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India 'unofficially' blacklisting us: South African arms maker
Johannesburg, June 21 (IANS) An 'unofficial' blacklisting by India has resulted in South African arms manufacturer Denel losing two billion rands in revenue, a company executive has told parliament.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 5:24:41 PM

Makarapas - the crowning glory of South African football
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) They're gaudy, they're fun and they're poised to become the fashion statement of the football World Cup next year.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 7:54:47 AM

Egyptian players robbed in Johannesburg
Johannesburg, June 20 (DPA) Egyptian players said they had returned from their 1-0 victory over Italy at the Confederations Cup in Johannesburg Thursday to find cash had been stolen from their hotel rooms.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 3:10:21 PM

South African commission to probe temple takeover row
Durban, June 19 (IANS) A South African commisison is to investigate a dispute in which a local child care project allegedly devastated and is now trying to take over a historic Hindu temple established nearly a century ago by settlers from India.

Friday, June 19, 2009 2:19:52 PM

Egypt stun Italy, Brazil down US in Confederations Cup
Johannesburg, June 19 (DPA) World champions Italy slid to a shock 1-0 defeat to Egypt while Brazil cruised to a 3-0 win over the United States in football's Confederations Cup Thursday.

Friday, June 19, 2009 1:40:25 PM

Cricket South Africa remains upbeat on team prospects
Johannesburg, June 19 (IANS) Fans and critics here have slammed the South African cricket team for being unable to sustain their efforts and crashing out in the semi-final of the Twenty20 World Championships in Britain, but the head of Cricket South Africa (CSA) remains upbeat about their performance.

Friday, June 19, 2009 1:39:44 PM

Vuvuzelas trumpet celebration of football, hails FIFA chief
Johannesburg, June 18 (DPA) FIFA president Joseph Blatter Thursday said that he could not see how his organisation could suddenly ban the use of vuvuzelas (plastic trumpets) in the stadiums during the Confederations Cup or the World Cup.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 9:16:03 PM

Parker brace gets South Africa back on Confed Cup track
Rustenburg, South Africa, June 18 (DPA) Two goals from Bernard Parker helped South Africa beat New Zealand 2-0 Wednesday to give the host nation its opening victory at the Confederation Cup football.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 1:43:34 PM

16 killed in latest Somali violence
Mogadishu, June 17 (Xinhua) At least 16 people, including the police chief of the Somali capital, were killed and many others wounded Wednesday in a fierce fighting between the security forces and Islamist insurgents here, officials and eyewitnesses said.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 7:20:56 PM

Spain outclass New Zealand at Confederations Cup
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 15 (DPA) A hat-trick from Fernando Torres in the opening 16 minutes set Spain on the way to a 5-0 demolition of New Zealand in their opening game of the Confederations Cup Sunday.

Monday, June 15, 2009 3:21:53 AM

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