Abuja, Oct 15 (IANS) It was the night the nearly 30,000-strong Indian community in Nigeria had been waiting for since they saw Jawaharlal Nehru in their midst 45 years ago. And their wish was fulfilled when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh toasted these 'ambassadors of goodwill' who have acted as 'the bridge that unites India and Nigeria'.
Monday, October 15, 2007 1:09:41 PM
Lagos, Oct 15 (Xinhua) Armed conflicts in southeast Nigeria's Niger Delta and other violence have cost Africa billions since 1990, according to a report of Oxfam International.
Monday, October 15, 2007 9:54:59 AM
Abuja, Oct 14 (IANS) Nigerian dancers in blazing yellow and green attires, swaying to drumbeats, greeted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Abuja international airport as he began his three-day trip to Africa's top oil producer and India's largest trading partner in the continent.
Sunday, October 14, 2007 9:59:03 PM
Abuja (Nigeria), Oct 14 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this Nigerian capital Sunday evening on a three-day visit that is set to expand political and economic ties between his country and Africa's largest oil producer.
Sunday, October 14, 2007 7:27:53 PM
Lagos, Oct 13 (Xinhua) The 209-match passage to the 2010 World Cup football tournament starts Sunday for host continent Africa with a solitary fixture between the Indian Ocean islands of Madagascar and Comoros, according to the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
Saturday, October 13, 2007 6:07:57 PM
Johannesburg, Oct 13 (IANS) Talks over direct transport links between Brazil and India will be among the highlights of the IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) meet taking place in South Africa from Monday.
Saturday, October 13, 2007 3:57:21 PM
Goma (Congo), Oct 12 (DPA) Bosco Machumpenze is under a great deal of pressure these days. As head of Mugunga Two, a squalid camp for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict-stricken North Kivu province, Machumpenze is responsible for 20,000 people - and they're beginning to get restless.
Friday, October 12, 2007 10:35:06 AM
New York, Oct 11 (DPA) Fifteen years of continuous conflicts have cost African nations $284 billion in gross domestic products, Oxfam International said Thursday in the first analysis of war effects on the continent's local economies.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 10:07:20 PM
Nairobi, Oct 11 (Xinhua) Kenya's cricket officials unveiled a 14-man squad Thursday for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup match against Canada in Nairobi, but popped a surprise by excluding the promising 20-year-old Tanmay Mishra fr5om the team.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 3:37:42 PM
Nairobi, Oct 11 (Xinhua) Kenya's cricket officials unveiled a 14-man squad Thursday for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup match against Canada in Nairobi.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 10:30:31 AM
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