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FIFA unveils tickets for 2010 World Cup
Soweto (Johannesburg), April 9 (DPA) The final design for 2010 World Cup tickets was unveiled Friday by FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and South Africa organizing committee CEO Danny Jordaan at Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Friday, April 09, 2010 8:18:22 PM

South African president takes HIV test
Pretoria, April 9 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has taken an HIV test in an effort to encourage his countrymen to do the same.

Friday, April 09, 2010 12:24:37 PM

Farm workers kill South African right-wing leader
Cape Town, April 4 (IANS) Eugene Terre'Blanche, leader of South Africa's far-right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), was battered to death on his farm in South Africa's hinterland, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, April 04, 2010 7:53:55 PM

AFC sets up new committee for Indian football
Kuala Lumpur, April 3 (IANS) The Asian Football Federation (AFF) has set-up an ad-hoc committee under the chairmanship of president Mohammed bin Hammam to boost the development of Indian football.

Saturday, April 03, 2010 10:43:34 PM

Soldiers briefly seized Guinea Bissau premier, army chief
Lisbon/Dakar, April 1 (DPA) Dissident soldiers Thursday seized the armed forces chief of Guinea Bissau and also briefly detained the prime minister, diplomatic sources in the west African nation said.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 10:58:18 PM

No terrorist threat to world cup in South Africa: Interpol
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) There is no terrorist or hooliganism threat directly linked to the 2010 FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa in June, Interpol has said.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 11:58:06 AM

South Africa to launch massive HIV/AIDS campaign
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) South Africa, which has over five million people with HIV/AIDS, will launch a large nationwide campaign against the disease in April.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 8:19:10 AM

Africa looks up to Punjab for 'green revolution'
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) African countries are eyeing Indian technology and expertise, especially from Punjab, to bring in a green revolution that will help them ensure food security and even export food grains to other countries.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 10:00:48 AM

Ugandan rebels killed 321 in Congo massacre: Rights group
Kampala/Washington, March 28 (DPA) The one-time Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army killed at least 321 civilians in a four-day rampage in northeastern Congo late in 2009, Human Rights Watch said early Sunday in Kampala.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 4:56:34 AM

Indian publishing firm wins textbook contract in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) Ethiopia's ministry of education has awarded Indian media house Laxmi Publications a contract to print and distribute textbooks and teacher training guides.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 10:16:34 AM

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