archives : October 2008


President Kibaki has announced that Sh750 million has been set aside in this year’s financial plan for the transmission corporation which will take over some key roles of Kenya Power and Lighting Company. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

Kenya - United States
Kenyan media today reports that an American author who came to Kenya with a sole mission of discrediting Barack Obama was deported on Tuesday night. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

Nigeria - United States
Nigeria’s budget makers have nursed fears that the plummeting oil prices might weaken ridges for the Nigerian 2009 financial plan, which would soon be sent to the National Assembly for deliberation. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

Ghana - Lesotho
The coach of Ghana’s national football team, Milovan Rajevac, says he is counting on the mental toughness of the players as they clash with Lesotho in the last Group Five 2010 World Cup/CAN qualifier on Saturday at the Essipong Stadium in Sekondi, western Ghana. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

The government of Togo has invested more than US$80 million in the education system and relinquished primary school fees. Primary school students have however started the new school year yesterday without paying enrolment fees. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

The Botswana Government has undertaken a bold move by pledging to pay monthly allowances for all unemployed university graduates effect from January next year. - Wednesday 8 October 2008

Panafrica - United States - United Kingdom
All of the attempts to date the origin of AIDS prior to 1960 are essentially propoganda inspired by funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health. - Tuesday 7 October 2008

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons is to come into force by the end of the year, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, said in Abuja. - Tuesday 7 October 2008

South africa
South Africa Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has sparked an outcry by saying he will not vote in next year’s election - unless the ruling African National Congress (ANC) heals its divisions. - Tuesday 7 October 2008

Panafrica - United States - United Kingdom
Emotions have never run amok with such intensity in black communities, both in the United States and across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom. For the first time in the history of Walt Disney, an animated musical fairy tale set in the legendary birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, and featuring the studio’s first black princess will be released in 2009. - Tuesday 7 October 2008

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