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Last updated: Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:44:04 PM

Indian-owned Mohinani Group clocks 50 years in Ghana, employed over 10,000
Accra, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian-owned Mohinani Group says it has been able to provide employment to over 10,000 people as well as awarded scholarships and donated educational infrastructure and portable water to many communities in the 50 years that it has operated in Ghana.

Monday, September 19, 2016 9:40:03 AM

Watery diarrhea kills 27 in Sudan
Khartoum, Sep 19 (IANS) The health committee at the Sudanese parliament on Sunday announced that 27 people died due to infection by watery diarrhea in Sudan's Blue Nile and Sinnar states, Sudan Tribune reported.

Monday, September 19, 2016 2:42:05 AM

Iran held by UAE 1-1 in AFC U-16 Championship
Margao, Sep 18 (IANS) Abed Alaziz Dawods equaliser secured the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a 1-1 draw with Iran in a Group A match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship here on Sunday.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 8:22:03 PM

IOC instructs Kenyan affiliate to hold polls under new constitution
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday instructed its Kenyan affiliate to hold fresh elections under a new constitution by December 31.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 7:06:03 PM

Kenya's Kipchumba seeks fast time in his quest for Beijing marathon
Nairobi, Sep 16 (IANS) Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya will defend his title in the Beijing Marathon, world's athletics body IAAF confirmed on Friday.

Friday, September 16, 2016 7:38:04 PM

15 People kidnapped by IS in Libya freed
Tripoli, Sep 16 (IANS) Western Libyan militias freed 15 people kidnapped almost a year ago by the Libyan branch of the Islamic State (IS).

Friday, September 16, 2016 6:54:04 PM

Ghana drop 8 places in latest FIFA rankings
Accra, Sep 16 (IANS) Ghana has dropped eight places from July's 35th position to rank 43rd in the latest FIFA world rankings for international football teams.

Friday, September 16, 2016 1:26:08 PM

Iran beat Saudi Arabia 3-2 in AFC U-16 Championship
Margao, Sep 15 (IANS) Iran defeated Saudi Arabia 3-2 in the 2016 Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) U-16 Championship opener in Group A here on Thursday.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:24:03 PM

Kenyan runners face-off in quest for Copenhagen half marathon crown
Nairobi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Chicago marathon silver medallist Sammy Kitwara of Kenya will face a daunting task in his quest to conquer the Copenhagen half marathon on Sunday.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 1:54:07 PM

Champ Kiplagat seeks fast victory in tough Chicago marathon
Nairobi, Sep 14 (IANS) Chicago marathon champion Florence Kiplagat hopes to post a fast time on her return to defend her crown on October 9 against a spirited challenge from an Ethiopian legion.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:10:05 PM

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