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“You’re on your own”: African students stuck in Ukraine seek refuge or escape route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/ Afolabi Sotunde. When Percy Ohene-Yeboah peered down from his high-rise apartment in the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning, the street below was clogged with traffic. People hurried along the sidewalks, wheeling suitcases behind them. The Ghanaian engineering student went to a window on the other side and discovered Read More…

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Ukrainian war: Time to call the Europeans to order

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo. THE eight-year war in Ukraine took a dramatic turn yesterday when Russian troops officially rolled into the country on the side of the separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. It was also to insist on its position that Ukraine’s decision to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, threatens Russia’s security. Read More…