US Travel Ban: US and Nigeria hope to resolve visa row soon
06 February 2020 | 12:33 pm
The US and Nigeria hope to resolve a visa travel ban row soon - we tell you more. Also, as Kenya enters a second day of mourning for former president Daniel arap Moi, some of those who suffered from his repressive rule mourn a reckoning that never came. And Roger Federer arrives in Cape Town ahead of a much anticipated charity match against Rafael Nadal on Friday.
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