By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 4th, 2012
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Cranes of Uganda  eliminated Ethiopia 2-0 in the quarter-final of the 2012 CECAFA Challenge Cup here today. The Cranes opened the score in the 4th minute through Geoffrey Kizito and Robert Ssentongo added a second 15 minutes into the second half. The two teams met in the group stage, where the Uganda...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 4th, 2012
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My five days in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria – the epicentre of violence perpetrated by the armed group, Boko Haram – was fraught with danger. I had been trying to get access to report from the city for over a year. I had been told that I needed clearance from the head of NigeriaR...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 4th, 2012
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Leadership (Abuja) editorial A recent report by the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) revealed that Nigeria’s banking sector recorded N28.4bn cases of fraud and forgeries in 2011. Again, last week, the KPMG, a global leader in auditing, in its Second Africa Fraud Barometer findings,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 4th, 2012
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By examiner Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday denounced Pentecostal Christians as “false prophets,” according to the official government website. “Traditional churches – among them Methodist, Catholic and Anglican – conducted their services as instructed by Jesus,” th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 4th, 2012
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by T.Goshu This very brief commentary of mine is just to reflect a few points of view on the question of peaceful or armed struggle asTPLF to take down Ethiopian flag in San Jose methods of achieving a political goal set by opposition force (s) in Ethiopia. In other words, the very challenging questi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 4th, 2012
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Tuesday December 4th, Mandela national stadium, Namboole Live on SS9 East @ 7.00pm. Uganda Cranes and Ethiopia Antelopes will be meeting for the second time in a space of seven days on Tuesday afternoon in the last of the four quarter finals for the 2012 Cecafa Tusker Cup at Namboole stadium. The two...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 4th, 2012
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President Morgan Tsvangirai who is also the Prime Minister of the Republic of Zimbabwe has said 2013 will be a year of economic, social and political reforms. Addressing Midlands North Provincial leadership at Torwood hall in Kwekwe the President said the performance of the transitional government in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 4th, 2012
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Addis Ababa — The US government has issued new Eritrean travel advice, cautioning its citizens to be aware of the risks. In a renewed alert issued on 29 November, the US state department recommended US citizens avoid all types of travel to Eritrea due to security incidents, including attacks near the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 4th, 2012
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By Kathy Kelly – Gaza Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City.  He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits.  Looking at hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 4th, 2012
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Ahead of the ANC conference, where the country’s next president will likely be anointed, Martin Plaut examines the internal divisions plaguing the party. By Martin Plaut President Jacob Zuma delivers a speech at the Parliament in Cape Town. Photograph: Getty Images In less than two weeks the Af...