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UAE launches campaign against Hepatitis C
Abu Dhabi, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to encourage residents to be screened for Hepatitis C.

Friday, December 21, 2012 2:24:09 AM

20 held for Nairobi twin blasts
Nairobi, Dec 20 (IANS) Kenyan police have arrested over 20 suspects in connection with Wednesday's twin blasts in which at least two people were injured.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 11:56:06 PM

55 people drowned, missing off Somalia: UN
Nairobi, Dec 20 (IANS) As many as 55 Somalis and Ethiopians were drowned or missing after an overcrowded boat capsized off the coast of Somalia, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 11:28:20 PM

UAE, Portugal hold talks
Abu Dhabi, Dec 20 (IANS/WAM) Foreign ministers of the UAE and Portugal have met to discuss ways of boosting bilateral relations.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 11:00:04 PM

33 killed, 24 injured in Sudan road accident
Khartoum, Dec 20 (IANS) As many as 33 people were killed and 24 injured when a bus collided with a mini-bus in Sudan, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 4:54:13 PM

Former Brazil goalie signs with Gremio
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Dec 20 (IANS) Former Brazilian national goalkeeper Dida has signed with football club Gremio for the 2013 season.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 12:58:32 PM

Ghana discovers more oil
Accra, Dec 20 (IANS) Ghana has announced the discovery of more oil off the western shores of the country.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 12:26:16 PM

Right wingers wanted to assassinate South African president: Report
Johannesburg, Dec 19 (IANS) A Right winger group planned to assassinate South African President Jacob Zuma at the recent party meeting of the ruling African National Congress, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 6:52:15 PM

Ghana: Indian investors more welcome than Chinese
Accra, Dec 19 (IANS) Even though China has overtaken India among the emerging economies in the race to invest in Ghana, Chinese nationals have become a problem for the Ghanaian authorities because of their involvement in illegal mining and trading across the country. Indian investors have shunned such activities and have proved to be welcome guests.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 2:04:30 PM

Kenyan referee denies match fixing at 2010 World Cup
Nairobi, Dec 19 (IANS) Kenyan referee Samuel Langat has refuted claims of match fixing in one of the matches he officiated in the 2010 World Cup involving hosts South Africa.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:30:10 PM

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