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Jan 9th, 2013
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Nigeria and Cape Verde Islands battled out to a standstill in a pre-Afcon friendly at the Estadio Do Algarve in Faro, Portugal on Wednesday. Cape Verde Islands started stronger as Nigeria’s goalkeeper, Austin Ejide was made to keep out two quick goal-bound efforts inside the opening ten minutes...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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Nigeria have left out Portland Timbers forward, Bright Chinedu Dike, from their 23-man squad to this month’s Afcon in South Africa. Dike has made just two appearances for Nigeria against Venezuela and Catalonia in November last year and January respectively. The 25-year-old striker got Nigeria&...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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The Nigeria Football Federation are in talks with a couple of Portuguese club sides to see the possibility of having the Super Eagles play at least another friendly after Wednesday’s duel with Cape Verde. Fruitful talks Futaa.com gathered that the ongoing talks have been thus fruitful hence the...
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In Nigeria
Jan 9th, 2013
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RATHER than just cracking down on Boko Haram, the Federal Government should adopt a dual approach to conclusively check the activities of the group, according to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo said more could be done to reach out to the group to find out why its members are carrying out...
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In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2013
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By: Benjamin Rutland Hundreds of Ethiopian Olim (Immigrants), who are living in The Jewish Agency for Israel absorption centers in Safed, experienced snow for the first time ever on January 9th. The children pictured headed outside to play in the snow and feel the natural marvel with their own hands ...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah has announced Ghana’s final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The Ghana coach finalized his squad on Wednesday for this month’s finals by having to leave out one member from his preliminary squad of 24. Asante Kotoko defender Rashid...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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An explosion and fire hit a barge at Nigeria’s main seaport in Lagos, shaking buildings in the area and wounding at least four people, officials said. The explosion occurred on Wednesday on a barge seeking to discharge fuel into a tank on a jetty at the port, leading to a fire that sent a huge ...
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In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2013
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African Leadership for Child Survival: A Promise Renewed ADDIS ABABA / NEW YORK / WASHINGTON D.C. - Since 1990, the number of child deaths in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped by 39%. Many African countries are within reach of the 2015 millennium development goal to reduce the under-five mortality rate ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2013
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Dozens of Ethiopia ruling party officials were killed and scores of others maimed when a landmine blew up their 45-seater bus near the historic town of Lalibela on Tuesday, according to a news report from Ethiomedia. The victims were all members of the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), whic...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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With al Shabaab no longer a threat to the new government there are more calls from Somalis for less corruption and more law and order. While the government says it will address these problems, there is not a lot of enthusiasm among government officials to do so. A senior government job still tends to...