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The Federal Government of Somalia is deeply troubled by the alleged rape of a Somali woman involving a number of personnel from AMISOM at Maslah Military Camp in Mogadishu on the 8 August 2013. “The Somali government will not tolerate violation of human rights, in particular sexual violence towards t...
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A private daily reported on Thursday that Zimbabwe's recently re-elected president Robert Mugabe had arranged a customary marriage ceremony for his oldest child — 23-year-old daughter Bona over the weekend. how to get steroids Quoting close relative and recently re-elected Member of Parlia...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Mali has moved a step closer to making a smooth transition of power following the peaceful and conciliatory concession of losing presidential candidate Soumaila Cisse. The mostly calm presidential run-off in the West African nation stands in stark contrast to the often contentious elections across mu...
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David-West insists on govt’s funding of education THERE may be no end yet to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as the University of Jos (UNIJOS) chapter Thursday vowed to continue until the Federal Government implements the 2009 agreement entered by t...
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will “likely” meet with President Obama soon, a U.S. diplomat said during a state visit Thursday to Abuja. U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman met in Abuja with Jonathan. She said the U.S. government has a sound working rel...
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Nwankwo Kanu has expressed that Nigeria has its sights set on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup on behalf of Africa. In 2010, Ghana was a penalty shootout away from becoming the first nation from the continent to reach the semifinals of the tournament. The ex-Arsenal, Inter and Ajax striker, however, b...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Mali, and its new president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, must count themselves exceptionally lucky that he won such a convincing victory in both rounds of the recently concluded elections. The huge margin of his win, and the graceful concession from his main opponent, means IBK has a genuine democratic ma...
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MAIDUGURI — Nigeria’s military said on Wednesday it had killed the second-in-command of Islamist group Boko Haram, and another top commander, while repelling an insurgent attack earlier this month. Earlier reports quoted the army chief in the town of Mubi, Beyidi Marcus Martins, as saying that Mohamm...
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THE description of President Goodluck Jonathan as a “kindergarten president” by the Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has attracted the wrath of a group of professionals, which has demanded a withdrawal of the statement and an apology to the presiden...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Our fear is that it will not be done properly by people who have the relevant expertise and experience. Between 2004 and 2006 all but a few indigenous banks in Zimbabwe faced significant political problems. Their founders where hounded out of the country for nefarious accusations of externalizing for...