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UGANDAN, KENYAN OIL PROSPECTS COMPARED, CRITICS WARN OF ‘OIL CURSE’ FOR UGANDA

VOICE OF AMERICA Douglas Mpuga (25 May) The discovery of oil offers tremendous opportunities for Uganda. It also poses several risks if the country succumbs to what some analysts call the oil curse – or the diversion of revenues for … Continue reading

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GHANA SEEKS NIGERIA’S SUPPORT IN SPACE SCIENCE

NigeriaSat2, one of four satellites so far launched by Nigeria since the first-ever launch in 2003 VOICE OF NIGERIA October 19, 2011 A Ghanaian researcher, Dr Nana Browne, on Tuesday called for collaboration among Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana in the development … Continue reading

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RIVERS STATE GETS RARE POSITIVE INTERNATIONAL CREDIT RATING

Nigeria’s Rivers State Gets Rare Positive International Credit Rating Chinedu Offor  VOA NEWS Washington DC 13 October 2010 The international financial analysis agency — Standard and Poor – has awarded a Nigerian state a rare positive credit rating for the … Continue reading

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UN LIFT SANCTIONS AGAINST SIERRA LEONE

UN lifts sanctions against Sierra Leone Published on : 30 September 2010 – 10:01am | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: AFP) The Security Council on Wednesday lifted all remaining U.N. sanctions against Sierra Leone, eight years after it emerged from … Continue reading

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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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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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