By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2012
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C oach René Girard sees no reason why Montpellier Hérault SC cannot overcome a slow start to the season and “cause another surprise” against Arsenal FC in Group B. French champions Montpellier Hérault SC face an early test of their UEFA Champions League credentials when high-flying Englis...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Real Madrid versus Manchester City. Mancini versus Mourinho. The Spanish champions versus the English champions. This is the first time these clubs have met in a competitive fixture and without doubt the highlight match of Gameweek 1. Both sides have points to prove in Europe with Madrid unluckily lo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 17th, 2012
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NIGERIAN soldiers have shot dead a suspected media spokesman for Islamist militant group Boko Haram and another high-ranking member, a military official and a security source say. Troops involved in the operation on the outskirts of the city of Kano on Monday said one of those killed was suspected to...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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The long awaited endorsement of Hailemariam Desalegn to lead the second most populous country in Africa as it is quoted in some media, has come to decision over the weekend. Some may have caught with surprise to see a man from the minority nationals in Ethiopia to be Prime Minister, as others who fol...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2012
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A low-budget film that Muslims say insults the Prophet Muhammad has prompted a wave of protests across various countries. Western embassies across the Muslim world are on high alert for violence stemming from the film “The Innocence of Muslims” produced by an obscure group in the United S...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Gareth van Onselen on the ANC President’s strange conflation of church and party The Ten Commandments according to Jacob Zuma “I arrived from Jordan this morning just after 5 o’clock… I must say I took advantage of being in Jordan to go to the River Jordan where Jesus was bapt...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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During the June protests, the women of Sudan led many of the demonstrations and a call for a nation-wide “Kandaka Friday” was made on July 13. The term was used by the Kushites to refer to their queens. Among the countless hardships the Sudanese people suffer at the hands of the ruling National Congr...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Khadija Patel, dailymaverick SA’s beleaguered government continues its security crackdown in Marikana, with the South African National Defence Force announcing that it deployed 1,000 soldiers to the restive mining town in the North West. But even as President Zuma attempted – not very successfu...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Dr. Mitiku Haile UNESCO Deputy Representative of Ethiopia Paris, France I heard you commenting on the late Meles Zenawi in Geza Tegaru Paltlak Room. As a man living in exile for the last twenty one years I have a different view of Meles Zenawi. I was on local and international medias with organized d...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Greg Nicolson, dailymaverick As police raided the hostels of Lonmin miners it looked like the ANC had once again chosen force over discussion. It’s nothing new, but this specific raid will be what we remember as the beginning of the party’s decline. By GREG NICOLSON. This weekend’s crackdown on the s...