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Chad court jails Zoe’s Ark aid workers eight years each in hard labour

Chad court jails Zoe’s Ark aid workers eight years each in hard labour

Six French aid workers, whose attempt to fly out more than 100 children from Chad last October triggered a huge international outcry, were on...
Publicity, potent weapon of anti-corruption — British diplomat

Publicity, potent weapon of anti-corruption — British diplomat

Immediate past British High Commissioner to Nigeria Richard Gozney, has identified publicity as the strongest weapon in the fight agains t corruption in the...
Sudan : A british School teacher judged for offending Mohammed

Sudan : A british School teacher judged for offending Mohammed

A british teacher appears before court, this Thursday, at Khartoum, to have allowed her pupils to name their class teddy bear Mohammed. Gillian Gibbons,...
Queen Elizabeth II opens CHOGM summit

Queen Elizabeth II opens CHOGM summit

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) opened in Kampala Friday with Queen Elizabeth II calling on member-countries to remain united. The Commonwealth Heads of...
Euro 2008 : England eliminated, foreigners targeted

Euro 2008 : England eliminated, foreigners targeted

A day after their demise at the Euro 2008 qualifying match, the English are asking themselves if the high number of foreigners in the...
Bill Gates, the new aid giant

Bill Gates, the new aid giant

Can the entrepreneurial zeal, innovation and super-size budgets of private foundations succeed where a sclerotic and undisciplined international aid industry has failed? Or is...
David Haye before fight

David Haye wins the WBA and WBC cruiserweight world titles

The Sports Hall "Marcel Cerdan" in Levallois (near Paris, France) was overcrowded last saturday to support local hero Jean-Marc Mormeck, defending his WBA and...
Zimbabwe’s Attorney-General arrested

Zimbabwe’s Attorney-General arrested

Zimbabwe's Attorney-General Sobusa Gula-Ndebele was arrested Thursday for behaviour inconsistent with his office, after he allegedly met a man on a police wanted list...
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Winner of Mo Ibrahim leadership award emerges Monday

The first winner of the Mo Ibrahim leadership award for Africa's most effective head of state is set to emerge Monday (today) in London,...