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US blacklists two South African firms for Iran link
Cape Town, June 9 (IANS) Two South African companies have been blacklisted by the US for being allegedly involved in operations worth billions of dollars on behalf of Iran, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 5:04:00 PM

France friendly vital for Brazil's morale: Fred
Porto Alegre, June 9 (IANS) Striker Fred admits Brazil must win Sunday night's international friendly against France to restore their confidence ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 2:34:06 PM

Botswana lose to Ethiopia in World Cup qualifier
Gaborone (Bostwana), June 9 (IANS) Ethiopia scored two goals against the run of play to secure a 2-1 victory over Botswana in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Africa zone qualifier group A match.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 2:26:10 PM

Climate change impacting food supply in Ghana
Accra, June 9 (IANS) Nearly 700,000 people in Ghana are staring at hunger as climate change has started taking a toll on food security in this West African nation of 25 million people, a survey shows. The phenomenon, according to an agrcultural expert, will further aggravate the frequency of droughts and storms which will affect food production.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 1:24:04 PM

Sudan to halt South Sudan oil transit
Khartoum, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan's oil minister has told pipeline operators to halt the transit of South Sudanese oil, a ministry official said Saturday.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 8:04:06 AM

Mandela falls ill again
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela was hospitalised again Saturday, the third time this year, following a "recurrence of a lung infection". His condition is said to be "serious but stable".

Saturday, June 08, 2013 5:18:52 PM

Brazil captain Silva in doubt for France friendly
Porto Alegre (Brazil), June 8 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva is in doubt for Sunday's international friendly against France here due to injury.

Saturday, June 08, 2013 4:53:17 PM

Mandela hospitalised again for lung infection
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela was hospitalised Saturday, following a "recurrence of lung infection", the Presidency said.

Saturday, June 08, 2013 4:12:54 PM

Uganda seeks cricket coaches
Kampala, June 7 (IANS) The Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) is on a recruitment drive for a national coach ahead of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup qualifiers.

Friday, June 07, 2013 3:33:36 PM

Brazil should isolate World Cup squad: Deschamps
Porto Alegre (Brazil), June 7 (IANS) France coach Didier Deschamps says Brazil should isolate their squad to avoid the suffocating pressure of hosting next year's FIFA World Cup.

Friday, June 07, 2013 2:51:33 PM

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