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Nigerian held in France with $90,000 cash-stuffed condoms in stomach

  A Nigerian man has been arrested in eastern France after being found with condoms stuffed with 79,000 euros ($90,000) hidden in his stomach, customs officials said Monday. The man, arrested Saturday in Strasbourg, had another 13,000

South Africa’s Church bars blacks

A South Africa’s Church has barred blacks from attending service as the church on Sunday disallowed two black journalists from entering. The Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk church in Orania, told the journalists “the church is only for whites”.

Video| Niger migrants: 52 die during desert crossing

Fifty-two migrants have been found dead in the deserts of central Niger, near Séguédine, BBC reports. A group of 75 set out in three vehicles but were abandoned by traffickers, who feared the security forces. A local

African Women in Tourism to discuss Challenges at 13th Akwaaba

Africa’s tourism ministers and female CEO’s of tourism boards will be at the Women in Tourism discussion at the 13th Akwaaba African Travel Market 2017. According to a statement by the Organiser of the Akwaaba African Travel

Nearly 2,000 die in Mediterranean

The UN’s refugee agency has confirmed that nearly 2,000 people drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean this year. Celebrating the World Refugee Day on Tuesday, the agency released a catalogue of fresh deaths in the region. “This

Trump Travel Ban: Another blockade from U.S. appeals court

(dpa/NAN) A U.S. Appeals Court on Monday upheld a lower court ruling that blocks President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travellers from six Muslim-majority countries. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle was the second

Qatar row: Economic impact threatens food, flights and football

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Libya and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. But what might this mean for Qatar’s economy and people doing business there? With a population of about 2.7 million

Qatar row: Six countries cut links with Doha

Six Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. They say Qatar backs militant groups including so-called Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda, which Qatar denies. The

Nigeria protests to U.S. over Embassy’s violation

The Nigerian Embassy in Washington has protested to the U.S. Government over the violation of its premises by the Secret Service agents following fracas between two local workers. The Acting Ambassador/Charge d’Affaires, Hakeem Balogun, told the Correspondent

First Indian to get visa-on-arrival lands in UAE

The first Indian, with a valid US visa, to avail UAE’s visa-on-arrival facility arrived in Dubai on Monday this week.Posting a picture of the Indian passenger on Instagram, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (Dubai),
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