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Ghana third best African side on FIFA ranking


September 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 32nd to the 31st position on the September edition of the FIFA world rankings, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Domenech heads Kenya’s list for foreign football coach


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former head coach of France Raymond Domenech is being touted as the favourite among the final four short-listed candidates to take over the job of Kenya's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pryce retains 100m crown to make history (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first success of the London Games and became the first woman in 16 years to defend an Olympics 100 metres ... Read more...

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India’s winning plan to fight AIDS holds hope for Africa (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation holds hope for Africa where over two- thirds of the ... Read more...

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Africa eyes India’s winning plan to fight AIDS


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has evoked great interest in Africa where over two thirds of ... Read more...

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Yaya Toure to stay in Man City


July 11th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's defensive midfielder Yaya Toure has indicated he will stay in Manchester City as he intends to win "everything" with the new Premier League champions."On ... Read more...

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Indian business delegation to visit Ghana next week


July 5th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) An Indian business delegation of over 100 members, led by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, will visit Ghana next week to explore business opportunities ... Read more...

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Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua


June 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's striker Didier Drogba Wednesday confirmed that he has joined Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract."I studied all the offers I ... Read more...

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Shanghai Shenhua confirms contract with Drogba


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua boss Zhu Jun confirmed that Cote d'Ivoire and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will join the club on a two-and-half years' ... Read more...

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Three killed Indian peacekeepers to be honoured


May 25th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) Three Indians who were killed during UN peacekeeping operations will be among over 100 security personnel to be honoured at a ceremony at the UN ... Read more...

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Chinese football pinning hopes on Seedorf and Drogba


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) The guessing game about which famous football star will be the next to land in China gained momentum as more big names were linked to Chinese ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers honoured in Haiti


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) As many as 158 Indian peacekeepers have been honoured for their service in Haiti where they conducted regular patrols, secured election materials and helped with ... Read more...

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Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

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Zambia yet to receive money for winning 2012 Africa Cup


March 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), March 15 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has not yet given Zambia money for winning the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which was co-hosted by ... Read more...

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Zambia moves to fourth position in African football


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 16 (IANS) Zambia, the 2012 African champions, have shot up from 16th to fourth position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rankings as they also break ... Read more...

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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

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UNICEF appeals for $1.28 billion for 2012 humanitarian aid


January 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK/GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday appealed for $1.28 billion from governments to provide humanitarian assistance to children around the world in 2012.UNICEF's acting Deputy ... Read more...

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UNICEF appeals for $1.2 bn to help children in 2012


January 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appealed for $1.28 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to children in over 25 countries this year, with nearly one-third ... Read more...

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Unicef appeals for $1.3 bn


January 28th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) Friday appealed for $1.28 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to children in over 25 countries this year."We have achieved many ... Read more...

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Ghana jumps in FIFA rankings


January 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Jan 19 (IANS) Ghana has moved up three places in the latest FIFA world rankings to occupy the 26th position from last month's 29th, the Ghana Football Association announced ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit Africa


January 14th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) US State Secretary Hillary Clinton will start her four-nation Africa tour next week, the State Department announced Friday.Her visit to Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo and Cape ... Read more...

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India honours 14 of diaspora for enhancing its global image


January 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday conferred the "Pravasi Bharatiya Samman" awards to 14 eminent overseas Indians, including Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar, and ... Read more...

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Botswana, from ‘whipping boys’ to ‘African team of year’


December 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gaborone, Dec 30 (IANS) Not many years ago, Botswana, a country well known for its game reserves, was an unknown entity in the world of soccer.Their road to success in ... Read more...

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Global warming could make chocolates expensive


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Chocolates could be priced out of your reach - thanks to the impact of global warming as cocoa plantation yield could fall due to rise ... Read more...

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Ghanaian Andre Ayew in race for African footballer award


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Dec. 23 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ghanaian international and French club Marseille winger Andre Ayew, along with two other contenders for the African Footballer ... Read more...

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UAE, Cote d’Ivoire sign air services agreement


December 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has signed an air services agreement with Cote d'Ivoire, it was announced here Tuesday.Omar Bin Ghaleb, deputy director general of the UAE General Civil ... Read more...

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11 envoys present credentials to president


November 1st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday pitched for a permanent seat for India in the UN Security Council as 11 ambassadors, including those of France, Cuba ... Read more...

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Arik Air to operate from Abu Dhabi


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 3 (IANS/WAM) Nigeria's largest international carrier Arik Air will operate from Abu Dhabi, it was announced Monday.It will start operations from Nov 29 with three non-stop weekly flights ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly re-elects Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:14 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday agreed to re-elect Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General, his second consecutive term at the helm of the 192-member organization.Ban, 67, was ... Read more...

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Toll in Ivorian post-election violence tops 1,000: UN


May 28th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 28 (IANS) The post-election violence that commenced last December in Cote d'Ivoire caused 1,000 deaths in the western part of the country before it came to an ... Read more...

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Mass graves found in Cote d’Ivoire


May 10th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) At least 68 bodies have been found in 10 graves near the Cote d'Ivoire's main city of Abidjan, Xinhua reported.According to the UN Office of ... Read more...

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India evacuates 44 more from Abidjan


April 18th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India has airlifted another group of 44 of its nationals and two Nepalese Sunday from Abidjan, the capital of Cote d'Ivoire, as tensions remained high ... Read more...

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Burkina Faso government dissolved amid mutiny


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by BNO News
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BNO NEWS) -- The president of Burkina Faso has dissolved the government amid a mutiny by members of his presidential guard in the capital city Ouagadougou.Xinhua news agency reported ... Read more...

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Fair trial for human rights violations in Cote d’Ivoire: UN


April 13th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 13 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights office has demanded a fair trial for all perpetrators of violence on both sides of the conflict in Cote ... Read more...

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66 Indians evacuated from Cote d’Ivoire


April 13th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Amid intensifying violence in the West African nation of Cote d'Ivoire, 66 Indian nationals, including 11 women and 12 children, were Tuesday safely evacuated from ... Read more...

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