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Blatter to visit Botswana next month
Gaborone (Botswana), Jan 24 (IANS) Botswana Football Association (BFA) confirmed that world football governing body FIFA president Sepp Joseph Blatter will be in the country for a three-day visit from Feb 9.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 1:14:06 PM

Morocco forces Cape Verde to 1-1 draw
Durban, Jan 24 (IANS) Morocco forced Cape Verde to a 1-1 draw in their second Group A match at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) here.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 1:08:02 PM

UAE discusses relations with Portugal, Algeria
Abu Dhabi, Jan 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held talks over its relations with Portugal and Alegria and ways to strengthen these with the two nations.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:10:02 PM

UAE to airlift heart patient from Kuwait
Abu Dhabi, Jan 23 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered for sending a medical aircraft to airlift an Emirati citizen, being treated at a Kuwaiti hospital following a heart stroke.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:08:03 PM

Kenya's Rudisha rewarded for his Olympics victory
Nairobi, Jan 23 (IANS) The curtains came down on a rewarding 2012 season for David Rudisha when he proudly stepped up to receive from Kenya's president Mwai Kibaki a cheque for minting Olympics gold.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:22:04 PM

AFCON: Tunisia beat Algeria 1-0
Tunis, Jan 23 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles defeated Algeria 1-0 in their first match in Group D in the 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 4:34:03 PM

Angola to circulate new currency notes
Luanda, Jan 23 (IANS) A new set of Angolan kwanza notes will be circulated in the first half of 2013 as part of the efforts to spur economic growth of the African country, the official news agency Angop reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:46:10 PM

UAE condemns Algeria gas field attack
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms, the terrorist attack which targeted the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria and left over 37 hostages dead.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:50:03 PM

Etihad Airways to raise capacity on Dublin flights
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase capacity on its Dublin flights deploying a Boeing 777-300ER on the route from July 2, 2013.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:46:04 PM

UAE, Chad discuss parliamentary friendship committee
Khartoum, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Chad have discussed relations and explored the idea of establishing an Emirati-Chadian parliamentary friendship committee.

Monday, January 21, 2013 11:52:03 PM

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