By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 21st, 2013
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A South African court has convicted a Nigerian separatist leader of masterminding twin car bombings during a celebration in Nigeria. Twelve people were killed and three dozen wounded in the double bombing in October 2010 during a celebration in Nigeria’s capital to mark 50 years of independence...
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In Article
Jan 21st, 2013
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By Tagel Getahun opinion In the popular election of 2005, Addis Abeba’s voters cast their votes based on an irrelevant parameter, “who talked much in the campaigns?” If there is anything in elections that could be taken as a factor of resemblance to the entertainment industry, it is...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 21st, 2013
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Ivory Coast kick off the Africa Cup of Nations as firm favourites once again and with no major injury concerns ahead of their Group D opener. Captain Didier Drogba will once again lead the Elephants, as they seek to add to their single title from 1992. Togo’s build-up was dominated by striker E...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 21st, 2013
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(By Getahune Bekele, at Mbombela stadium- South Africa) ETHIOPIA 1-1 Zambia. “Who said Africa cannot play like Barcelona? This Ethiopian team is Africa’s Barcelona.” Sunday Olisey, Nigerian foo ball legend. “Today Ethiopians have showed the world that African football is on the rise” Mark Fish, South...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 21st, 2013
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The first family headed out to Monday’s inaugural festivities with Michelle Obama leading a very coordinated fashion parade in a navy-silk, checkered-patterned coat and dress by Thom Browne that were inspired by a menswear necktie. The rest of her Inauguration Day outfit included a belt and sho...
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In Other Sports
Jan 21st, 2013
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Tight end Tony Gonzalez is a surefire, first-ballot Hall of Famer. No tight end in the history of the NFL has caught more passes (1,242) or tallied more receiving yards (14,268) than Gonzalez, who ranks second and seventh, respectively of all receivers in the history of the league in those categories...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 21st, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Nigeria 1 – 1 Burkina faso Ten-man Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Burkina Faso scored with the last kick of their opening Group C match at the Africa Cup of Nations. Alain Traore slid home in the 94th minute as the Super Eagles failed to stop Jonathan Pitroipa’s cut...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jan 21st, 2013
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Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest athletes of all time, will return to the Austrian capital and compete in the half marathon, which will be staged parallel to the Vienna City Marathon on 14 April, according to the online RaceNewsService. The 39 year-old has won the OMV Champion...
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In East Africa
Jan 21st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Eritrean soldiers with tanks laid siege to the information ministry on Monday and forced state media to call for political prisoners to be freed, a senior intelligence official said. The renegade soldiers had not gone as far as to call for the overthrow of the government...
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In Ethiopia
Jan 21st, 2013
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African Ambassadors accredited to the African Union (AU) Monday kicked-started a preparatory meeting ahead of this month’s AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, outlining priorities that include building on strategic partnerships to advance continental trade in the wake of the global economic slo...