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31 Jan 2020
The United States Embassy in Nigeria on Friday said claims that it denied the general overseer of Living Faith Bible Church Bishop David Oyedo visa were “manufactured”. “Be advised, the reports making the rounds about a visa being denied to Nigerian Bishop Oyedepo are false,” US Embassy tweeted on Friday. “If you have seen this…
31 Dec 2019
Several thousand protesters attacked the US embassy in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday in anger at US air strikes that killed more than two dozen paramilitary fighters at the weekend. They marched through checkpoints that usually restrict access to Baghdad's high-security Green Zone, chanting "Death to America," burning US flags and and holding posters calling…
26 May 2019
The biting and harsh reality of the Nigerian economy has made migration very attractive. Right from the time of military rule, professionals and non professionals alike have been fleeing the country that touts itself as the ‘Giant of Africa’ in droves in order to have a semblance of a decent life for themselves and their…
20 Jan 2019
The United States of America embassy in Nigeria has warned American citizens in the country that terrorist groups plan to disrupt the forthcoming 2019 general elections by carrying out attacks on Nigerian security and public places. It, however, said it had no information on "any specific threat information to the U.S. Embassy or within Nigeria."…
29 Nov 2018
Turkey on Thursday changed the name of the street on which the new US embassy will be located after the American black Muslim civil rights campaigner Malcolm X, an AFP correspondent said.
4 Sep 2018
A man was arrested on Tuesday after throwing a homemade explosive device close to the US embassy in Cairo, Egyptian security and judicial sources said.
24 Aug 2018
The United States Embassy in Abuja on Friday resumed full services for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS). "Full Consular visa and American Citizen Services (ACS) resume in Abuja today. We regret the inconvenience the temporary closure of the Abuja Consular office caused. Good to be back!," the embassy tweeted on Friday. The Embassy…
15 Aug 2018
The United States of America Embassy on Tuesday announced a temporary shutdown of its Abuja Consulate for visa and American Citizen Service. The embassy said visa applicants will be contacted for rescheduling. However, the Consular functions in U.S. Consulate Lagos are not affected and will continue operations. This was made known on a publication on…
5 Aug 2018
Residents in the volatile Somali region of eastern Ethiopia on Sunday reported riots, looting and ethnic attacks, as the US embassy in Addis Ababa advised its citizens to avoid the region. "Everybody is inside his home. Nobody is leaving," said a resident of the regional capital Jigjiga who spoke on condition of anonymity. "So many…
13 May 2018
Israelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city.
22 Jan 2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a discreet visit to the new US embassy in London on Monday, after President Donald Trump cancelled plans to open it himself following a series of rows.
12 Jan 2018
US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will no longer attend the opening of the new US embassy in London, , a move welcomed by critics in Britain who had planned mass protests.


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