archives : January 2008

     

South africa - Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has condemned the proclamation of a March election date by President Robert Mugabe, and is considering boycotting the poll. - Wednesday 30 January 2008


Benin - Ivory Coast - Ghana - Mali - Nigeria
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), beat Mali with cheeky ease 3-0, on Tuesday, and will be meeting Guinea in the quarter finals of the African Cup of Nations. Nigeria finally made it as well by beating Benin (2-0), and will have to work harder to beat Ghana in the next stage. - Wednesday 30 January 2008


Ghana - Nigeria
Nigerian football fans quickly moved from anger and disappointment to a pleasant surprise and happiness, after the national team’s qualification for the quarter-finals of the current Nations Cup in Ghana, following a 2-0 win over Benin in Sekondi and Cote d’Ivoire’s 3-0 thrashing of Mali in Accra, both on Tuesday. - Wednesday 30 January 2008


Ghana - Nigeria
The dire situation in which Nigeria’s Super Eagles have found themselves, going into their last group match at the current Nations Cup in Ghana Tuesday, was best captured by the headline of a story on the team by the local football website Kickoffnigeria: Judgement day for Super Eagles. - Tuesday 29 January 2008


Kenya
Naivasha, usually one of the must see sights for tourists in Kenya, has been thrown into days of violent ethnic confrontations. There have been renewed violent clashes in the rift valley towns of Naivasha and Kibera among others, following the shooting of opposition Member of Parliament Mr. Mugabe Were, early Tuesday. - Tuesday 29 January 2008


Panafrica - Ghana
- Tuesday 29 January 2008


Panafrica - South africa - Angola - Ghana - Senegal
The coach of Senegal’s national team, Henri Kasperczak has given up his job after the humiliating game they lost against Angola on Sunday afternoon in Tamalé, for the second day’s match of group D during the 26th edition of the African Cup of Nations (CAN). The Senegalese Federation of Football (FSF) has accepted his decision. - Monday 28 January 2008


Ghana - Netherlands - International
Among news that made headlines over the past week is the award for the world’s emerging economy as well as the doubling of foreign investments. Another news item that is worth remembering is the African Development Bank’s $16 million loan to finance the construction of a Kempinski Hotel in the capital, Accra, among other stories... - Monday 28 January 2008


Panafrica - Ghana
Follow the African Cup of Nations 2008 and the ranking table of the competition, group by group, team by team, on a daily basis. - Monday 28 January 2008


Panafrica - Ghana - Germany
Shocked that a country rated the best in African football has yet to win a match in the current Nations Cup in Ghana, Nigerian fans have expressed total disappointment with the performance of the national team, the Super Eagles, following its barren draw with Mali in their second group B match Friday. - Saturday 26 January 2008

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