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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

Tunisia pardons 1,900 prisoners
Tunis, Dec 19 (IANS) Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has granted pardon to 1,900 prisoners including 29 foreigners, the official TAP news agency reported.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:10:19 AM

Doctors satisfied with Mandela's progress
Cape Town, Dec 19 (IANS) Doctors treating anti-apartheid hero and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela are satisfied with the progress he is making, but are in no hurry to send him home yet, President Jacob Zuma said.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 8:22:06 AM

UAE offices to be closed Jan 1
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (IANS/WAM) Employees in private sector institutions as well as in federal ministries in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will get a holiday Jan 1, 2013 to mark the New Year.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 4:10:16 AM

UAE group helps 70,000 Yemeni families
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (IANS/WAM) Around 70,000 needy families in Yemen have benefitted from food aid provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 3:38:07 AM

UAE, Russia sign nuclear deal
Abu Dhabi, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Russia Monday signed an agreement for cooperation in the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

Monday, December 17, 2012 11:32:05 PM

Mubarak injured after slipping in bathroom
Cairo, Dec 16 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, currently serving life imprisonment after being convicted of ordering the killing of protestors, injured his head when he slipped in a bathroom at the prison hospital, state media reported.

Sunday, December 16, 2012 1:48:06 PM

Gall stones removal surgery on Mandela successful
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has undergone a successful surgery to remove gall stones, the presidency said on Saturday.

Saturday, December 15, 2012 9:06:10 PM

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