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Last updated: Monday, January 23, 2017 6:04:03 PM

Danish SuperLiga side terminates Ugandan player's contract
Kampala, Jan 20 (IANS) Uganda Cranes striker Emmanuel Okwi has had his five year contract terminated by Danish SuperLiga side Sonderjyske Football Club.

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:52:07 AM

Ghana pledges support to India to fight terrorism
Accra, Jan 20 (IANS) Ghana is prepared to join forces with India and all other stake-holders to fight terrorism and its associated violence around the globe, Foreign Minister-designate Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has said.

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:06:04 AM

Kenyan Sports Minister set to be sued over Rio Olympics scandal
Nairobi, Jan 18 (IANS) Kenyan Sports Minister Hassan Wario is set to be prosecuted over a scandal where money and kit for the Kenyan Olympic team bound for Rio de Janeiro were stolen.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:34:03 PM

67 killed in Mali car bomb attack
Bamako (Mali), Jan 18 (IANS) At least 67 people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a military barracks in the north of Mali on Wednesday, medical sources told EFE.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:58:04 PM

Former Egypt footballer accused of links with terror outfit
Cairo, Jan 18 (IANS) Egypt's former football star Mohamed Aboutrika has been added to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, according to his lawyer.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:28:04 PM

De Villiers pulls out of NZ series, fuels Test retirement speculation
Johannesburg, Jan 17 (IANS) Fuelling talk that he might call it a day in Test cricket, South African star batsman AB de Villiers pulled out of the upcoming series in New Zealand in March, although saying this was not a retirement call.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:20:03 PM

Designers must launch affordable lines: Manish Malhotra (IANS Interview)
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS) Not everyone can afford creations by top fashion designers. So, designers must come up with affordable lines as well, says Manish Malhotra, who has draped the global creme de la creme and is one of the most celebrated names in the Indian fashion world.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:16:04 PM

8 security personnel killed in terror attack in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 17 (IANS) At least eight security personnel were killed and three others injured in a terror attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley Governorate, some 600 km south of Cairo, according to a statement of Egypt's Health Ministry.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:34:03 AM

WHO urges Africa to strengthen food safety systems
Nairobi, Jan 17 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) urged African nations to strengthen their national food safety systems in order to improve the health of its citizens.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:08:05 AM

Egypt annuls scheduled ceding of islands to Saudi Arabia
Cairo, Jan 16 (IANS) Egypts High Administrative Court on Monday rejected a government appeal against a previous court ruling voiding the Egypt-Saudi Arabia Red Sea islands deal.

Monday, January 16, 2017 4:10:04 PM

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