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Karunaratne to defend Uganda International Badminton Open title
Kampala, Feb 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan player Niluka Karunaratne will defend his men's singles title at the Uganda International Badminton Open Championship scheduled Feb 21-24 here.

Friday, February 08, 2013 5:36:01 PM

Ghana government supports national football team
Accra, Feb 8 (IANS) Ghanaian president John Dramani Mahama has said the government would engage the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to perform a post-mortem on the Black Stars' failure to glitter in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa.

Friday, February 08, 2013 5:32:01 PM

South Africans outraged by teen's rape
Cape Town, Feb 8 (IANS) The South African government and the civil society have condemned the rape and mutilation of a teenage girl, an incident that has sent shockwaves across the country.

Friday, February 08, 2013 12:34:02 PM

UAE holds talks with Indonesia, Canada
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE have held talks with the envoys of Indonesia and Canada.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 9:52:02 PM

51 killed in Zambia bus accident
Lusaka, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 51 people were killed in Zambia Thursday when the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in the southern African country, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 6:40:03 PM

Ghana government moves to Indian-built palace (With Image)
Accra, Feb 7 (IANS) Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama will Thursday officially move the seat of the government of the West African nation from the old colonial slave post Osu Castle to the Flagstaff House built with India's help.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:20:11 PM

Tunisia to form government of technocrats
Tunis, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali promised Wednesday to form a new government of independent technocrats whose mission will be to prepare for elections in the shortest possible time.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:26:04 PM

UAE holds talks with Malaysia, Senegal
Abu Dhabi, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) Top officials from the UAE have held talks with the envoys of Malaysia and Senegal on improving bilateral relations.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 10:20:05 PM

Zambia's football chief lauds plan to host AFCON
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 6 (IANS) The head of Zambia's football governing body Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to bid for hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 6:54:03 PM

215,000 kids in Somalia in urgent need of healthcare
Nairobi, Feb 6 (IANS) About 215,000 children in Somalia are in urgent need of health care due to increased vulnerability to health complications related to malnourishment, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 12:50:03 PM

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