By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 6th, 2013
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s self-appointed leader on Saturday announced the creation of a new council that will choose an interim president, a move aimed at placating the international community after he seized power by force two weeks ago. Meanwhile, the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2013
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Police in Nigeria’s Adamawa state say attackers stormed the home of the state’s deputy governor in Midlu Saturday, killing 11 people. Some victims were shot, while others had their throats cut. Police have given few details, but say it appears it was a targeted attack. Witnesses report he...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 6th, 2013
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A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau in western Africa appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday to face charges regarding cocaine trafficking, according to a drug enforcement official, Ronald Kubisty. Rear Admiral Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York City after he was detai...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 6th, 2013
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LAGOS: Attackers have ambushed and opened fire on a police boat in the oil-producing region of southern Nigeria, leaving 12 police officers missing, authorities said on Saturday. The attack on Friday came after a purported statement from the main militant group in the Niger Delta region, MEND, threat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2013
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Reports reaching Dailypost indicate that the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka is dead. It was gathered through a family source that Mrs. Funmilayo lost the battle to cancer few hours ago. She was 52 years old. Until her demise, Funmilayo has been deputy to Dr. John kayode Fayemi...
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In Europe Soccer
Apr 6th, 2013
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FORMER AC Milan coach Mircea Lucescu says he can confirm that former Nigeria star defender Taribo West actually falsified his age. West was bashed by former Partizan Belgrade club President, Zarko Zecevic who accused the Nigerian of reducing his age by 12 years. Zecevic claimed West was 40 when he cl...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 6th, 2013
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By Abukar Arman With its meager financial and human resources, the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) has been doing better than a satisfactory job. However, in recent months, it has been profoundly frustrated by various challenges. Chief among them is what I would refer to as the first side-effect of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 6th, 2013
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Raila Odinga, Obama’s cousin, lost two presidential elections. And like his cousin, he was a sore loser. The 2007 loss led to claims of voter fraud and mass rioting. The riots carried with them overtones of ethnic cleansing. A man beats at a smouldering ambulance’s number-plate with his machete. “See...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2013
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AT least 36 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a petrol tanker in southern Nigeria. The tanker exploded after Friday’s collision in Nigeria’s Edo state, and most of the victims were reportedly on board the bus. Federal Road Safety Corps spokesman Jonas Agwu said thre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 6th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng With the signing of the implementation matrix for the nine agreements signed by South Sudan and Sudan in September 2012, there is now a growing optimism in the normalization of relations between South Sudan and Sudan. This optimism came after a long period of disappointment and fru...