Monthly Archives: June 2010

BELGIAN REIGN OF TERROR IN COLONIAL DR CONGO REVISITED

Belgian reign of terror casts shadow over Congolese anniversary Published on : 30 June 2010 – 11:27am | By Vanessa Mock (Photo: AFP) Quelques activistes de la communauté congolaise aux Pays-Bas saisissent ce moment des célébrations du 50 ème anniversaire … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR:THE MERCENARIES OF BIAFRA

Biafra: The Mercenaries TIME MAGAZINE Friday, Oct. 25, 1968 From the outset, the war between Nigeria and secessionist Biafra loomed as an unequal contest. It was not surprising that, as in the earlier Congo conflicts, foreign mercenaries were drawn to … Continue reading

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EXERCISE DESERT FOX: NIGERIAN CADET OFFICERS DESERT WARFARE SIMULATION

Daily Trust (Abuja) Nigeria: Yobe – Mock War Over Uranium Hamza Idris 29 June 2010 Yusufari — Though the road from Gashua, the headquarters of Bade emirate and Yusufari, which shares a border with Niger Republic, is less than 25 … Continue reading

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DR CONGO STRIPS BRITISH FIRM OF OIL BLOC RIGHTS

Radio Netherlands Worldwide Congo strips British firm of oil block rights Published on : 25 June 2010 – 12:14pm | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: AFP/Walter ASTRADA ) Democratic Republic of Congo has stripped British energy firm Tullow of its … Continue reading

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CYPRUS DETAIN SUDAN-BOUND SHIP LADEN WITH ARMS

Cyprus Holds Arms Ship Thought to be Bound for Sudan VOA News 22 June 2010 Photo: AP An Antigua and Barbuda-flagged cargo ship Santiago laden with the arms and explosives lies anchored off the port in southern city of Limassol, … Continue reading

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GREAT GREEN WALL IN AFRICA RECEIVES A BOOST

“Great Green Wall” in Africa boosted by 96 million euros Published on : 18 June 2010 – 11:54am | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: AFP) The Global Environment Facility announced on Thursday at a summit in Chad that it will … Continue reading

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KHOBE – THE BRAVE:A TRIBUTE TO ECOMOG HERO, BRIG.GEN MAXWELL KHOBE

Brigadier General Maxwell Mitikishe Khobe Khobe–the brave New African, Jun 2000 by Asante, Ben Ben Asante who knew Gen. Maxwell Khobe personally writes about the exploits of the Nigerian general and chief of defence staff of Sierra Leone who died … Continue reading

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I’D RATHER WIN THAN BE MAN OF THE MATCH – ENYEAMA

RFI NEWS Article published the Friday 18 June 2010 – Latest update : Friday 18 June 2010 I’d rather win than be man of the match, says Nigeria’s Enyeama Nigeria’s Dickson Etuhu reacts at the end of the match against … Continue reading

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POWER PLAY:GUSAU ON THE WAY OUT FROM NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER PERCH?

Are may succeed Gusau as National Security Adviser…Tinubu fingered in Gusau’s fresh ambition to be president SOURCE: http://www.nationaldailyngr.com THE game is probably over for another bigwig in the Presidency just under 30 days after Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was sworn … Continue reading

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THE LEGACY OF SOUTH AFRICA’S APARTHEID ERA

Changes and challenges: The legacy of South Africa’s apartheid era The release of Nelson Mandela marked a change in the country’s direction On February 2, 1990, South African President, FW de Klerk, announced reforms that would lead to the end … Continue reading

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