Joe Biden defended his decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, even after Taliban forces took Kabul and the world saw images of desperate Afghans attempting to flee the country. “I stand squarely behind my decision,” Biden says. “After 20 years, I’ve learned the hard way that there was […]

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Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their inauguration as President and Vice President of the United States of America. The successful transition as witnessed yesterday speaks of the beauty of democracy and the promise it holds for a more peaceful society.Your election and the chain of events before […]

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I could not be prouder to congratulate our next President, Joe Biden, and our next First Lady, Jill Biden. I also couldn’t be prouder to congratulate Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff for Kamala’s groundbreaking election as our next Vice President. In this election, under circumstances never experienced, Americans turned out […]

A South African conservationist has been killed by lions he hand-reared, the family said on Thursday.West Mathewson (69) was walking two white lionesses on Wednesday when one of the animals attacked and killed him without warning. The incident took place on the premises of the family-owned Lion Tree Top Lodge, […]

The White HouseWashingtonMay 18, 2020 His Excellency Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Director-General of the World Health Organization Geneva, Switzerland Dear Dr Tedros: On April 14, 2020, I suspended United States contributions to the World Health Organization pending an investigation by my Administration of the organization’s failed response to the COVID-19 […]

–Says it is committed to maintaining productive relations with the US Jerry Johnny The Federal Government says the travel restriction announced by the United States Department of Homeland Security on Nigeria is temporary and is only a suspension of the issuance of immigrant visas to Nigerian passport holders. The Special […]

I received with sadness the policy of the government of the United States of America to place Nigeria on its travel ban list. While I understand the reasons given by the Trump administration (the failure of the Muhammadu Buhari led administration to share information and to address issues of terrorism), […]