Togo

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Burkina Faso are in trouble having taken only one point from two Group E games, and that was later forfeited because they fielded ineligible defender Herve Zengue in a 0-0 home draw with Congo Brazzaville. Belgian coach Paul Put’s side created one of the biggest upsets in Nations Cup history by...
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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 22nd, 2013
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  Daniel Estrin Israel is putting its best face forward for President Obama, and what better face to put forward for America’s first black president than Israel’s first black beauty queen? The newly crowned Miss Israel is an Ethiopian Jewish immigrant to Israel. She is joining Obama Thursday for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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  Thedailybeast For the past three days, Bosco Ntaganda, also known as “The Terminator,” has been holed up at the American embassy in Rwanda. One of Africa’s most wanted war criminals, Ntaganda was a leader of the M23 in eastern Congo, until he apparently lost control of the notorious rebel grou...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 19th, 2013
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The ban applies to the EU but not to the sovereign Vatican City. Mugabe arrived amid controversy in Zimbabwe where police on Sunday arrested four of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s aides and a prominent human rights lawyer following a referendum that would curtail Mugabe’s powers. The ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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Here in Ghana, it is a taboo to have sex through the anus except the vagina. In fact most religious orientations are quick to spew the consequences one is likely to suffer. Even though our morals and values intertwine, Africa as a whole abhors the act. But the phenomenon of gay rights though not new ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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All part of an illicit and lucrative trade in organs. Elaborate greetings are the norm, I’ve found, when one enters a Central African village. So it was a surprise when I noticed that many people weren’t shaking hands the morning I arrived in Tiringoulou, a town of about 2,000 people in one of the re...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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The great American poet Walt Whitman said, “Either define the moment or the moment will define you.” Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of President Kenyatta to define his human rights polic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Mar 16th, 2013
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Jenny Clover in Kigali, guardian.co.uk, Esther Mbabazi trained to fly Rwandair regional jets despite her aviator father being killed in a plane crash when she was eight. Esther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 14th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola I have observed with strong feelings of embarrassment, the degree to which people can be so enslaved by religion that they would go to great lengths to defend their religious views. People have been known to mutilate their bodies and engage in other forms of unseemly behaviour in the...