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South Africa's was best World Cup ever: FIFA
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (DPA) South Africa hosted the 'best World Cup ever', FIFA World Cup chief organiser Jerome Valcke said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:34:20 PM

22 dead, 80 hurt in Somali capital gun battles
Mogadishu, Sep 23 (DPA) At least 22 people have been killed and 80 wounded in heavy fighting between insurgents and government forces in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:04:07 PM

Indians in Uganda promise to reward CWG meddalists
Kampala, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian community in Uganda has promised to reward Ugandan athletes who win medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 5:48:17 PM

70 Zimbabwean kids die of measles
Harare, Sep 23 (DPA) At least 70 children in Zimbabwe died of measles in a two-week period recently after communities of religious sects drove away government health teams trying to immunise their children, the health ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 5:39:05 PM

South African provincial premier's residence burgled
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (IANS) The official residence of premier of Gauteng province in South Africa has been burgled, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 6:01:42 AM

Chicken pox hits 90 kids in South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (IANS) A chicken pox outbreak has struck a school in South Africa, with 93 pupils and a teacher being affected by the disease.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 7:12:53 PM

Al-Qaeda claims kidnapping seven foreigners in Niger
Niamey (Niger), Sep 22 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility for last week's abduction of seven foreigners, including five French citizens in Niger, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:53:27 PM

Dozens injured in riots in South Africa
Cape Town, Sep 21 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and 62 arrested in clashes Tuesday been thousands of Cape Town residents and police who demolished shacks on the slopes of the city's Sentinel mountain.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:18:37 PM

Somali premier resigns amid spat with president
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (DPA) Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke resigned Tuesday over tensions with the conflict-hit country's president.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:14:35 PM

S. Africa's Zuma slaps down nationalist ANC youth wing
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (DPA) South African President Jacob Zuma Monday slapped down the nationalist youth wing of his African National Congress (ANC), telling a key party conference the Youth League's conduct was 'unacceptable'.

Monday, September 20, 2010 6:30:14 PM

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