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16 killed in South Africa bus collision
Johannesburg, July 21 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 27 injured Saturday when a speeding bus collided with another in southern South Africa, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 7:43:56 PM

Ghana to play China in international friendly
Accra, July 21 (IANS) Ghana's senior national men's football team, the Black Stars, have lined up an international friendly against China next month, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 3:10:30 PM

UAE distributes food for Iftar in Senegal, Nigeria
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's embassies in Senegalese capital Dakar and Nigerian capital Abuja Friday distributed food baskets to destitute families to help them cook the Iftar meal on the first day of Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, July 20, 2012 9:32:44 PM

Ramadan begins in UAE
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began Friday in the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Ramadan Moon-sighting Committee announced.

Friday, July 20, 2012 9:32:24 PM

Nine killed in Zambia bus accident
Lusaka, July 20 (IANS) At least nine people, included three children, have been killed and eight others injured in Zambia in a head-on collision of a minibus and truck, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:20:24 PM

UAE group to launch Iftar Project in 50 countries
Abu Dhabi, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will implement its "Iftar Project" and distribute food parcels to half a million people in 50 countries around the world.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 10:22:25 PM

Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of protesters in the greater Tunis area as well as five others governorates, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 8:08:16 PM

Pakistani held with weapons in Madagascar
Antananarivo (Madagascar), July 19 (IANS) A Pakistani national has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and possessing illegal weapons in the island nation of Madagascar, off the east coast of Africa, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 7:22:07 PM

Madagascar to send seven athletes to London Olympics
Antananarivo (Madagascar), July 19 (IANS) Seven athletes will represent Madagascar at the London Olympics, official from the island country's Olympic Committee has said.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 4:20:45 PM

Nearly 300 rhinos killed in South Africa this year
Pretoria, July 19 (IANS) A total of 281 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, and 176 people arrested for the killings, state-run news agency SA News reported.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:00:35 AM

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