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Mbeki: VP, 11 Ministers Resign

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
Categories: African Affairs

  THIS DAY   Mbeki: VP, 11 Ministers Resign By Paul Ohia with agency report, 09.24.2008     Against the backdrop of the resignation of President Thabo Mbeki, the South African government was yesterday rocked by the resignations of... Read More | Share

Govt picks firms for estate development in five states

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
Categories: Nigeriawatch

GUARDIAN Monday, September 22, 2008 Govt picks firms for estate development in five states By Chinedu Uwaegbulam, Assistant Housing & Environment Editor THE Federal Government last week picked six contractors to deliver residential units under... Read More | Share

Nigerian Novelist, Edgy Violinist Win MacArthur `Genius Grants'

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

A Nigerian-born writer who chronicled her homeland's wrenching conflicts, a saxophonist known for his brazen approach to Latin music and a violinist who ignores boundaries are among the winners of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's... Read More | Share

Text of US Government's Draft Proposal for Eonomic Bailout Plan

Written on September 21st, 2008 by
Categories: Spotlight

  ____________________________________________________________________ http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/21/business/21draftcnd.html NY Times September 21, 2008 Text of Draft Proposal for Bailout Plan LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL FOR TREASURY AUTHORITY TO... Read More | Share

SA's Mbeki says he will step down

Written on September 20th, 2008 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

South African President Thabo Mbeki will accept a call to resign by the governing African National Congress (ANC), his spokesman has said.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7626646.stm... Read More | Share

Minister under probe over N80m property

    THE NATION Minister under probe over N80m property    19/9/2008 From Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation Minister of State for Education Dr. Jerry Agada has been reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read More | Share

The 25 Best Counties in the US with Longest Life Expectancies – Montgomery (MD), etc.

Written on September 14th, 2008 by
Categories: Spotlight

    Best Places for a Long Life by Matthew Amster-Burton Thursday, September 11, 2008provided by Best places for a long life Residents of these 25 counties enjoy some of the highest life expectancies in the... Read More | Share

'Big Bang' experiment starts well

Written on September 11th, 2008 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

Scientists have hailed a successful switch-on for an enormous experiment which will recreate the conditions a few moments after the Big Bang.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7604293.stm... Read More | Share

Ex-KBR's CEO Stanley Pleads Guilty to Bribing Nigerian Oil & Gas Officials

Written on September 9th, 2008 by
Categories: Uncategorized

    http://www.saharareporters.com/images/KBR-Exec-Guilty-Plea.pdf  Ex-KBR's "419" CEO Pleads Guilty -Albert Stanley, former CEO of Halliburton's KBR Division Pleads Guilty to Bribing Multiple Nigerian Officials. Faces Up To 10... Read More | Share

Obama launches historic campaign

Written on August 29th, 2008 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

Barack Obama has accepted the Democratic Party's historic nomination to run for president of the US in front of a crowd of some 75,000 people.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7586375.stm... Read More | Share

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