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Ethiopia seeks more Indian teachers, agriculturists


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) Ethiopia, one of Africa's emerging economies, is seeking more teachers and agriculturists from India to help it leapfrog into a knowledge economy and food-sufficient ... Read more...

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PM to go on Africa tour Monday, terms summit a ‘landmark’ event (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) A day before he goes on a two-nation Africa tour to Ethiopia and Tanzania, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday underlined that the second ... Read more...

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‘Yeh hai meri India’ - in Ethiopia


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) "Yeh hai meri India!" the coffee shop steward greets Indian visitors cheerily at the Hilton Addis Ababa as he pours a cuppa. Asked if ... Read more...

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Spain Make History, Andres Iniesta Pays Tribute To Dani Jarque


July 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Within two years of proving themselves to be the best side in Europe, the Spanish asserted themselves as the champions of the world in football on ... Read more...

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Uruguay end Ghana fairy tale, reach semis (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Uruguay crushed Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana in a thrilling quarter-final showdown Friday that ended in a penalty shootout and saw the last remaining African team ... Read more...

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Ghana hold Africa’s hopes at World Cup: Danny Jordaan


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 2 (ANI): World Cup organizing chief Danny Jordaan has said that Ghana carries Africa's hopes and must do it, as they eye becoming the first team from the continent to ... Read more...

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African women catch football fever


June 24th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Eva Krafczyk Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Mia Rajput frowned and minced nervously in her high heels. France, her favourite side, had crashed out of the World Cup and it was no ... Read more...

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Germany look to avoid unspeakable disaster against Ghana


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Germany head into their final Group D game against Ghana at Soccer City Wednesday looking to avoid making unwanted history by failing to make it past the World ... Read more...

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Tear gas, rubber bullets against demo at stadium


June 14th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 14 (DPA) Riot police used rubber bullets, tear gas and smoke grenades to disperse protestors at Durban's Moses Mabhida stadium early Monday, just two hours after the Germany-Australia match ended. Several ... Read more...

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Africa is the winner, says Ban Ki-Moon of World Cup


June 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) The football World Cup in South Africa can serve as a catalyst for the entire African continent, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon says. "It is an absolute honour ... Read more...

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Durban’s Indian community fully South African in World Cup


June 12th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Durban, June 11 (DPA) Durban's large Indian community joined the party in their native South Africa Friday, to celebrate the first World Cup ever held on African soil. With some three million people, ... Read more...

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Hosts South Africa draw with Mexico in World Cup opener (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) Hosts South Africa earned a precious 1-1 draw against Mexico in the opening match of the 2010 World Cup, the first to take place on African soil. In ... Read more...

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Hosts South Africa, Mexico draw in World Cup opener


June 11th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) Hosts South Africa and Mexico played to an exciting 1-1 draw in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium. A stunning 55th-minute ... Read more...

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Football World Cup begins officially


June 11th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jun 11 (ANI): The first World Cup on African soil began on June 11, with South Africa facing Mexico in the opening match.A colourfully dressed group of African dancers paraded onto ... Read more...

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World Cup football officially begins


June 11th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) The first football World Cup on African soil was kicked off Friday by a colourful African-themed ceremony. The championship's 19th edition since 1930 started two hours before hosts South ... Read more...

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Mexico Versus South Africa Game Kicks Off World Cup


June 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Johannesburg, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening match of the world's most watched and most anticipated sports event takes place tonight for the first time in African soil.The two ... Read more...

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This day in World Cup history — June 11


June 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) This day in World Cup football history -- June 11. June 111933 - The first-ever World Cup qualifying match is played between Sweden and Estonia in Stockholm. The host ... Read more...

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Honduran boys hoping to impress in World Cup


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), June 2 (DPA) With a hearty combination of power, speed and technique, Honduras arrive at the World Cup football finals as relative unknowns, but a combination of locally-based grafters and ... Read more...

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To avoid Obama’s visit, South African police chief wants US knocked out of WC


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): South African police chief General Bheki Cele in order to avoid a visit by President Barack Obama to the country during the World Cup, is 'praying' that ... Read more...

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Several injured in attack on Togo’s Africa Cup team


January 9th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Luanda, Angola/Cape Town, Jan 9 (DPA) The bus carrying Togo's national football team was attacked in Angola, in an incident that left several occupants injured and which, according to some reports, claimed ... Read more...

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Blatter launches Fan Fest for 2010 World Cup


December 4th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) The Fan Fest project for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa was launched in Cape Town on Friday by FIFA president Joseph Blatter. Following the resounding success ... Read more...

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District 9: The Story Within


August 12th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
If you did not have even witnessed Peter Jackson produced movies like "King Kong" and "Lord Of The Rings" then don't panic, you can get some more of the magnanimity through his ... Read more...

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Fernando Torres, Spain’s-African football hitman


June 16th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Fernando Torres is well known for his ability to score goals of every kind, but he also takes pride in his fight against racism and ... Read more...

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NASA uses satellite to improve global crop forecasting


May 27th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): NASA researchers are using satellite data to cultivate the most accurate estimates of soil moisture, which would improve global crop forecasting.Soil moisture is essential for seeds to germinate ... Read more...

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2010 World Cup organisers dismiss ‘internal rifts’


February 19th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Johannesburg, Feb 19 (Xinhua) South African organisers of the 2010 football World Cup denied "internal rifts" exposed by local media as FIFA officials kicked off a weeklong inspection for preparations. Irvin Khoza, ... Read more...

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