AU okays UN plan for peace keeping in Sudan
DESPITE opposition from Sudanese government, the African Union (AU) backed proposals for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Darfur region of Sudan.
S' Africa's opposition flags off campaign, promises to fight corruption
OPPOSITION parties in South Africa yesterday launched their campaign for local government elections promising to fight corruption and improve services for millions still disadvantaged by decades of apartheid.
Ahmadinejad spurns sanctions threat, defends Iran's nuclear programme
IRAN'S president stood has defended the country's decision to resume uranium enrichment research, shrugging off threats of international sanctions while his Foreign Ministry invited Europe and the United Nations nuclear watchdog back to the negotiating table.
Pakistanis protest deadly missile attack
CHANTING "Death to America," Islamic groups yesterday held nation-wide protests as anger mounted over a purported Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) air-strike that Pakistan said killed innocent civilians instead of the apparent target - al-Qaida's No. 2 leader.
POLICY & POLITICS
Exploring options before the opposition in 2007
By Clifford Ndujihe
EVIDENCE that the 29 other political parties are anticpating the next general polls is scant.
Tribute to Justice Agbaje, master of the law
By Reuben Abati
A Life of Providence: Justice Gani Agbaje; by Lekan Olagunju, Ibadan: BlueCrest Communications Ltd., 2005