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Last updated: Monday, September 24, 2018 5:12:03 AM

79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize
Dodoma, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.

Friday, September 21, 2018 1:58:03 PM

44 killed as Tanzanian ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria
Dodoma, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 44 people have been killed after a passenger ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian government official said.

Friday, September 21, 2018 7:34:03 AM

Asia Cup: Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh by 136 runs
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS) A disciplined all-round effort saw Afghanistan thrashing Bangladesh by 136 runs in their last group match of the Asia Cup here on Thursday.

Friday, September 21, 2018 12:44:08 AM

Kipchoge to defend Olympic marathon title at Tokyo 2020
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Kenyan world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge will not confirm his next race, but says he remains focused on defending his title at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:16:05 PM

South Africa's high court decriminalizes private marijuana use, cultivation
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) South Africa's Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that the country's ban on possession, consumption and private cultivation of cannabis was "unconstitutional", in effect decriminalizing the recreational use of the popular psychoactive substance.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:36:04 PM

12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:30:05 PM

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup
Abu Dhabi, Sep 18 (IANS) Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after thrashing the Islanders by 91 runs in a Group B match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:10:11 AM

Egypt coach says Salah at same level as Ronaldo, Modric
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) Egypt coach Javier Aguirre said on Monday that Egypt star Mohamed Salah is at the same level as Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, his fellow nominees for the FIFA's The Best 2018 men's player award.

Monday, September 17, 2018 10:14:03 PM

La Liga opens first Egyptian football academy
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) La Liga on Monday presented its first football academy in Egypt, which aims to bring new talent to Spanish clubs and guide them on a similar path as Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah.

Monday, September 17, 2018 9:34:03 PM

Zimbabwe cholera deaths reach 30
Harare, Sep 17 (IANS) Zimbabwe's ongoing cholera outbreak has killed 30 people and has spread to the country's second-largest city Bulawayo, according to figures given by Health Minister Obadiah Moyo.

Monday, September 17, 2018 6:48:04 PM

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