By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 24th, 2013
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Barcelona achieved an intriguing 2-4 win (4-6 in aggregate) against Malaga at La Rosaleda in the return leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Pedro Rodriguez, Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi scored the goals for the Blaugrana, who attempted 15 shots, nine of them on target and one that...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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By Nick Said, Zambia and Nigeria were expected to be the front-runners in Group C at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, but both were held to disappointing draws in their opening matches. Take nothing away from their opponents, but having been a man and a goal up against Ethiopia in their opener, Africa...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We have on several occasions had cause to question the integrity of the NPP’s Kennedy Agyapong (Assin Central MP) because of the dare-devil posture he has assumed to make foul—very foul—public pronouncements. But he is mindless of criticisms and still goes ahead to intensify...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result Niger earned a historic first point at the African Cup of Nations to keep alive their slim hopes of reaching the last eight with a 0-0 draw against DR Congo in Port Elizabeth. Niger coach Gernot Rohr had set his heart on leading his side to a first point from this tournament [&helli...
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In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2013
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CNN – Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga says his country will not negotiate with al Qaeda-linked Somali militants who have threatened to kill Kenyan hostages unless Nairobi releases all Muslims charged with terrorism. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Odinga told CNN’s John ...
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In Algeria
Jan 24th, 2013
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President Obama’s inauguration finally trumped, if only temporarily, the bad news coming out of Mali and Algeria. From the front pages of U.S. newspapers, Americans have been getting a crash course in North Africa’s desolate Sahel region and our fight against an alphabet soup of terrorist organizatio...
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In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2013
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A Somali militant group says it will execute several Kenyan hostages unless Kenya heeds its demands to free Muslims arrested on terrorism charges. Militant group al-Shabab issued its ultimatum on a video and Twitter messages released late Wednesday. The video shows six men said to be Kenyans in the g...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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De-Risking Africa was the title of the main session on Africa at the 2013 World Economic in Davos, Switzerland. On 23 January a distinguished panel, including two African presidents, two from the private sector and one human rights lawyer met to discuss ways Africa’s leaders are mitigating risk...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Ohaneze Crisis and the Auctioning of the Igbo Presidency (part 2) Ohaneze Ndigbo , the apex Igbo socio political organisation has been on the news again especially over the controversial new four year tenure for elected officers  and controversial election which saw to the emergence of Chief Enwo Iga...
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In Djibouti
Jan 24th, 2013
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NELSPRUIT, South Africa – After its first match in the African Cup of Nations in 31 years, Ethiopia has revised its ambitions from merely gathering experience to reaching the final. The change in mindset happened after a 10-man Ethiopia came from behind to draw with defending champion Zambia 1-...