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Indian firm's court action to be opposed in South Africa
Johannesburg, June 30 (IANS) The South African Treasury has indicated that it will oppose a court application by Indian pharmaceutical company Aurobindo, which is disputing the awarding of a $400 million supply contract to two local firms despite Aurobindo's tender being the lowest.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 5:22:55 PM

Three more swine flu cases detected in South Africa
Pretoria, June 30 (IANS) Three more cases of swine flu have been detected in South Africa, bringing the total number of cases to seven, health officials said.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 1:17:52 PM

Sweet boost to Indian business in Africa
Addis Ababa, June 30 (IANS) India may be slow off the block to procure business opportunities in Africa but its foray received a sweet boost after its flagship sugar factory project in Ethiopia got its first loan disbursement following settlement of a two-year dispute between two Indian contractors.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 1:04:28 PM

India-centric business meet in South Africa next month
Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) The success of the inaugural 'Doing Business with India' conference last year and rapid growth in bilateral trade with South Africa is expected to be repeated at the second edition to be held next month.

Monday, June 29, 2009 7:10:00 PM

Brazil, US ready for rematch; Golden Ball finalists set
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 28 (DPA) On the penultimate day of the Confederations Cup football, the last four teams in the fray spoke to the media and prepared to put final dressings on their South African adventure.

Sunday, June 28, 2009 4:49:47 PM

China makes inroads into East Africa, gets road contract without bids
Addis Ababa, June 28 (IANS) China continues to make inroads into Africa, as it bagged yet another major order for building an 80-km expressway in Ethiopia. The order was given without any bidding as the construction of the six-lane expressway would be financed through a Chinese soft loan worth over $700 million.

Sunday, June 28, 2009 1:35:42 PM

China makes inroads, signs multi-million dollar deal for Ethiopian road
Addis Ababa, June 28 (IANS) China continues to make inroads into Africa, as it bagged yet another major order for building infrastructure in the East African state of Ethiopia.

Sunday, June 28, 2009 10:44:12 AM

Jackson's music rules Zimbabwe radio
Harare, June 27 (DPA) The death of US pop singer Michael Jackson prompted Zimbabwe state radio to play his music much of the day Friday, but the news angles of his sudden passing at age 50 played second fiddle to government statements.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 10:09:21 AM

India beat West Indies by 20 runs
Kingston (Jamaica), June 27 (IANS) India defeated West Indies by 20 runs in the first of the four one-day internationals here at the Sabina Park Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 4:04:51 AM

Gooch: The gentle football giant of the US defence
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) After holding the vaunted Spanish frontline scoreless in the semifinal, the United States defence is looking to shut down the equally high-powered Brazilian attack in the final of the Confederations Cup Sunday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:42:52 PM

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