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Aug 27th, 2013
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… MY INTERVIEW WITH DR FELIX FANIRAN (NUPTAM NATIONAL CHAIRMAN) Because we have suffered, and we are not afraid to suffer in order to survive, we are ready to give up everything; even our lives in our struggle for justice Cesar Chavez   FEJIRO OLIVER   I owe no one apology for being a journalist/acti...
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In Djibouti
Aug 21st, 2013
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|AFP Hero, freedom fighter, dictator: Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki has ruled the Horn of Africa nation with an iron grip from independence in 1993, following an epic 30-year liberation war. Authoritarian and austere, 67-year old Issaias led one of Africa’s most remarkable rebel armies in a bit...
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In East Africa
Aug 21st, 2013
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By Jenny Vaughan | AFP Eritrea’s capital Asmara boasts buildings unlike anywhere else in Africa, a legacy of its Italian colonial past, when architects were given free rein for structures judged too avant-garde back home. Modernist architectural wonders in this highland city include a futurist ...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North & Henry Umoru ABUJA — TROUBLED by the crises his party and the emergence of more political parties, President Goodluck Jonathan has entreated former President Olusegun Obasanjo to throw his weight behind him to surmount the opposition to his re-election in 2...
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In East Africa
Aug 20th, 2013
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The Nigerian government was deliberating on actions to be taken regarding the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir during his visit to Abuja last month where he attended a health summit organized by the African Union (AU), according to formal filing by Abuja released today. Sudan’s President Omer...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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By Abdulwahab Abdulah It is not yet uhuru for Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, over his acquittal by the Court of Appeal as Lagos State government on Monday, filed an appeal at the Supreme Court to challenge the court’s decision that...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Our fear is that it will not be done properly by people who have the relevant expertise and experience. Between 2004 and 2006 all but a few indigenous banks in Zimbabwe faced significant political problems. Their founders where hounded out of the country for nefarious accusations of externalizing for...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By Wole Mosadomi Minna— There ap-pears to be no end in sight to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the country as Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala declared, yesterday, that the nation’s economy cannot accomm...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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by Franklin Oraka President Obasanjo has recently remarked that Nigeria is cursed with bad leaders and followers. Speaking at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit organised by Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, where he offered the keynote address, the former Pr...
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In Nigeria
Aug 13th, 2013
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Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi | credits: File copy The five lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly, who are opposed to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, boycotted the sitting of the Commission of Inquiry probing the crisis in the state. The panel was established by the state go...