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In Burkina Faso
Feb 4th, 2013
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Most champions receive a trophy – or a cash bonus. But at the African Cup of Nations, an international soccer tournament featuring the continent’s top 16 teams, at least one the nations has been offered something it’s much more difficult to put a price to – sex. After topping African giants the Ivory...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Former Nigeria Central Bank Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, while a reasonably well educated man, is often ambitious in his utterances using numbers. In a recent write up, he said Nigeria may be losing value of its 17m Diaspora population. While his view on losing connection is right, Mr. Soludo is...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2013
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Togo’s icon Emmanuel Adebayor criticises coach Didier Six finding him primarily responsible for team’s exit from Nations Cup Despite guiding Togo for their first Africa Cup of Nations’ quarter ever, coach Didier Six was severely criticised by striker Emmanuel Adebayor following to T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 4th, 2013
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Police in Abuja this afternoon detonated a time bomb dropped at the entrance to the Area 8 Abuja office of NIPOST. Eye witnesses told Daily Times that the parcel containing the expolsive device has been at the gate since last week Friday. He said the parcel had a N100 stamp on it. An inscription on [...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Olusola Daniel A critical look at the composition of the present cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan may make one question the criteria used in selecting the persons for the different portfolios. Whilst majority of the officials have been dubbed as old guards whose reign in the federal ministri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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 Unedited note sent to IndepthAfrica by one of our Ethiopian readers. Teklit Adhanom This country once was among the few superpowers of the world, its civilizations dates up to 3000 years . This country passes through so many ups and downs, glory and doomed days passed over and over again. Though ext...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
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Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has opened a new Twitter account in English, less than two weeks after its previous account was suspended. A senior al-Shabab official told the BBC that the new account was genuine. Al-Shabab’s previous English-language account was suspended after...
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In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
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A study conducted by the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission of Ethiopia (FEACC) reveals that the amount of money paid for the compensation and relocation of residents reached 15pc of the projected cost of the projects due to corruption. The payment were for majour government projects under...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Yacob Haile-Mariam,Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) column The question “Who is more Ethiopian?” which appeared in a viewpoint article published on January 27, 2013, poses an obsolete question, which most Ethiopians have moved beyond. Such a question, in fact, is not only obsolete, but also...
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In South Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
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OHANNESBURG — Julius Malema, the expelled leader of the ruling ANC’s Youth League in South Africa, is homeless, penniless and a pedestrian after all his cars, properties and valuables were taken this week to repay his tax debt. It is believed Malema could lose even the cabbages he is currently farmin...