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China says its military no threat to peace in Asia

| June 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Click photo to enlargeChina’s Defense Minister Liang Guanglie addresses delegates on the topic of China’s International Security Cooperation during the final day of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Asia Securities Summit, the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Sunday, June 5, 2011. «12»SINGAPORE—The strength of China’s armed forces is 20 years behind the U.S. and […]

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Anyim will deliver, says Chime

| June 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

GOVERNOR Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has described the recent appointment of Chief Anyim Pius Anyim to the office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, as another demonstration of President Goodluck Jonathan’s resolve to restore the nation to the path of rapid and sustainable development Vanguard News » News

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African Grain Losses After Harvest Cost $4 Billion, FAO Says

| June 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Grain losses after harvests in sub- Saharan Africa cost about $ 4 billion a year, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) [and World Bank] said in a report. Food lost to decay and pest infestation could feed 48 million people, said Maria Helena Semedo, the FAO’s assistant director-general, in the report. Grain losses prior […]

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Jaycee Dugard says abductors who held her captive 18 years stole her life

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who was held captive for 18 years said her life was stolen by her abductors as she made her first public statement about the ordeal in an emotional declaration her mother read at the captors’ sentencing hearing Thursday. Phillip and Nancy Garrido, both dressed in orange jumpsuits made […]

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Lawyer says document proves Mladic has cancer

| June 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ratko Mladic’s lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009. AP – ap.online.headlines.intl

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Serbian war crimes suspect Mladic says he is too sick to face war crimes trial

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Serbian war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic launched a legal bid to be freed last night, claiming he wasn’t well enough to survive a trial on genocide charges. The former general’s lawyer formally filed an appeal over his arrest last week after 16 years on the run. Lawyer Milos Saljic wants doctors to examine the 69-year-old, […]

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Demand for Nigerian Debt Could Rise on Political Stability, Citigroup Says

| May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Demand for debt from Nigeria, which has outperformed an average of emerging-market notes, will rise as political stability improves following April’s elections Vanguard News » Business

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USDA to replace food pyramid with plate icon, source says

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
USDA to replace food pyramid with plate icon, source says

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning to swap in a plate icon for the food pyramid this week, an individual familiar with the new guidelines told CNN Saturday. CNN.com Recently Published/Updated

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South African Inflation Better Than Peers, Mminele Says

| May 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

May 27 (Bloomberg) — South Africa’s inflation picture is “somewhat benign” compared with other emerging markets and the central bank stands ready to step in should rising food and fuel costs spread to other prices, Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele said. The South African Reserve Bank kept its key interest rate at 5.5 percent on May […]

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Four-year term short, says Jonathan

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
Four-year term short, says Jonathan

President, Gowon, Anyaoku, others chart path to rebirth Ministers can’t stay in office beyond May 29, says Yayale AT two different fora, President Goodluck Jonathan, former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon and erstwhile Secretary –General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, yesterday called for a new orientation among Nigerians if the country was to […]

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Obama says US, UK relationship is enduring

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama sought to reassure the world Wednesday that American and European influence remains as dominant as ever even as rising powers like China and India assert themselves. To the British Parliament seated at majestic Westminster Hall, Obama declared: “The time for our leadership is now.” AP – ap.online.headlines.intl

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June 1 battle: Messi absence won’t affect friendly, says Okpala

| May 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Despite the fact that top players like Lionel Messi and others will not be part of the much hyped Nigeria/ Argentina friendly on June 1 in Abuja, ex- international Sylvanus Okpalla has urged the Nigeria Football Association, NFA to go ahead with plans for the friendly game, saying the Super Eagles need such a game […]

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Murder In Benue: Governor Suswan And The Police Must Explain Death Of Charles Ayede, Says ACN Governorship Candidate

| May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Murder In Benue: Governor Suswan And The Police Must Explain Death Of Charles Ayede, Says ACN Governorship Candidate

By Saharareporters, New York [Graphic photos: viewer’s discretion advised!] Professor Steve Torkuma Ugbah, the governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in last month’s governorship election, has condemned what he identified as “a pattern of official complacency” especially by the Police, concerning the security of members of his party in the state.  News

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Black women ugly? Says who?

| May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Black women ugly? Says who?

In a couple of weeks my mother turns 65. CNN.com Recently Published/Updated

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