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Last updated: Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:08:03 PM

Security beefed up in Mogadishu airport as new police facility opens
Mogadishu, Feb 7 (IANS) Security has been beefed up at Mogadishu's Aden Adde Airport barely days after a flight with the country's Daallo airlines made emergency landing following a suspected bomb inside the plane.

Sunday, February 07, 2016 12:54:09 AM

Zimbabwe declares drought disaster
Harare, Feb 5 (IANS) Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country hit by a drought.

Friday, February 05, 2016 4:14:04 PM

Ex-Argentina midfielder D'Alessandro joins River Plate
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Feb 5 (IANS) Former Argentina international Andres D'Alessandro has signed up with his former club River Plate on a one-year loan from Brazil's Internacional.

Friday, February 05, 2016 12:46:04 PM

Ghana FA demotes two clubs over match-fixing
Accra, Feb 5 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has demoted two Division One clubs to the second-tier league for match fixing.

Friday, February 05, 2016 2:20:04 AM

Ex-Argentina midfielder joins River Plate
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Feb 4 (IANS) Former Argentina international Andres D'Alessandro has signed with his former club River Plate on a one-year loan from Brazil's Internacional.

Thursday, February 04, 2016 3:48:04 PM

India's trade with Senegal rockets to over $700 mn
Accra, Feb 4 (IANS) As India seeks to intensify ties with Africa, trade between India and Senegal, described as one of the continent's model democracies, totalled over $700 million in the 2014-15 financial year, an Indian diplomat posted in the Francophone west African nation said.

Thursday, February 04, 2016 1:18:03 PM

Egypt court annuls 149 death sentences
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday annulled 149 initial death sentences against the members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group over killing of policemen in 2013.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 6:36:04 PM

Organised football matches in Togo to stay fit: Adebayor
Lome (Togo), Feb 3 (IANS) Crystal Palace striker Emmanuel Adebayor on Wednesday said he stayed fit during his five-month exile from professional football by playing in competitive games which he organised here in Togo.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 4:58:03 PM

Uganda enters int'l events to boost athletes' fitness ahead of Rio
Kampala, Feb 2 (IANS) Ugandan athletes will feature at several international tournaments to boost their fitness ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics in August.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 1:24:04 PM

Azerbaijan president visits Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque
Abu Dhabi, Feb 2 (IANS/WAM) Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev on Monday visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque here. He was accompanied by Abdullah bin Mohammed Saeed Ghobash, the minister of state.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 12:56:03 PM

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