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Foreign Experts Join Kenya Clue Hunt

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Jeffery Hawkins, U.S. Consul-General, on Thursday, gave reasons why Nigeria was banned from participating in its 2015 Diversity-Visa-Programme registration. Mr Hawkins told journalists at the U.S.

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