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Isaac Hayes Dies Aged 65

Written on August 10th, 2008 by
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With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie "Shaft" not only became one of pop music's iconic songs, but also the defining work of Hayes' career.Read... Read More | Share

Obinna, Anichebe goals give Nigeria 2-1 victory

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TIANJIN, China (AP) - Victor Obinna scored one goal and set up another to lead Nigeria to a 2-1 victory over Japan on Sunday, bolstering the Africans' claim for a place in the men's Olympic soccer quarterfinals. Obinna found the net in the 58th minute... Read More | Share

Norway advances, Nigeria, Argentina ready to pack home

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SHENYANG, Northeast China, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- No dark horses popped up to upset formidable rivals and Norway became the first qualifier for knockout stage after two rounds of women's soccer matches in the Beijing Olympics. Nigeria and Argentina,... Read More | Share

NASA announces discovery of evidence of water on Mars

Written on August 1st, 2008 by
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NASA has discovered evidence of water on the Red Planet's surface. The finding, made by the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, fuels hopes that there may be life on Mars.Read... Read More | Share

The Race to Space – Nasa's 50-year history in pictures and sound

Written on July 30th, 2008 by
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Nasa is celebrating 50 years of space exploration - which has taken the American space agency up into the Earth's orbit, on to the Moon, and deep into our Solar System.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7530327.stm... Read More | Share

Blame Gimba if Nigeria fails in Beijing — Athletes

Written on July 28th, 2008 by
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The national athletes left the country in low spirits on Saturday, urging President Umaru Yar‘Adua to blame the Chairman/Minister of the National Sports Commission, Abdulrahman Gimba, if Team Nigeria fails at the forthcoming Olympic Games. After... Read More | Share

Barack Obama`s Speech in Berlin July 24, 2008

Written on July 24th, 2008 by
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Barack Obama tells Berliners the US and Europe have drifted apart and it is time for them to come together again.Read More:http://my.barackobama.com/berlinvideo... Read More | Share

Zimbabweans hail 'historic' deal

Written on July 22nd, 2008 by
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Zimbabweans have warmly welcomed a deal setting a framework for talks on the country's political crisis.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7518883.stm... Read More | Share

Mandela at 90 makes call for poor

Written on July 18th, 2008 by
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Nelson Mandela, the man credited with ending apartheid in South Africa, has marked his 90th birthday by calling for the rich to do more for the poor. Read More: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7513047.stm... Read More | Share

Nigerian group to protest Yar'Adua's London visit

Written on July 17th, 2008 by
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A group of Nigerians known as the Liberty Forum is planning a protest against President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

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