By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 1st, 2013
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Peter Odemwingie was sent home from training on Friday as West Bromwich Albion look to limit the damage caused by his transfer deadline day embarrassment. The Nigeria international reported with the rest of the squad at the club’s training headquarters – hours after his failed trip to Lon...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 1st, 2013
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Police fire water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Cairo during violent demonstrations about the country’s leadership.   Protesters throwing stones at security forces in Cairo One person has been killed and dozens injured during clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital ...
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In Mali
Feb 1st, 2013
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Three suspected Jihadists who were arrested in the liberation of Timbuktu have said they were tortured by Malian soldiers who used a method similar to waterboarding. There are also reports of child soldiers being used by the Malian army. ­The three suspected militants were being held in an earthen ce...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 1st, 2013
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By BEN HARTMAN, jpost Around 150 migrants gather outside embassy in Ramat Gan in solidarity with political prisoners, army officers in Eritrea. Around 150 Eritrean asylum seekers protested outside the Eritrean embassy in Ramat Gan on Friday morning, in a show of solidarity with Eritrean political pri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 1st, 2013
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San Diego serves as home to one of the largest African refugee populations in the country, and is composed of a rich mixture of Africans who bring knowledge and culture from a vast continent. The Ethiopian Community Service Center, located on Adams Avenue in the North Park neighborhood of San Diego, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 1st, 2013
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Authorities have cracked down on reporters and news outlets that covered last year’s demonstrations by Muslims, seen here. (AFP/Jenny Vaughan) Nairobi, February 1, 2013–Ethiopian security forces have detained for two weeks without charge the editor of a newsmagazine and accused him of inc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 1st, 2013
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The former chairman of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on the oil subsidy regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, has been remanded in prison for one week by an Abuja High Court for allegedly demanding and obtaining bribe. Mr. Lawan and the committee’s secretary, Mr Boniface Emenalo were on Friday arr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Feb 1st, 2013
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Ethiopia has sent a very stern warning to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa to forget the thought of featuring at the World Cup 2014 which will be hosted by Brazil. These were the words of the Ethiopian Captain; Gebreyes Debebe as he sounded his certainty saying the Walya Antelopes will finish the on...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 1st, 2013
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Goal.com By Lolade Adewuyi, In Rustenburg [Goal.com] The supporters of the Walyas Antelopes have been the most colourful addition to the Afcon in 31 years. Losing them in the first round takes away some shine from the tournament They came to South Africa in thousands and bestowed their unmistakable d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 1st, 2013
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BY Justine John DYIKUK A cursory look at the massive outrage that greeted the country following the judgement to wit ‘two (2) years imprisonment or an option of $1500 fine’ (the equivalent of N750,000) delivered by Justice Talba Abubakar on Tuesday 29, January 2013 in the widely celebrated pension fu...