2012-03-12 10:59:37Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize[IFEX]
A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.
Friday, 04-18-14, 13:091º De Maio's Vice-President Threatens to Cut Players' Salaries[ANGOP]Benguela -The vice-president of 1º de Maio de Benguela football club, Rui Araújo, expressed his sadness at the performance of players in the team in the last weekend's 7th round of the national first division championship (Girabola2014) and threatened to cut the athletes' salaries, if they continue with the same posture on the field.
Friday, 04-18-14, 12:43Namibia, SA and Westphalia Fight for Points On Good Friday[Namibian]Namibia lost 2-1 to Ghana on Thursday evening to set up a thrilling group stage finish on Good Friday where they will face Westphalia, who just need a draw to join Ghana in the final, while South Africa is also still in the mix.
Friday, 04-18-14, 12:35Boko Haram Bus Bombing a Sign of Weakness[ThinkAfricaPress]Nigeria is not winning in the battle against Boko Haram, but neither are the Islamist militants. The Abuja bombing is more a sign of the group's decline than ascendency.