liable for both punitive and compensatory damages.

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Sudan appoints its first US ambassador in Over 20 Years

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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I’m a Sudanese-born doctor fighting America’s war against the coronavirus.

By Dr. Tarig Elhakim | THE HILL

When I won the diversity lottery and emigrated to America in 2016 from my native Sudan, I never imagined I’d be one of America’s health care soldiers fighting against a global pandemic. Nowadays it is required for me to have my temperature checked every time I walk into the Miami hospital where I work. When the thermometer comes out, my heart starts racing as I hope for a reading of less than 100. It’s an experience I share with other health care workers in my institution, many of whom are immigrants or first-generation Americans.

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Sudanese gang prevention specialist works to inspire Omaha youths

Galat Toang was about to join the US military when he was recruited by the Omaha Police Department as a gang prevention specialist. His goal is to help Sudanese and other immigrant groups with struggles they may be facing.

By Alia Conley

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Nyakim Gatwech: The Gorgeous Model Embracing Her Beautiful Dark Skin And Refusing To Bleach

By Timothy Ndoro | IHARARE

At a time when skin bleaching is rising in popularity among black women who favour lighter skin tones, one woman is going against the tide and embracing her gorgeous dark skin. Sudanese-American fashion model Nyakim Gatwech is known primarily for her melanin-rich skin which has earned her the moniker, the “Queen of Dark”.

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