archives : June 2010


United States
A poll from the Society for Human Resource Management shows the greatest challenge military veterans face in the civilian job market is how they translate and describe their military experience. On the hiring side, HR professionals are largely unaware of Department of Labor programs that help them to identify military veterans seeking civilian jobs. - Monday 28 June 2010

Canada - India
Shivsu Canadian Clear International Ltd, a leading water technology solution provider, has completed an order worth USD 6 million from the private organizations and Government of Africa to set up industrial waste water treatment plants in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya. The company will be involved in design, manufacture, supply and installation of the plants. - Monday 28 June 2010

Rwanda - Zimbabwe
Rwanda refugees resident in Zimbabwe are resisting moves to be repatriated to their homeland claiming that they would be killed once they set foot over there. - Monday 28 June 2010

Burundi - Kenya - Uganda - Rwanda - Tanzania
The media fraternity in the east African countries of Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda have condemned the brutal killing of Jean Leonard Rugambage, which took place last Thursday in Rwandese capital Rwanda. - Monday 28 June 2010

Autonomous state of Somaliland held its presidential elections with thousands of people coming out to vote despite threats from Islamist rebels, al-Shabab. Many voters saw the election as a fresh opportunity to demonstrate their aspiring but unrecognised state’s democratic credentials. - Monday 28 June 2010

Ghana - United States
Ghana have become only the third African team to reach the quarter finals of the World Cup. After 90 tense minutes, Asamoah Gyan scored the winner just minutes into extra-time after a Donovan penalty canceled out an early KP Boateng strike. - Saturday 26 June 2010

South africa - Ghana - United States
The Black Stars of Ghana go into battle with United States of America in a repeat of their group stage clash at the 2006 World Cup which the African team won 2-1, but coach Milovan Rajevac expects the meeting in Rustenburg to be as close. - Saturday 26 June 2010

Zimbabwe National Army on Friday conducted rare military drills in public in which commanders said it was a “show of power and to test new conventional warfare concepts”. - Saturday 26 June 2010

Madagascar is celebrating its fiftieth independence anniversary in a backdrop of division as Malagasy political groups opposed to Rajoelina, the country’s self-proclaimed president of the Haute Autorité de la Transition (HAT), have decided to boycott the ceremony scheduled for Saturday. The Island has been undergoing a serious political upheaval since end 2008. - Saturday 26 June 2010

Guinea is set for its first democratic vote in half a century on Sunday after clashes between rival parties on Thursday left at least one person dead. United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has called for "peaceful and credible" presidential elections. - Saturday 26 June 2010

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