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· November, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from November, 2010

Nigeria: Now a “Middle Income” Country

Solomonsydelle reports that Nigeria has joined Brazil, South Africa, and 100 other countries in a category the World Bank refers to as “Middle Income.” She expresses her gratification that the...

Nigeria: De-branding Nigeria

Nigerian blogger Aderinola comments on the suspension of Amos Adamu who was found guilty of trying to sell his vote for the world cup bid: “My concern here is the...

Nigeria: Podcasts to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa

To mark the 15th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa by the Nigerian government, Remember Saro-Wiwa has launched a new series of podcasts, “Fifteen Years On” which you can...

Nigeria: Remembering an Activist, Fifteen Years After his Execution

In 1995 Ken Saro-Wiwa, a prominent activist and outspoken critic of the oil industry in Nigeria, was executed along with eight of his associates. Saro-Wiwa was a hero for many...

Africa: Learn how to make Jollof rice

Do you want to know how to make Jollof rice?: “Jollof rice is a very popularly eaten rice dish in West Africa. It is rice cooked in a spicy tomato...

Nigeria: Oil War Resumes

Nigeria's oil war resumes: “Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), the main umbrella body of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region militants who rejected the amnesty granted to militants...

Nigeria: Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa

Sokari remembers Ken Saro-Wiwa: “Today marks the 15th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa by the Nigerian state under General Sani Abacha on November 10th 1995. I still remember...

Nigeria: Hausa Movies and Music Online

Watching Hausa movies and listening to Hausa music is a good way to learn the Hausa language and also get insights into the Hausa culture. You can find Hausa movies...

Nigeria: Hausa Proverbs in Blogosphere

Karin Magana is a blog dedicated to Hausa proverbs: “A while ago, I published a blogpost on Karin Magana, a blog dedicated to Hausa proverbs. Since then, I have published...

Nigeria: Partnership for Health II Conference

Follow online Partnership for Health II conference in Nigeria: “For those that cannot attend Nigeria: Partnership for Health II, we will be livestreaming the plenary sessions. To access the livestream,...

Africa: Women Bloggers discuss war of a different kind

It's been a while. I'm back now and eager to share with you this blog roundup about African women bloggers talking about "war of a different kind." “There is a...

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