By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jan 26th, 2013
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Kathleen Wynne has won the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party and is set to become the province’s first female premier, after a closely fought race with Sandra Pupatello. Wynne, the 59-year-old MPP for Don Valley West, is a long-time party member who has had several cabinet roles, including mini...
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In Djibouti
Jan 26th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A senior Eritrean diplomat denies there was an attempted coup early this week in the Horn of Africa nation and says reports to the contrary are a deliberate disinformation campaign. Girma Asmerom, Eritrea’s ambassador to the African Union, said in a statement Saturday th...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Algeria 0 – 2 Togo Togo put themselves back in contention in Group D at Algeria’s expense, after beating the Desert Foxes in an engaging contest in Rustenburg. Striker Emmanuel Adebayor put the Togolese ahead in the first half, coolly slotting under onrushing Algerian g...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba dismissed concerns he may not be in top form after starting Saturday’s African Nations Cup 3-0 win over Tunisia on the bench, the first time he was dropped in his international career. Drogba was brought on for the final 25 minutes of the ener...
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In Article
Jan 26th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor With the NPP’s abstention from the two upcoming bye-elections in the Akatsi South and Buem constituencies, the NDC must be laughing all the way to claim an easy electoral victory. Not much money expected to be spent campaigning, certainly. The candidate for Akatsi South has ...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2013
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by Ronald Ssekandi ADDIS ABABA,  — African leaders will gather here on Sunday for a two-day meeting, aiming to bring about the continent’s renaissance in the context of globalization. They will be meeting at the 20th African Union summit held under the theme — “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2013
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By:  Farai Mamina When it was transformed from Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to African Union (AU), there was sensational hope for pragmatism on the continent. For the umpteenth time, heads of African states and government are meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the home of the continental groupi...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Ivory Coast 3 – 0 Tunisia FULL-TIME- Ivory Coast 3-0 Tunisia Ivory Coast fully deserved their victory but the win was not as comfortable as the scoreline suggests. They needed two goals in the last three minutes to kill off Tunisia. The result means that Ivory Coast are now o...
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In Egypt
Jan 26th, 2013
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At least 16 are killed in Port Said after 21 defendants are sentenced to death over clashes between rival fans last year Egyptian fans of Al Masry football club protest outside the Port Said prison against the death sentences of the 21 men held inside. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images At least 16 people ...
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In Canada
Jan 26th, 2013
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Mayor Rob Ford’s victory on the appeal of his conflict of interest conviction was always the best outcome. The three justices of the divisional court have given Ford, and Toronto, a second chance. The finely tuned legal decision, resting on a technicality, leaves some ambiguity about conflict of inte...