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Feb 9th, 2013
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The Stallions are set to make history while the Super Eagles are hoping to win the Nations Cup trophy for a third time The route to qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament was different for both sides. While the Super Eagles walloped Liberia 6-1, the Stallions needed a stoppage ti...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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JOHN OBI MIKEL has warned his Nigeria team-mates not to believe they are favourites for African Nations Cup glory. The Super Eagles face outsiders Burkina Faso in today’s final. And Chelsea midfielder Mikel insisted: “We will be patient and keep playing the way we are playing. “We go into the final s...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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AFP – A major explosion was heard late Saturday from the northern Malian city of Gao, which French-led forces recently recaptured from the Islamists, an AFP correspondent reported. The blast went off at around 11:00 pm (2300 GMT) and a French military source said it had happened some 10 kilomet...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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By ANDREW SOLOMON WHEN my husband-to-be and I met the Ghanaian politician John Dramani Mahama at a friend’s wedding near Accra eight years ago, I liked him immediately. I kept up with his fortunes mostly through mutual friends, and I was happy to learn in 2009 that he had been elected his nation’s vi...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Mali finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off. Mahamadou Samassa put Mali ahead with a powerful header, before captain Seydou Keita doubled their lead, stabbing home from close range. Ghana midfielder Kwadwo As...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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By Njambi Ngunjiri The upcoming national elections in Kenya bring a sense of trepidation and foreboding due to the post-election violence witnessed following the polls in 2007.  Presumably, this is why The White House recently released a message from US President Obama to the Kenyan people. This is t...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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By ADAOBI TRICIA NWAUBANI ABUJA, Nigeria IN America, all men are believed to be created equal and endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. But Nigerians are brought up to believe that our society consists of higher and lesser beings. Some are born to own and enjoy, while others are b...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Africa Cup of Nations Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth Date: Saturday 9 February Kick-off: 18:00 GMT  Ghana and Mali meet for the fourth time in the last two Africa Cup of Nations – having being drawn in the same group and ending up in the third place play-off at both tournamen...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Burkina Faso will make history on Sunday by appearing in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time. They face Nigeria who, while not favourites for the tournament at the start are now hotly tipped to win, even though the teams drew 1-1 in the first group match. You might not know a […...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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S’Busiso Mseleku History will be made no matter who wins the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday. A number of talking points are also bound to occur in the final just as it has happened right through this tournament, more especially in the knockout stages. HISTORY A Nigerian w...