Tunisia

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May 22nd, 2013
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, guardian.co.uk Delegations from African countries listen to Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa in 1963 at the conference that set up the African Union. Photograph: AFP The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as t...
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In Angola
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, commentarymagazine Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egypt Takes Another Step Toward Autocracy—and Instability,” “Tunisia Sees Rising ...
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In Algeria
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, Moroccan American Center for Policy (Washington, DC) column Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egyp...
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In Botswana
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Welcome to our coverage of today’s football action. The focus for today is the World Cup qualifiers, especially South Africa’s match at 8:15pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Updates Full Time: Nigeria 1-1 Kenya Congo 1 – 0 Gabon Cameroon 2 – 1 Togo Namibia 0 – 1 Malawi   [View the story R...
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In North Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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Tunisia meet Sierra Leone for a third time in the space of six months conscious of how close they came to an embarrassing exit at the hands of their west African opponents in the Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers. Tunisia edged past Sierra Leone on the away goals rule to qualify for the recent [.....
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In Egypt
Mar 13th, 2013
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THE Catholic Church has chosen a new pope. White smoke is billowing from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, meaning 115 cardinals in a papal conclave have elected a new leader for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. The new pope is expected to appear on the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica w...
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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The hopes of peaceful transition to democracy in Tunisia have been dented by the murder of a leading secularist figure. The event poses urgent questions of the country’s new political elite, says Valentina Bartolucci. Tunisia for many years had an international reputation as north Africa’...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 22nd, 2013
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released seeding teams for the draw of the 2015 African nations Cup championship to be hosted by Morocco. The full draw will be released on March 10 in Rabat during a CAF’s general assembly and the qualification procedures. The qualification will return...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Tunisia, one of the most secular Arab countries in modern times—and the first country to experience the “Arab Spring”—was also recently the first Arab country to experience an Islamic assassination since the Arab Spring began.  The BBC explains: Tunisian opposition politician Chokri Belaid has been s...
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In Algeria
Feb 11th, 2013
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In light of the crisis currently unfolding in Tunisia – particularly the increasingly strident and incendiary rhetoric of the main political poles – the echoes and parallels with Algeria’s own democratic moment two decades ago are stark, and could yield crucial lessons Most analysts...