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2012-02-28 07:51:29 Gas Explosion - Jonathan Orders Minister, Chevron to Pay Compensation [Leadership] President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday ordered the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Dieazani Alison-Madueke and management of Chevron Nigerian Limited to kick-start a process for the payment of compensation to the affected indigenes of the Koluama 1 and 2 communities of the Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa State over the damage caused the January 16th explosion from a gas rig in the area.

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Friday, 08-01-14, 13:57Health Ministry Strengthens Vigilance Against Ebola[Focus]The ministry of health has allayed any fears that the deadly Ebola virus which has struck western Africa could spread to Rwanda especially since Rwandair flies to Lagos, Nigeria one of the areas that has been struck by Ebola.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:56Committee for Productivity and Competitiveness Launched[ANGOP]Luanda -The Committee for Productivity and Competitiveness of Angolan Economy (CPCE) was launched Thursday, in Luanda, during the first annual debate on the competitiveness in Angola, promoted by the Institute of Business Development (IFE).
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:54Members of County Assemblies Banned From Europe[The Star]EIGHT European and African countries have banned Kenya's members of county assemblies from visiting them.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:52South Darfur to Redistribute Unused Land[Radio Dabanga]Nyala -Unused plots in South Darfur meant for investment projects will be redistributed since no development has taken place on them, the state government said.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:36Kenyan Media - Self-Censorship or Common Sense?[IWPR]A decision by Kenya's main broadcasters not to air live coverage of a recent opposition rally has highlighted a dilemma facing the media. Some commentators warn that excessive caution about broadcasting inflammatory material could stifle much-needed debate.

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