Monthly Archives: May 2010

NIGERIA TO COMPLETE TOTAL RADAR COVERAGE OF AIRSPACE IN JUNE 2010

Nigeria Says to Complete Total Radar Coverage of Airspace in June: Official 2010-05-30 03:43:48     Xinhua      Web Editor: Chu Daye The Total Radar Coverage (TRACON) of Nigeria’s airspace would be fully operating in June, a top official with the Nigerian Airspace … Continue reading

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LAGOS AIMS TO BE AFRICA’S MODEL MEGACITY

Lagos aims to be Africa’s model megacity By Egon Cossou Africa Business Report, BBC World News Lagos is the financial heart of Nigeria – the most populous nation in Africa, and it is a teeming tangle of humanity and enterprise. … Continue reading

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LEADERS GATHER FOR FRANCO-AFRICAN SUMMIT

France – SOURCE: RFI NEWS Article published the Sunday 30 May 2010 – Latest update : Sunday 30 May 2010 South African President Jacob Zuma Reuters By William Niba Leaders of 40 African countries are gathering in the southern French city … Continue reading

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SEVEN OF THE WORLD’S TEN LONGEST-SERVING PRESIDENTS ARE AFRICANS

Longest-serving leaders MUAMMAR QADDAFI: 40 years, 6 months. Mr. Qaddafi seized power in a bloodless military coup in September 1969. Thanks to sitting on top of Africa’s largest proven oil reserves, he is used to throwing his weight around internationally, … Continue reading

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MANY IN SOUTHERN SUDAN LONG FOR INDEPENDENCE

Many In Southern Sudan Long For Independence by Gwen Thompkins May 31, 2010 SOURCE: US NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images Mothers tend to their children suffering from severe malnutrition at a hospital in the southeast Sudanese town of Akobo … Continue reading

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UN TO REDUCE DR CONGO PEACEKEEPING STRENGTH

UN to reduce DR Congo peace force SOURCE: BBC AFRICA Page last updated at 15:48 GMT, Friday, 28 May 2010 16:48 UK UN forces will remain in DR Congo until June 2011 The UN Security Council has voted to authorise … Continue reading

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SUDANESE DAM PROJECT SPARKS CONCERNS

Deutsche Welle Africa | 19.05.2010 Controversial Sudanese dam sparks human rights complaint A human rights advocacy organization has filed a criminal complaint against a German engineering firm over its involvement in the Merowe Dam project in northern Sudan. The company has denied … Continue reading

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