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Jan 2nd, 2013
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Here is a look at the life Yoweri Museveni, president of Uganda. Personal: Birth Date: 1944 Birth Place: Ntungamo, Uganda Birth Name: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Father: Amos Kaguta, a cattle keeper Mother: Esteri Kokundeka Marriage: Janet (Kataaha) Museveni (1973 – present) Children: one son, three...
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In CAR
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Central African Republic President Francois Bozize has fired his son as defense minister and fired the army chief of staff, after a string of victories by rebel forces. The firings were announced in a decree read over state radio Wednesday. The decree said Bozize is taking the defense minister’...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria have overlooked Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi for their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations squad after he failed to answer their telephone calls. Ameobi was named in the preliminary squad by coach Stephen Keshi. But it was later announced by Newcastle boss Alan Pardew that the 31-year-old would not ...
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In Morocco
Jan 2nd, 2013
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On november 6, 2012 in his speech to commemorate the 37th anniverssary of the Green March, King  Mohammed presented guidelines that were the first phase in the process of elaborating the new economic and social development model for the Moroccan southern provinces. The model will be part of an extens...
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In Nigeria
Jan 2nd, 2013
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A DARK cloud seems to be hanging over Nigeria–trained doctors desiring to practise in the United Kingdom. Report by The Guardian Nigeria Figures released under the Freedom of Information Request by a British tabloid, the Daily Mail, reveal that  three-quarters of the doctors struck off the General Me...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles held hosts Catalonia to a 1-1 draw in an international friendly played at the Cornelia El-Prat Stadium in Barcelona. The Catalonians drew first blood as early as the third minute courtesy of a penalty kick neatly taken by Sergio Gonzalez. But Nigeria equalized in the 54th minut...
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In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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(CNN) — It could be the spartan living environment, or perhaps growing up in the thin air nearly 3,000 meters above sea level — or maybe it’s the influence of a legendary local coach. Whatever its secret, a remote mountain town in Ethiopia has produced a string of world-beating dist...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Ethiopia have included Swedish-born midfielder Yussuf Saleh in their 23-man squad for this month’s African Nations Cup in South Africa. The 28-year-old, who is on loan with Swedish top-flight side Syrianska, was one of a trio of foreign-based players named on Wednesday. Coach Sewnet Bishaw also...
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In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Ethiopian police have arrested 15 suspected militants allegedly trained by Islamist rebels in neighboring Somalia and who were plotting attacks in Ethiopia, the country’s intelligence agency said on Wednesday. The arrests were the latest in a crackdown on what senior officials say is a growing ...
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Jan 2nd, 2013
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By Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E.  And so it is now official. Contrary to the thinking of a majority of local and foreign observers, the principal problem of Nigeria is not corruption but attitude. According to our President, what Nigeria requires most urgently in order to make progress is not an end to ...