Daily Archives : 6th July 2010

Ghana: World cup stars receive a hero's welcome

Ghana: World cup stars receive a hero's welcome

(July 6th) The country today welcomed back its World Cup stars in force with thousands of dancing and singing fans awaiting their heroes (aka the Black Stars) at Accra airport. The team will parade through the city and will attend…

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Côte d'Ivoire: Security Prolonged

Côte d'Ivoire: Security Prolonged

In an effort to consolidate stability in the country, the Security Council has expanded the mandate of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI, est. 2004) until the end of the year. The decision by the council was unanimous…

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South Africa: Disadvantaged to receive Mining Stakes

South Africa: Disadvantaged to receive Mining Stakes

The government wants to implement plans that will see at least 26 per cent of historically disadvantaged citizens gaining a stake in the mining industry by 2014. According to Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu, the racial pattern of mining assets…

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Nigeria: Jonathan Reviews Ban Decision

Nigeria: Jonathan Reviews Ban Decision

President Goodluck Jonathan announced on June 30th that he has banned the nation’s football team from participating in international competitions for two years following their poor performance at the World Cup. The team came bottom of their group having gained…

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