By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 2nd, 2012
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When Barcelona played Granada last matchweek, Lionel Messi and David Villa were spotted having an altercation on the Camp Nou turf. “Give it to me first time” was what the Argentinian maestro was apparently telling his Spanish counterpart, with lip-readers suggesting that Messi was asking for a quick...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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The month of October 2011 stands as an historical monument to heroism and apocalypse in the Libyan desert as the people of Sirte, hometown to Col. Gaddafi, staged a desperate, doomed fight to protect their families and homes from the might of NATO and its allied bands of Libyan rebels. With history a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 2nd, 2012
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Former German international Michael Ballack has announced his retirement from football with immediate effect. The 36 year old was released by Bayer Leverkusan at the end of last season and has failed to find a club. Ballack has had a long and illustrious career winning league titles in Germany and En...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Oct 2nd, 2012
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Samuel Eto’o’s return to the Cameroon national soccer team was confirmed on Tuesday when the midfielder was named in a revamped squad for the decisive African Nations Cup qualifier against the Cape Verde Islands. Eto’o had refused to play in the first leg of the tie after labelling ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 2nd, 2012
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By Doyin Okupe, Thisday Doyin Okupe writes that despite the criticisms against the present administration, history will vindicate President Goodluck Jonathan as a change agent in critical period of the nation’s history Without doubt or fear of equivocation, I strongly believe that President Goo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Certainly, Ghanaian politics is known for its “nonsense.” Those who don’t have the stomach for that nonsense shouldn’t participate in it lest they either choke on it or vomit out what their squeamish stomachs can’t contain. We know those who have been choked out of contentio...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 2nd, 2012
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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft featuring reconfigured cabins at the manufacturer’s Q400 assembly line at Downsview near Toronto. Based on customer feedback, Ethiopian Airlines asked the manufacturer to reconfigure the airline’s latest B...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Dele Fatunla Back in the 1990s, before everyone had two mobile phones and Skype was still a distant dream, if you were an African living elsewhere, with a need to call home, you either made frequent visits to a local call centre or you bought an international calling card. Getting through to your lov...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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EDJE Communique in response to Qernelios Esman’s statement against Martyr Hamid Idris Awate On 1st September 2012, while patriotic Eritreans all over the world were celebrating the 51st anniversary of the day the Eritrean armed struggle for independence was launched, Qernelios Esman, the chairman of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Oct 2nd, 2012
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India failed to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals despite beating South Africa by one run in a gripping final Super Eight Group Two match on Tuesday. A total of 152 for six was not enough for India because in the 17th over South Africa, who were also eliminated, passed the target of 121 that ensur...