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Nigeria risks Europe, US cargo ban

UK airports begin screening all cargo from more than one view in 2012/Photo/reutersCargo from Nigeria to Europe and the United States will be banned if the West African country fails to meet the European Civil Aviation Commission (ECAC) deadline to switch from single to the dual view screening, ECAC has warned.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 December 2011 13:33

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Liberia under a Nobel Peace Laureate

President of Liberia, Elle Johnson Sirleaf/Photo/JANE HAHN/THE NEW YORK TIMES-REDUX-REAJust weeks after the cinema release of The Lady, a portrait of Burma's iconic opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, Hollywood directors could soon be turning their lens to another female political pioneer.  

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 17:48

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Ghana Chapter of Hillary Clinton’s AWEP initiative launched

Hillary Clinton initiated the programme to empower women entrepreneurs in Africa/Photo/ReutersThe Ghana Chapter of African Women's Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP), an initiative of US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has been launched in Accra to serve as a rallying point for women entrepreneurship and export trade.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 17:20

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Nigeria, US clash over gays

Map of NigeriaNigeria is set to be one of the countries that will be at the receiving of the United States policy seeking to punish countries that outlaw homosexuality by withholding aid.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 11:18

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Nigeria: Fishing out corrupt elements outside politics

Jonathan says he has a system in place to combat corruptionPresident Goodluck Jonathan has reassured Nigerians that he has a system in place to combat corruption, youth unemployment and agricultural paucity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 19:28

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Gbagbo's ICC transfer, an abduction - Former Ghanaian leader

The 66 year old Gbagbo is expected to appear before the court for the first time on Monday to face four counts of crimes against humanity/Photo/ReutersGhana's former president Jerry John Rawlings has condemned the transfer of former Ivorian leader, Laurent Gbagbo to the Hague for trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC), describing it as tantamount to abduction.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2011 12:10

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