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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 28th, 2013
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Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) on Wednesday (February 27th) arrested Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Thuita Mwangi on corruption charges, Kenya’s The Standard reported. Mwangi and two other ministry officials will appear in court on Friday to hear the...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Dec 17th, 2012
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Mangaung – Results of the elections for the ANC top six positions will only be announced on Tuesday morning. Delegates at the ANC’ s 53rd national conference are expected to start voting on Monday night, but no plenary is scheduled until the next morning, meaning that the electoral commis...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Sep 25th, 2012
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Visitors to Japan have reached pre-earthquake numbers, for the first time since the disaster struck in March last year Reports from the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) show the country had 686,600 foreign visitors in June, up 1.4% from June 2010. The earthquake had a seriously negative aff...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 30th, 2012
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Nigeria have won their way into a second successive FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup semi-final with a hard-fought 1-0 extra-time victory over a resilient Mexico in Tokyo. Nigeria, beaten finalists in Germany two years ago, were dominant throughout the first hour, but were unable to make the breakthrough ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 29th, 2012
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It is quarter-final time at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and the first pair of ties pits two favourites for the title, against sides who managed to bounce back from opening defeats. While Japan must get to grips with Asian neighbours Korea Republic, Nigeria will be tackling a Mexico team set...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 3rd, 2012
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By Louise Redvers BBC News, Luanda Living in the world’s most expensive city When you think of the world’s most expensive cities, the dusty Angolan capital of Luanda seems an unlikely contender. Potholed, chaotic and still scarred by decades of civil war, the city has little of the glitz ...
By benim
In Asia
Sep 9th, 2011
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Japanese markets closed lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is virtually unchanged in trading against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost over one-half of one percent to finish at 8,738. The dollar was selling at 77.50 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market ...
By benim
In Asia
Aug 8th, 2011
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Asian stock markets tumbled in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly 2.2 percent to close at 9,098. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index also dropped nearly 2.2 percent to end at 20,491. Elsewhere, share prices dropped around three percent in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Man...
By benim
In Europe
May 11th, 2011
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At least four people were killed when a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the small town of Lorca in the southern Spanish region of Murcia Wednesday, the town’s mayor said in a radio interview. “Unfortunately, we can confirm four deaths due to cave-ins and falling debris,” the mayor of L...