Monthly Archives: September 2008

NAACP wages new effort to bring down Confederate flag | GreenvilleOnline.com | The Greenville News

  NAACP wages new effort to bring down Confederate flag Governor says he won’t get involved By Tim Smith • STAFF WRITER • September 22, 2008   COLUMBIA — The South Carolina and North Carolina chapters of the NAACP called … Continue reading

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For Chinese, U.S. election is ‘entertaining’ – World Blog – msnbc.com

  Adrienne Mong, NBC News Producer BEIJING – Last week, three books about Barack Obama were published in China – to little fanfare. Despite being prominently displayed inside one of Beijing’s larger bookstores, the books – two were his own … Continue reading

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Ethiopian needy ‘not getting aid’

Ethiopian needy ‘not getting aid’ By Elizabeth Blunt BBC News, Addis Ababa A new system of aid delivery is being put in place Emergency food aid is not getting out fast enough to the people who need it in Ethiopia’s … Continue reading

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Spain begins anti-migration ads

  Spain begins anti-migration ads The ads show disturbing images of apparently drowned migrants Clips from the adverts The Spanish government has begun airing emotional television adverts across West Africa as part of its attempts to combat illegal immigration. The … Continue reading

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Former Mandela prison mate ‘to be S Africa leader’

  Zuma ally ‘to be S Africa leader’ Kgalema Motlanthe is an ANC veteran but only became an MP in May South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has chosen a caretaker president to replace Thabo Mbeki. Sources within the … Continue reading

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Carnage in Somali market shelling

  Carnage in Somali market shelling Most of the victims were in the Bakara market About 40 people have been killed in the Somali capital, mostly when shells were fired on the busy Bakara market. Witnesses say Ethiopian troops fired … Continue reading

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Nigerian anti-polio chief removed

  Nigerian anti-polio chief removed Some Islamic clerics organised an immunisation boycott in 2003 The chief of a village in northern Nigeria has been suspended from office for divorcing his wife because she had her children immunised against polio. Buluma … Continue reading

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