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· June, 2006

Stories about Nigeria from June, 2006

Africa: World Cup Report Card

Says Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme (Fr): “African football is not up to par and its presence in the World Cup is mostly symbolic. Too bad that the numerous individual African talents...

London: Remember Anthony

Pilgrimage to Self informs us that “Marie Fatayi – Williams has written a book in memory of her son Anthony who was killed in the July bombings in London last...

Nigeria: Visit to Cameroon

Lawal Adekunle of Unlag Students reports on his recent visit to the Cameroons..…”It is situated at the bottom of the Cameroon Mountain, the second largest mountain in Africa. Houses situated...

Nigeria: Commissions, Commissions Commissions

Nigerian blog, NSpace comments on Nigeria's obsession with Commissions Commissions Commissions and the “the reaction of the Hon. Minister for Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala to allegations made by the...

Why No Mention of Slavery in African and Haitian Fiction?

Why is there so little mention of slavery in African and Haitian Fiction? That is the question that Togolese France-based blogger Kangni Alem addresses in a prolific and well-thought out...

More Football and This is Nigeria

Football fever is hot in the air and Nigerian bloggers share their thought. Aba Boy is Identifying with the French It was so easy (as a black person and an...

Nigeria: handmade bags

Pilgrimage to Self publishes the first photos of her Olivegirlthings – handmade bags from Nigerian fabrics - I wish her luck with her new venture.

Africa: Ghana v Brazil

Africa still blogging on football – today its African Shirts – ” We're still Ghanaian (and partly Brazilian)” Meanwhile Ethiopian blogger Conconction admits she is a Brazillian fan – oh!!!!

Nigeria: Adeniyi-Jones

Naijablog publishes an article by Nigerian photography, Jide Adeniyi-Jones on his thoughts on Nigeria – he originally sent the article to local newspapers who refused to publish –

Nigeria: Adeniyi-Jones

Naijablog publishes an article by Nigerian photography, Jide Adeniyi-Jones on his thoughts on Nigeria – he originally sent the article to local newspapers who refused to publish –

Africa: What Internet Brings

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique writes: (Fr)“A book by Cameroonian Jacques Bonjawo, Internet, a Chance for Africa [L'Internet, Une Chance Pour l'Afrique in French] talks about the benefits of new...

Nigeria: Youth Forum

Nigerian Technology blogger, Oro comments on the Nigerian Youth Council which he hopes to rescue “from its destructive path”….I began the week with an opportunity-turned-sour involving a Presidential Youth Forum...

Nigeria: Caste system

Chippla's Weblog writes on the “caste system” in Nigeria which operates amongst various ethnic peoples in Nigeria such as the Fulani and Igbo.

Nigeria: Finance minister redeployed

Exodus comments on the firing of Nigeria's finance minister Mrs Okonjo-Iweala…..”I knew it! I knew the administration had tampered with the foreign reserves (and I suspect to the ignorance of...

Africa: music, football, dance

Soul on Ice goes from strength to strength and is fast becomming spokesblog for music and football Africaine……..Musik, Dance, Football

Nigeria: UK travel advisory

Just Thots by a Naijaman reports that Nigerian has issued it's first warning to Nigerians travelling to the UK ….”The Nigerian government says citizens must beware of “miscreants” who employ...

Africa: Inequality of Business

Africa Unchained points to an article on the Inequality of Business….“The fact is that gross inequality is generally bad news for both the wealthy and the poor and everyone in...

Musique Africaine

The Global football festival that is the World Cup. The best so far I've witnessed with a genuine feelgood atmosphere and a lot of goals. With Ghana the strongest African...

Nigeria: Leadership

Nigeria What's New comments that Nigeria is not working and will not work until the “rotten core is cut out”……….The Nigeria Leadership Initiative aims to create a global network of...

Nigeria: Race in Britain 2006

Badagry Lagos, writes on being Black and female in the UK…” I just think that white people were born with this stupid privilege that they walk around with throughout their...

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