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By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 16th, 2013
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Sounders FC has announced the long-awaited signing of Obafemi Martins, and the DP forward might even be featured in Saturday’s rivalry game against the Portland Timbers. Obafemi Martins has signed and arrived. It may have taken Sounders FC nearly a month of traveling back and forth from Spain, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 30th, 2012
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A Cape Town man has received counselling after he was apparently raped by a man dressed as a woman, it was reported on Friday. Lt-Col Andrè Traut told the Cape Times the man, 26, was walking to the Groote Schuur hospital on Wednesday morning when someone who appeared to be a woman approached him in [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Feb 3rd, 2012
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The World Health Organization is defending its numbers on global malaria deaths and disputes a new study claiming that nearly twice as many people die of malaria than previously believed. The study, which appears in the British health journal, The Lancet, reports that more than 1.2 million people die...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 15th, 2011
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Norfolk – A former Somali police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for his role as a leader in the hijacking of a yacht that left all four Americans on board dead. Mohamud Hirs Issa Ali was sentenced in US court in Norfolk on Thursday, where he apologised for his actions. He is [&hel...
By benim
In Europe
Oct 4th, 2011
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Amanda Knox was acquitted of murder and sexual assault by an Italian jury on Monday in a dramatic end to her four-year battle to prove her innocence, sparking scenes of jubilation in the courtroom. The 24-year-old Seattle native sobbed as the verdict was being read out and had to be escorted out of t...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Sep 11th, 2011
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A man and three women accused of prostitution at a church have spoken out for the first time. The ‘god’ and three ‘goddesses’ from Phoenix Goddess Temple denied charges they were performing sex acts in exchange for money. Arizona authorities say a six-month investigation has r...
By benim
In East Africa
May 17th, 2011
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Eight men charged with piracy in the hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead will enter plea agreements, according to court documents. The men are among 15 people from Somalia and Yemen who had previously pleaded not guilty to piracy, kidnapping and firearms charges in the February hijacki...
By benim
In Analysis
Feb 28th, 2011
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Pirates operating off the coast of Somalia have become more violent and demanded bigger ransoms in the wake of moderate international successes in thwarting their operations and bringing them to justice. However, the pirates’ bloodthirstiness has not emerged from the desperation of impoverished fishe...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2011
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When Steve Sands walked into the overcrowded Black Lion Hospital in Ethiopia in late October, he knew it would be poorly equipped. Just how poorly, he hadn’t anticipated. “It was actually kind of scary,” says Sands, a Seattle-based clinical engineer. “Exposed wires. Equipment ...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Nov 10th, 2010
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George W Bush gave a witty, wise-cracking performance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, revealing his relief that his days in the White House were over, says Rachel Ray. One thing that hasn’t been affected after eight stressful years as POTUS is Mr Bush’s sense of humour. And after watching his engaging and...