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Africa

Madness in Senegal

28/04/2010 ANA 0

If any African president has left himself at the whipping end of his peoples’ tongues recently, it is President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal. Senegal is a country with population hovering in the region of 12 […]

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Ghana News

Ending Whose Slavery Blame-Game, Prof. Gates?

24/04/2010 ANA 0

I would ordinarily not be rejoining any article written and published by Harvard University’s Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and, as usual, seeking to scornfully blame continental Africans, as a whole, for the untold hardships […]

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Ghana News

Rush Limbaugh Was Not On Obama’s Trip To Ghana

22/04/2010 ANA 0

Barely two days after President Barack H. Obama’s landmark tour of Ghana, America’s white-conservative talk-radio pontiff Mr. Rush Limbaugh was reported in an article published on Ghanaweb.com to be calling the first African-American president of […]

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World

HAITI-US: Washington aid policy may be shifting

20/04/2010 ANA 0

NEW YORK, 19 April 2010  – Former US President Bill Clinton, now a UN Special Envoy to Haiti, has pledged to foster the country’s self-sufficiency after expressing regret for implementing policies during his administration that […]

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Africa

SUDAN: Election observers’ digest

20/04/2010 ANA 0

JUBA, 20 April 2010 (IRIN) – Sudan held its first multiparty elections in 24 years on 11-15 April, but the election has been marred by opposition boycotts and allegations of vote rigging. Preliminary reports from […]

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Health

GLOBAL: Are fewer mothers dying?

19/04/2010 ANA 0

DAKAR, 16 April 2010  – Almost 200,000 fewer women die each year from pregnancy-related complications than previously thought, because new survey methodology and better maternal mortality data mean more accurate mortality estimates, says a global […]

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Health

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Cholera outbreak slows

19/04/2010 ANA 0

BANGKOK, 15 April 2010 – A serious outbreak of cholera in Papua New Guinea (PNG) which has killed nearly 60 people shows signs of subsiding, government health officials say. “The situation has improved in recent […]

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