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Ghana football mourns death of African stars


May 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 9 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has paid tributes to two celebrated African footballers, Nigeria's Rashidi Yekini and Jules Bocande of Senegal, who passed away Friday and ... Read more...

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Hannover signs striker Mame Biram Diouf


January 29th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan. 29 (IANS) German football club Hannover have signed up 24-year-old Senegalese and Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf until June 2014, the club has said.Diouf will receive jersey ... Read more...

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Italian gunman kills two immigrants before killing himself


December 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
FLORENCE, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An Italian man killed two Senegalese street vendors on Tuesday and wounded three other Senegalese immigrants before killing himself in the Italian city of Florence, police said.The ... Read more...

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Akon took off shirt on stage, a la Salman Khan


April 17th, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS) International pop star Akon threw open his black shirt and his black vest just the way our own star Salman Khan does in movies and ... Read more...

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Akon brings down class barrier at Gurgaon concert


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS) If you had the cheapest pass to Akon's concert here Saturday night, you definitely enjoyed more than the gold and VVIP pass holders! The Senegalese-American ... Read more...

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Akon fans protest during his birthday celebration in Pune


April 16th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Apr 16 (ANI): The birthday celebrations of popular Senegalese-American pop singer Akon turned violent on Saturday as fans protested, demanding refund of their money as the singer did not perform in ... Read more...

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Indian cuisine, meeting with SRK on Akon’s wish list


April 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) What is on Akon's wish list? On his first concert tour in India the Senegalese-American singer has made a very special request to his organisers ... Read more...

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Akon’s Gurgaon concert on track, say organisers


April 14th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) The organisers of rapper Akon's concert in the country Thursday said that the Senegalese-American singer's Gurgaon gig will take place as per schedule Saturday and that ... Read more...

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Akon starts India tour on birthday


March 24th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Popular Senegalese American singer Akon is really excited about his debut performance in India and the first concert April 16 coincides with his birthday. The songwriter-producer ... Read more...

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Senegal severs diplomatic ties with Iran


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dakar, Feb 23 (IANS) The west African country of Senegal severed its diplomatic relations with Iran Wednesday, accusing it of supplying weapons to anti-government rebels in the Casamance region that killed ... Read more...

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Never say no to Bollywood in Senegal


February 13th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Dakar, Feb 13 (IANS) From legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to contemporary film icons Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood is now and forever in Senegal, ... Read more...

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New Single Of The Deceased But Immortal Michael Jackson Debuts In The Market As A Stream


November 14th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michael Jackson, the deceased Emperor of pop, and Akon, the renowned Senegalese rapper and producer, had recorded a single in Las Vegas in 2007 that ... Read more...

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One tonne of cannabis seized in Gambia


August 27th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Banjul (Gambia), Aug 27 (IANS) Three Gambian nationals and three Senegalese were arrested after over one tonne of cannabis was found in their possession. Officers of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA) and ... Read more...

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Ferguson excited about new striker Diouf


January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said he is excited about the potential of new striker Mame Biram Diouf.The Senegalese striker got off the mark on his ... Read more...

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Senegal football star Diouf cleared of racial abuse charge


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Senegalese footballer El-Hadji Diouf has been cleared of racially abusing a ball boy during a match at Everton last month.According to The Sun, Merseyside Police investigated the Blackburn ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Spanish fishing vessel


October 2nd, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vitoria (Spain), Oct 2 (DPA) Pirates Friday hijacked a Spanish fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean about 600 km off the Somali coast, Basque regional agriculture and fishing official Pilar Unzalu said. MS ... Read more...

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Air India, United S.C. in Shield semifinals


September 5th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) United S.C. stunned fancied East Bengal 4-2 in a group A encounter to enter the semifinals of the 114th IFA Shield football tournament Saturday. In another match, Pune F.C. ... Read more...

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Air India, Sporting ahead of others in semi-final race


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Air India held Senegal's A.S. Douanes goalless while Churchill Brothers and Mohammedan Sporting finished 1-1 in group league clashes of the 114th IFA Shield football tournament Wednesday. The Goan ... Read more...

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Bolt a global icon, lack of sensitivity shown to Semenya: Diack


August 23rd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (DPA) Usain Bolt has established himself as a global sports icon while the case of Caster Semenya could have been treated with more sensitivity, world athletics supremo Lamine Diack ... Read more...

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Jacko leaves behind ‘mountain’ of unreleased material


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Michael Jackson has left behind a mass of unreleased recordings that did not make it onto the records.Tommy Mottola, the former chairman and CEO of Sony ... Read more...

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Africa looking towards India, China: Senegal president


June 25th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 24 (IANS) Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade Wednesday criticised European Union (EU) policies towards Africa and said the continent was looking towards India and China for its economic needs, EuAsiaNews reported. ... Read more...

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Looking like dad can be a material boon for kids


June 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Children who look and smell like their fathers tend to receive more paternal investments than kids who resemble dad less, says a new study.The study, which included 30 ... Read more...

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From Gandhi to Akon, it was a fitting IPL finale


May 25th, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) From Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan to Akon's smash hits, the closing ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the New Wanderers here Sunday night showcased the ... Read more...

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Shakhtar win in UEFA Cup


April 10th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), April 10 (DPA) Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk will take a two-goal lead to France next week after winning their first leg UEFA Cup quarter-final game against Olympique Marseille 2-0. Czech Tomas ... Read more...

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Iran ready to help resolve disputes in Africa: Ahmadinejad


July 9th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 9 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that Iran was ready to help resolve disputes in the African continent, the official IRNA news agency reported. Ahmadinejad made the statement ... Read more...

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Tuberculosis is 500,000-years-old


December 7th, 2007 - 6:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have found that Tuberculosis is 500,000-years-old.They have found the most ancient evidence of the disease in a 500,000-year-old human fossil ... Read more...

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Akon charged for hurling fan off stage


December 1st, 2007 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec1 (ANI): Rapper Akon has been charged after he allegedly chucked a fan off stage during one of his concerts held in June.It all started when the Smack That singer ... Read more...

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Matthew Broderick signs up for “Wonderful World”


November 14th, 2007 - 1:56 am ICT by admin
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