archives : April 2008


The Nigerian National Assembly has approved an annual basic salary of N3.5 million (about US$ 30,000) for President Umaru Yar’Adua, according to Friday’s edition of most Nigerian newspapers. - Friday 25 April 2008

United States - United Kingdom - International
When I first heard Hillary Clinton had promised to annihilate someone, I assumed the chosen target was Barack Obama. - Friday 25 April 2008

South africa - Zimbabwe - United States - United Kingdom
The Southern African Development Community is showing signs of being fed up with Zimbabwe and has given Saturday as the day for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to release the presidential results. - Friday 25 April 2008

Egypt - France - International
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said his government would be keeping a watchful eye on budget expenditures for the near future in the face of the global economic crisis. - Thursday 24 April 2008

Ghana - Liberia
An Accra Fast Track High Court on Thursday dealt a blow to the hopes of 23 Liberian refugees in Ghana when it ordered their repatriation. - Thursday 24 April 2008

Panafrica - International
Africa should avoid looking for stop-gap solutions to emerging economic crises, as doing so would only take the continent back to the same difficult situation, according to Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). - Thursday 24 April 2008

Uganda - United States
The United States has called on the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to demonstrate its commitment to a peaceful and permanent resolution of the conflict in northern Uganda by signing the Final Peace Agreement (FPA). - Thursday 24 April 2008

Panafrica - Algeria - Nigeria
The maiden conference of African Transport Ministers opened Thursday with a view to mapping out a common vision in the transport sector consistent with the current economic situation. - Thursday 24 April 2008

Nigeria - International
The all-share index went down Thursday at the end of transanctions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to 60,743,07 from the previous day figure of 60,970.66 points. - Thursday 24 April 2008

Kenya - Uganda
Two Kenyan drivers Yogesh Patel and Anwar Pandya have pulled out of the 2008 Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally set to start in Kampala, Uganda, Friday. - Thursday 24 April 2008

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