By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 11th, 2013
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Former Governor of the Central Bank (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has denied reports that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, insisting that rather, he was invited by the agency to make clarifications on some issues on a matter under investigation. Howe...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 11th, 2013
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The president of Togo’s football federation says he intervened to include Emmanuel Adebayor in the country’s Africa Cup of Nations squad. Gabriel Ameyi told the BBC he took action once he realised the Tottenham striker had not been selected. “On the initial list, those guys weren...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 11th, 2013
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Mali’s president declares state of emergency on national television amid Islamist advance...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 11th, 2013
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Ethiopia ended their pre-2013 Africa Cup of Nations build-up on a high with a win over Tanzania on Friday. The Walia Antelopes beat Tanzania 2-1 in Addis Ababa. It was a great day for new boy and ex-USA junior international striker Fuad Ibrahim of American second tier side Minnesota Stars who scored ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 11th, 2013
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​​Ethiopia’s football (soccer) team hopes to excel when it makes its first appearance in 31 years at the Africa Cup of Nations. The young players hope to relive Ethiopia’s past glories at the tournament that begins next week in South Africa. Ethiopia participated in the very first Africa Cup of...
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In Mali
Jan 11th, 2013
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France’s air force carried out an air strike in Mali on Friday as it supported government forces trying to halt a push south by Islamist rebels who control the north, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. Asked at a news conference whether there had been an air strike since France began its mil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 11th, 2013
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Twenty-four hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo advised the Federal Government to adopt “carrot and stick” approach in tackling Boko Haram, presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, has told the Nigerian leader to pocket his counsel. In fact, Abati said Obasanjo is confused. Obasanjo told ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 11th, 2013
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Abuja: Nigeria’s anti-graft agency has arrested the country’s former central bank governor Chukwuma Soludo over his alleged role in the banknotes bribery scandal. The Central Bank of Nigeria, the country’s apex financial institution, had printed new currency notes of 20 naira betwee...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 11th, 2013
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Martha van der Wolf, VOA ADDIS ABABA — A new study says the fastest-growing sectors of Ethiopia’s economy, such as telecommunications, land management and construction, are prone to corruption.  A study conducted by the World Bank and the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission was made p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 11th, 2013
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By Robele Ababya  Repugnant plot of assassination This hideous foiled plot to conduct the savage act of assassination in the 21st century on the icon human rights activist and renowned journalist Abebe Gelaw, must be roundly condemned by all freedom loving humanity on our globe. The foiled plot is an...