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UAE launches food safety campaign for Ramadan
Abu Dhabi, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has announced the launch of a major food safety awareness campaign for the month of Ramadan.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 10:40:07 PM

Ferry with 250 people sinks off Tanzania
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), July 18 (IANS) A ferry with over 250 passengers, including 31 children, Wednesday sank near Chumbe island off the coast of Tanzania in eastern Africa, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:15:27 PM

12 mn school kids wish Mandela with birthday song
Cape Town, July 18 (IANS) As South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday Wednesday, about 12 million schoolchildren across the country sang a special composition - "We love you, father" - as a special greeting to the grand patriarch.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:11:17 PM

Kenya returns to Olympic 4x400m men's relay
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Kenya will make a comeback to the 4x400m men's relay after a 40-year-Olympic hiatus.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:29:07 PM

Zambia to play Zimbabwe in football friendly
Lusaka (Zambia), July 18 (IANS) Zambia will host neighbours Zimbabwe in an international football friendly next month to test the flood lights at its newly-built ultra modern stadium.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:02:27 PM

UAE, South Korea review bilateral relations
Abu Dhabi, July 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Korea held bilateral talks Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:42:52 PM

Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat's death
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:18:52 PM

Kiprop eyes gold at London Games
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop will briefly interrupt his training to compete at the Monaco Diamond League Friday to gauge himself before moving on to London for the Olympics.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 7:37:38 PM

Africa pushes for greater democracy, crisis resolution
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge to push democracy and fast-track resolution of crises in the continent's hotspots, including Mali, the Sudans, Guinea Bissau and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:19:24 PM

African Union's first woman leader braces to tackle continent's hotspots
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders have ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge to push democracy and fast-track resolution of crises in the continent's hotspots, including Mali, the Sudans, Guinea Bissau and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:03:29 PM

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