archives : October 2008

     

Panafrica - United States
When my master brought me from the village, he said that I will show that I deserved to go to school by proving my hard work at home. I was bent on going to school so I put my heart into everything I was commanded to do. I Swept, cleaned, washed, mopped, ironed, and fetched water from a public tap, two streets away, to fill the drums and basins in our house. - Saturday 18 October 2008


Panafrica - France - United States
A new study into the risks associated with indoor pollution draws some worrying conclusions. This time the pollutant in question is incense. According to researchers, prolonged use of incense sticks appears to increase the risk of cancer of the respiratory tract. - Saturday 18 October 2008


Zimbabwe
Thabo Mbeki stunned negotiators here when he tabled a ration system of ministries between Zanu PF an MDC. - Saturday 18 October 2008


Cameroon - Egypt - Nigeria - Zimbabwe
Dynamos FC of Zimbabwe and Cameroonian champions, Cotonsport Garoua will clash in a do or die game. The match kicks off this afternoon at the Stade Omnisports Roumde-Adja. - Saturday 18 October 2008


Panafrica - International
With the world in financial turmoil, UN officials are drawing global attention to another global crisis, hunger, which they said affects millions daily and kills a child every six seconds. - Friday 17 October 2008


Nigeria
Reports that the Local level of governments was on the verge of being abolished has forced Local Government employees to storm the national assembly in protest. - Friday 17 October 2008


Zimbabwe
The Moverment for Democratic Change hasn’t yet established a commission of inquiry into the election violence but Zanu Pf is already running scared. - Friday 17 October 2008


Sudan - International
As a result of insufficient evidence to indict the Sudanese president on war crimes, and crimes against humanity, the Judges at the International Criminal Court have withheld an arrest warrant against the Sudan leader. - Friday 17 October 2008


Ethiopia - Kenya - Somalia
Following several Somali militants attacks on Kenyan government troops and peacekeepers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has deployed more troops to maintain the peace and sanity of the country. - Friday 17 October 2008


Gabon
Schools are still empty as teachers all over Gabon have decided to remain on strike until every thing is done to save the crumbling educational system. - Thursday 16 October 2008

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