Johannesburg, May 26 (DPA) Every host nation of the previous 18 World Cups has advanced past the first round. That streak is in serious peril as South Africa face a paramount task of even gathering a point at the 2010 World Cup.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 6:41:20 PM
Nouakchott, May 26 (IANS) Three Al Qaida terrorists were sentenced to death in Mauritania for killing French tourists in 2007.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 5:46:49 AM
Ethiopia, May 25 (IANS) In a bid to support Indian companies' growing investments in East Africa, the Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of India will open an office in Ethiopia next month, officials said.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:09:58 AM
Polokwane, May 23 (IANS) South Africa's Polokwane city is abuzz with activities as it gears up to host eight matches of the FIFA World Cup starting in June in the country.
Sunday, May 23, 2010 9:48:51 PM
Mogadishu, May 23 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and 30 injured in clashes between Islamist insurgents and government forces backed by African Union peacekeepers in the Somali capital Sunday, witnesses and hospital sources said.
Sunday, May 23, 2010 6:00:09 PM
Yaounde, May 21 (IANS) Over 400,000 children in Africa are born with AIDS each year, a UN official said Friday.
Friday, May 21, 2010 7:28:44 PM
Johannesburg, May 21 (DPA) Days after an alleged Al Qaeda operative detailed sketchy plans to attack the football World Cup over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed, a newspaper in South Africa has caused controversy by also publishing cartoons of the Prophet.
Friday, May 21, 2010 5:10:15 PM
Cannes, May 19 (IANS) First-time director Vikramaditya Motwane, whose 'Udaan' is being screened Wednesday at the ongoing 63rd Cannes International Film Festival, feels humbled at his film being selected for the prestigious event to represent India.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 6:54:12 PM
Cape Town, May 19 (IANS) With just 22 days left for the kick-off of the soccer World Cup, South Africa is on track to issue free visas to soccer fans.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 5:01:39 PM
Johannesburg, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas has been roped in to judge a photo exhibition launched by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to be held during Millennium Development Goals Summit in September in New York.
Monday, May 17, 2010 11:53:59 PM
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