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Uganda consecrates an US Anglican bishop (after Kenya and Nigeria)

Written on September 2nd, 2007 by
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For Uganda (September 2, 2007): http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6974731.stm Uganda's Anglican Church has appointed a bishop to serve in the US, against the wishes of the Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church's US arm. For Kenya (August 30,... Read More | Share

April Polls not Credible – EU

Written on August 24th, 2007 by
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The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to the April 2007 general elections yesterday in Abuja made public its final report on the polls, insisting that the election was not credible and fell far short of basic international and... Read More | Share

Zambia to face Nigeria at U-20

Written on July 8th, 2007 by
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Zambia will meet Nigeria in the quarter finals of the Under-20 World Cup after their 2-0 victory over Uruguay secured them a place in the last 16. Spain also advanced from Group B after a hat-trick from Adrian Lopez helped them beat Jordan 4-2. Spain... Read More | Share

Flashy Nigeria pushes Scotland to the brink

Written on July 6th, 2007 by
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Scotland, in many ways the sentimental favourites of the Victoria-based Group F at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, has almost been eradicated from the tournament. The Scots, winless in two games, were dropped 2-0 Wednesday by undefeated Nigeria before a... Read More | Share

Soccer – Nigeria beats Costa Rica

Written on July 2nd, 2007 by
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VICTORIA (CP) - A goal by Brown Ideye lifted Nigeria to a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica at the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Ideye, who plays for Nigerian club Ocean Boys, headed the ball past Costa Rican goalie Alfonso Quesada in the 75th minute to the delight... Read More | Share

Nigeria's unions end fuel strike

Written on June 24th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's trade unions have called off their general strike over a recent rise in petrol prices, after talks with government officials.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6233968.stm... Read More | Share

Army recaptures Nigerian oil base

Written on June 21st, 2007 by
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Nigeria's army has recaptured an oil platform occupied by militants since Sunday after a gun battle, it says.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6225274.stm... Read More | Share

Strike paralyses cities across the country

Written on June 21st, 2007 by
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The nation was virtually brought down on its knees as labour on Wednesday commenced an indefinite strike to force government to meet fully its demands, particularly total reversal of the pump price of petrol.Read... Read More | Share

Nigerians braced for fuel strike

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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STRIKE OPTION: Nigeria's trade unions looks set to call a general strike over recent rises in petrol prices and value-added tax.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6763143.stm... Read More | Share

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