40-year-old Angolan dies in ICE custody at a New Mexico hospital

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was introduced in 2003 within the Homeland Security to “prevent acts of terrorism by targeting the people, money, and materials that support terrorist and criminal activities,” according to Quartz. However, conditions in the facility may not be the best and are “growing more dire and inhumane.” Many people have lost their lives in the facilities and a recent death occurred on Sunday, December 29, 2019 when a French citizen and Angolan native died in the custody of ICE. More about this The 40-year-old was…

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Africa’s first black-owned hybrid hotel opens in Cape Town

The first hybrid-hotel in Africa has opened its doors in Cape Town – and it’s all down to 27-year-old tourism entrepreneur, Bheki Dube. Where it all began Born and raised in inner-city Johannesburg, Dube – who was named Africa’s Best Tourism Entrepreneur in 2019 Tropics Changemakers Awards – founded innovative tour company Main Street Walks at just 16-years old. After five years of showing tourists the authentic side of Johannesburg’s inner-city districts, he opened his first hostel at the age of 21, playing a key role in the regeneration of…

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Controversy as Wizkid performs at private party for Cameroon First Lady, daughter

Cameroon’s social media space has been buzzing with news of how Nigerian musician Wizkid was flown into the country by the first family for a private party. The said party was for the first daughter, Brenda Biya, but a video released by some entertainment sites showed that First Lady Chantal Biya was also in attendance. The party which took place in Douala was a new year bash according to some reports. Wizkid, real name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is seen singing one of his famed tracks “Joro” in the company of…

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Gambia: First Lady Donates Gifts To 2020 Babies

By Bakary Ceesay First Lady, Fatou Bah-Barrow personally presided over the presentation of cash prizes and baskets of gifts to the 2020 babies As part of her New Year day engagements, First Lady, Fatou Bah-Barrow personally presided over the presentation of cash prizes and baskets of gifts to the 2020 babies born at the dawn of the New Year at health facilities in Banjul and Kanifing regions. Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul, the Sere Kunda General Hospital in Kanifing and the Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital…

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