Nigeria 2023: Does US visa restrictions matter?

The visa restriction imposed on specific and unnamed Nigerian citizens by the Biden administration is a symbolic demonstration of the United States’ commitment to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria.  According to the US Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, the affected individuals are believed to be engaged in actions capable of undermining the democratic process […]

$10 million reward for information on arrest of 2019 Attack in Kenya

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of Mohamoud Abdi Aden and any other individual who committed, attempted or conspired to commit, or aided or […]

US special envoy for global food security visits Zambia, Malawi, and the United Kingdom

U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Global Food Security, Dr. Cary Fowler will travel to Lusaka, Zambia, January 15-18; Lilongwe, Malawi, January 18-21; and London, United Kingdom, January 23-24. In Lusaka and Lilongwe, Special Envoy Fowler will be joined by USAID Global Food Crisis Coordinator Dina Esposito for meetings with government officials and stakeholders on […]