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  mdc reaction to abuja agreement
Indeed Abuja failed to make a connection between the violence, lawlessness and indeed the plunder on the land, with the question of governance and the desire of the Harare regime of reproducing itself in the next Presidential election.
Abuja is thus disappointing in that it failed to address the true Zimbabwean crisis.
Abuja should not be used to mitigate the nobleness and the effectiveness of the unfolding threats and processes.
rhodesian.server101.com /mdc_reaction_to_abuja_agreement.htm   (1728 words)

  
 Abuja - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Abuja, city in central Nigeria, capital of the country, located in the Federal Capital Territory.
Abuja officially replaced Lagos as the capital in...
Nigeria has a federal form of government and is divided into 36 states and a federal capital territory.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Abuja.html   (77 words)

  
 Welcome To Nigeria - Abuja International Trade Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Abuja chamber of commerce, industry, mines and agriculture (ABUCCIMA), the organizer of the 1st Abuja international trade fair was established in 1986 with the principal objective of promoting economic and industrial development in the F. in particular and Nigeria in general.
The 2006 Abuja int'l trade fair is the 151 international trade fair to be organized by the chamber, though the chamber has been awarded int'l trade fair status since 1998 by the federal government of Nigeria.
The fair holds in Abuja (The seat of power), the capital city of Nigeria, it is easily accessible by air and land, majority of the multinationals, Embassies and blue chip companies have their head offices based in the city, it is also the seat of Nigeria government.
www.nigeria.gov.ng /AbujaTradeFair.aspx   (511 words)

  
 Abuja - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ABUJA [Abuja], city and federal capital territory (1991 est.
The planned city of Abuja is located in the center of the federal capital territory.
Construction was carried on throughout the 1980s and Abuja officially became Nigeria's capital in 1991.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-abuja.html   (190 words)

  
 Abuja Factor In Poverty Equation (2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Abuja has had no soul in spite of its singular role as capital where unitary government has its seat against a federalist Nigerian state which is the dream of the founding fathers of Nigeria.
Abuja consequently represents an inflation-generating centre attracting goods and services from the hinterland and offering nothing in return in a necessary symbiosis between city and country, which Lewis Mumford in The City in History (1961) noted was a sine qua non to sustainable growth of cities of the future.
Abuja and its unwholesome augury compel attention to true federalism that should reduce the bloated image of Abuja and its potency as a factor in Nigerian poverty equation.
www.independentngonline.com /news/92/ARTICLE/11511/2006-09-20.html   (1274 words)

  
 Complying with the Abuja Agreement In terms of the Abuja Agreement
Abuja also said nothing specific about compensating previous owners for land acquired in a legitimate and orderly land reform programme.
‘Although the Abuja Agreement had brought a new dimension to the final resolution of the land issue, the Government was not placing all its hopes on the pact’.
By late September Government spokesmen were claiming that Abuja recognised ‘the status quo’ on ‘fast-track resettlement’ and that donors would fund the acquisition of 95% of all commercial farms.
www.hrforumzim.com /monitor/abuja/hrm19_1.htm   (904 words)

  
 Around Abuja
Abuja is not hosting CHOGM, it is only a location where some meetings will happen in a few buildings over a few days.
Given its stage of development, and the pervasive lack of it, Abuja is a challenge to the Commonwealth.
An Abuja that doesn’t care says the Commonwealth is not touching the lives of those it needs to.
www.ipsnews.net /focus/tv_abuja/01122003/page_9.asp   (664 words)

  
 Abuja - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When it was decided to move the national capital from Lagos in 1976, a capital territory was chosen for its location near the centre of the country.
The master plan for Abuja and the Federal Capital Territory was developed by IPA (International Planning Associates), a consortium made up of three American firms: PRC Corporation; Wallace, McHarg, Roberts and Todd; and, Archisystems, which was a division of the Hughes Organization.
In addition to a major governmental centre, Abuja is the headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States or ECOWAS, as well as its Military arm, ECOMOG.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abuja   (1332 words)

  
 Africa Cities- Abuja Attractions
The former is referred to as the ‘Gateway to Abuja' and the Federal Capital Territory begins at its base, where the state of Niger ends.
The Aso Rock is located at the head of Abuja and the city extends southwards from the rock
Another interesting attraction is the Abuja Plant Nursery at the foot of Aso Rock.
www.abuja.net   (428 words)

