Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

EU-Africa, The key issues

Written on December 8th, 2007 by
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The EU-Africa summit is being billed as the launch-pad for a new era. A "partnership between equals" is to replace the old pattern of donor states scattering their wealth among developing countries.Read... Read More | Share

Yobo sure of Nations Cup title

Written on December 1st, 2007 by
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Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo thinks 2008 will be the year the Super Eagles reclaim the Cup of Nations. The 26-year-old, who plays for Everton, said the timing is right for serial third-place finishers Nigeria to go all the way in next year's finals in... Read More | Share

Heroes' welcome for SA Springboks

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Thousands of fans have greeted the South African rugby team as they arrived home after winning the Rugby World Cup in France on Saturday.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7057682.stm... Read More | Share

Shock at SA reggae star Lucky Dube shooting

Written on October 19th, 2007 by
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Fans across the world are mourning the South African reggae star, Lucky Dube, who has been shot dead. He was dropping his teenage son and daughter off in a Johannesburg suburb when he was attacked by car thieves. Local radio stations have been flooded... Read More | Share

Growing Africa gets share index

Written on October 10th, 2007 by
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A financial index has been launched for sub-Saharan Africa, allowing investors to track the fortunes of the top companies in the region.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7038394.stm... Read More | Share

Why Africa needs partnership with international community

Written on September 30th, 2007 by
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President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

Nigeria edge closer to CAN 2008

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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Nigeria edged closer to qualifying for the finals of the African Nations Cup with a 3-1 win over Niger - but they were made to work for it by their neighbours. Niger held Nigeria's famous attack - which included England-based strikers Kanu, Obafemi... Read More | Share

The Prince In Africa – Forbes.com

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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Why invest in Africa? For one of the world's richest men, it is a simple matter of money and power. For the past few years, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud, nephew of the Saudi King and ranked by Forbes as the world's 13th richest man, has been... Read More | Share

Blair`s Africa panel reviews Obasanjo role

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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A top-level lobby group set up by Tony Blair to champion Africa's cause after he leaves office has become embroiled in controversy over the appointment of the former president of Nigeria to its ranks.Read... 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

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