Africa: No U.S. Envoys in Abuja or Pretoria Leaves Void – CFR’s Campbell

[Council on Foreign Relations] Washington, DC -Nigeria and South Africa have been the two African countries of greatest strategic importance to the United States. They are the two largest economies on the continent, and a major venue for U.S.

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Nigeria: U.S. Court Sentences Nigerian Nanny to 15 Years for Murder

[This Day] AUnited States court, presided over by Judge Karen Mason, sentenced a 73-year old Nigerian, Mrs Oluremi Adeleye, to fifteen years in prison for child abuse and second-degree murder on Monday, 6th May, 2019 in Maryland, United States. Mrs. Adeleye is a live-in nanny and is looking after an 8-month old baby, Enita(n) Salubi at a couple’s home in Glenarden in October 2016

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Congo-Kinshasa: US Threatens Sanctions if ‘Voices, Votes Not Respected’

[State Department] The United States stands by the millions of Congolese voters who went to the polls across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on December 30 to participate in presidential, legislative, and provincial assembly elections. Since independence in 1960, the DRC has never experienced a peaceful, democratic transfer of power

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