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Nigeria's oil industry chief replaced

LAGOS, Nigeria, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Nigeria is replacing the head of its state oil company and appointing a new petroleum adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo.

ECOWAS to intervene in Ivory Coast war

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- West African leaders said Monday they are planning to intervene to rescue the faltering Ivory Coast peace process.

Taylor told to stay out of Liberia

LAGOS, Nigeria, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Nigeria's president has warned former Liberian President Charles Taylor, now under asylum in Nigeria, to stay out of his country.

Guinea-Bissau junta set to step down

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The military junta that ousted Guinea-Bissau President Kumba Yala last Sunday is expected to agree to hand over power to an interim government.

Liberian army launches counter-attack

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 29 (UPI) -- Government forces in Liberia launched a counter-attack against rebels Tuesday after the country's second city, the seaport Buchanan, was taken.

Bush pledges help for AIDS and peace

ABUJA, Nigeria, July 12 (UPI) -- In Nigeria, President Bush highlighted his initiative to fight AIDS and pledged the United States would work with Nigeria for peace in Liberia.

Liberia's Taylor agrees to exile

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 7 (UPI) -- Liberian President Charles Taylor will step down and accept asylum in Nigeria, the Washington Post reported Monday.

Liberian accepts Nigerian santuary

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 6 (UPI) -- Liberian President Charles Taylor accepted an offer of asylum from Nigeria's president, but gave no indication of when he would leave.

Analysis: Trading in overeign promises-II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, April 22 (UPI) -- One sure sign of this niche''s growing importance is the proliferation of conferences, consultancies, seminars, trade publications and books. Banks and law and accounting firms have set up dedicated departments to tackle the juridical and commercial intri
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Growing impatience on lack of Iraqi regime

LOS ANGELES, April 18 (UPI) -- There was a sense of growing international impatience Friday over the lack of a rapid timetable for the withdrawal of allied troops from Iraq and the formation of a new government in Baghdad that would have the authority to restart the nation''s vital oil
HIL ANDERSON, UPI Chief Energy Correspondent

Bush engaged in telephone diplomacy

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush spent Monday engaged in telephone diplomacy with a round of calls to world leaders making his case for a U.N. resolution authorizing the use of military force should Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein refuse to comply with international
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2003 with 307 to follow.
By United Press International

U.S. joins HIV/AIDS coalition

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The United States will participate in an international coalition launched Thursday that aims to ensure people affected with HIV/AIDS will receive access to treatments that are readily available in richer, industrialized nations.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

Kampala principles hold hope for Africa

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A set of principles defining the norms of civil society in Africa that were developed after the Cold War could hold the key to the future of democracy and social order on the troubled continent, according to analysts at a recent think tank policy forum.
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

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Analysis: Begging Your Trust in Africa-I

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The syntax is tortured, the grammar mutilated, but the message -- sent by snail mail, telex, fax, or e-mail -- is coherent: an African bigwig or his heirs wish to transfer funds amassed in years of graft and venality to a safe bank account in the West. Th
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Bush seeks $500 million for maternal AIDS

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush on Wednesday proposed $500 million for anti-viral drugs, medical staff training and preventive care aimed at preventing pregnant women
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2002 with 307 to follow. The moon is full.
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Global View: Nigeria, sad bumblebee

For decades Nigeria has teetered on the edge of the abyss and has pulled back from it. The country muddles along, unhappily, chaotically, violently. Nigeria's leaders must wake up. They have failed the population, and the dangers are great.
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Economics Correspondent

Bush: No let up in bin Laden hunt

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush on Friday said the United States remained in pursuit of Saudi fugitive Osama bin Laden, whom authorities have identified as the prime s
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter
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