archives : November 2009


Panafrica - United States - United Kingdom - International
A clothing label Angel created, Samata’s Muse, has been featured in newspapers, Web articles and magazines. Her books and TV appearances have made her a celebrity in England. She serves as ambassador of the Ghanaian chapter of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. - Tuesday 17 November 2009

Panafrica - International
The United Nations has estimated that more than one billion people worldwide are going hungry, and has warned that if more land is not used for food production, 370 million people could face famine by 2050. - Tuesday 17 November 2009

United States - United Kingdom - International - European Union
"...Nobody holds a candle to me In my red high heels..."
  Kellie Pickler, “Red High Heels” - Tuesday 17 November 2009

Panafrica - United States
Oprah fans are concerned over the future of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." The show, which is expected to reach its epilogue in 2011 under normal circumstances, could possibly draw its curtains sooner. According to rumours, Oprah Winfrey, the show’s billionaire presenter, is planning an earlier exit to focus on a project involving the development of a television channel. - Monday 16 November 2009

DR Congo - Uganda - Sudan
Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels have resumed attacks on villages in southern Sudan killing several civilians in the last four days. - Monday 16 November 2009

South africa
South African government has no clue as to the number of illegal immigrants residing in the country, a cabinet minister revealed. Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma told parliament that “obtaining such a figure was difficult". - Monday 16 November 2009

Ethiopia’s Somali-speaking communities, allegedly marginalized by Ethiopian government in Addis Ababa have begun another bout of rebellion against the government. So far seven towns have been captured as the rebels demand secession. Some Ethiopians have, however, dismissed claims made by the rebels, as having captured several towns, as preposterous propaganda. Some also insist that having been sealed off to the media, there is very little accurate information about events in the region. - Monday 16 November 2009

The biggest ever international family planning conference yesterday night opened in Uganda’s capital Kampala with over 2000 delagates from all over the world participating. The conference is sponsored by Melinda Gates Foundation based in USA. - Sunday 15 November 2009

Cameroon - Morocco
The Indomitable Lions assured themselves a place in South Africa 2010 World Cup with a 2-0 win over the Atlas Lions of Morocco in Fez, On Saturday, November 14. - Sunday 15 November 2009

Panafrica - Caribbean islands - United States
Rihanna is not just an angry woman but also the most “Glamorous woman of the Year”, according to U.S. magazine Glamour. Glamour and Diva defined the now blond Pop/Rock R ‘n B icon Thursday in Paris, where she personally presented her new album, R Rated, to a group of very inquisitive journalists. - Sunday 15 November 2009

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