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Sierra Leone launches 'zero Ebola infection' campaign
Freetown, March 27 (IANS) Sierra Leone on Friday started a three-day "seat at home" campaign as part of its final push for "zero Ebola infection".

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:18:05 PM

Guiyang event to decide future of World Cross-Country
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) A debate on the future of World Cross-Country Championships will emerge in Guiyang, China when over 50 countries converge for the gruelling athletics event on Saturday -- whether the event is purely African-dominated or do other countries too have a role.

Friday, March 27, 2015 2:24:04 PM

Egypt sends four warships to Yemen
Cairo, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Four Egyptian Navy warships were deployed on Thursday to Yemen, a senior official from the Suez Canal Authority said.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:00:09 PM

Arab League announces support for coalition against Houthis
Cairo, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The secretary general of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi, announced on Thursday the league's full support of the coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia against the Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:00:08 PM

Egypt willing to fight against Houthis in Yemen 'if necessary'
Cairo, March 26 (IANS) At the behest of the Yemeni government, Egypt announced on Thursday its political and military support for the legitimate government in Yemen, saying it would send armed forces "if necessary", Efe news agency reported.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:52:15 PM

Ghana calls for greater Indian investments
Accra, March 26 (IANS) Ghana has sought greater Indian investments, noting that its favourable business climate has lured many Indian entrepreneurs to the West African country in the past decade.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:40:08 AM

IS claims responsibility for Libya bomb attacks
Benghazi, March 25 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attacks on Libya's Benghazi city, which killed 12 people and injured dozens.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 3:58:16 PM

Kenya's Kipsang targets Beijing world marathon title
Nairobi, March 25 (IANS) New York and London marathon champion Wilson Kipsang is hopeful that his performance on return to London in April will convince selectors to name him in the Kenyan team to the Beijing World Championships in August.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:20:04 PM

Botswana to play Lesotho, Mozambique in friendly football matches
Gabarone (Botswana), March 25 (IANS) Botswana has lined up two friendly matches for this week FIFA international break, the country's football association has announced.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:34:09 PM

Uganda to send 20 athletes for World Cross Country Championship
Kampala (Uganda), March 25 (IANS) The Uganda Athletics Federation will send 20 athletes for the 41st World Cross Country Championship slated for March 28 in Guiyang, China.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:50:05 AM

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