2012-02-28 13:55:15Scorpions in High Spirits Ahead of Algeria Clash[Daily Observer]
The players and coach of the senior national football team of The Gambia, the Scorpions are beaming with confidence as they prepare to tackle the Desert Foxes of Algeria in a Nations Cup qualifier in Banjul tomorrow.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 13:39Nigeria Backs African Standby Force[Leadership]President Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday in Paris that the Federal Government will support the formation of Africa Stand-by Force, a specialized task force meant to take control of the security challenges in Africa.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 13:36Lawyer Faces Hague Witness Tampering Charge[Hirondelle]Arusha -A second member of Congolese Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba's defence team on Thursday made an initial appearance before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, suspected of witness tampering in the Bemba trial. Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo was arrested in the Netherlands on 23 November 2013 and transferred to the ICC detention centre on 4 December 2013.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 12:23Moments That Made Mandela Great[African Arguments]Almost no one in the late 1980s believed apartheid would end peacefully. The government was in trouble but the core of its system that kept the whites in power looked solid. It was under attack on the streets of townships - but children with stones and burning tyres, though persistent, were no match for a brutal well-armed police force.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 12:22Rebel Threatens to Attack Refugee Camp[HRW]Since overthrowing the government in March, Seleka forces, an alliance of predominantly Muslim armed groups, have ruled through the gun and with terror, attacking and burning down Christian villages, killing and wounding untold numbers of people.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 12:03Africa Face Big Challenge at World Cup[Africa Top Sports]The draw for the 2014 World Cup has been made in Brazil. And it is Ghana which is housed in the worst group alongside Germany, which stopped them in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa ( 0-1), the Portugal of Cristiano Ronaldo and the United States.