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In Burkina Faso
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup for the first since 1998 when a header in extra time from Jonathan Pitroipa gave them a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday. Pitroipa pulled away from his marker at a corner in the last seconds of the first period of extra time ...
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In Sports
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Orquera orchestrates repeats Italy’s flaying of faltering France  Italy 23 France 18 Forwards Sergio Parisse and Martin Castrogiovanni scored a try each as Italy dealt a massive blow to French Six Nations hopes. Just as two years ago, when Italy stunned France with a 22-21 win in Rome, the Fren...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Binyam Shimelis The population of Ethiopia, according to the Central Statistical Authority, is over 80 million, making the country the second most populous country in Africa. Around 80% of the population is living in rural areas depending on small-scale rain-fed agriculture for its livelihood. Wit...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 3rd, 2013
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The host, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, was added to the casualty list on Saturday night by a war-torn Mali to pave the way for an all West African countries’ semi-finals at the on-going 2013 African Nations Cup. Gowon Akpodonor, who is covering the championship in South Africa, captured the mood of...
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In East Africa
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Ethiopia’s London 2012 Olympic Games Marathon champion Tiki Gelana was named as the female AIMS/ASICS World Athlete of the Year for 2012 in Marugame, Japan, on Sunday (3). President Emeritus of AIMS Hiroaki Chosa and AIMS Board Member and Vice President of the Japanese Athletics Federation Dr Keisuke...
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In Algeria
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Mali, Morocco and France are working hand in hand to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali, said the French and Malian ambassadors in Rabat. “Mali, France and Morocco have continued to work together in international fora to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali,” noted both ...
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In Africa Countries
Feb 3rd, 2013
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(By Getahune Bekele-South Africa) Due to security concerns and the sectarian nature of Wollayta pastors, the TPLF has officially stopped the Sunday mass weekly held at the grand palace and  those arrived today 3 Feb 2013,  including old as a hill self-made historian  Dr Lapeso Gedelebo are all turned...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Nigeria have knocked favorites Ivory Coast out of the Africa Cup of Nations. With a 2-1 win, the Super Eagles move into the semifinal for the sixth time in the last eight tournaments. It was an impressive performance from Nigeria Sunday in front of 20,000 fans at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenb...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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In Mali, the French have been the margin between civilization and barbarism. Reading accounts of France’s struggles to deploy a few thousand troops to its former colony of Mali, we found ourselves wondering: Whatever happened to the French Foreign Legion? Next thing we know, the city of Timbukt...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Teumay Raya refers to a tract of land stretching from Ala Wuha in the south to Alajje in the north. That is bigger than Adwa and Axum awrajas combined. Historically, this is where the Weyane rebellion started in 1928 as a spontaneous reaction to a repressive system of the time. Originating in the ...