  
 Complying with the Abuja Agreement In terms of the Abuja Agreement
Whilst the Abuja Agreement took seriously the Government’s thesis that land was the significant problem, it also made reference to all the other facts given above, and required the Government to take positive steps to address the crisis in its totality.
In particular, the amendments to the Electoral Act clearly violate the intention to hold free and fair elections, and are wholly against the spirit and the content of the SADC Parliamentary Forum’s Minimum Standards for Elections.
The actions of the Government suggest that it intends to hold elections against a background of organized violence and torture and, furthermore, to hold elections within a framework that is inimical to common standards for free and fair elections.
www.hrforumzim.com /reports/abuja2/abuja201.htm   (1169 words)

  
 Commonwealth People's Forum - Inter Press Service The Global News Agency
ABUJA - The bi-annual Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting got underway in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, Friday with traditional dances and a parade of flags from the group's 54 member states.
ABUJA - The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting beginning in the Nigerian capital this week is committed to promoting development and democracy - both in heavy deficit among member countries.
ABUJA - Civil society representatives have sent an urgent request to government leaders to hold talks with them Thursday, ahead of the official opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
www.ipsnews.net /focus/tv_abuja/ips_news.asp   (651 words)

  
 Abuja | | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Abuja, estimated population 2,5 Mil., is the capital city of Nigeria.
Abuja werd officieel de hoofdstad van Nigeria in 1991.
Abuja to English Abuja to French Abuja to Italian Abuja to Spanish Abuja to Dutch Abuja to Portuguese Abuja to German Abuja to Japanese Abuja to Chinese (S) Abuja to Hebrew Abuja to Arabic Abuja to Additional Abuja to Catalan
www.babylon.com /definition/Abuja/All   (588 words)

  
 Welcome To Nigeria - Federal Capital Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Abuja, Nigeria's Federal Capital and Symbol of Unity was created in 1976 by the Federal Military Government via decree No. 6.
The seat of Government was formerly relocated to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on December 12, 1992.
Since 1992 Abuja has grown in leaps and continues to the adequately serve as the seat of government as well as accommodate international visitors and events in a friendly environment.
www.nigeria.gov.ng /govt_state_fct.aspx   (465 words)

  
 Welcome to American International School, Abuja
The school was established to provide a quality education utilizing an American curriculum for students of all nationalities from nursery onwards.
Today AISA is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Elementary Schools, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The American International School of Abuja is a private, independent, international day school with a strong commitment to providing an excellent learning environment to all students.
American International School of Abuja is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
www.aisabuja.com /index.htm   (386 words)

  
 Nigeria: FEDERAL CAPITAL ABUJA - Abuja   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Less than two months after its submission, the Panel's recommendation was accepted by the Federal Government, formally accepting Abuja as the new Federal Capital.
The decree a went ahead to vest the ownership, control and governance of the territory in the hands of the Federal a Government.
It was General lbrahim Babangida, Nigeria's President from 1985 to 1993, that formally and finally moved the seat of Government from Lagos to Abuja on 12th December 1991.
www.onlinenigeria.com /links/abujaadv.asp?blurb=387   (783 words)

  
 ICIDEN-ABUJA 2006 - Travel, Health and Related Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Abuja, Nigeria is served directly by international airlines, examples of which are Air France, KLM, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Nigeria.
The ICIDEN ABUJA 2006 is scheduled for September 10-15, 2006, during which temperature will be mostly in the range of 24 – 36º C (72 – 96ºF) •Health_Services: Abuja has many healthcare facilities, among which are the National Hospital, Specialist Hospital, 120-bed Garki Hospital, INUSE Hospital and Abaji Hospital.
In general, Abuja is the host city to numerous foreign embassies, offices of foreign firms such as Shell-BP, Exxon Mobil, and Julius Berger.
www.iseg.giees.uncc.edu /abuja2006/travel.cfm   (485 words)

  
 events, films festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Abuja international film festival would afford the Abuja auephiles an opportunity to experience a feast of top films from around the world; fresh films with cutting edge approaches to the Cinematic art of story telling, most of which are proudly, premiere screenings in Nigeria.
Abuja has over the course of the last one-year demonstrated positive moves towards stimulating the film industry in this city and in this region.
The festival thus has an expanded programme of panel discussions and workshops, an ambit of screening venues, the enriching presence of filmmakers, and of course a fantastic array of films which all contribute towards ensuring that the Abuja International film festival is a Cinematic celebration to remember.
www.nffo.org /events.htm   (583 words)

  
 Community
Abuja, like most other large towns in Nigeria has a wide range of shopping options.
The major mode of transport in Abuja is road transport.The majority of the town dwellers in Abuja own at least one car.
In Abuja, there are five FM radio stations; Cool FM, Capitol FM, Rhythm FM, Aso FM and Ray power FM.
www.aisabuja.com /community.htm   (1046 words)

