Tags : African Countries

Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a policy by former President Donald Trump that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Mr Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US Government said the policy was designed to tighten security […]

International Day for Universal Access to Information: “Guarantee Public Access

Governments at all levels have been advised to recognise the importance of respecting legal and institutional frameworks that guarantee the right to information in the Country in line with continental and international standards. The International Press Centre, IPC, gave the advise on Monday, September 28, 2020, in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Ms. […]

ECOWAS Leaders Call For Cancellation Of Debts Owed By African

The Presidents of ECOWAS Countries are calling for the cancellation of all debts owed by African Countries. They made the call on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the opening session of the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit where the Leaders made their various contributions via a video conference call. The teleconference, which had President Muhammadu Buhari in […]

Coronavirus: IMF Approves Debt Relief For 25 Countries

The International Monetary Fund has announced immediate debt relief for 25 poor Countries to help them free up funds to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. The IMF Managing Director , Kristalina Georgieva, said in a statement on Monday, April 13, 2020, that this will provide grants to poorest and most vulnerable members to cover their IMF […]