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South African Football Association sends condolences to Togo FA
Johannesburg, Jan 10 (DPA) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has extended its condolences to the members of the Togo national football team and the families of those who were killed in an attack on their team bus.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 2:28:19 PM

Togo withdraws, goalkeeper operated upon in South Africa
Luanda, Jan 10 (DPA) Togo's football team Saturday withdrew from the Africa Cup of Nations, while injured goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale underwent surgery in the South African city of Johannesburg late Saturday.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 2:17:41 PM

India extends $20 million credit to Botswana, Africa's model democracy
Gaborone (Botswana), Jan 10 (IANS) India has extended a line of credit of $20 million and a grant of $8 million to the southern African state of Botswana, a country often held up as a model of good governance in Africa and whose diamond resource is eyed by the world.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 10:24:12 AM

Madonna's school coming up fast in Malawi
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 10 (IANS) The white placard is rather nondescript, but it marks a unique construction site on the rolling meadows outside Malawian capital Lilongwe - a school being built by pop star Madonna who has adopted two children from the country.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 9:17:53 AM

Togo confirms withdrawal from Africa Cup of Nations
Luanda, Jan 10 (DPA) Togo will not play in the Africa Cup of Nations following the terrorist attack on the team bus that resulted in at least two confirmed fatalities, Togo government spokesperson Pascal Bodjona confirmed Saturday.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 3:06:02 AM

Togo withdraws from football tourney after terror attack
Luanda, Jan 9 (DPA) Togo withdrew from the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament Saturday following a terror attack on the team bus that left the driver dead and at least two players injured.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 11:46:31 PM

Togo prepared to stay if they play elsewhere
Luanda, Jan 9 (DPA) Africa's controlling footballing body CAF said Saturday that they had been approached by the Togo football federation to be allowed to play their Africa Cup of Nations games elsewhere.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 5:25:56 PM

With diamonds on mind, India's vice president reaches Botswana
Gaborone, Jan 9 (IANS) On the last leg of his three-nation African tour, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Botswana Saturday, hoping to increase direct access to the country's famed uncut diamonds for the Indian diamond industry.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 5:20:07 PM

Africa Cup of Nations to go on despite terror attack
Luanda, Jan 9 (DPA) Africa's controlling football body said that the Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead, hours after an attack on the Togo team bus left one person dead and nine wounded.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 1:31:56 PM

Malawi seeks Indian help in uranium exploration
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 9 (IANS) Malawi has expressed interest in the joint exploration of potential uranium sites as the southern African country, where China has come in as a big player, sought India's help in shoring up energy security and in building its port and other infrastructure.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 12:19:56 PM

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