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Mozambique coach mulls resignation
Maputo (Mozambique), June 11 (IANS) The Mozambique Football Federation is meeting this week to discuss the future of the German coach Gert Engels who announced his intent to resign following the national team's poor performance in the on-going 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:40:06 PM

Benin to get $15mn Indian-aided tractor plant
Ouidah (Benin), June 11 (IANS) Benin will become self-sufficient in tractors and could even export them to the West African region once a $15 million Indian-aided plant to produce 2,500 machines annually begins production a year from now.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:08:07 PM

Mubarak's retrial put off till July 6
Cairo, June 10 (IANS) The retrial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak over responsibility for killing protesters was adjourned to July 6, the presiding judge of a Cairo court said during a session aired by state TV Monday.

Monday, June 10, 2013 7:18:07 PM

Brazil beat France 3-0 in Confederations Cup warm-up
Porto Alegre, June 10 (IANS) Brazil scored three second-half goals to warm up for the FIFA Confederations Cup with a 3-0 victory over France.

Monday, June 10, 2013 1:28:06 PM

Egypt keeps perfect record in World Cup qualifying
Harare, June 10 (IANS) Egypt secured a fourth straight win in the 2014 World Cup football qualifying after beating Zimbabwe 4-2.

Monday, June 10, 2013 1:20:07 PM

UAE, Morocco hold talks
Abu Dhabi, June 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Morocco have held bilateral talks and discussed important issues of common interest and ways to enhance and develop cooperative relations.

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:22:01 AM

US blacklists two South African firms for Iran link
Cape Town, June 9 (IANS) Two South African companies have been blacklisted by the US for being allegedly involved in operations worth billions of dollars on behalf of Iran, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 5:04:00 PM

France friendly vital for Brazil's morale: Fred
Porto Alegre, June 9 (IANS) Striker Fred admits Brazil must win Sunday night's international friendly against France to restore their confidence ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 2:34:06 PM

Botswana lose to Ethiopia in World Cup qualifier
Gaborone (Bostwana), June 9 (IANS) Ethiopia scored two goals against the run of play to secure a 2-1 victory over Botswana in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Africa zone qualifier group A match.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 2:26:10 PM

Climate change impacting food supply in Ghana
Accra, June 9 (IANS) Nearly 700,000 people in Ghana are staring at hunger as climate change has started taking a toll on food security in this West African nation of 25 million people, a survey shows. The phenomenon, according to an agrcultural expert, will further aggravate the frequency of droughts and storms which will affect food production.

Sunday, June 09, 2013 1:24:04 PM

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