Equatorial Guinea Expels Illegal Immigrants


Moki Edwin Kindzeka KIOSSI, CAMEROON— Equatorial Guinea has expelled hundreds of economic immigrants who took advantage of the just ended African Cup of Nations football (soccer) competition to enter the country. The nation has restricted immigration since it became one of sub-Saharan Africa’s top oil producers and, as such, a destination for unemployed and poor Africans. Peter Forchu, a 23-year-old painter, learned to greet people in Spanish – one of Equatorial Guinea’s two official languages – when he nursed ambitions to leave his native Cameroon for greener…

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Trinidad to host CPL semis, final

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Feb 10 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago have won the right to host the semi-final and the final of the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). CPL chief executive officer Damien O’ Donohoe also informed that the twin island republic has secured the rights ahead of competing venues […]