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By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Mar 21st, 2013
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(AFP) GENEVA — The United Nations will appoint an independent expert to investigate and help improve the human rights situation in war-torn Mali, the UN Human Rights Council decided Thursday. The 47 members of the UN’s top human rights body approved the resolution presented by Gabon on behalf o...
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In Nigeria
Mar 19th, 2013
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At least 45 people died when a wooden boat carrying 166 people from southeastern Nigeria capsized off the coast, a doctor said on Tuesday. The boat left on Friday from the remote town of Oron, in Cross Rivers state, and was heading across the Gulf of Guinea to Gabon, in central Africa, when it capsiz...
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In Article
Mar 17th, 2013
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By Kennedy Tumutegyereize and Nicolas Tillon, Conciliation Resources It took three days for the Seleka Coalition and the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) to reach a peace agreement mediated by the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the Gabonese capital Libreville....
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In Article
Mar 14th, 2013
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By Said Temsamani On March 15, King Mohammed VI will begin an African tour that will take him successively to Senegal, Ivory Coast and Gabon. This tour is formalized within the scope of historical relationships between the kingdom and these three countries where Morocco has “consolidated its position...
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In Mali
Mar 3rd, 2013
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(AP) A French soldier has died in some of the most intense fighting thus far in the seven-week-old military campaign to push back a jihadist advance in Mali, officials said Sunday. Parachutist Corporal Cedric Charenton was killed Saturday night in an assault in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains along t...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Niger are still looking for their first Africa Cup of Nations point, after losing all four of their games to date. The Mena will take encouragement from holding Mali for 84 minutes in their Group B opener, before conceding Seydou Keita’s late winner. DR Congo coach Claude LeRoy complained that ...
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In CAR
Jan 11th, 2013
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Central African Republic’s government and rebels have agreed to a temporary ceasefire deal, two rebel sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Thursday. One of the sources, present at the negotiations in Gabon’s capital Libreville, said Central African Republic President Franco...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ghana warmed up for next week’s Africa Cup of Nations by beating seven-time continental champions Egypt 3-0 in a friendly in Abu Dhabi. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu opened the scoring for the Black Stars in the first half, before Richard Boakye and Asamoah Gyan added goals after the break. There were...
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In CAR
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Central African Republic President Francois Bozize has fired his son as defense minister and fired the army chief of staff, after a string of victories by rebel forces. The firings were announced in a decree read over state radio Wednesday. The decree said Bozize is taking the defense minister’...
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In East Africa
Dec 27th, 2012
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Tunisia will face Ethiopia in a friendly on January 7th in the UAE, Koora.com reported on Tuesday (December 25th). The Carthage Eagles will also play friendlies against Iraq, Gabon and Ghana before travelling to South Africa for the 2013 Orange CAN competition. Tunisia and Algeria are in Group D, alo...