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USA Presidential Inauguration Set to be Low Key: Unprecedented Limits on Fundraising

WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden’s Inaugural Committee outlined plans today for an inauguration that will underscore their commitment to change business as usual in Washington and ensure that as many Americans as possible, both inside and outside Washington, will be able to come together to …

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THE HISTORIC OBAMA INUAGURATION: DAILY UPDATES

President-Elect Barack Obama Weekly Address As the holiday season comes to end, we are thankful for family and friends and all the blessings that make life worth living. But as we mark the beginning of a new year, we also know that America faces great and growing challenges – challenges …

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Atta Mills Wins Ghana Presidency

Opposition presidential challenger John Atta Mills has won Ghana’s presidency at his third attempt, returning the National Democratic Congress (NDC) founded by former President Jerry Rawlings to power after eight years out of office. The chairman of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, announced in Accra on Saturday that …

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THISDAY Honors FIVE African Business Champions

As a way of honouring Nigerian companies whose operations have transcended the Nigerian borders, THISDAY Board of Editors has named five firms based on their track record, innovative ideas and business edge in flying the Nigerian flag on the international level. In an age when perceptions about Nigerians are mostly …

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Economy in trouble, Nigerian Government Admits

THE Federal Government has said that the economy faces real dangers next year. Minister of State for Finance, Mr. Remi Babalola, made this revelation at the last meeting of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) for 2008 at the weekend. Babalola disclosed that the road to 2009 was full of …

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