Mar 26th, 2013
Embassy telephone lines commercialised, call and pay “We should have our missions well-funded. We say we are the giant of Africa but if you can’t fund missions, you are not.” Senate President, David Mark According to the information displayed on the Nigerian Embassy website in Vienna, with the headli...
Jan 21st, 2013
Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest athletes of all time, will return to the Austrian capital and compete in the half marathon, which will be staged parallel to the Vienna City Marathon on 14 April, according to the online RaceNewsService. The 39 year-old has won the OMV Champion...
In East Africa
Jan 10th, 2013
Ethiopian police have arrested two men suspected of involvement in the murder of an Austrian rafter shot dead during an apparent robbery of his travel group, an official from the force said on Thursday. The 27-year-old man was killed as he camped on the banks of the Blue Nile river on Sunday in a rem...
Jan 8th, 2013
A 27-year-old Austrian tourist was killed in northern Ethiopia when his group was attacked during a whitewater rafting trip on the Nile, Austria’s foreign ministry said Monday. The attack occurred on Sunday near Bahir Dar, 550 kilometres northwest of the capital Addis Ababa, ministry spokesman ...
Dec 20th, 2012
“I have declared war already today, … this is too much and unacceptable” NANCA president – “The Nigerian ambassador has neglected the Nigerians” NANCA vice president”. All is not well between Nigerians in Austria and their embassy, and when a kingdom is divided against i...
In South Africa
Sep 25th, 2012
By Nthambeleni Gabara South African cultures have influenced each other even at a time when racial domination was scarring the country’s landscape, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe. Addressing hundreds of South Africans gathered at the main national Heritage Day celebrations at the Danie Kuys ...
Apr 8th, 2012
David Ferrer handed holders Spain a place in the Davis Cup semi-finals on Sunday after beating Jurgen Melzer 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead over Austria in their World Group quarter-final tie. Spain — who prevailed despite the absence of world number two Rafael Nadal &...
Dec 21st, 2011
Recently nominated by TuttoSport as one of the best youngsters in football, the Austrian international with Nigeria heritage David Alaba has scooped a bigger prize. On Tuesday, the 19-year-old midfielder was named as the 2011 Austrian Footballer of the Year, the youngest player to win the award since...
Dec 1st, 2011
Becoming a mother is a turning point for many women. But it seems it may be more of a turn off for their husbands. A third of women bringing up children believe the man in their life no longer finds them attractive. And almost half accused their husbands of ‘forgetting’ who they were since they [&hel...