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Tamil singing legend laments state of Indian music
Durban, Dec 17 (IANS) Legendary south Indian singer T.M. Sounderarajan has urged Indian musicians everywhere to go back to their roots and first learn classical Indian music, as most of them leave him unimpressed.

Monday, December 17, 2007 12:42:08 PM

Success of ICL tournament justified participation: Hall
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (IANS) Despite his side, Chandigarh Lions, losing to the Chennai Superstars in the final of the Indian Cricket League Twenty20 tournament, South African cricketer Andrew Hall has said the success of the inaugural event justified the participation of international players, most of whom have been branded rebels.

Monday, December 17, 2007 10:38:46 AM

Mbeki faces ouster as ANC head at party conference
Polokwane (South Africa), Dec 16 (DPA) A leadership conference of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) that could oust President Thabo Mbeki after 10 years as the party head got underway Sunday in the northern town of Polokwane.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 2:56:14 PM

Kenya's Kiprop eyes major championships
Nairobi, Dec 15 (Xinhua) All Africa Games 1,500 gold medallist Asbel Kiprop is eyeing major championships to avoid burning out before next year's Olympic Games to be held in Chinese capital Beijing.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 5:11:38 PM

Road accident in Nigeria kills 17
Lagos, Dec 15 (Xinhua) At least 17 people were killed in a road accident, in which a trailer collided with three other vehicles, in southwest Nigeria, local media reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 2:24:57 PM

Evert-Norman engagement links tennis, golf greats
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (DPA) Well into middle age, two all-time sport greats - tennis slammer Chris Evert and golf wizard Greg Norman - are now officially engaged.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 1:49:07 PM

Zambia, South Africa sign agreement to share technology
Lusaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Zambia and South Africa have signed a bilateral agreement for cooperation in science and technology, South African news agency BuaNews reported Friday.

Friday, December 14, 2007 2:37:25 PM

Storm toll reaches 22 in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dec 14 (IANS) Twenty-two people have died as a result of flooding and landslides in the wake of tropical storm Olga, Spanish news agency EFE reported Friday.

Friday, December 14, 2007 1:28:22 PM

Thousands of locusts invade vast fields in Kenya, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Dec 14 (IANS) Thousands of locusts have invaded vast tracks of land in Kenya and Ethiopia, eating up the crops and raising fears of disease, South African news agency BuaNews reported Friday.

Friday, December 14, 2007 1:09:18 PM

12 killed as fresh violence rocks Somalia
Mogadishu, Dec 13 (DPA) Heavy fighting convulsed the Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday, killing at least 12 people in a ceaseless spiral of violence that has seen hundreds of thousands flee.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 6:15:14 PM

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