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By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Sep 8th, 2012
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LIBERIA President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has promised a game bonus of United States dollars (about N24M) for a win against Nigeria in today’s Africa Cup of Nations qualification match. In a radio broadcast to the country on Thursday evening, President Johnson-Sirleaf commended the team for a recent fr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Sep 7th, 2012
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In Summary Result: Zambia 1-0 Uganda Result: CAR 1-0 Burkina Faso Result: Gabon 1-1 Togo Result: Ghana 2-0 Malawi Result: Sierra Leone 2-2 Tunisia Result: Sudan 5-3 Ethiopia Result: Mali 3-0 Botswana Result: Cape Verde 2-0 Cameroon Result: Ivory Coast 4-2 Senegal Result: Liberia 2-2 Nigeria FULL-TIME...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 7th, 2012
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The clash between Ivory Coast and Senegal headlines a bumper weekend of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, while Zambia kick off the defence of their title at home against Uganda. Ivory Coast have entered the last four installments of Africa’s biggest tournament as firm favourites, although...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Sep 7th, 2012
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Time is running out for Didier Drogba and other Ivory Coast ‘golden generation’ stars to capture the Africa Cup of Nations trophy. The ‘Elephants’ were favourites to win the last four tournaments only to fall short each time with the most heartbreaking failure being the penalt...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Sep 7th, 2012
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Match: Ghana vs. Malawi Date: 8 September, 2012 Competition: 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Venue: Accra Sports Stadium Time: 15:30 GMT (3:30PM local time) Making it to the 29th edition of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations is just four months away. But the fate of the participating sides with the e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 7th, 2012
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Cameroon and Nigeria lead the list of African heavyweights seeking to restore battered reputations and move closer to sealing berths at next year’s African Nations Cup in the final round of qualifiers. Both countries missed out on the last finals earlier this year but are hoping to return to th...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 14th, 2012
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A bomb explosion has occurred in Kaduna metropolis, killing at least four people. The explosion occurred along Ali Akilu road between Abakpa Total/Shagalinku within the metropolis. The explosive device, a security source said, exploded accidentally in the hands of two men, who were travelling with it...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 12th, 2012
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2013 Africa Cup of Nations – Nigeria to kick-start preparations for CAN 2013 qualifier against Liberia – Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles, will begin camping in the nation’s capital, Abuja, next Sunday for September’s first leg, final round tie against Liberia i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Olympics
Aug 12th, 2012
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With Nigeria’s last medal hopes dashed on Saturday night, when its 4×400 metres women’s relay team was disqualified in the final, it is now certain that the country will head home empty handed when the 2012 London Olympics end Sunday night. PANA reports that it will be the first time...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 12th, 2012
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Don’t be persuaded by the rhetoric about US is a capitalist nation where individuals pull themselves up by their own boot straps. To the extent such is true, make no mistake about it, US America is a giant welfare country whereby both the rich and poor folks alike have all benefited from some f...