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By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Aug 18th, 2012
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo’s party headquarters was attacked Saturday by unidentified men armed with machetes and shotguns, who left two people slightly wounded, witnesses said. An AFP photographer at the offices of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) saw a car in flames outside wh...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Aug 11th, 2012
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Nine Ghanaian players in total are expected in action for various Ligue 1 clubs as the French top flight division gets underway this weekend. Among them is debutant Ishmael Yartey who sealed a four-year move to Sochaux. And there are also first team promotions for Kamal Issah and Kevin Osei in the St...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 9th, 2012
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No longer top dogs in English football, the same can also be said of Manchester United in the transfer market after they were beaten to the signing of yet another top transfer target this summer. And United’s disappointment at missing out on Lucas Moura has only been made worse by claims from t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 9th, 2012
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Kaka reminded his doubters of his quality with a dazzingly display to inspire Real Madrid to a 5-1 victory over his former side AC Milan in the latest match of their pre-season tour of the US. Madrid have enjoyed a goal-laden off season as they build towards defending their La Liga title and begin th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 8th, 2012
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The weather in Los Angeles might be scorching hot right now, but it’s not the only thing sizzling – thanks to the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid football star sent pulses racing as he flashed his toned and tanned torso while he was being driven away from a training session ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 8th, 2012
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An army official says a mosque attack that killed two soldiers followed a deadly church attack in central Nigeria. Lt. Col. Gabriel Olorunyomi had said Tuesday that three gunmen on motorcycles shot dead soldiers on patrol in Okene. He added Wednesday that the attack occurred outside Okene Central Mos...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 8th, 2012
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English Premier League champions Manchester City meet FA Cup winners Chelsea in the Community Shield at Villa Park on Sunday. The traditional curtain-raiser to the English domestic season, the fixture has been shifted from Wembley Stadium, London, to the home of Aston Villa due to the national arena&...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2012
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Nairobi – A suspected suicide bomber killed himself and wounded nine people when he detonated a grenade near a military air base in Nairobi on Friday, police said, in the latest such attack since Kenya’s military foray into neighbouring Somalia. The incident occurred in a Somali-dominated...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 3rd, 2012
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A top Muslim traditional leader in northeastern Nigeria escaped a suicide attack on Friday, when the bomber was thwarted by local people before blowing himself up, residents said. Several people were wounded in the blast outside the main mosque after Friday prayers ended in the town of Potiskum, one ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 31st, 2012
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Twin brothers from east London are facing up to 14 years in prison after admitting fundraising for extreme Islamic groups. Mohammed Shabir Ali and Mohammed Shafiq Ali, 25, admitted at the Old Bailey knowing the money they raised would be sent abroad to be used for terrorism. The identical twins, from...