By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Dec 16th, 2012
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(Reuters) – Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 home draw with Espanyol, allowing victorious Barcelona to open up a 13-point gap over their rivals and prompting Real boss Jose Mourinho to say the Catalans have all but won the Spanish title in December. The title race is closer in England but Manchest...
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Dec 16th, 2012
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The Newtown massacre is the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history and one of the deadliest mass shootings around the world. A gunman at Virginia Tech University killed 33, including himself, in 2007. Only Virginia Tech and the mass killings of 77 in Norway last year had greater death tolls...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 16th, 2012
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Kaduna — Alhaji Mukhtar Yero was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Governor of Kaduna State by the state Chief Judge, Justice Rahila Cudjo. The ceremony conducted at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna was witnessed by members of the state Executive Council, government officials and traditional r...
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In East Africa
Dec 16th, 2012
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Two people were seriously injured when at least three grenades were lobbed towards a bar in the predominantly Somali neighbourhood of Eastleigh in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late Sunday, police said. “Two people were injured in the blasts. They have been rushed to hospital. Other than that ther...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 16th, 2012
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United States has asked South Sudan to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) assist in probing the recent killing of Isaiah Abraham, a renowned South Sudanese political commentator. South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We continue to focus attention on the NPP at this point in the post-election assessment of our national life. The threat to national stability posed by the riotous behaviour of its members still persists. Likewise, the public posturing and churning out of inconsistent claims...
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The NPP may continue fretting and protesting (whether legally or through riotous behaviour by its activists), but its leaders seem not to know that their fate had long been decided before the 2012 elections were held. Hawa Yakubu will be asking from afar: What are they dispu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Now, to the main issues that I consider as the real causes of the NPP’s defeat. The “Yen Akanfuo” label made the NPP an anathema to those who felt slighted or endangered. It is one major problem that the NPP failed to address, which was reflected in its winning again [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor As the NPP leaders and followers continue to create the impression that the results of the just-ended elections were tampered with by the media, the Electoral Commission, and the NDC to crown President Mahama as winner, they leave me wondering whether they really know the tr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 16th, 2012
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Blantyre, Malawi – Police in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe, Sunday arrested 42 Ethiopians as they tried to flee to South Africa. Immigration Department spokesman Elack Banda said the refugees had fled the UNHCR-Malawi government-run Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the central district of Dowa. ‘We...