By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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This article is the thirteenth in a series by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, a former Pakistani high commissioner to the UK, exploring how a litany of volatile centre/periphery conflicts with deep historical roots were interpreted after 9/11 in the new global paradigm of anti-terrorism – with profound...
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Oct 16th, 2012
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“Say what?”.Oh, Puh-lee-ze, give me a break! Yes, I know that Ghanaians have very highly inflammable anger in their chromosomes when it comes to monetary issues. However, I have intentionally gone out of my way to push the pedal of creativity and controversy to their limits, just to test the temperam...
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In Canada
Oct 16th, 2012
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Honduras progressed to the final phase of World Cup qualifying after condemning Canada to an embarrassing 8-1 defeat on Tuesday. Jerry Bengtson and Carlos Costly scored hat-tricks for Honduras, Mario Martinez chipped in with a brace for the hosts, while Iain Hume netted Canada’s only goal of th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 16th, 2012
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The Netherlands maintained their perfect World Cup 2014 qualification record with a 4-1 win in Romania on Tuesday. A thrilling first half saw Jeremain Lens and Bruno Martins Indi put the visitors two goals ahead in the opening half hour, before a brilliant solo effort from Ciprian Marica pulled the h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The United States is considering a troubling plan, intervention in the West African state of Mali to deal with its internal problems. In March the civilian government of Mali, a landlocked country with 16 million people, was overthrown in a military coup led by a U.S.-trained ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The first Ugandan soldiers to fly into Somalia 5 1/2 years ago came under attack as soon as they arrived: Militants fired mortars at the new mission’s welcome ceremony. Today, backed by a sweeping multinational effort that includes $338 million in U.S. equipment, wages and traini...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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Armin Rosen, theatlantic Until recently, the Eritrean Air Force had a single luxury airplane, an 1970s-era American corporate turboprop. Thanks to a brazen act of defiance, the plane is now in Saudi Arabia. And its pilots, two high-ranking Air Force officers, are attempting to defect from a governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 16th, 2012
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Senegal have been disqualified from the African Nations Cup after the riot that caused their play-off against the Ivory Coast to be abandoned. Missiles, stones, bottles and firecrackers were thrown onto the pitch and tear gas was used during the match in Dakar. The Confederation of African Football (...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Oct 16th, 2012
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If uncollected rubbish dumps, lack of running clean water and a dilapidating infrastructure inspire you Julius, then I suppose you should relocate to Harare. Greetings to you Julius. I am sure you will note that this is my second letter to you on the same subject matter. I understand that you visited...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 16th, 2012
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Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema must hand back all the land he owns to the Khoisan, AfriForum Youth said on Tuesday. “Malema’s ancestors also migrated southward and arrived here in South Africa without land,” chairman Charl Oberholzer said in a statement. “Fo...