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Politico.com: The move is a compromise that may disappoint some activists but nonetheless is arguably more human-rights-friendly than in the past. The Biden administration has decided it will hold back some — but not most — of $300 million in conditioned military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns, a U.S. official said late Monday. […]Continue Reading
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The. U.S. Embassy in partnership with the Africa Nature Investors Foundation (ANI) and Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) launched the groundbreaking resource, Combating Wildlife Crime in Nigeria – An analysis of the Criminal Justice Legislative Framework. Honourable Minister of State for Environment Sharon Ikeazor, represented by National Continue Reading
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President Joe Biden on Friday proposed a $6 trillion budget to “reimagine” the US economy and stave off Chinese competition, though driving the United States into record debt — and with Congress first needing to give approval. Announcing the proposed spending, Biden said a post-pandemic United States “cannot afford to simply return to the way […]Continue Reading
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By IKENNA EMEWU In October 2019 when the rave heightened, I wrote a piece that got wide publicity to enlighten on the very true facts that underpin the propaganda US and some other countries raise against China over Xinjiang.That western tip outpost of China has lately been placed at the front burner of calumny against […]Continue Reading
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The United States (U.S.) Department of States says there is no verifiable evidence on the reported killings of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, last year. It stated this in a report entitled: ‘2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Nigeria.’ But, British High Commissioner Catriona Laing said Nigeria’s worsening security situation Continue Reading
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Testimony of Pete Buttigieg, Secretary of TransportationBefore the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the Administration’s priorities for transportation infrastructure. I am grateful for the committee’s longstanding leadership on this Continue Reading
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2M.ma  – Eminent international figures, including political leaders and elected officials from several countries and regional parliaments, past and current, have addressed a letter to US President Joe Biden in support of the decision of the United States of America to recognize sovereignty full and complete Morocco on its Sahara, affirming that the Moroccan autonomy Continue Reading
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Beijing is using technology products, markets, and training to secure influence with U.S. security partners, a IISS report finds. BY PATRICK TUCKER  Even if Washington succeeds in keeping allies and partners from importing Huawei telecom gear, that’s just one of the many ways China is working to burrow into these countries’ economies and Continue Reading
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A U.S.-based media organisation, Global Patriot Newspapers (GPNews), is set to host an international conference aimed at reviving the spirit of patriotism among Nigerians. GPNews is organising the virtual conference in collaboration with the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), New Jersey Chapter, with support from the Nigerian consulate in New York. The event, Continue Reading