Daily Archives : 24th August 2010

Equatorial Guinea: Amnesty condemns deaths

Equatorial Guinea: Amnesty condemns deaths

Amnesty International has openly rebuked the executions of four former military officers accused of attempting to assassinate the country’s president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.  José Abeso Nsue, Manuel Ndong Anseme, Alipio Ndong Asumu and Jacinto Michá Obiang were sentenced to…

1 Comment / 29 View / 24th August 2010

Diversions from the real issues: The curse of Celebrity

Diversions from the real issues: The curse of Celebrity

Journalism the world over labours under the curse of celebrity.  There is no doubt that the reading, surfing, watching and listening public are fascinated by it.  But are they fascinated to the exclusion of all else?As a journalist with more…

1 Comment / 47 View / 24th August 2010

Niger: Oxfam appeals for more aid

Niger: Oxfam appeals for more aid

Aid agencies have warned that heavy flooding in the region will mean that millions of people will remain neglected. Floods have killed at least six people and left thousands homeless, heightening the country’s on-going crisis.  The River Niger in the…

1 Comment / 20 View / 24th August 2010