archives : January 2008

     

Nigeria
The war on corruption launched by Nigerian President Yar’Adua through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has gained a lot of ground. Meanwhile development projects to curb substandard conditions on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and in mobile phone services as well as the construction of science parks have been planned... - Friday 25 January 2008


DR Congo - International
Round after round and at the end of an impressive path, a veritable master-work, since the beginning of the Australian Open, from the end of his racket, Jo surprises everyone and surges to the final round after a perfect control of his semi-final against mens’Nr.2, Rafael Nadal. - Friday 25 January 2008


Panafrica - Ghana - Kenya - International
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Rai la Odinga held talks late Thursday and effectively paved the way for dialogue th a t will lead to the end of the country’s post-poll stalemate. The two, who have been at logger heads since 27 December’s elections in which in cumbent Kibaki was declared winner, urged Kenyans to embrace peace as they sough t a lasting solution to the violence. - Friday 25 January 2008


South africa - Zambia
South Africa and Zambia have been registering heavy losses in their Mining sector. With fears of miners getting trapped in the mines following ESKOM’s inability to guarantee a regular supply of energy, South African mining companies have decided to shut operations until a solution has been found. - Friday 25 January 2008


Guinea - Morocco
Guinea defeated Morocco 3-2 in the second Group A game played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Thursday . It was a win that provided the West Africans an opportunity to make a case for themselves in the competition, having lost the first game to host Ghana last Sunday. - Friday 25 January 2008


Ghana - Kenya
Peace-maker Kofi Annan Thursday met Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki and his main opposition challenger, Raila Odinga, as he intensified reconciliation effort in the East African country. - Thursday 24 January 2008


Ghana - Senegal - Tunisia
Senegal and Tunesia shared their scoreline right in the middle, Wednesday, when they entered into the 2008 African Nations Cup battlefield. The Carthage Eagles opened the score but were overtaken by a more enthusiastic Teranga Lions. Their second determined shot brought them back into the game. - Thursday 24 January 2008


Ghana - Tunisia
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday in Tunis, a loan of US$ 16 million to finance the construction of Kempinski Accra Hotel in Ghana. The project is in line with the newly approved private sector operations strategy which aims to promote catalytic transactions with a strong demonstration effect and positive impacts on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). - Thursday 24 January 2008


Ghana - Kenya
Kofi Annan arrived Tuesday eveing in the Kenyan Capital, Nairobi in efforts to find a lasting solution to the bloody ethnic-political crises that has crippled the country since the general elections of 27th December 2007. The intervention of the former UN secretary general comes amid continuing bloodshed which has led the opposition to file a complaint with the International Criminal court against president Mwai Kibaki. - Wednesday 23 January 2008


Panafrica - Ethiopia - Belgium - European Union
African women rights activists meeting here Wednesday ahead of the African Union (AU) heads of state summit have called for enhanced access to higher education, free basic schooling and effective follow-ups of A U resolutions. - Wednesday 23 January 2008

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