By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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LONDON (AP) — The Champions League is only one round old and already AC Milan and Manchester City are under pressure to deliver victories this week, for very different reasons. After opening with a lackluster 0-0 home draw with Anderlecht and languishing in mid-table in the Italian league, Milan coac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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By Shahan Ahmed On Wednesday night, the Champions League arrives at the Etihad Stadium as Group D, the “group of death,” takes center stage again for another round of play. English Premier League champion Manchester City, which suffered a heartbreaking finish against Real Madrid two weeks ago, will b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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By JohnThomas Didymus Today, October 1, is Nigeria’s independence day. Fifty two years ago, at the Race Course in Lagos, the British anthem was sung for the last time and the Union Jack lowered. A green-white-green flag was hoisted in its place and a new national anthem sung. For a country that...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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While many of the drivers of conflict in eastern DR Congo lie within its borders, an analysis that ignores the role of Rwanda in recent years is inadequate to the task of disassembling the cycles of violent insurrection. Eastern Congo’s descent back into bloody insurrection this summer marks just ano...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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By Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, Daily Trust “Do not swim in shallow waters if you do not want your back to show.” Malawian Proverb. The meticulously-planned 50th Independence Anniversary of our nation was blasted into infamy two years by criminal elements who wanted to make a statement to the e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Somalia on its transition of government, speaking in Washington-”What has been accomplished has exceeded what many thought was possible. And it’s taken a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice, first and foremost from the people of Somalia,”Speaki...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Oct 1st, 2012
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Drug smugglers packed hollowed out fruit with 16.5lbs of cocaine worth £750,000 in an attempt to smuggle it into the country by plane. Hidden among a delivery of fruit and vegetables, customs officers discovered the illegal haul when the flight from Ghana landed at Heathrow airport on Tuesday. The co...
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In Ethiopia
Oct 1st, 2012
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“Meaningful Reforms, Reconciliation and the Restoration of Justice” SMNE Urges New Prime Minister to Take Bold Steps That Will Lead the Country to a New Ethiopia September 26, 2012 His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia Office of the Prime ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 1st, 2012
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  A French secret serviceman acting on the express orders of Nicolas Sarkozy is suspected of murdering Colonel Gaddafi, it was sensationally claimed today. He is said to have infiltrated a violent mob mutilating the captured Libyan dictator last year and shot him in the head. The motive, accordi...
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In Sierra Leone
Oct 1st, 2012
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By Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, news.sl/ His Excellency the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, who doubles as the Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) has on Sunday 30th September 2012, named his current Vice-President Alhaji Sam-Sumana as his runni...