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Aug 25th, 2012
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By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
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Aug 25th, 2012
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Ethiopia will hold a state funeral for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died Monday after 21 years in power, with regional heads of state expected to attend, officials said Saturday. During the funeral, to be held on September 2, a procession will convene at Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square, a ...
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Aug 25th, 2012
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South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 on Saturday in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour Park in Townsville. South Africa and New Zealand had earlier lost their semi-finals to Australia and India, respectively. Batting firs...
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Aug 25th, 2012
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Amnesty International yesterday said that Gambia had executed nine death row prisoners, after President Yahya Jammeh vowed to carry out all death sentences by mid-September. “Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine persons were executed last night (Thursday) in Gambia and ...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Johannesburg: Julius Malema, the former president of the African National Congress youth wing, on Saturday said that South African police had no right to fire the live bullets that killed 34 miners this week. “They had no right to shoot,” Malema said, even if the miners had opened fire first. Malema ...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Police in Zimbabwe say they have arrested at least 12 people in unrest over the firing of a popular Canadian doctor from a rural hospital in the impoverished northeast. Witnesses said Friday hundreds of villagers demonstrated outside the hospital run by the Salvation Army to demand the reinstatement ...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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delegation of representatives bow to pressure from BDS group; deputy int’l relations minister fans the flames suggesting that This past week, South African-Israeli relations sunk to one of their lowest points since the “new” South Africa began in 1994. The only other incident that caused such a fuss ...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Police shot dead more than 30 at Marikana mine; Brutal images shock post-apartheid South Africa; President Zuma cuts short Mozambique trip; World platinum prices spike, Lonmin shares slump. The killing by police of more than 30 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the en...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Tension reigned Thursday in oil-rich Gabon where the main opposition said its television station was torched after violent clashes between its supporters and police in the capital Libreville. But the government said police gave a “measured reaction” to Wednesday’s unauthorised prote...