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South Africa's neighbours vie for slim pickings for 2010 World Cup
Harare/Maputo, Nov 24 (DPA) Some time over the next six months Miriam Vambe hopes to be boarding a plane for the first time, directly to South Africa.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 2:58:49 PM

On high alert: FIFA World Cup security concerns
Johannesburg, Nov 24 (DPA) The author of an article in Britain's Guardian newspaper on the subject of 'why going to South Africa for the FIFA World Cup terrifies me' must have been thinking last week she spoke too soon.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 2:03:50 PM

Malaria vaccine in the offing
Nairobi, Nov 24 (DPA) Patricia Njuguna knows all too well the suffering of her little patients at the children's clinic in Kilifi. 'Every day I have severe cases of malaria: children with high fever and convulsions, children who go into a coma,' the paediatrician said. 'And I see the mothers' helplessness.'

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 9:03:08 AM

Cameroon, Nigeria, New Zealand qualify for World Cup
Johannesburg, Nov 15 (DPA) There was joy for Cameroon, Nigeria and New Zealand as they booked their places at the World Cup finals in South Africa next year.

Sunday, November 15, 2009 5:42:25 AM

Super Eagles and Indomitable Lions reach South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 15 (DPA) Nigeria's Super Eagles and Cameroon's Indomitable Lions Saturday secured their places at the World Cup finals in South Africa next year with important victories in their final group games.

Sunday, November 15, 2009 12:50:28 AM

Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup contest in South Africa next year.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 4:36:24 AM

Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) South African President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup showdown in South Africa next year.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 4:28:01 AM

Man stoned to death in Somalia for adultery
Mogadishu, Nov 7 (DPA) Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab has stoned a man to death in the port town of Marka for committing adultery, officials said.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 1:45:01 PM

Bhagvad Gita used to smuggle cocaine in Trinidad
Port-of-Spain, Nov 6 (IANS) The Trinidad and Tobago police have found pages of the Hindu holy book Bhagvad Gita soaked in millions of dollars worth of liquid cocaine in a laboratory in Couva, Central Trinidad.

Friday, November 06, 2009 9:59:27 PM

Quarter-final spot is achievable for South Africa: Parreira
Johannesburg, Nov 6 (DPA) The coach of dispirited World Cup hosts South Africa said Friday he believed Bafana Bafana could clinch a spot in the quarter-finals.

Friday, November 06, 2009 8:13:38 PM

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