By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 12th, 2013
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Goals by Ezequiel Lavezzi and Javier Pastore gave Paris Saint-Germain an important 2-1 away win at Valencia in a the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 match Tuesday. But P.S.G.’s star striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, was sent off in injury time for stamping Andrés Guardado’s foot. Juventus ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 12th, 2013
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As a football-enjoying public, we can all thank Borussia Dortmund for their fantastic performances in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Without them, Real Madrid would not have finished second in their group, and without that, it wouldn’t have been possible for Los Merengues to matc...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 12th, 2013
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President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address this year will be the first to be delivered in the context of the National Development Plan (NDP), the Presidency said on Sunday. “In Sona 2013, the president will provide an update on all key programmatic areas, especially the five prior...
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In Djibouti
Feb 12th, 2013
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The auction was held last Saturday (February 09, 2013) at a fund-raising event held for the Ethiopian Satellite TV (ESAT) here in Stockholm in the presence of hundreds of Ethiopians and origin of Ethiopians who reside in Sweden; Ethiopia’s famous comedian turn out human-rights activist Tamagne ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 12th, 2013
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Moving well into the 1st quarter of 21st century, the global dimension for areas under influence of great powers has changed to a great extent. A review of international political spectrum reflects that a vacuum is either filled or exploited in the most unexpected manner, giving new life to the race ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 12th, 2013
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By Bayo Oladeji, Leadership (Abuja) Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala parted ways with former President Olusegun Obasanjo because of her removal as the Chairman of the Economic Team of the government while she was in London negotiating with London Club. Former Minister of the Federal Capital Terri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 12th, 2013
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The news has spread like wildfire through the Congolese community: Etienne Kabila Taratibu, ringleader of the group of dissidents suspected of plotting to overthrow the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, handed himself over to the police in Cape Town on Saturday morning. By DE WET POTGIE...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 12th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Canada is unlikely to commit troops to the French-led campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali because it is threatening to become a counter-insurgency operation similar to those in Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Last month Ottawa extended the loa...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 12th, 2013
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KIGALI — Rwandan ex-politician Leon Mugesera, who is on trial for incitement to genocide, on Tuesday questioned the authenticity of a recording in which he allegedly described Tutsis as “cockroaches”. The audio, which is the prosecution’s only evidence against him, is of a 1992 spee...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 12th, 2013
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By Kelechi Jeff Eme My initial temptation was to conclude that our leaders are solo in undertaking the ignoble journey to eternal damnation until senior members of the “oppressive gang” effused in their usual self while clobbering together a supposedly mega opposition party. The subsequent reactions ...