By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 31st, 2012
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Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, has said that he does not have any regrets after chosing to play for Nigeria over England. The striker, who joined the London side from Wigan this season, said he made the right choice to play for Nigeria even though there was also an opportunity to play for England. Mo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 31st, 2012
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Dear Mr. President, I wish you and your family, fellow Nigerians, and my readers at home and abroad a Happy New Year. It is heartening to note that you have reflected on public perception of your administration in the last 18 months. But if “slow” speed is all you thought the public perceived, it is ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 31st, 2012
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In his meeting with news editors recently, the Special Assistant to the President on Media, Dr Doyin Okupe unveiled the determination and what he termed the commitment of President Goodluck Jonathan to fix Nigeria and deliver on his electoral promises to the teeming population of the country. While h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Dec 31st, 2012
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By Alemayehu G. Mariam 2012 is gone. 2013 is on the way. Let us ring in redress to all humankind. I wish a happy and prosperous new year to all of my readers throughout the world. To those who have unwearyingly followed my columns for nearly three hundred uninterrupted weeks, I wish to express my [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 31st, 2012
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By Tagel Getahun, Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) Ethiopia has lots of unfinished dealings originating from the national election, held incorrectly, in 2005, even after nearly eight years. The election was a process that began with undivided national optimism, but ended in the worst possible form of trag...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 31st, 2012
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The Federal Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission of Ethiopia (FEACC) officially launched its new webportal on December 23, 2012. The webportal was developed by Africom Technology Plc at a cost of 254,000Br. The unveiling took place at the Ghion Hotel in the presence of Ali Suleman, commissioner of t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 31st, 2012
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By Getachew T. Alemu, column A social structure that inculcates mediocrity always settles for the little achievements of individuals, regardless of their social status. My close friend, a language teacher by profession, dubs this, ‘the culture of living for clapping’. We, Ethiopians, seem...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 31st, 2012
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Estranged Super Eagles attacker Osaze Odemwingie has said he regrets his abusive Twitter comments. He claimed they were made because coach Stephen Keshi was not fair to him. The West Bromwich striker had in the wake of the release of the Nigeria provisional team list for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 31st, 2012
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Jonathan, speaking after 15 Christians had their throats slit last week in the country’s northeast, also suggested Islamist extremist group Boko Haram aimed to take over the Nigerian capital Abuja, but vowed the group would be defeated. During comments Sunday in which he mentioned attacks on churches...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 31st, 2012
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By Stephen Hayes Stephen Hayes is president and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa. Boko Haram, a major language and tribe of northern Nigeria, which loosely means “Western education is forbidden” in Hausa, has emerged as a major threat to the stability and unity of Nigeria. Because o...