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Super Eagles and Indomitable Lions reach South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 15 (DPA) Nigeria's Super Eagles and Cameroon's Indomitable Lions Saturday secured their places at the World Cup finals in South Africa next year with important victories in their final group games.

Sunday, November 15, 2009 12:50:28 AM

Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup contest in South Africa next year.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 4:36:24 AM

Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) South African President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup showdown in South Africa next year.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 4:28:01 AM

Man stoned to death in Somalia for adultery
Mogadishu, Nov 7 (DPA) Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab has stoned a man to death in the port town of Marka for committing adultery, officials said.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 1:45:01 PM

Bhagvad Gita used to smuggle cocaine in Trinidad
Port-of-Spain, Nov 6 (IANS) The Trinidad and Tobago police have found pages of the Hindu holy book Bhagvad Gita soaked in millions of dollars worth of liquid cocaine in a laboratory in Couva, Central Trinidad.

Friday, November 06, 2009 9:59:27 PM

Quarter-final spot is achievable for South Africa: Parreira
Johannesburg, Nov 6 (DPA) The coach of dispirited World Cup hosts South Africa said Friday he believed Bafana Bafana could clinch a spot in the quarter-finals.

Friday, November 06, 2009 8:13:38 PM

Zimbabwe plane crashes after run-in with pigs
Harare, Nov 5 (DPA) Two people were slightly injured after a passenger aircraft of Zimbabwe's state-owned airline crashed on take-off after colliding with a herd of wild pigs, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 3:18:01 PM

Cambodia appoints former Thai PM as advisor
Phnom Penh, Nov 4 (IANS) Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was appointed as economic advisor to the Cambodian government, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:17:06 PM

South African police probing minister's accident
Pretoria, Nov 2 (IANS) South African police are probing the accident which occured Sunday afternoon leaving Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zoe Kota and her driver injured and two others killed, a police department spokesperson said.

Monday, November 02, 2009 6:30:47 PM

Consumer Price Index in South Africa down to 6.1 percent
Pretoria, Oct 29 (IANS) The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which is used to measure inflation fell in South Africa to 6.1 percent in September, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has announced.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:04:38 PM

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