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'China to continue supporting Zimbabwe'
Harare, Aug 22 (IANS) Chinese leadership has pledged its unchanged support to Zimbabwe's economic and social development following Robert Mugabe's re-election in the recent presidential poll.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 8:12:03 AM

Egypt court orders Mubarak's release in graft case
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) An Egypt court Wednesday ordered the release of former president Hosni Mubarak in his last corruption case.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 7:36:06 PM

Two arrested in Egypt amid palpable tension (Roundup)
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) Egyptian authorities Wednesday arrested a hardliner Islamist preacher and a Muslim Brotherhood spokesman in what was otherwise a largely quiet day amid palpable tension.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 6:38:05 PM

Indian envoy presents credentials to Ghana's president
Accra, Aug 21 (IANS) India's new high commissioner to Ghana, K. Jeeva Sagar, presented his credentials to President John Dramani Mahama at a ceremony here at the Presidential Palace, the India-built Flagstaff House in Accra.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 6:08:05 PM

Egypt arrests Brotherhood spokesman, Islamist preacher
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) Egyptian authorities Wednesday arrested hardliner Islamist preacher Safwat Hegazi and Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Morad Mohamed Ali.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 4:26:11 PM

BRICS businesses want multiple-entry visas, portal for partnership
Johannesburg, Aug 21 (IANS) Business leaders from five BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries have asked their governments to create multiple-entry business visas valid for longer periods and consider creating a BRICS business travel card to make doing business easier.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 3:44:03 PM

DPS Ghana will be educational landmark: Indian industrialist
Accra, Aug 21 (IANS) "This is just the beginning of what we planned but we want to be at the top," says Indian industrialist Mukesh Thakwani, whose company has taken a $16 million loan to build an international school here which he hopes will become an educational landmark not just in Ghana, but in West Africa, to provide affordable education for all.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 1:24:08 PM

Uganda to charter plane for World Cup fans
Kampala, Aug 21 (IANS) The Ugandan government will charter a plane to fly football fans to Morocco for supporting the Cranes team during a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Senegal.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 1:22:10 PM

Indian gemstone-crafting industry to invest in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Aug 21 (IANS) India's gemstone-crafting industry is to invest in the mineral-rich Ethiopia following the east African nation's ban on the export of rough opal.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:50:05 PM

Ghana to play Libya in friendly
Accra, Aug 21 (IANS) Ghana has selected 22 home-based players into the 'Black Stars' team to begin camping Wednesday in Obuasi for their football international friendly against Libya Aug 30.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 10:54:04 AM

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