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Kenya's Rudisha rewarded for his Olympics victory
Nairobi, Jan 23 (IANS) The curtains came down on a rewarding 2012 season for David Rudisha when he proudly stepped up to receive from Kenya's president Mwai Kibaki a cheque for minting Olympics gold.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:22:04 PM

AFCON: Tunisia beat Algeria 1-0
Tunis, Jan 23 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles defeated Algeria 1-0 in their first match in Group D in the 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 4:34:03 PM

Angola to circulate new currency notes
Luanda, Jan 23 (IANS) A new set of Angolan kwanza notes will be circulated in the first half of 2013 as part of the efforts to spur economic growth of the African country, the official news agency Angop reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:46:10 PM

UAE condemns Algeria gas field attack
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms, the terrorist attack which targeted the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria and left over 37 hostages dead.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:50:03 PM

Etihad Airways to raise capacity on Dublin flights
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase capacity on its Dublin flights deploying a Boeing 777-300ER on the route from July 2, 2013.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:46:04 PM

UAE, Chad discuss parliamentary friendship committee
Khartoum, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Chad have discussed relations and explored the idea of establishing an Emirati-Chadian parliamentary friendship committee.

Monday, January 21, 2013 11:52:03 PM

UAE, Armenia sign agreement
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Armenia have signed an agreement for technical and administrative cooperation in customs matters.

Monday, January 21, 2013 11:52:03 PM

24 killed in Ghana road accident
Accra, Jan 21 (IANS) As many as 24 people were killed and seven, including a year-old child, injured in an accident in Ghana early Monday, police said.

Monday, January 21, 2013 10:58:03 PM

37 foreign hostages died in siege: Algerian PM
Algiers, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 37 foreign hostages of eight countries were killed during the four-day standoff with militants at the In Amenas gas complex, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2013 10:50:02 PM

Nigeria, South Africa qualify for World Wheelchair Tennis tourney
Nairobi, Jan 21 (IANS) Nigeria and South Africa qualified to represent Africa in the men's and women's category during the forthcoming World Wheelchair Tennis Championships scheduled for May in Turkey.

Monday, January 21, 2013 2:40:07 PM

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