2023 election: Sorting, counting underway after Nigerians head to the polls to elect new president
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25 February 2023 | 8:28 pm
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The embassy will offer legal pathways for Cubans to visit the US as Washington deals with a massive wave of illegal immigrants from the island nation.
Arturo Murillo conspired to help a US based company secure a lucrative deal with Bolivia's defense ministry, the court ruled. Additionally, he faces a host of criminal charges in his own country.
The US president has not visited the border since he took office two years ago. The announcement comes as tension rises at the border, with overwhelmed guards met by streams of asylum seekers.
Burkinabé authourities say they're looking into a massacre committed over the weekend. At least 28 bodies were found in the region of Nouna. In Rutshuru DR Congolese families have been fleeing clashes between M23 rebels and soldiers. And a grammy award winning Kenyan musician has created a one stop shop for artists to make it easier to get exposure and track and make money.
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