By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 23rd, 2013
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In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan agreed that Boko Haram could pose an existential threat to his country. “If Boko Haram is not contained, it would be a threat not only to Nigeria, but to West Africa, Central Africa and of course to Nort...
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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The African Union has called on its member countries, the economic community and Africans on the continent and in the DIaspora to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the continental organization. The AU Commission said that the actual date should be celebrated with cultural activities, ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Durban – Cape Verde pulled off their second surprising result of the Africa Cup of Nations, and did hosts South Africa a big favour, as they held Morocco to a 1-1 draw at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday. Although Cape Verde were unable to hold onto the lead provided by a 36th-minute goal fro...
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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Cape Verde were denied a historic Africa Cup of Nations upset, after Morocco levelled to draw 1-1 in Durban. Striker Platini coolly chipped over Moroccan goalkeeper Nadir Lamyaghri on 35 minutes for Cape Verde’s first-ever Nations Cup goal. Morocco equalised with 12 minutes left, after substitu...
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In Nigeria
Jan 23rd, 2013
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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Nigeria’s president is warning that if Islamist terrorists in Mali are not contained there will be a spillover effect upon some Western and African nations. President Goodluck Jonathan told the World Economic Forum on Wednesday that terrorists “always want to cre...
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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By Oussama Romdhani Al Arabiya Nobody could have probably better expressed the declared intent by the West to meet the ongoing challenges in the Sahel and Sahara regions than UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Speaking to the Commons, on Monday, he talked of a “generational struggle” against terrorism,...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Ethiopia goalkeeper Bushura Tasew is banned by the CAF disciplinary committee. And Ethiopia have also been slapped a US$ 10,000 fine on top of the player suspension. CAF has fined Zambia after four of its players were yellow carded in the 1-1 draw against Ethiopia. The players on cards are Collins Mb...
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In Angola
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Bafana Bafana have kick-started their Afcon campaign, climbing to the top of Group A as they eased past Angola with a comfortable 2-0 victory. After a disappointing opening goalless draw against Cape Verde Islands at the weekend, South Africa were in desperate need for a win, and goals in each half b...
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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Zekre Lebona As soon as I was released, the French Embassy asked me to translate a booklet on the “Political Program of the United National Front of Kampuchea” that I had brought from the bush. Its contents foreshadowed the horror. Already, there was mention of the evacuation of the towns and the est...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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The stadium was losing its mind, a yellow explosion smothering the country. The team in yellow, with only 10 men, were holding the African champions, tearing them apart at times, and the excitement was palpable. Yet this was not the golden sheen of Bafana Bafana, hosts of this Africa Cup of Nations, ...