Tuesday, 06 October 2009

 

Landmark Soviet Statue To Return To Moscow PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:09 Society

Landmark Soviet Statue To Return To Moscow

MOSCOW, October 6 (RIA Novosti) - A giant Soviet-era statue will be put back on its pedestal in northeast Moscow after a long-delayed restoration process on December 5, a city official said.

The Worker and the Peasant Woman by Vera Mukhina, one of the most prominent statues to shape Moscow's landscape, was dismantled for restoration in 2003 and was initially expected to be returned in 2005. Authorities cited lack of financing for repeated delays.


 

Russian Trained Gambian Graduates Grateful To President Jammeh PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:08 Education

Russian Trained Gambian Graduates Grateful To President Jammeh

By Assan Sallah

BANJUL, Gambia, October 5 (The Daily Observer) - Seven Gambian graduates - six doctors and one engineer - who returned recently from Moscow, Russia, where they studied at the People's Friendship University, formerly called Patrice Lumumba University, for the past 7 years, have extended gratitude and appreciation to the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, after successfully completing their studies.


 

Stanbic Partners With Russian Investment Group PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:06 Investment

Stanbic Partners With Russian Investment Group

BOTSWANA, October 6 - Stanbic Bank Botswana's parent company, Standard Bank of South Africa, recently entered into yet another strategic partnership with Russian investment giant, Troika Dialog Group.


 

Boost for Parliamentary Action in Support of Agricultural Development PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:00 Agriculture

Boost for Parliamentary Action in Support of Agricultural Development

ACCRA, Ghana, October 5 (Public Agenda) — The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA) announced a new partnership to support African parliamentarians as they promote policies to help smallholder farmers make the transition' from subsistence to market-oriented agriculture, a change that will require a comprehensive transformation of Africa's agricultural system.


 

 

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