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Cape Town gives go-ahead for World Cup stadium
Cape Town, Nov 1 (DPA) The South African city of Cape Town gave the go-ahead for the construction of a multi-million dollar football stadium as a venue for World Cup 2010 matches, news reports said.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006 1:56:55 PM

Human error responsible for air crash in Nigeria
Abuja, Oct 30 (DPA) Human error and 'strong-headedness' on the part of the pilot were responsible for Sunday's plane crash near this Nigerian capital, Aviation Minister Babalola Borishade said Monday.

Monday, October 30, 2006 8:48:30 PM

Seven survive Nigerian plane crash (LEAD)
Abuja, Oct 29 (DPA) There were seven survivors after a commercial aircraft carrying 104 people crashed in a mountainous area of Nigeria near Abuja Sunday, the chief medical director of the National Hospital said.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 10:58:20 PM

Passenger plane bursts into flames in Nigeria
Abuja, Oct 29 (DPA) A commercial aircraft caught fire five minutes after it took off from Abuja Sunday.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 8:08:42 PM

FIFA bans Kenya from international soccer
Nairobi, Oct 25 (Xinhua) FIFA suspended Kenya from international competition provisionally for failing to implement Cairo agreements.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 11:03:08 AM

Sudan informs Annan about envoy's expulsion
Khartoum, Oct 23 (DPA) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Sunday that he had received a letter from Sudan announcing the expulsion of special envoy Jan Pronk and that he had summoned the diplomat to UN headquarters in New York for consultations.

Monday, October 23, 2006 3:06:48 PM

UN envoy in Sudan asked to leave
Khartoum, Oct 22 (Xinhua) The Sudanese foreign ministry has given UN official Jan Pronk three days to leave the country, Sudan's official SUNA news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, October 22, 2006 6:54:13 PM

FIFA to suspend Kenya
Nairobi, Oct 19 (Xinhua) World soccer governing body FIFA's Associations Committee recommended that Kenya be suspended from international football for persistent problems within the country's game.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 2:24:01 PM

Experts discuss new tuberculosis strain in South Africa
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (IANS) South Africa has invited global experts including those from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to brainstorm on a virulent strain of tuberculosis that has claimed 70 lives.

Saturday, October 14, 2006 7:01:42 PM

Dengue kills 40 in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 40 people have died of dengue fever in the Dominican Republic located in the Caribbeans.

Friday, October 13, 2006 3:43:47 PM

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