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  1. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... attacks and engage in criminal activities.” The UN force, to be known as MINUSMA, will eventually have up to 12,600 troops with the core coming from more than 6,000 West African troops already in Mali. French troops will remain in the region to carry out counter-terrorism operations. Ban raised fears that UN peacekeepers could face guerrilla attacks as the Malian army and African troops ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

    South Africa eager for Cup of Nations win

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Bafana eager for big-bang start Anything less than victory against debutants Cape Verde in today's Africa Cup of Nations curtain-raiser could spell potential disaster for under-fire hosts ... them, as it did when they won their only previous Nations Cup, in 1996. The momentum built by an opening success would prove invaluable. Defeat or a lacklustre draw could knock the stuffing out ...

  3. Sport - Soccer

    Yaya Toure African Player of the Year – again

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 10:08am by AFP

    ... a very successful year with coach Stephen Keshi voted Africa’s best coach, while the Super Eagles were the best national team after they won a third Africa Cup of Nations in February and qualified for a fifth World Cup. The country’s Under-17 team were picked as the National Youth Team and Kelechi Iheanacho, who was voted the MVP of the 2013 Under-17 Fifa World Cup, received ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    South African star Variety Club to race in Group One Champions Mile

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:14pm by Alan Aitken

    ... coming in a comprehensive Godolphin Mile success on Dubai World Cup night for his South African trainer, Joey Ramsden. However, connections had flagged prior to that race that Variety Club would ... completes 'thrilling Mile' A thrilling renewal of the HK$12 million Group One Champions Mile is in prospect on May 4, with dual South African Horse Of The Year, Variety Club, one ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Hong Kong features beckon for South African stars

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 11:07pm by Alan Aitken

    ... runner-up Vercingetorix, another star South African trained by De Kock, was on the radar for the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (2,000m) on April 27, where he may be joined by World Cup fourth Side ... Kong features beckon for South African stars South African star Variety Club is a firm marquee contender for the Champions Mile at Sha Tin following his all-the-way victory in the US$1 million ...

  6. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    The good, the bad and the ugly of World Cup night in Dubai

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the Al Quoz Sprint on Amber Sky, J-Mo tried to pump up the crowd but the reception was more polite than enthusiastic Alan Aitken That was the reception for African Story after the World Cup ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com World Cup night is expensive, flashy and shiny, but the public relations are an insult and the Tapeta track only fit for goats The good, the bad and ugly ...

  7. News - World - AFRICA

    South African economy falls to No 2 on continent behind Nigeria, but Pretoria is unfazed

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Abuja Nigeria now continent's biggest economy but in terms of GDP per capita, South Africa remains far ahead and expects to retain that position South Africans comfortable with being No 2 Nigeria's claiming of the title of Africa's biggest economy is being shrugged off by South African economists, who say their nation remains the driving force ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Senegal disqualified after African Cup riot

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 08:43am by Associated Press in Dakar, Senegal

    ... Associated Press in Dakar, Senegal Senegal was disqualified from next year’s African Cup of Nations on Tuesday, although the country was already about to be eliminated in qualifying when ... for Senegal, CAF said in its statement, if the body’s disciplinary board chooses to act further. CAF confirmed Ivory Coast was the winner of the match and would proceed to the African Cup in South ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Uruguay await if Hong Kong can achieve second in Asian qualifying for 2015 World Cup

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to Montevideo to take on Uruguay if they finish second in the Asian qualifiers for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Uruguay lost 32-13 to the United States in the return leg in Atlanta over the weekend- ... Kong are not looking that far ahead just yet. Right now all our attention is on the Asian Five Nations and to get past sides like South Korea and Sri Lanka Dai Rees "Yes our goal ...

  10. News - World - JUSTICE

    Qatar court jails US couple for three years over death of adopted African daughter

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by AFP

    ... The couple of Chinese origin were released in November pending trial, but the court denied their request to leave the country to join their two other adopted children. The African-born children left ... on infrastructure projects linked to the 2022 soccer World Cup. Their supporters describe them as a loving family and say they have collected supporting testimony from people who knew them in Qatar, which ...




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