archives : June 2010


Ivory Coast - International
The Elephants from Côte d’Ivoire have saved their honour. Facing an overwhelmed North Korean team, Sven Goran Eriksson’s boys only scored 3 goals. And their effort is not sufficient enough to usher them into the second round of the tournament. After a tensed draw between Portugal and Brazil, it is obvious that the Elephants could not have counted on a Portuguese defeat. - Friday 25 June 2010

Ghana - United States
Ghana remains the last African team in the World Cup. For John Mensah, Lyon’s defender on loan to Sunderland, the Black Stars can count on the support of the whole continent to take on the US, this saturday, in the second round of the 2010 World Cup. The Rock took time to talk exclusively to - Friday 25 June 2010

Namibia - Zambia
Zambian leader Rupiah Banda on Thursday faced a hostile reception on his state visit to neighboring Namibia over missing freedom fighters some 30 years ago. - Friday 25 June 2010

South africa - Algeria - Cameroon - Ivory Coast - Ghana - Nigeria
Carlos Alberto Parreira, Sven Goran Eriksson, Paul Le Guen, Lars Lagerback... Foreign coaches plying their trade in Africa with little success. Ghana is the only team on the continent to have reached the final 16 of the 2010 World Cup. Time to change? - Friday 25 June 2010

Libya - Spain - Italy - European Union
Libya and Spain have met ahead of an African and European summit to discuss the development of Africa and the control of illegitimate immigration into Europe, in a backdrop of Libya’s poor immigrant rights record. - Friday 25 June 2010

The World Bank Ghana Country Office’s Conference Room was the scene of lively discussions and startling revelations on Friday, 18th June 2010. - Friday 25 June 2010

Cameroon - Netherlands
Nine points for the Netherlands, none for Cameroon. The so called Indomitable Lions head home empty handed after a disappointing run. Paul Le Guen leave the 2010 World Cup pointless after, once more, losing to Holland (2-1), in spite of a good reaction in the second half. - Thursday 24 June 2010

South africa
Illegal circumcision’s schools in South Africa have left 35 boys dead in just two weeks in botched operations. - Thursday 24 June 2010

Panafrica - Caribbean islands
Uganda has invited thirteen Caribbean heads of state from to attend the African Union (AU) summit due to take place in Kampala in July2010. - Thursday 24 June 2010

Sierra Leone - United Kingdom
Recent evaluation of Sierra Leone has revealed that the anger and frustration that fuelled the civil war there a decade ago are still substantial despite a quasi-British run administration, and people are hungry for the benefits they thought peace would bring. - Thursday 24 June 2010

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