  
 Official Website of Abuja ATM Summit 2006!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This was deemed necessary because HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria remain the three major causes of morbidity and mortality in Africa; and thus serious challenges to socio-economic development and human security.
Abuja Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Other Related Infectious Diseases (ORID), and to adopt a renewed commitment for halting and then reversing the impact of these diseases by ensuring universal access to services.
The outcome of the 2001 Abuja Summit was Africa's contribution to the June 2001 UN General Assembly Special Session on AIDS which adopted the Declaration of Commitment on AIDS.
www.abuja-auatmsummit2006.net /auatmsummitmain/indexb.htm   (1560 words)

  
 Nigeria Hotel - Le Meridien Abuja
Le Meridien Abuja is ideally located in the heart of the Federal Capital Territory, by the International Conference Centre and only moments away from Abuja Central Mosque.
Le Meridien Abuja's conference facilities include one ballroom and two meeting rooms that can host a variety of functions from conferences, exhibitions during the day and cocktails and gala dinners in the evening.
Le Meridien Abuja's meeting facilities can accommodate from 10 to 500 people depending on the set-up style with equipment ranging from full audio visual equipment, public address system, wireless high-speed Internet access and international telephone lines.
www.southtravels.com /africa/nigeria/lemeridieabuja   (579 words)

  
 Abuja Catholics
The solemnization of marriage between President Obasanjo's son, Olumuyiwa and his Dominican Republic heartthrob, Imelse, was held recently at the Holy Trinity Parish Abuja.
Quite apprehensive of the fate that recently befell their Idu-Karmo neighbours when El-Rufai's bulldozers leveled the area, residents of Gwagwa-Jiwa in the Abuja Municipal Area council have started drifting away into the neighbouring states ahead of demolition of the place.
The chief of Jiwa and some prominent leaders of the area were said to have written the government to come and level the area over alleged personal quarrels.
www.abujacatholics.org   (269 words)

  
 Nigeria, Abuja: American International School of Abuja
The American International School of Abuja (AISA) is a coeducational, international day school which offers an educational program from nursery to grade 10 for English-speaking students of all nationalities.
Located in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, AISA was founded in 1993.
Facilities: AISA is situated on a 13-acre tract of land in the Durumi district of Abuja.
www.state.gov /m/a/os/1337.htm   (532 words)

  
 ICIDEN-ABUJA 2006 - Scenes of Abuja, Nigeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1992, the first of four stages of this move to Abuja was launched with most of the senior government officials now in Abuja.
Besides being the administrative seat of government, Abuja is a beautiful city surrounded by rolling hills, with ample mountaineering potential.
Among the landmarks in Abuja are the National Children’s Park and Zoo, the International Conference Center, the Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Aso Rock and Cave, the Jabi Dam, the Gurara Water Fall, Julie Useni Park, Abuja Amusement Park and Zuma Rock.
www.iseg.giees.uncc.edu /abuja2006/scenesabuja.cfm   (232 words)

  
 Abuja - Traveler Reviews - The 20 Best Things to Do and See in and Around Abuja - TripAdvisor
The lobby bar has one of the few happy hours in Abuja; drink a few, then head to the hotel’s great steak restaurant, pricey, but most expats are making a lot of cash.
Abuja is not your typical African town, it was built over the last twenty years to cater to government.
Abuja is really manageable, no traffic like Lagos, so getting anywhere is easy within the city.
www.tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g293825-r3226682-Abuja.html   (3012 words)

  
 Deputy Secretary Zoellick to travel to Abuja, Nigeria
Deputy Secretary of State Robert B. Zoellick will depart today for Abuja, Nigeria, to try to assist the African Union mediation team find solutions to the remaining issues regarding a peace agreement for Darfur.
The United States has worked closely with the AU and other international partners to energize the Abuja peace negotiations, and welcomed the comprehensive negotiating text presented by the AU on April 26.
The United States urges the Darfur rebel movements to focus on the few key issues that stand in the way of reaching a settlement, and we urge the Government of Sudan to send a senior representative back to Abuja to finalize the peace agreement.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2006/65520.htm   (371 words)

  
 Abuja (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Map of Nigeria highlighting the state Abuja, estimated population 1,078,700, is the capital of Nigeria in western Africa.
The planned city was located in the center of the Federal Capital Territory.
The parliament, courts, and much of the town extends to the south of the rock.
abuja.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (187 words)

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