By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2013
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by Sean McLachlan One of the byproducts of travel is that you become more aware of events that don’t get much coverage back home. The sports pages here in Spain, for example, aren’t exactly full of stories about the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. This continent-wide football championship...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Seydou Keita exploited a goalkeeping error as Mali narrowly beat minnows Niger 1-0 in a poor African Cup of Nations Group B clash in Port Elizabeth. Former Barcelona midfielder Keita, who had been the standout player in a scrappy match, was on hand to fire home after keeper Kassaly Daouda spilled the...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Sewnet Bishaw has shrugged off his side’s underdog status on the eve of their return to the finals of the African Nations Cup for the first time in more than 30 years. The lowest-ranked of all the finalists at 110 in the FIFA rankings, Ethiopia won the tournament in 1962 but have...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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On the first days of matches for Group C Nigeria face Burkina Faso in Nelspruit. Burkina Faso may have gone 17 matches without a win in the tournament but there is an air of optimism about their squad, particularly with the likes Aristide Bance and Alain Traore leading their attack. Nigeria have typi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 20th, 2013
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Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan will embark on a working visit to Switzerland and Ethiopia tomorrow with engagements in Geneva and Davos devoted to drawing the attention of more members of the international business finance community to Nigeria’s immense investment potentials. President Jonatha...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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(By Getahune Bekele, Nelspruit- South Africa.) Despite the annoying mannerism of Ethiopian Football Association boss and top TPLF cadre Sahilu Gebremariam who prevented the players from meeting their passionate fans at the Oliver Tambo air port in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon, the colorful countr...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Ghana 2 – 2 DR Congo South Africa – Democratic Republic of Congo recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with title favourites Ghana as the African Nations Cup burst into life on Sunday after two goalless draws on Saturday’s rain-sodden opening day. Ghana scored t...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Ethiopia will be welcomed to the continental fold after a lengthy absence with a fixture against defending champions, Zambia. The Walya Antelopes surprised everyone – perhaps including themselves – by securing a berth at the 2013 Afcon at the expense of neighbours Sudan. The east African ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Jan 20th, 2013
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By Abayomi Azikiwe Interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of Pan-African News Wire In regard to the situation in Algeria, there has been over the last two decades insurgencies led by Islamist forces there and it appeared as if these difficulties and conflicts had been settled some 12 years ago with t...
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In Article
Jan 20th, 2013
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By Beny Gideon Mab Long overdue media legislation in the Republic of South Sudan has for the first time in eight years seen light of the day in what I may described as a serious policy and legislative developmental process. The completion of Media Authority Bill 2012, Right of Access to Information B...