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Finally Nigerian Land Borders To Be Reopened On January 31, 2020

Nigerian =s would soon be relieved with recent news which filtered in on Sunday evening that the border closure may be over by 30th January 2020. According to the report, President Buhari has approved for the border closure to be extended till January due to its overwhelming success in combating crime and reducing struggling. The information was passed through a

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Ghana, South Africa To Conclude Negotiations On Visa Waivers

Ghana and South Africa are to meet next month to conclude negotiations on a visa waiver between the two countries to allow citizens travel to each other’s country without visas. South Africa’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms Lulu Xingwana, said South Africa’s Head of Immigration would be in Ghana to conclude the agreement. “We are left with issues concerning reciprocity

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The World’s Best Digital Governments, 10 Recommendations For Africa

Only 4 countries out of 54 in Africa scored higher than the world average in the E-Government Development Index (EGDI), according to the latest biennial UN E-Government Survey, whereas 14 countries, namely Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan scored very low EGDI. The UN’s Department for Economic

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How Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh ordered the execution of 44 Ghanaians

Two Gambian soldiers working for a hit squad controlled by former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, have admitted taking part in the killing 44 Ghanaians on the orders of the former President. WakeUp Africa assessment of their interviews reveals how the former leader of Gambia ordered the murder of some 56 West African migrants, 44 of them, Ghanaians. Lieutenant Malick Jatta

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Ghanaian Immigration Deports 17 Nigerian Yahoo Boys

Ghanaian Immigration has made good its threat to deport some Nigerians, and they hav started with their recent deportation of 17 Nigerians, who are suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) arrested about 29 persons in Ho, the Volta Regional capital for their alleged involvement in cyber crimes, known in Nigeria as ‘yahoo, yahoo’. They handed the Nigerians over

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Breakdown: Staggering Amount Of Money Sent Back Home As Remittances By Africans Abroad

WakeUpAfrica analysis of World Bank data shows that a staggering $41 Billion was sent to sub-Saharan Africa, as remittances in 2017. This figure represents a 10% jump in remittances from the previous year, the largest annual growth for any world region. The increase follows a decline in remittances to sub-Saharan Africa in 2016, when the region saw a 9% decrease

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Prof Kingsley Moghalu Attends Kofi Annan’s Burial In Ghana

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, Young Progressive Party (YPP)’s presidential candidate and former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, is currently in Ghana for the 3-day state funeral of the late former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died in Geneva Switzerland. Prof Moghalu, who developed a mentorship with the late UN boss during a 17 year service as a United

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