Simon Akam

Writing: By category: Breaking News

'Ivory Coast forces block UN access to mass graves,' published in the Independent, 31 December, 2010

'UN dismisses demand to quit Ivory Coast,' published in the Independent, 20 December, 2010

'Power struggle over poll leads to armed clashes in Ivory Coast,' published in the Independent, 17 December, 2010

'Sierra Leone pushes $400 mln plan for farm sector,' Reuters story, published 20 November, 2010

'Sierra Leone ups spending, cuts mining tax,' Reuters story, published 12 November, 2010

'Sierra ends flag of convenience for fishing vessels,' Reuters story, published 28 October, 2010

'Outcry as Ugandan paper names 'top homosexuals',' published in the Independent, 22 October, 2010

'Sierra Leone tax breaks to boost export values,' Reuters story, published 14 October, 2010

'Police Offer Reward in Beating of Mexican Immigrant in Brooklyn,' published in the New York Times, 17 October, 2009

'Bronx Woman Is Charged in Crash That Killed Girl, 11,' published in the New York Times, 11 October, 2009

'School Buses May Give Older New Yorkers a Lift,' published in the New York Times, 25 August, 2009

'A Makeshift Steel Shrine Returns to Ground Zero,' published in the New York Times, 24 August, 2009

'Removal of Objects at Snug Harbor Stirs Uproar,' published in the New York Times, 7 August, 2009

'Expert in Lawn Report Worked for Parks Dept.,' published in the New York Times, 7 August, 2009

'Two Men Charged in 2001 Killing of Karaoke Club Guard,' published in the New York Times, 5 August, 2009

'Report Backs Limits on Great Lawn Crowds,' published in the New York Times, 5 August, 2009

'Con Ed Tests a ‘Smart Grid’ in Queens,' published in the New York Times, 4 August, 2009

'At Summer Streets, Experiments in Bike Sharing,' published in the New York Times, 3 August, 2009

'One if by Land, Two if by Sea…,' published in the New York Times, 31 July, 2009

'Council Adopts Pedicab Rules,' published in the New York Times, 29 July, 2009

'Report Finds L.I. Beach Plagued By Pollution,' published in the New York Times, 29 July, 2009

'City Missed Inspecting 1 of Every 5 Restaurants,' published in the New York Times, 28 July 2009

'Four Are Charged in Bank Fraud Scheme, published in the New York Times,' 28 July, 2009

'Cuomo Challenges U.S. Rules on Fluke Fishing,' published in the New York Times, 24 July, 2009

'Tipped Workers Left Out as Minimum Wage Rises,' published in the New York Times, 23 July, 2009

'Emblazoned With Kangaroos, Warships Visit the City,' published in the New York Times, 22 July, 2009

'From the Classroom to Celebrity, published in the New York Times,' 20 July, 2009

'Dance Union’s Lawyer Accused of Embezzling,' published in the New York Times, 15 July 2009

'A Fierce Brooklyn Fire Kills Two Men,' published in the New York Times, 13 July, 2009

'Salvation Army Makes a Summer Appearance,' published in the New York Times, 13 July, 2009

'Back Home, and in Need of Support,' published in the New York Times, 7 July, 2009

'Increase Is Seen in Number of Restraining Orders,' published in the New York Times, 1 July, 2009

'Pedicabs Roll Toward Regulation,' published in the New York Times, 29 June, 2009

'8 Are Charged in Theft From Paper Company,' published in the New York Times, 25 June, 2009

'Distributor Guilty of Selling Counterfeit Parts to the M.T.A.,' published in the New York Times, 24 June, 2009

'Police Recruits Are Trained in Racial Sensitivity,' published in the New York Times, 18 June, 2009

'Payments for Injuries to Workers Here Illegally,' published in the New York Times, 17 June, 2009

'Bank Robber, Minus Mask,' published in the New York Times, 16 June, 2009

'An Online Friend, Not Just for Emergencies,' published in the New York Times, 16 June, 2009

'Police Arrest Day Care Center Operator After Baby Dies,' published in the New York Times, 15 June, 2009

'Police Seek Robber of Elderly Men,' published in the New York Times, 12 June, 2009

'Police Reinforce Protection of Jewish Sites,' published in the New York Times, 11 June, 2009

'Police Investigating String of Drugstore Robberies,' published in the New York Times, 11 June, 2009

'Shooting Victim, 11, Is Released From Hospital,' published in the New York Times, 10 June, 2009

'Counterterrorism Exercise to Take Place in Queens,' published in the New York Times, 9 June, 2009

'Subway Robberies Raise Police Concern,' published in the New York Times, 9 June, 2009

'Inmate Sees New Drug Laws as ‘Protection’ for Dealers,' published in the New York Times, 8 June, 2009

'Dancing in Harlem's streets,' published in the New Statesman, 5 November, 2008

'Marking 9/11,' published in the New Statesman, 12 September, 2008