Rishi Sunak rules out asylum seekers return from Ireland

The UK will not accept the return of asylum seekers from Ireland, the prime minister has told MPs. The Irish government has complained of a significant spike in the number of asylum seekers arriving in Ireland from Northern Ireland, and…

British PM, Sunak says nothing will stop Rwanda policy, migrants die in channel

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vowed that nothing would prevent him from sending asylum seekers to Rwanda after parliament finally approved the divisive policy designed to deter migrants from travelling in small boats to Britain. Hours after the bill passed,…

DR Congo violence: Panic in Goma as M23 rebels advance

Emile Bolingo is not sure how long he and other residents of Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, can hold out. This major city in the region, with about two million people, has been cut off…

Move Afrika Tour expands horizon to include East, West Africa in 2024

•Tanzanian singer/songwriter Zuchu performs at the inaugural Move Afrika event held at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, 06 December 2023 Accra, Ghana, is set to join Kigali, Rwanda, as a host city for the groundbreaking Move Afrika 2024 tour,…

British PM Sunak faces major rebellion over Rwanda legislation

British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak is facing a major rebellion from right-wing politicians in his party over flagship immigration legislation to speed up deportation of asylum seekers to Rwanda. This is a critical test of Sunak’s authority. Two Conservative Party…

Gary Lineker poses as ‘‘Father Crispmas’’ to celebrate 30 years as face of Walkers

Gary Lineker drove a sleigh full of Walkers crisps around Battersea Power Station in London to celebrate three decades working with the brand. The Match of the Day star threw bags of crisps to members of the public while dressed…

Robert Jenrick quits frontbench over Rwanda bill, piling pressure on Sunak

Rishi Sunak’s government was plunged into further crisis when the immigration minister quit just hours after the prime minister tabled a bill to save his Rwanda deportation policy. Robert Jenrick stood down after it was revealed that the legislation did…

UK could send lawyers to Rwanda as part of asylum deal

Cabinet Minister Lucy Frazer on Monday said that British lawyers could be sent to Rwandan courts as part of a new treaty aimed at finally implementing the government’s plan to fly asylum seekers to the African nation. Home Secretary James…

UK’s Sunak suffers major blow as Rwanda migrant scheme declared unlawful

Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the government’s scheme to send asylum seekers to Rwanda was unlawful, dealing a crushing blow to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak before an election expected next year. Under the plan, Britain intended to send…

Global Citizen and pgLang unite to launch “Move Afrika: A Global Citizen Experience” music tour across Africa

In a bid to address global inequities and promote health, equity and economic opportunity, renowned international advocacy organisation Global Citizen has joined forces with creative imprint pgLang to announce “Move Afrika: A Global Citizen Experience.”  According to a statement, this…

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