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American Visa - US Visa

“The fee can only be paid at the US Embassy or the US consulate general. The reciprocity fee cannot be paid at banks or any other location. The complete reciprocity fee schedule, organized by visa classification, can be found below,” the US government pointed out.Continue reading

Soldiers Beat People in Zimbabwe

Police with batons bundled the Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe officials into a truck outside the finance ministry. They also arrested the group’s lawyer, Douglas Coltart, and a journalist with online news outlet newzimbabwe.com who was filming the arrest, the witnesses said.Continue reading

Ahmed Mohamed Madobe - Somali News

“I am ready to sit and speak with all people, including the opposition. I will speak and work with anyone who has a complaint,” Ahmed Mohamed Madobe told parliament after the vote.Continue reading

Emmerson Mnangagwa - Zimbabwe Politics News Headlines

“Every Zimbabwean will be marching to end this suffering until we achieve a legitimate people’s government that will begin to address the serious challenges facing the country,” Molokele told a press conference. “Until that is achieved, we will not rest and we will continue to exercise our democratic right to demonstrate peacefully.”Continue reading

Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria Politics Headline

“Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country,” Muhammadu Buhari said, according to the statement, which said that the call was in line with efforts to bring about a “steady improvement in agricultural production, and attainment of full food security”.Continue reading

Richard Gere with African Migrants

The Ocean Viking charity ship plucked 85 African migrants from the sea off Libya Friday, the latest rescue in the Mediterranean as Hollywood star Richard Gere boarded a second vessel to highlight the plight of those stranded. Gere boarded the Open Arms, which had over 100 migrants stuck on board, to keep a spotlight on their situation as they wait for European nations to agree to take them in. The Ocean Viking, operated by French NGOs SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders (MSF), had to call off its initial search during the night and had to wait till dawn broke to finally find the migrant boat — to applause from the passengers. After setting off from Libya, they had been spotted on Thursday evening from a plane flying in the European Union’s migrant monitoring operation Sophia. They had come from Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast and Sudan. Among them are five women and 15 children, the youngest aged just one. “It was the start of our third day at sea,” said a young woman as she clambered aboard Ocean Viking. Crew members continued to scan the waves for a second vessel that set sail at the same time. On Friday night, 39 migrants were rescued in international waters, Open Arms founder Oscar Camps tweeted, adding to the 121 already on the vessel. In Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini fired off a warning to Oslo, where the rescue ship is registered. “Italy is not legally bound, nor disposed to taken in clandestine,Continue reading