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Jan 6th, 2013
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Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has dismissed fears he is still injured and may not feature for Nigeria at this month’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Mikel has not played in his English club’s last three games after he suffered a knee injury against Norwich City. However he and teammate V...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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The former Wigan man has departed for South Africa along with Jon Obi Mikel after a string of impressive displays which have made him a key part of Rafa Benitez’s team. Back in October, it was Drogba’s successful penalty which sparked a riot in the stands of the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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By EMMANUEL UDOM It is clear that Timipre Sylva, the immediate past governor of the oil rich Bayelsa state is passing through tumultuous times in the hands of the Nigerian anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Thursday last week, EFCC went to town, telling those who c...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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By Warsan Cismaan Saalax It took Somalia almost four months from today to get a full government. Mr Mahmoud, the president who took office on September 10, 2012 has become “preoccupied”, so much so that the new cabinet has education and health as sub departments of Social Services and not as independ...
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In Southern Africa
Jan 6th, 2013
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The curtain came down on what was another tumultuous year for Zimbabweans. 180 people perished on our ever deteriorating roads, claiming the life of Zimbabwe soccer legend, Adam Ndlovu whilst badly injuring Peter. It was yet another heartbreak with the Warriors, failing dismally to finish the job in ...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan agreed Saturday to the unconditional and speedy implementation of deals reached in September to demilitarize their shared borders and allow oil exports to flow from South Sudan’s oil fields north through Sudan’s pipelines, an...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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Bishop of Bomadi Catholic Diocese, Vicarage Hyacinth Egbebor, in his homily at the burial of Gen. Andrew Azazi blamed the helicopter crash that killed the former National Security Adviser, Andrew Azazi; former Kaduna State Governor Patrick Yakowa, and four others, on corruption. At the state funeral ...
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Jan 6th, 2013
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Ethiopia will face Tunisia in a build up match on Monday after Egypt turned down the latter’s offer due to undisclosed reasons. The Walya Antelopes silenced Niger 1-0 in their previous friendly and a win against Tunisia, Afcon finalists will be a major boost to the side ahead of this year’s Africa Cu...