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    Airtel launches its 4G service in Africa
    New Delhi, Nov 27 : Bharti Airtel has launched its first fourth generation (4G) services in Africa in the Seychelles, a company statement said here Thursday.

    Palestinian president said committed to two-state solution: Zuma
    Pretoria, Nov 26 : South African President Jacob Zuma Wednesday said visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated the commitment to a two-state solution for peace with Israel, Xinhua reported.

    Cricket: Pandey guides Indian eves to victory
    Bengaluru, Nov 26 : Shikha Pandey's all-round performance (59 and 3 for 19) helped India Women beat South Africa Women by six wickets to level the ODI series 1-1 here Wednesday.

    Africa needs India's cooking stove, solar know-how: Think tank
    Kolkata, Nov 26 : Africa, which is on a "slow, uphill battle" to improve its bio-energy sector, needs India's expertise in improved cooking stove (ICS) and durable solar products technology, a member of a leading think tank said here Wednesday.

    Fit-again Cottrell ready for Windies' tour of South Africa
    Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 26 : West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell said he is ready to continue his international career after a hamstring injury forced him out of action for nearly six weeks.

    'Cricketing genius' Kallis now fancies his 'caddying skills'
    Johannesburg, Nov 26 : Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis took to Twitter to announce his caddying debut as he would step onto the fairways at this week's Sunshine Tour event in Cape Town.

    Mali confirms two new Ebola cases
    United Nations, Nov 26 : Mali has confirmed two new cases of Ebola, bringing to total number of cases in the West African nation to eight, days ahead of the opening of a new UN Ebola response office.

    Vanessa Hudgens gets restraining order against stalker wanting to ...
    Washington, Nov 25 : Vanessa Hudgens has a stalker so crazy about her, that he traveled all the way from Africa to L.A. to marry her.

    Els dreams of holding aloft SA flag as golf returns at 2016 Rio ...
    Johannesburg, Nov 25 : Former world number one Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics when golf returns to the elite tournament in Brazil.

    De Villiers believes Proteas will be among favourites at WC despite ...
    Johannesburg, Nov 25 : South Africa ODI captain AB de Villiers believes that his team would be favourites for the World Cup, despite suffering a 4-1 series loss to Australia on Sunday.

    45 killed in Nigeria twin bombings
    Abuja, Nov 25 : At least 45 were killed Tuesday in two blasts that rocked a busy market in Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno and epicentre of Boko Haram's violence in the West African country, medicos at a state-run hospital said.

    Over a dozen killed in Nigeria twin bombings
    Abuja, Nov 25 : Two blasts Tuesday rocked a busy market in Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno and epicentre of Boko Haram's violence in the West African country, killing more than a dozen people, witnesses and security personnel told Xinhua.

    Tryon helps South Africa beat India
    Bengaluru, Nov 24 : A battling half-century by Chloe Tryon (50, 80b, 7x4) carried South Africa to a thrilling two-wicket win over India in the first of the three women's One-Day Internationals at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Monday.

    Indian team leaves for blind cricket World Cup
    New Delhi, Nov 24 : Sports Minister Sarabananda Sonowal felicitated the Indian men's blind cricket team, which left from here Monday night to South Africa to participate in the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup from Nov 27 to Dec 9.

    Oz return to top of ICC's ODI rankings post outclassing Proteas 4-1 ...
    London, Nov 24 : Australia returned to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s ODI rankings post defeating South Africa by two wickets in Sydney to win the one-day series 4-1.

    Smith says 'motivated' Oz will look to reclaim No.1 ODI spot during ...
    Johannesburg, Nov 23 : Australia batsman Steve Smith has said that his side will not be short of motivation going into Sunday's fifth and final ODI against South Africa as they look to reclaim the number one spot from World Champions India on the International Cricket Council's ODI rankings.

    Australia the team to beat at World Cup: Vaughan
    London, Nov 23 : Former England captain Michael Vaughan Sunday said that having hit upon a rich vein of form against South Africa, Australia have emerged as the front-runners and will be the team to beat at the World Cup in their own backyard, starting Feb 14 next year.

    Australia displace India as top ODI team
    Dubai, Nov 23 : Four-time World Champion Australia Sunday returned to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) Team Rankings, displacing India, after defeating South Africa 4-1 in a five-match series, as per the latest International Cricket Council release.

    Indian eves hoping for a winning start against Proteas
    Bengaluru, Nov 23 : Riding high on confidence after notching an innings win in the one-off Test at Mysuru last week, the Mithali Raj-led Indian women's cricket team will seek to carry the momentum into the one-day series against South Africa commencing here Monday.

    South African traders see India as best overseas market
    New Delhi, Nov 23 : India's booming economy and rising disposable incomes are major draws for small traders from South Africa who are participating in this year's ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF), hoping to bag lucrative orders from affluent Indians, many of whom "don't even bargain".

    Indian eves hoping for a winning start against Proteas
    Bengaluru, Nov 23 : Riding high on confidence after notching an innings win in the one-off Test at Mysuru last week, the Mithali Raj-led Indian women's cricket team will seek to carry the momentum into the one-day series against South Africa commencing here Monday.

    Afro-pop musician who sings for African women
    By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Nov 23 : Disowned by her family for daring to challenge traditions by acting in films, Fatoumata Diawara ran away from home to act in theatre. She now sings not just for her passion but for women and children of Africa.

    India offers training in solar energy to foreign professionals
    New Delhi, Nov. 22 : The Ministry of External Affairs is facilitating a programme to train professionals from Nepal, Afghanistan and many other African countries in solar energy system under the ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation) fellowship programme.

    African students adding new dimension to Indian university sports
    New Delhi, Nov 22 : Although African students are very few in number on all Indian campuses, they are powering a silent change in Indian sport.

    Indian helping to light up Gambia
    By Francis Kokutse, Banjul (Gambia), Nov 22 : Like many Indians who are proving to be philanthropists around Africa, Ram Mohan has set up a social business called Comafrique Intelizon Initiative and has embarked on the replacement of candles in villages in the Gambia with solar lights from India.

    Fudadin to replace Bravo in Windies Test squad
    St. John's (Antigua), Nov 22 : Guyana left-hander Assad Fudadin will replace Darren Bravo in the 15-man Test squad for the tour of South Africa, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.

    S.African diplomat urges students to use sports to lead healthy lives
    New Delhi, Nov.21 : A senior diplomat of the High Commission of South Africa encouraged students of a school here to use the medium of sports and other forms of physical activity to lead healthy lives and ensure a good future for themselves.

    Hollande to visit Guinea next week, focus on fighting Ebola
    Paris, Nov 22 : French President Francois Hollande will visit the West African countries next week, including the Ebola-hit Guinea-Conakry Nov 28 and will focus on ways to eradicate the deadly virus, media reported Friday.

    South African president calls for end to racism in sports
    Johannesburg, Nov 21 : South African President Jacob Zuma Friday called for global efforts to end racism in sports.

    Morocco, US organisation sign MoU on 'Enterprise City' project
    Marrakech, Nov 21 : The Moroccan government and US institution Babson Global have signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of an "Enterprise City", a city dedicated to business, in the North African country.

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