By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 14th, 2012
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The makers of Monopoly have advanced to Lagos in Nigeria to launch the first African city edition of the famous board game. Instead of Mayfair or Boardwalk, players will have the chance to buy Banana Island, a prestigious development where properties in the real world fetch millions. The cheapest squ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 14th, 2012
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An eight-year-old girl with a football-sized facial tumour is to have pioneering surgery before it strangles her. The rare growth first appeared when Trinny Amuhirwe was four-and-a-half, and she twice underwent surgery in her home country of Uganda to remove it. However, each time the bone tumour has...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Dec 14th, 2012
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Live cricket: Australia v Sri Lanka – day 2...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Dec 14th, 2012
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December 14, 2012: A total of 27 people are killed at a primary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in the northeastern United States, after a gunman opened fire. Twenty children and six adults were killed at the school, and another adult was killed at a second location. The gunman was also killed. Decem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 14th, 2012
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In implementing their recently concluded regional security cooperation agreement and reaffirming their indefinite military occupation of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya have decided to takeover and perhaps later annex Somalia under the cover of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).  Sin...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 14th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele There is anger among Tigraye’s Muslim community because many of them believe that last Wednesday’s deadly raid on the Neblet mosque outside Adwa was ordered by the genocidal TPLF cadre and self appointed grand mufti of Tigraye republic, sheik Elias Redman. It is also a well known f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 14th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele A consummate ally of grubby despots, such as the late Ethiopian fuehrer Meles Zenawi, Susan Rice’s political adversaries liken her fall from grace to the fall of the once mighty Babylon, the ancient city of sorcerers, promiscuous war mongers and voracious tax collectors. Senator Jo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 14th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele “Oh my Ethiopia what have you become?” wails a 39 year old Anbesa metro bus driver, Geremew Balcha (not his real name) who lives in the vicinity of the notorious Menagesha police station holding cells, about 25 KMs west of Addis Ababa. Built along the road to Holeta Genet town, opp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 14th, 2012
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A shooting at a suburban Connecticut elementary school has resulted in “multiple fatalities,” according to Newtown, Conn., Mayor Mark D. Boughton. Boughton told reporters that those killed in the Friday morning assault included the shooter. The Hartford Courant has reported that children may be among...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 14th, 2012
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Nigerian national team head coach Stephen Keshi is more worried – if not scared – to face the African Champions, Zambia, at the 2013 Africa Nations Cup (Afcon) group stage match at Mbombela stadium on January 25. However, his consolation is that the other two teams in Group C, Burkina Fas...