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Egypt stuns Cameroon in African Nations Cup
Kumasi (Ghana), Jan 23 (DPA) Defending champions Egypt got off to a fantastic start with an emphatic 4-2 victory against Cameroon in a Group C game of the African Nations Cup played here Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:52:18 PM

Indian beauties to descend on South Africa
Johannesburg, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian origin beauties from more than 20 countries will get a taste of South Africa when they gather in Lenasia for the Miss India Worldwide pageant next month.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 9:22:43 AM

Ivory coast, Morocco move up in African Nations Cup
Sekondi (Ghana), Jan 22 (DPA) A moment of individual brilliance by Salomon Kalou gave the Ivory Coast a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Nigeria's Super Eagles in an African Nations Cup Group B match.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:50:07 PM

Ten people killed as renewed violence shakes Kenya
Nairobi, Jan 21 (DPA) At least ten people were killed as fresh violence erupted in Kenya, with angry mobs torching dozens of houses in the wave of violence that has plagued the East African nation after last month's allegedly flawed elections, media reported Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:51:17 PM

'South Africa owes Gandhi a debt of gratitude'
Richards Bay (South Africa), Jan 20 (IANS) South Africa owes a huge 'debt of gratitude' to India's peace apostle Mahatma Gandhi, veteran leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi said Saturday at a ceremony at which a bronze bust of Gandhi was unveiled here.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:55:27 PM

Calm returns as police keep vigil in Kenya
Nairobi, Jan 19 (Xinhua) An uneasy calm returned to the country Saturday after three days of opposition protests over last month's disputed presidential elections.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 9:35:43 PM

Kenyan activists press for vote recount
Nairobi, Jan 18 (DPA) Nearly 30 Kenyan civil society groups Friday issued a detailed list of election irregularities and called for a recount of the votes in the recent presidential elections that rolled out a wave of violence countrywide.

Friday, January 18, 2008 6:40:26 PM

Second day of Kenyan opposition protests turns deadly (Lead)
Nairobi, Jan 17 (DPA) Men, women and children bearing machetes and clubs chanted opposition slogans in the slums of the Kenyan capital Nairobi Thursday as a second day of protests over disputed presidential election polls got violently underway.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 9:19:25 PM

2,000 more Kenyans flee to Uganda to escape violence
Kampala, Jan 17 (DPA) Some 2,000 Kenyans have crossed into Uganda fleeing post-election violence in their country in another round of mass exodus, a senior cabinet minister said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:28:06 PM

'Arab League agrees on compromise Lebanese presidential candidate'
Pretoria, Jan 17 (IANS) The Arab League foreign ministers have unanimously agreed to appoint General Michel Suleiman as the compromise presidential candidate of Lebanon, South Africa's deputy foreign minister Aziz Pahad has said.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 2:45:07 PM

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