By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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In a most-revealing new memoir titled, “Interventions (A Life in War and Peace)”, former United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Kofi Annan, has detailed the role he played in the aftermath of General Sani Abacha’s death in 1998 and his encounter with the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola a few days before the ...
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Oct 20th, 2012
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By Stephen Lendman Washington’s war on Libya rages. Fighting didn’t stop after NATO said its seven-month 2011 “mission” ended. Ravaging a nonbelligerent country wasn’t good enough. Occupation harshness inflicts more pain. Jamahiriya Green Resistance is strong. Its struggle continues. It won’t stop un...
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In Libya
Oct 20th, 2012
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Moussa Ibrahim arrested in town 40 miles south of Tripoli CNN) – The former spokesman for late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi denied a report Saturday that he was captured by Libyan special forces, saying in an audio message that he is not even in the country.     Moussa Ibrahim said t...
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In Eritrea
Oct 20th, 2012
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By Durosimi Thomas, BBC Sport To aim high sometimes pays dividends. Ethiopia were busy planning how to qualify for their first ever World Cup in 2014. Now they are celebrating a return to the Africa Cup of Nations after a wait of three decades. The Waliya Antelopes are top of Group A in the African [...
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In Nigeria
Oct 20th, 2012
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(AP) — Nigeria’s military arrested a member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram at the home of a prominent senator, as ongoing violence blamed on the sect in a nearby city has killed at least 23 people in recent days, officials said. Shuaibu Muhammed Bama had been found “in a serving ...
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In Soccer
Oct 20th, 2012
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Andre Villas-Boas’ hopes of upsetting his former employers were dashed by a stirring Chelsea comeback, led by Juan Mata who scored twice and grabbed another assist. Chelsea took the lead through a thunderous Gary Cahill volley and, in truth, rarely looked troubled for the remainder of the first...
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Oct 20th, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng The first round of the AU Roadmap has come to an end on 27th September when the direct negotiation between the two countries ended with the signing of the Cooperation Agreement. The last phase of the AU Roadmap is to ensure a comprehensive agreement by resolving the issues that the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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Juba leadership on the Cooperation Agreement has started to be dismissive and abusive to those questioning some pieces in the agreement. Some of our lawmakers have joined the prey and are out to criticize whoever criticizes the agreement. They have even cracked as there are calling some section of ou...
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Oct 20th, 2012
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TORONTO – Lincoln Alexander, whose unstoppable energy and fierce determination lifted him from humble beginnings to smashing racial barriers as Canada’s first black MP, has died at the age of 90. The formidable man known to all as “Linc” was a living legend in his hometown of ...
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In Election
Oct 20th, 2012
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Today, 1,654,206 registered voters in Ondo State would file out to decide the fate of 13 governorship candidates contesting on the tickets of various political parties. Out of this number, there are 7, 539 voters, made up of those who registered but could not vote last year because of some technical ...