archives : July 2010

     

Uganda
Amnesty International has condemned the bomb blasts that last night hit the Ugandan capital Kampala, leaving at least 64 people dead. - Tuesday 13 July 2010


Sudan
As part of activities marking the Nelson Mandela Day in El Fasher and in its efforts to reach out to the teeming youths of Darfur, UNAMID Communications and Public Information Division has organized a scintillating inter-community football tournament captioned "Football for Peace." - Tuesday 13 July 2010


Uganda
An unexploded bomb was yesterday discovered by Uganda police in a disco hall shortly after two bomb blasts killed over seventy people in the east African country. - Tuesday 13 July 2010


Panafrica - Caribbean islands - United Kingdom - Germany
The 25 year old tennis player, Dustin Brown did not go unnoticed at the 2010 Wimbledon championship. His performance and show stopping stage persona could see him joining the UK tennis team, especially for the Davis Cup. - Tuesday 13 July 2010


South africa
South Africa promised to host spectacular World Cup and they just did that, but they have also kept another promise-to flush our foreigners soon after the football extravaganza. - Tuesday 13 July 2010


Sudan
Genocide charges brought against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been dismissed by Khartoum as a "political" decision by The Hague-based court, but the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) described it as a "victory for the people of Darfur and the entire humanity". - Tuesday 13 July 2010


Morocco - Belgium
Success has a price. One that most Moroccans couldn’t afford as they stress Eric Gerets’ exaggerated salary : according to the local press, the Belgian, who will take over the Lions of the Atlas, will earn more than all of the country’s government. - Monday 12 July 2010


Sudan
After assessing security reports for the past month, UNAMID estimates the number of fatalities due to armed conflict and criminality in Darfur in June to be at 221. The majority of these deaths, nearly 140, are believed to be due to inter-tribal fighting between the Rizeigat and Nawaiba. However, no such fighting has been reported after the two tribes signed a peace accord on 28 June. - Monday 12 July 2010


South africa - Brazil
Today in Johannesburg, a new international tourism campaign was launched: "Brazil is calling you! Celebrate life here. Brazil. Sensational!" It consists of television spots, print ads, social media programs and more, with the objective of inviting the world to visit the country before it becomes the host of major world sporting events. The goal is to excite, encourage and motivate travelers to take their business or leisure trips to Brazil. The campaign was prepared by the Tourism Ministry through EMBRATUR (Brazilian Tourism Institute) and will be seen on television and a newly launched YouTube page on July 12. - Monday 12 July 2010


South africa - International
Annette Bourland, senior vice president and publisher with Zonderkidz(TM), will join Nobel Peace Prize Winner — Archbishop Desmond Tutu — and other publishing partners to provide details about the U.S. publication and worldwide launch of Tutu’s first children’s storybook Bible at the Cape Town Book Fair in Cape Town, South Africa on July 30th at 11 a.m. - Monday 12 July 2010

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