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Kenya returns to Olympic 4x400m men's relay
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Kenya will make a comeback to the 4x400m men's relay after a 40-year-Olympic hiatus.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:29:07 PM

Zambia to play Zimbabwe in football friendly
Lusaka (Zambia), July 18 (IANS) Zambia will host neighbours Zimbabwe in an international football friendly next month to test the flood lights at its newly-built ultra modern stadium.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:02:27 PM

UAE, South Korea review bilateral relations
Abu Dhabi, July 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Korea held bilateral talks Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:42:52 PM

Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat's death
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:18:52 PM

Kiprop eyes gold at London Games
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop will briefly interrupt his training to compete at the Monaco Diamond League Friday to gauge himself before moving on to London for the Olympics.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 7:37:38 PM

Africa pushes for greater democracy, crisis resolution
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge to push democracy and fast-track resolution of crises in the continent's hotspots, including Mali, the Sudans, Guinea Bissau and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:19:24 PM

African Union's first woman leader braces to tackle continent's hotspots
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders have ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge to push democracy and fast-track resolution of crises in the continent's hotspots, including Mali, the Sudans, Guinea Bissau and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:03:29 PM

Kenya eyes seven golds at London Olympics
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Kenya are looking at seven gold medals from the 48 athletes they are sending to the London Olympics.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:03:34 PM

Kenya eyes bilateral deals with China
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has left for Beijing to attend a key China-Africa forum where he is also expected to sign bilateral initiatives that will enhance relations between China and Kenya.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:22:34 PM

Ethiopian PM misses AU summit, health rumours float
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) It's a mystery absence that has created a lot of hush-hush talk here. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been missing from the African Union summit, fanning speculation about the health of the 57-year-old leader who has helmed the country since 1991.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:47:04 AM

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