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Jan 29th, 2013
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Protesters have defied a night time curfew in Ismailia on the Suez Canal. They are ignoring the state of emergency...
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Crowds cheered on the streets of Timbuktu after French-led forces entered the historic city....
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 29th, 2013
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Reuters – Ethiopia fans took the unusual step of apologising for their unruly behaviour in last Monday’s match against Zambia by waving a banner during the game against Nigeria on Tuesday. “We apologise for our behaviour, but we love the game” was written in huge letters on th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 29th, 2013
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Lionel Messi’s four-goal burst ensured that he and Barcelona returned to the top of the Associated Press Global Soccer rankings this week. The romance of England’s FA Cup produced some unlikely names in the Top 10 teams and a previously unknown striker at No. 9. Thirteeen out of 18 paneli...
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In Rugby
Jan 29th, 2013
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RBS SIX NATIONS: England v Scotland Date: Saturday 2 February Venue: Twickenham Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees is in line to make his England debut in Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham. The 24-year-old has been named in the 23-man matchday squad and is favourite t...
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In Mali
Jan 29th, 2013
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AFP – Hundreds of Malians looted Arab-owned shops Tuesday in Mali’s fabled Timbuktu, newly freed from Islamists, as global donors pledged over $455 million for a French-led drive to rout the radicals from the north. Life in the ancient desert city freed from Islamist control on Monday started r...
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Africa-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA) – A total of US$455.53 million has been pledged for the international intervention force in Mali and the country’s military, following a donors’ conference jointly organised here Tuesday by the African Union (AU), ECOWAS and ...
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In Djibouti
Jan 29th, 2013
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By Raluca Besliu Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) is accused of failing to properly address allegations of human rights abuses in Ethiopia, one of its biggest aid recipients. While visiting South Omo in January 2012, DfID and USAID officials were told by Mursi and Bodi ethnic...
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Nigeria qualified for the next round of the Africa Cup of Nations after two late Victor Moses penalties gave them a crucial win against Ethiopia. Moses, 22, opened the scoring from the spot after he was fouled by defender Alula Girma with 10 minutes to go. The winger earned the second penalty when he...
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Defending champions Zambia crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a goalless draw with Burkina Faso, who progressed to the quarter-finals. Chipolopolo went into the game level on points with Nigeria, who went through to the last eight after a 2-0 win over Ethiopia in the other Group C game. Z...