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Botswana prepares for Egypt football friendly
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 4 (IANS) Botswana national football team coach Stanley Tshosane has announced a provisional squad in preparation for a friendly against former African champions Egypt June 4.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 3:15:26 PM

Jelimo keen to make it to finals in Moscow
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Kenya's former Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo is keen to bury the disappointment of finishing fourth in her 800m title defence in London as she targets to make the finals of the World Championships for the first time in Moscow.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 12:45:27 PM

78 abandoned buildings demolished in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City (ADM) has demolished 78 abandoned buildings as part of its campaign to rid the city of old and abandoned houses which distort its look.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 3:33:20 AM

Boeing 747-8 freighter to join Etihad Airways fleet
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has signed a multi-year agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide to provide the UAE flag carrier with its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 2:17:20 AM

Now, Indian-origin family wedding gets racism slur
Durban, May 3 (IANS) A wedding in an influential Indian origin family in South Africa got further mired in controversy after allegations of racism at the event.

Friday, May 03, 2013 5:23:13 PM

Etihad Airways, Air France strengthen ties
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the UAE, and Air France have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe for the summer of 2013.

Friday, May 03, 2013 1:21:05 AM

South Africa suspends protocol officer over Guptagate
Durban, May 2 (IANS) South Africa Thursday suspended its chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane following an incident in which a private chartered plane bringing guests to a wedding in an Indian origin family landed at an air force base.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 7:47:04 PM

Kallis opts out of Champions Trophy, Duminy returns
Cape Town, May 2 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy returns to the South Africa squad for the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales next month while star all-rounder Jacques Kallis has made himself unavailable for the tour.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 5:35:01 PM

Abu Dhabi, Japan hold talks
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Japan have held discussions over ways to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation in the different sectors.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 7:04:54 AM

Somali pirates release Danish vessel with six crew
Nairobi, May 2 (IANS) Having kept the Danish coaster -- M/V Leopard -- in their custody for two years, Somali pirates have released it along with six crew members, a Kenyan maritime official said Wednesday.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 5:38:54 AM

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