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Last updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:04:05 PM

Uganda beat Cameroon in 2019 U20 Afcon qualifier
Kampala, May 13 (IANS) Uganda beat Cameroon 1-0 in the first leg of the second round in the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier here.

Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:12:04 PM

Ethiopia on high alert following Ebola outbreak in DRC
Addis Ababa, May 13 (IANS) The Ethiopian government said on Saturday that it is on high alert to counter the Ebola virus disease following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this week.

Sunday, May 13, 2018 7:42:04 AM

Kenya's Saina now targets Manchester 10km road race
Nairobi, May 11 (IANS) Kenyan Paris Marathon champion Betsy Saina will return to action just one month after her victory in the French capital when she competes in the Manchester 10 kilometre road race on May 18.

Friday, May 11, 2018 6:28:04 PM

Sudanese woman sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband
Khartoum, May 11 (IANS) A Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death for stabbing and killing her husband, who raped her as his relatives held her down, the media reported on Friday.

Friday, May 11, 2018 2:40:05 PM

Kenya's Rudisha eyes return in July
Nairobi, May 11 (IANS) Olympic 800 metre champion David Rudisha of Kenya hopes to return to action in July a year after he incurred a quid muscle strain in the build-up to the London 2017 World Championships.

Friday, May 11, 2018 1:52:05 PM

S. African champions to play Barcelona to commemorate Mandela
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) South African Premier League champions Mamelodi Sundowns will play a friendly football match with Barcelona to commemorate Nelson Mandela.

Friday, May 11, 2018 1:38:04 PM

UN resumes refugee evacuations from Libya
Tripoli, May 11 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations refugee agency on Thursday said it had airlifted 132 vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers from Libya to Niger - the first group since the evacuation programme was halted in March due to concerns by Niger's government at the pace of resettlements.

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:04:04 AM

Ugandan athletes ready for IAAF Shanghai Diamond League
Kampala, May 9 (IANS) Ugandan athletes Joel Ayeko, Stephen Kissa and Peruth Chemutai are set for the 2018 IAAF Shanghai Diamond League slated for May 12.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 3:58:04 PM

Kenya postpones premier Africa athletics tour meeting
Nairobi, May 9 (IANS) The third leg of the African Athletics Tour, which was scheduled for May 19 in Nairobi, has been postponed indefinitely.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 3:30:03 PM

17 dead as Ebola returns in Congo
Kinshasa, May 9 (IANS) At least 17 people have been killed following signs of hemorrhagic fever in the Bikoro Health Zone in the Equateur Province in the northwest of Congo, according to the Minister of Health, Orly Ilunga.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 3:18:04 AM

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