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African National Congress bids farewell to Mandela
Pretoria, Dec 14 (IANS) The African National Congress (ANC) bid farewell to former South Africa president Nelson Mandela Saturday ahead of his mortal remains being taken to his home village of Qunu where he will be buried Sunday.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 4:00:04 PM

Lippi confident of Guangzhou's opener
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 14 (IANS) Italy's World cup winning coach Marcello Lippi said enthusiasm and expectation for the FIFA Club World Cup would help his side Guangzhou Evergrande show true level as the Chinese club starts campaign against Egyptian side Al Ahly.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 1:22:12 PM

Al Ahly determined to atone for Egypt's failure
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 14 (IANS) African club champion Al Ahly of Egypt look forward to re-proving themselves at the 2013 Club World Cup opener against Guangzhou Evergrande here at Stade Adrar.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 12:30:05 PM

10 killed in Central African Republic violence
Younde (Cameroon), Dec 14 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in fresh violence which broke out Thursday in Bangui, capital city of the Central African Republic, Xinhua reported Friday.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:22:20 AM

Rwandan opposition leader gets 15-year jail
Kigali, Dec 14 (IANS) Rwanda's Supreme Court in Kigali sentenced opposition leader Victoire Ingabire to 15 years in prison Friday , extending her jail term from eight years awarded by the High Court for conspiring against the government.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:22:19 AM

South African minister sorry for sign interpreter's performance
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) South African Minister of Arts and Culture Paul Mashatile Friday apologised to the deaf community for the performance of the sign language interpreter at the memorial service to honour former president Nelson Mandela.

Friday, December 13, 2013 9:18:09 PM

Tour match's first day washed out
Benoni (South Africa), Dec 13 (IANS) The first day of India's tour match against South African invitational XI Friday at the Willowmoore Park here was washed out due to heavy rain.

Friday, December 13, 2013 6:40:05 PM

South Africa in full gear for Mandela's funeral
Cape Town, Dec 13 (IANS) South Africa is fully prepared for former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, authorities said Friday.

Friday, December 13, 2013 6:18:04 PM

Kenya implanting microchips in rhinos to fight poaching
Nairobi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Friday began implanting microchips in every rhino in the world's famous Masai Mara Games Reserve in an extensive process that will include sedating hundreds of animals.

Friday, December 13, 2013 4:10:04 PM

Mandela's statue to be erected at Presidency
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) A statue of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at his residence at the age of 95, will be erected at the Presidency coming Monday, the South African government announced Thursday.

Friday, December 13, 2013 5:04:05 AM

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