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UAE, Sudan discuss cooperation
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sudan have held talks over avenues of cooperation in all domains, particularly investment opportunities in Sudan as well as the UAE companies' condition in Sudan.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 8:54:42 AM

170 flee Libyan prison
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Some 170 prisoners escaped Tuesday from a prison in Libya's Sebha, some 800 km from Tripoli, Xinhua reported citing an official.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 7:52:41 AM

Jelimo, Rudisha to launch season campaign in Kenya
Nairobi, April 30 (IANS) Olympics 800m champion David Rudisha and the World Indoor winner Pamela Jelimo have put their opponents on notice as they prepare to launch their season campaign here Friday.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 6:10:30 PM

SAFA strive to revive South African football
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has unveiled a development programme with the aim of reviving the country's national team.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 6:02:35 PM

Teen held for Indian origin schoolboy's murder
Durban, April 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth has been arrested in connection with the murder of an Indian origin school student in this South African city earlier this week and attempting to murder his elder brother.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:50:34 PM

Mandela makes rare appearance on TV
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Monday showed rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela sitting in a chair with a blanket over his legs, flanked by President Jacob Zuma, his medical team and several senior members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:48:33 PM

Former Indian envoy's wife contributes to Ethiopia's eyecare
Addis Ababa, April 30 (IANS) Ethiopia, with one of the highest blindness prevalence rates in the world, will soon get a major boost in medical treatment facilities with the opening of a state-of-the-art ophthalmology centre initiated by the wife of a former Indian ambassador to this East African nation.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:30:26 AM

Khalifa orders releasing 103 Egyptian prisoners
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered to release 103 Egyptian prisoners, who were sentenced in different cases.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 7:02:23 AM

Abu Dhabhi, Uganda hold talks
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Uganda have held talks over enhancing bilateral relations and expanding avenues of trade and economic cooperation between the two nations.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:56:24 AM

Indian origin cop in South Africa wins racism case
Durban, April 29 (IANS) A South African court has ordered that an Indian origin policeman, who was overlooked for a promotion because of his race, be paid 333,000 rands (approx.$37,000) in back pay, reports said Monday.

Monday, April 29, 2013 8:12:33 PM

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