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Jan 7th, 2013
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Ten years ago Kenya captured the imagination of the world when it experienced a change of power from the reign of long standing leader Daniel Arap Moi to Mwai Kibaki.  It was a change that was seen as having broken Kenya from the vestiges of dictatorship and heralding the opening a new era, accompani...
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If Hailemariam Desalegn wants to be Prime Minster he should act like one. Otherwise, he will be Prime Misery like his predecessors. by Teshome Debalke The new Prime Minster of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn address to the Parliament (the ruling party dominated assembly with only one seat out of 548 f...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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Lionel Messi has been adjudged World Footballer of the Year 2012 for the fourth consecutive time. He shoved challenge from his Barcelona team mate Andreas Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Christiano. The Award ceremony was held in Zurich on Monday. The other awards are as follows. World X1 Iker Casill...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor is expected to play at the African Nations Cup according to Togo officials, two days before Wednesday’s squad announcement deadline. The 28-year-old came out of a self-imposed international retirement this summer, but concerns about player safety and an ongoi...
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Ethiopia served notice of their potential at the African Nations Cup finals by holding Tunisia to 1-1 draw in a friendly in Doha on Monday. The Ethiopians came from behind to equalise in the 64th minute through Saladin Seid after Tunisia had taken a fourth-minute lead from a penalty converted by thei...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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President John Dramani Mahama has been duly sworn in as the 4th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana. The Chairman of the Electoral Commission declared President Mahama as the winner of the December 7, Presidential elections. The election was keenly contested as he faced stiff competition from the ...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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By Odegbami, opinion Orange Afcon 2013 is upon us. I am caught already in the usual championship fever. That’s what usually happens to me every two years – understandably! My relationship with the African Cup of Nations has been long and remarkable. In 1976 I was a close observer of what ...
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In Djibouti
Jan 7th, 2013
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An Ethiopian businessman, believed to be a driver of taxi-motorbikes – known as boda boda in South Sudan – was found dead at a market in Jonglei state capital on Saturday morning, a national security officer told Sudan Tribune on Sunday. Location of Jonglei State in South Sudan. “I ...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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OTTAWA – The head of the African Union is set to visit Ottawa this week. Thomas Yayi Boni’s meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper could bring a request for Canadian troops to be involved in an international mission in Mali. The United Nations Security Council backed a proposal in Dec...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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The situation is all too familiar for the footballers of Ivory Coast less than two weeks before the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in South Africa. For the fifth consecutive tournament, captain Didier Drogba and a star-packed squad must carry the burden of favouritism, which they failed to just...