Benin

By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Apr 13th, 2013
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is slated to start a tri-nation tour of Africa on Sunday. During the African tour, which will be his last as Iran’s President, Ahmadinejad will visit Benin, Ghana and Niger. According to his itinerary, President Ahmadinejad plans to visit Niger on the first...
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 ...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Will this miserable project be the last word on the looted Benin artefacts? Kwame Opoku ‘There was a dim grandeur about it all, and also these seemed to a fate. Here was this head center of iniqiuty, spared by us from its suitable end of burning for the sake of holding the new seat of […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Cotonou – Benin said on Sunday that authorities have thwarted an attempt to oust President Thomas Boni Yayi and install a military regime in the West African nation. In a statement read to journalists, state prosecutor Justin Gbenameto said a colonel and businessman were arrested for plotting “...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 11th, 2013
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From a player stuck in the obscurity of the French second division to one from a collection of millionaires at Champions League winners Chelsea, Reuters’ selection of a ‘dream team’ for the African Nations Cup reflects the wide diversity of the players who competed at the finals in South Africa over ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 10th, 2013
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NIGERIA HAVE WON THE AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!!! Nigeria returned to the top of African football on Sunday by beating Burkina Faso 1-0 in the Cup of Nations final for its first continental title in nearly two decades. Sunday Mba’s goal in the 40th minute delivered another triumph for coach Stephen...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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By Segun Odegbami Who will win Afcon 2013? This was the same question I asked when I started my series on Afcon 2013. After three weeks of incredible football drama I know better than to predict. My crystal ball has gotten the critical end of Afcon 2013 wrong. I ‘apologise’ to South Africans for rais...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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African Cup of Nations semi-final, Mbombela Stadium – Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) Ghana 1 (Wakaso 13 pen). Burkina Faso win 3-2 on penalties. Minnows Burkina Faso overcame an embarrassing refereeing display to shock Ghana 3-2 on penalties to reach their first African Cup of Nations Final. After a 1-1 d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Jan 28th, 2013
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ByLi Lianxing As the African Union summit drew to a close in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, amid the crisis in Mali, leaders from more than 50 countries contemplated what Pan-Africanism has meant to the continent over the past five decades and what role it can play in Africa’s future. The theme of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Oct 14th, 2012
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Result: Ethiopia 2-0 Sudan – Addis Ababa Aggregate: Sudan 5-5 Ethiopia Ethiopia win on away goals Result: Cameroon 2-1 Cape Verde Islands -Yaounde Aggregate: Cape Verde 3-2 Cameroon Result:Angola 2-0 Zimbabwe – Luanda Aggregate Zimbabwe 3-3 Angola Angola win on away goals Result:Niger 2-0...