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Soyinka to Testify before US Congress June 7, 2007, 10 am

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Soyinka to testify before US Congress Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health: "Nigeria at a Crossroads" June 7, 2007, 10:00 am http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing_notice.asp?id=837Read... Read More | Share

Uganda shock Nigeria

Written on June 3rd, 2007 by
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Two second half penalties earned Uganda an upset 2-1 win over Nigeria in their 2008 African Cup of Nations Group Three qualifier in Kampala on Saturday. Striker Geoffrey Massa won both penalties, the first controversial but the second more... Read More | Share

Nigeria militants offer ceasefire

Written on June 2nd, 2007 by
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The main rebel group in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta region has pledged a one-month ceasefire to allow the new government to create a peace plan.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6715059.stm... Read More | Share

BOB GELDOF: Schluss damit! Jetzt! [German for `End this! Now!`]

Written on June 1st, 2007 by
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Geldof makes a splash as Bild editor Mark Sweney Friday June 1, 2007 MediaGuardian.co.uk Bob Geldof guest-edited today's issue of Germany's biggest-selling daily newspaper, Bild, replacing the tabloid's usual saucy front page with a picture of an... Read More | Share

Nigeria strike averted

Written on June 1st, 2007 by
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The Nigerian team have confirmed that their threatened strike has been called off and their 2008 African Cup of Nations game against Uganda will go ahead on Saturday. The overseas-based players in the Super Eagles squad missed their scheduled flight... Read More | Share

Fathia Nkrumah, Kwame`s widow, is dead

Written on May 31st, 2007 by
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Accra, May 31, GNA - Madam Fathia Nkrumah, the first First Lady of Ghana is dead. She died this evening at the Badrawy Hospital in Cairo. Funeral service would be held for her at the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo on Friday, June 1, 2007Read... Read More | Share

Teams close in on Ghana 2008

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Angola and Nigeria could be the first two sides to clinch places at the 2008 African Cup of Nations finals if results go in their favour. Both sides need to win their weekend qualifiers and hope that their closest challengers are beaten if they are to... Read More | Share

Nigeria inaugurates president in peace – Africa – MSNBC.com

Written on May 31st, 2007 by
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ABUJA, Nigeria - This time, the shots were fired in celebration. For the first time in Nigeria's coup-riddled history of nearly six decades, power passed between two civilians and the army was hailing new President Umaru Yar'Adua with a 21-gun... Read More | Share

New Nigerian president Yar'Adua sworn in

Written on May 29th, 2007 by
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Umaru Yar'Adua is sworn in as Nigeria's new president, as opposition activists promise protests.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6699337.stm... Read More | Share

Education For All Globa Reporting 2007

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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Time is running out to meet the EFA goals set in 2000. Despite continued overall global progress at the primary level, including for girls, too many children are not in school, drop out early or do not reach minimal learning standards. By... Read More | Share

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