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The Cameroon striker was able to take the award for a record fourth time beating Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba and Ghana’s Asamaoh Gyan.

TP Mazembe from the DR Congo is not only the first African football club to go through the Club World Cup final, but also the first club outside Europe and South America to go this far. Mazembe beat Brazilian side Internationcional that won the Copa Libertadores in South America, at the semi final in Abu Dhabi […]

Refugees, who claim they suffer unemployment and prejudice in Kenya, are being pushed into the arms of radicals. Hu Yinan reports from Africa.

Two Presidents, two prime ministers, two governments now exist in the same country, Ivory Coast. This is the outcome of the runoff of the November 28 presidential election organized with a prime motive to help re-unite the country that had remained largely divided following the 2002 civil war. This is where the deadlock lies. The […]

Alassane Ouattara might be the ideal President for the West African nation – Ivory Coast, following his victory in the runoff poll against incumbent Laurent Gbagbo – as announced by the Independent Electoral Commission in the country, but the 54 % win may just mean an open invitation to former colonial power, France, and imperialist […]

Samuel Eto’o says that a simple truth lies behind his early-season persecution of defenders in Italy and other corners of Europe. “I had a bad summer,” Internazionale‘s Cameroon striker says, matter-of-factly. Eto’o regularly refers to himself in the third person when he is talking business, which, for him, is goals and trophies. Only a certain […]

As the count down to the January referendum in the largest country in Africa narrows, the international community needs to step in as friends and peace crusaders to help the Sudanese people freely make their choice: to split or not to split Sudan. Threats and sanctions against the government at this very crucial moment in […]

*His land reforms and not dictatorship or human rights abuses stand out as the reason for the economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the United States, Britain and other Western countries. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is expected to address the 65th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, amid accusations from the […] on August 23, 2010 carried a report titled: “Can Africa break its resource curse?” by its London based reporter Mark Tutton. According to the report, “many African countries are blessed with oil and mineral wealth that has the potential to transform their economies. But historically, those resources have often been more of a curse […]

Britamgate: Staging False Flag Attacks in Syria On January 22 a telling leak cropped up in the Internet. British defense contractor’s BRITAM server was hacked and megabytes of classified internal files of the firm werereleased to the public. Now the case is acquiring aBritamgate scale due to the publication on Prison Planet. What is the story behind the leakage? Why this scandal is likely to turn around the situation in Syria? Let’s brief the files. The key finding is a mail dated December 24, 2012 sent by Britam Defence’s Business Development Director David Goulding to Dynamic Director of the firm Phillip Doughty, who is a former SAS officer: To clarify the things, CW is a standard abbreviation for Chemical Weapons; ‘g-shell’ is a bomb consisting of an explosive projectile filled with toxic gas. Taking into account the memorable Barack Obama’s warning that the ‘use or even transportation of chemical weapons by the Assad regime would represent a “red line” that would precipitate military intervention’, a message he reiterated last month after the election to the second term, the plotted operation, if carried out, would provide an ideal pretext for the foreign intervention into Syria.

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