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Kenya Embraces e-Passports

Kenya Embraces e-Passports

Kenya has made all the plans to improve the passport system and therefore the immigration department launched on Thursday e-passport saying the usual passports will be rendered obsolete in two years. Director of Immigration Gordon Kihalangwa said the new kind of passport will be issued from September 1 and the immigration department will not process and issue the current ordinary ...

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Nigerian Medical Association Rejects Half Salary Of Government

Nigerian Medical Association

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi said Thursday new policy of the government to make just 50 percent of the salary to the members will not be accepted as they were not invited in the meeting held with labor leaders. Godwin Tijani, state chairman of NMA, said they are rejecting the proposal of half salary and its a displeasure ...

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Tanzania, Burundi, UNHCR To Meet Over Burundian Refugees Return Back

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One-day tripartite meeting between Tanzania, Burundi and the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be held on Thursday, August 31, in Dar es Salaam and to be chaired by the Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs, Mwiguliu Nchemba. The agenda would be for repatriation of Burundian refugees camped in western part of Tanzania and UNHCR should organize logistics for ...

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5 Nigerian Pilgrims Dead In Mecca, Saudi Arabia

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mohammed said Tuesday five pilgrims from his country have died to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. However, identity of the victims has not yet been revealed and even the circumstances that led to the death. Local media reports the chairman disclosed the fact at the 2017 pre-Arafat meeting with Hajj ...

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Kenyan Election Commission Reconfirms To Court Election Was Impartial

Kenyan Election Commission

Kenyan election commission once again has lately said the recent election as well as the results was impartial, neutral and accountable to the country’s constitution. Urging the Kenyan Supreme Court to uphold the election result and dismiss a legal challenge by the opposition National Super Alliance, the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission added Uhuru Kenyatta was validly elected according to ...

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South Africa Permits Online Auction Of Rhino Horns

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Opposition points out poachers would be encouraged henceforth as South Africa has approved its first online auction of rhino horns, the most controversial product in the country. The auction to start Wednesday. It will be a three-day selloff and is organized by the owner of world’s largest rhino farm, John Hume. Hume has his farm north of Johannesburg and owns ...

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Turkish President Erdogan Vows Formation Of State By PKK Not Allowed

Turkish President Recep Tayyyp Erdogan said on Tuesday during a meeting with his countries headmen that his duty is to defeat terrorism, bring peace in Turkey and not to permit formation of a state by the PYD/YPG terror group, an affiliate of PKK in northern Syria. He said the emergency powers in Turkey was introduced after the failed coup attempt ...

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