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2 held for attack on Togo footballers
Luanda/Johannesburg, Jan 11 (DPA) Two people have been arrested in connection with the gun attack on the bus carrying the Togo football team in Angola that left three people dead, Angolan state media reported Monday.

Monday, January 11, 2010 8:34:17 PM

1100 South Africans killed in December road crashes
Pretoria, Jan 11 (IANS) Around 300,000 motorists were penalised for violating traffic rules in South Africa last month, where 1100 people fell victims to road accidents during the period, according to a government data.

Monday, January 11, 2010 6:40:19 PM

Next stop for Bollywood - Botswana?
Kasane (Botswana), Jan 11 (IANS) If Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari has his way, Indian filmmakers will have another exotic film destination - Botswana.

Monday, January 11, 2010 5:17:20 PM

Togo footballers return home to national mourning
Nairobi/Lome(Togo), Jan 11 (DPA) Togo's national football team flew home from Angola after retiring from the Africa Cup following an attack on its bus by separatist militants.

Monday, January 11, 2010 1:31:09 PM

Africa Cup of Nations starts as confusion continues
Luanda, Jan 11 (DPA) As the Africa Cup of Nations opened Sunday in the Angolan capital of Luanda, confusion remained whether Togo would honour their opening Group B fixture in Cabinda Monday following a deadly attack on their team bus Friday.

Monday, January 11, 2010 1:19:59 AM

Confusion continues over Togo's participation
Luanda, Jan 10 (DPA) Confusion continued to prevail Sunday as to whether Togo will take part in the Africa Cup of Nations soccer in the wake of a terror attack on the team bus that left three people dead.

Sunday, January 10, 2010 8:09:21 PM

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

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