Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
The White House announced on Thursday that the United States will accept up to 100,000 refugees from Ukraine and others fleeing Russia’s invasion that has forcibly displaced more than 3.5 million people. In Ethiopia’s Tigray region where thousands of people have been killed and millions have been forcibly displaced within and outside Ethiopia and hundreds of thousands remain at an increased risk of famine, the United States has not extended the same favor being given to white Europeans.
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