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Jul 31st, 2013
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, has denied endorsing gay marriages and posting of gay diplomats to foreign missions. Some national dailies reported, weekend, that the minister endorsed gay marriages and was in the process of posting out gay diplomats on foreign missions....
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Jul 29th, 2013
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  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Olugbenga Ashiru The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, has insisted that Nigeria will not succumb to external pressure to legalise same-sex marriage. The minister was reacting to an accusation by the Christian Association of Nigeria, bas...
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Mar 17th, 2013
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By Paul Omoniyi Fellow Nigerians, for the past four weeks, I have been monitoring Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) Website to see if they have addressed the issues I raised in an article published January this year, ‘Where is the Nigeria Ministry of Foreign Affairs?’. After th...
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In Southern Africa
Mar 11th, 2013
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AUSTRALIA has lifted sanctions against 55 Zimbabweans after it was revealed a constitutional referendum would be held in the troubled country on March 16. Foreign Minister Bob Carr said the names on the list included some ZANU-PF politicians, members of the judiciary and media, provincial governors a...
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In East Africa
Jan 31st, 2013
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Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Somali Foreign Affairs Minister Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Aadan agreed to set up a joint ministerial commission, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday (January 29th). “The signing of this agreement here today will open ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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Foreign Minister must serve the nation and avoid behaving like the previous transitional authority. Any tribal or territorial dispute must be left alone for our traditional elders and the ministry of Interior. We must not favor one tribal entity over another and the government’s public position must ...
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In Somali
Nov 4th, 2012
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SOMALI Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Said has announced the members of his new government, noting that a woman has been named as foreign minister for the first time in the country’s history. “After long discussions and consultations, I have named my cabinet, which consists of only 10 ...
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Jul 10th, 2012
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By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba Nigerian Embassy In Washington Need A Thorough Cleaning: It is high that time Mr. Jonathan, the Nigerian President, cleaned up the Nigerian embassy in Washington , DC . And he should do it completely and quickly. He should do it today. Here are the reasons: 1. Mr. Adefuye, ...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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OTTAWA, Canada, June 4, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today met with Saad Dine El Otmani, Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, to discuss Canada-Morocco relations and recent developments in the Middle East and North Africa. ...
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In Libya
Feb 18th, 2012
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Kampala – Ugandan officials have stripped Libya’s ambassador of his title and evicted him from the embassy, saying he was an obstacle to new relations with post-Muammar Gaddafi Libya, the foreign minister said on Friday. The Libyan diplomat had to be evicted in order to accommodate the ar...