Burkina Faso

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 3rd, 2014
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by Joe Onwukeme Blaise Compaore until 31st October 2014 was the president of Burkina Faso. He took over power as head of state on 15th October 1987 in a coup that murdered Thomas Sankara one of Africa’s great leaders. Thomas Sankara has been cited as a revolutionary inspiration not only in West Afric...
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May 27th, 2013
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Wang Yang addresses a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization for African Unity (OAU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 25, 2013. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)   Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian prime min...
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Mar 27th, 2013
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By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org This piece is meant to corroborate Professor George Ayittey’s recent contribution on the problems bedeviling Africa. My thesis excavates the point that Africa has everything to re-establish herself as a dignified and self-sustaining continent but has been run down by se...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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Rebels seize Central African Republic capital, president flees [View the story “Rebels in Central African Republic ‘seize’ presidential palace” on Storify]
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By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Mar 23rd, 2013
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(Reuters) – African kings Nigeria were rescued by a last-gasp equalizer on Saturday while other heavyweight contenders Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Tunisia won their games to remain on course for World Cup qualification. Samuel Eto’o scored twice to lead Cameroon to a 2-1 victory in Yaounde ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burkina Faso
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Congo v Gabon (1430, Pointe Noire) Cameroon v Togo (1430, Yaounde) Nigeria v Kenya (1500, Calabar) Namibia v Malawi ( 1600, Windhoek) Senegal v Angola (1700, Conakry) Ivory Coast v The Gambia (1700, Abidjan) Burkina Faso v Niger (1800, Ouagadougou) Tunisia v Sierra Leone (1810, Rades) South Africa v ...
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Mar 21st, 2013
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By Matt Mossman Walmart’s recent arrival in South Africa was in many ways like the company’s arrival in any other market: contested and controversial. Nonetheless it was also a milestone for retailing in the country and for Africa as a whole. Whilst the question of Walmart’s corporate strategies and ...
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Mar 10th, 2013
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ACCRA, Ghana — Often cast as the social conscience of the church, Ghana’s Cardinal Peter Turkson is viewed by many as the top African contender for pope. The 64-year-old head of the Vatican’s peace and justice office was widely credited with helping to avert violence following conte...
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In Burkina Faso
Mar 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI: Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s presidential election despite facing an international crimes against humanity trial, provisional results showed on Saturday, as his main rival refused to concede, raising tensions following the key poll. While supporters of Kenyatta, son of Kenya’s ...