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Out-of-form Gibbs dropped for Bangladesh tour
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) Out-of form opener Herschelle Gibbs has been dropped from the 14-member South African cricket squad for the tour to Bangladesh later this month.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:58:20 PM

Vintage Jonty hopes to raise a toast to India
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) A company in which former South African cricket all rounder Jonty Rhodes has a third share is hoping that his popularity in India will help boost sales of the wine they plan to export from South Africa.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:41:07 AM

30 feared drowned after boat capsizes in Lake Victoria
Kampala, Feb 12 (DPA) At least 30 people, mostly women, were feared drowned after a heavily-laden boat capsized in Lake Victoria, leaving only six survivors, local media reports said.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:07:29 AM

Egypt wins Africa Nations Cup for a record sixth time
Accra (Ghana), Feb 11 (Xinhua) Defending champions Egypt defeated Cameroon 1-0 here to clinch the African Nations Cup for a record sixth time.

Monday, February 11, 2008 2:26:07 PM

Decline in malaria cases in four African countries: WHO
Addis Ababa, Feb 10 (Xinhua) New anti-malaria interventions in four African countries including Ethiopia have shown a decline in cases in children under five, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:32:29 PM

Ghana soccer coach happy as team bags third place
Kumasi (Ghana), Feb 10 (DPA) Ghana coach Claude Le Roy said he was very proud of his players after the team came from behind to win 4-2 against Ivory Coast to give the hosts a third place at the Africa Nations Cup here.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 10:38:31 AM

South African cricket tour of Bangladesh under threat
Johannesburg, Feb 8 (IANS) South Africa's cricket tour of Bangladesh, which is scheduled to kick off Feb 22, is under threat following spats between coach Mickey Arthur and chairman of Cricket South Africa (CSA) Norman Arendse, according to the Afrikaans daily Beeld.

Friday, February 08, 2008 3:33:54 PM

Cameroon beat Ghana to reach Africa Cup final
Accra, Feb 8 (DPA) A 70th-minute strike by substitute Alain Nkong silenced the 45,000 Accra home crowd Thursday and sent Cameroon into Sunday's final of the African Cup of Nations, with a 1-0 win over Ghana.

Friday, February 08, 2008 11:24:46 AM

We as family want to go beyond moviemaking: Aishwarya Rai (Interview)
Johannesburg, Feb 8 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai says she as well as the Bachchan household wants to do much more than moviemaking, and the opening of a rural school for girls in Uttar Pradesh named after her is the first step in that direction.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:20:52 AM

France to forward aid workers' pardon plea to Chad
Paris, Feb 7 (DPA) The French government would transmit a request to the government of Chad to pardon six French aid workers convicted of kidnapping 103 children, the spokesman for President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 9:15:14 PM

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