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Zimbabwe Cricket appoints Brown as new national coach
Harare, Aug 28 (Xinhua) Kevin Curran's reign as Zimbabwe coach ended as Zimbabwe Cricket announced Robin Brown, a former national team captain of the 1980s, as a replacement.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 2:46:06 PM

World's biggest diamond found in South African mine
Johannesburg, Aug 28 (DPA) The world's biggest diamond has been found in a mine in South Africa's northwest province.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 11:41:21 AM

No reason to boycott Zimbabwe, says ICC president
Harare, Aug 28 (Xinhua) International Cricket Council president Ray Mali says the security situation in Zimbabwe does not warrant a boycott by any Test-playing nation, calling for a well-defined separation of politics from sport.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 10:55:17 AM

Eleven killed in road accident in Nigeria
Lagos (Nigeria), Aug 28 (Xinhua) Eleven people were killed and 22 seriously injured in an accident on the Gombe-Biu road in Northeast Nigeria, according to an official with the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 10:45:25 AM

Over 70 people die in road accident in east Uganda
Kampala, Aug 27 (Xinhua) Over 70 people were killed in a weekend road accident in eastern Uganda when a military truck rolled down a cliff.

Monday, August 27, 2007 4:22:08 PM

Plane crashes in Congo, 13 dead
Kinshasa, Aug 27 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed and two, including a baby boy, survived after a small plane crashed in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Monday, August 27, 2007 10:09:09 AM

Youngsters increasingly turning to Gandhi for solutions: Sonia
Cape Town, Aug 24 (IANS) An increasing number of young people in India and elsewhere are now turning to the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi to find solutions to contemporary concerns through individual and collective action, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi said here.

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:55:51 AM

India, South Africa ties go beyond commerce: Sonia Gandhi
Cape Town, Aug 23 (IANS) While India is committed to a deeper and mutually enriching economic partnership with South Africa, perceiving the bilateral relationship as merely being about trade and investment is 'a very limited and narrow view of ourselves', Congress party president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 4:25:35 PM

Zimbabwe signs defence pact with Pakistan
Harare, Aug 23 (Xinhua) Zimbabwe's defence ministry has signed an agreement with Pakistan that will see the Asian country providing training to the country's armed forces, media reports said.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 10:21:01 AM

Hurricane Dean leaves nine dead in Haiti
Santo Domingo, Aug 23 (Xinhua) Hurricane Dean has left nine people dead, 25 injured and one missing in Haiti, according to authorities.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 10:19:53 AM

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