Thursday, October 28, 2004

News Roundup: Nigeria

** 'Things fall apart' in Nigeria **
World-famous author Chinua Achebe rejects a national award, criticising the "dangerous" state of affairs in Nigeria.

**Obasanjo backs bishops over gays

The Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has praised Anglican bishops from Africa for what he called their principled stand against homosexuality.

Comment: Can you imagine a world where we have a Nigerian Pope and a schism in the Anglican communion also led by Nigeria?

Oh, and:

**Bush website blocked outside US
Surfers outside the US have been unable to visit the official re-election site of President George W Bush.