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Ghana to provide bonuses for African Cup title
Accra, Jan 11 (IANS) Players of Ghana''s national soccer team, the Black Stars, could rake in over a $100,000 each if they win the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, the Ghanaian Football Association (GFA) confirmed.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 6:06:53 PM

Japanese minister visits Abu Dhabi''s renewable energy company
Abu Dhabi, Jan 10 (IANS/WAM) Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Koichiro Gemba Tuesday visited Masdar, Abu Dhabi''s multifaceted renewable energy company.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 9:33:59 PM

Etihad Airways signs MoU with International Golden Group
Abu Dhabi, Jan 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates'' national airline Etihad Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding with International Golden Group (IGG) to offer their employees with tailored services, benefits and simplified procedures for all government-funded travel.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 9:21:09 PM

Nigerian athletes locked out of stadiums as strike begins
Lagos, Jan 10 (IANS) Nigerian athletes have been locked out of the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium, both in southwest Nigeria''s Lagos state, in view of the nationwide strike by the labor unions to protest petrol subsidy removal.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 2:55:26 PM

Guardiola FIFA Coach of the Year
Zurich, Jan 10 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was named FIFA Coach of the Year for 2011.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 2:30:47 PM

UAE, Belgium discuss bilateral cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Monday discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism and antiquities with Belgium.

Monday, January 09, 2012 9:11:27 PM

Dutch queen tours Abu Dhabi mosque
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque here Sunday.

Sunday, January 08, 2012 10:03:17 PM

US Congress delegation in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) A US Congress delegation Sunday visited an NGO here to study its work on uplifting women in the UAE.

Sunday, January 08, 2012 9:06:35 PM

Mystery disease kills 100 in Uganda
Kampala (Uganda), Jan 8 (IANS) A mystery disease has killed over 100 people and infected more than 2,000 in northern Uganda.

Sunday, January 08, 2012 6:12:10 PM

Africa''s Malawi deports 10 Bangladeshi migrants
Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 8 (IANS) A court in Malawi in southern Africa has ordered the deportation of 10 Bangladeshi nationals who were arrested on charges of illegal entry into the country, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, January 08, 2012 5:33:36 AM

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