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Apr 5th, 2013
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The last time West Bromwich Albion defeated Arsenal FC at the Hawthorns was way back in 2005, when Darren Carter scored the winner in the 76th minute of the match, but the equalizer was scored by a former Gunner – Nwankwo Kanu. Since then Arsene Wenger’s men have won three and drawn one at the [&hell...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Former captain Wasim Akram will help coach Pakistan’s pacemen at the Champions Trophy in England in June. The great all-rounder told a news conference in Lahore that he had also agreed with the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold a 10-day training camp for pacemen in Karachi along with full-time bow...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By David Bosco, Almost 15 years ago, delegates from more than 100 countries gathered in a crowded conference room in Rome, cheering, chanting and even shedding a few tears. After weeks of tense negotiations, they had drafted a charter for a permanent court tasked with prosecuting genocide, crimes aga...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Uhuru Kenyatta comes to power on a wave of cautious optimism. But he must tackle a host of national shortcomings if he is to make a success of his new job IN A terse ruling on March 30th the judges of Kenya’s Supreme Court threw out petitions claiming that the presidential election held (with an [&he...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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“Kenya is not only an important ally but a tremendous laboratory for Somaliland” “Somaliland does not have conflict with any country thus welcome positive diplomatic and economic relations from all” Kenya Dr Mahmud Abulahi Jama ‘Sifir By: Yusuf M Hasan HARGEISA (Indepthafrica) – The incoming Kenyan g...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By Destaw Andargie (Dr.) It will soon be twenty-two years since TPLF seized power in Ethiopia. Over these long and torturous years, TPLF faced no serious external challenge whatsoever. It has been in absolute command. Its rule has never come under threat. Even during its worst internal crisis back in...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Jacob Kporfor We all understood that all the fingers are not equal but they strongly help each other to do any function. The President of a country is equally as import as the cleaner of the streets. It is very strange that our President John Mahama is refusing to attend to the individual calls on [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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When Yityish Aynaw immigrated from Ethiopia to Israel at age 12, she was thrust into an Israeli classroom. An orphan lacking Hebrew skills, Aynaw says she relied on other kids and her own sheer ambition to get through. Ten years later Aynaw, 22, is the first Ethiopian-Israeli to be crowned Miss Israe...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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A third Canadian believed to be connected to January’s hostage-taking in Algeria is in a North African jail, and police are leaving open the possibility another Canadian may be among the remains of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists who died during a military assault. Mark Spowart / THE CANADIAN PRESS Al...