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India gives $200,000 to South African struggle veteran's outfit
Johannesburg, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Rajiv Bhatia has handed over a cheque of $200,000 for a foundation to be set up in the name of Ahmed Kathrada, a South African struggle veteran and a recipient of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:44:26 PM

115 immigrants rescued off Malta
Valletta (Malta), Aug 16 (DPA) A total of 115 would-be illegal immigrants were being taken to Malta Saturday after being rescued from a sinking dinghy, officials said.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 1:24:12 AM

India-South Africa relationship highlighted at I-Day reception
Pretoria, Aug 15 (IANS) The special relationship that India has with South Africa has been moulded by history, a shared vision, and participation in the struggle against oppression and injustice and the quest now for a better world, Indian High Commissioner Rajiv Bhatia said here Saturday.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 5:13:01 PM

South African Davis Cup captain says no room for Anderson
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) The South African Davis Cup tennis captain John-Laffnie de Jager has said he would not select their top player Kevin Anderson if they manage to beat India and make the World Group.

Friday, August 14, 2009 8:27:59 PM

Clinton to wrap up Africa tour in Cape Verde
Nairobi/Praia, Aug 14 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was due to wrap up her seven-nation Africa tour in the tiny archipelago nation of Cape Verde Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 7:14:54 PM

Indian school in South Africa shut over swine flu
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) A private school in South Africa started by the Hindu community has been shut down for a week amid after two students reported positive for swine flu.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:50:04 PM

International games return to Wanderers after IPL dispute
Johannesburg, Aug 12 (IANS) Relieved South African cricket fans have welcomed the news that international games will return to the premiere Wanderers Stadium here after Cricket South Africa (CSA) earlier banned games there in the wake of a dispute with the provincial Gauteng Cricket Board (GCB), which controls the venue.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:02:22 PM

South African cricketer Steyn may escape doping charge
Johannesburg, Aug 12 (IANS) South African paceman Dale Steyn, facing a doping charge, is expected to get off leniently after a sample showed that he had slightly exceeded the permissible limit, team doctor Mohammad Moosajee said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:18:22 PM

Africa could be worst hit by swine flu: South African minister
Johannesburg, Aug 12 (IANS) South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has expressed fear that Africa could severely be affected by the H1N1 Influenza, best known as swine flu, though the virus entered the continent very late, BuaNews agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:21:03 PM

Five Pakistani clerics gunned down in Somalia
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Aug 12 (DPA) Five Pakistani clerics have been shot dead during an attack on a mosque in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 6:06:52 PM

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