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UN hails Central African Republic ceasefire
United Nations, July 25 : The UN Security Council welcomed a ceasefire signed by warring armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers ...
Johannesburg, July 24 : Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
Lanka off to slow start on first day of second Test against Proteas
Colombo, July 24 : Sri Lanka got off to a slow start on the first day of their second Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, and have so far lost three wickets.
India, China among top 'e-waste' dumping grounds amongst developed ...
Washington, July 24 : Scientists have revealed that developed countries dump quarter of their electronic waste or 'e-waste' into 7 developing countries including China, India and five West African countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Liberia.
Air Algerie plane missing in west Africa
Algiers, July 24 : A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie was Thursday reported missing 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, according to media.
Niroshan Dickwella included in Sri Lanka Test squad
Colombo, July 23 : Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test against South Africa which starts at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground here Thursday.
Elephant's sense of smell stronger than dogs, humans
Tokyo, July 23 : Researchers have found that African elephants have the largest number of olfactory receptor (OR) genes ever characterised - more than twice than that of dogs and five times more than humans.
Six African teams for Nairobi World Hockey League
Nairobi, July 23 : Six teams have confirmed participation in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World Hockey League Series in Nairobi from Sep 2-7.
Steyn credits coach Donald for 'red-hot run'
Johannesburg, July 22 : South African fast bowler Dale Steyn credits Coach Allan Donald for the outstanding match figures of 9 wickets for 99 runs against Sri Lanka.
CSA didn't want Philander's tempering footage to be broadcast
Johannesburg, July 22 : South Africa reportedly put pressure on broadcaster Ten Sports to not show Vernon Philander's ball-tampering footage in the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Ishant Sharma comes of age
London, July 22 : He was a teenager when Greg Chappell, then the India coach, wanted to summon him as a replacement towards the tail end of India's 2006-07 tour of South Africa. This did not happen.
Kenya coach suspended for spitting at match official
Nairobi, July 22 : Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped a one-year suspension on Kenya's head coach Adel Amrouche for his undisciplined behaviour against a match official.
South African nations to sign economic partnership deal with EU
Cape Town, July 22 : The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will sign a new and improved economic partnership agreement with the European Union (EU), it was announced Monday.
Steyn rates match-winning Galle Test performance among his best
Johannesburg, July 21 : South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has rated his performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and has said that former fast bowling great Allan Donald's videos inspired him ahead of the series-opener.
BRICS but not yet a Building
By Amit Kapoor : The recently concluded BRICS annual summit held in Brazil resulted in the important Fortaleza Declaration and Action Plan from the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The joint declaration has some important points that highlight the importance of this year's ...
Human-elephant conflict: Bengal considers South African birth control ...
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, July 21 : In the wake of the escalating human-elephant conflict (HEC) in West Bengal, the state is considering a hugely successful South African birth control route to regulate the growing pachyderm population.
Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test
Colombo, July 20 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Domingo says Proteas squad is not earning reputation for ball ...
Johannesburg, July 20 : South Africa coach Russell Domingo has denied that his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander became the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined by the ICC for the offence.
Indian hand in Nigerian research and education network
By Francis Kokutse, Lagos, July 20 : As India makes its presence felt across multiple development sectors in Africa, Nigeria is taking the help of an Indian firm to launch the country's first research and education network.
Ethiopia's India connect grows: A Dreamliner named Taj Mahal
By Hadra Ahmed, Addis Ababa, July 20 : In what is being seen as a recognition of the heavy traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent, the flagship carrier of the East African nation of Ethiopia has named its newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner after India's most famous monument.
South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win in Galle Test after post-tea ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : South Africa on Saturday declared their second innings at 206-6 at tea on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, and set the hosts a victory target of 370 runs.
Steyn joins Dennis, Imran, Kapil in elite '23 five-wicket Test hauls' ...
Johannesburg, July 19 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has swapped one elite club for another as he advanced to 23 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket to join the likes of Dennis Lillee, Imran Khan and Kapil Dev.
Lanka get off to strong start in 370-run chase against South Africa ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : Sri Lanka on Saturday got off to a strong start in their second innings against South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle, scoring 110 for the loss of Upal Tharanga's wicket.
Steyn claims five wickets against Lanka to put Proteas in drivers seat
Johannesburg, July 19 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn claimed five wickets as the visitors seized control on the third of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
ICC fines Proteas' Philander 75 percent match fee for ball tampering
London, July 19 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined South African bowler Vernon Philander 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the Test match in Sri Lanka.
Philander fined for ball tampering
Dubai, July 19 : South Africa's Vernon Philander was fined 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the third day's play in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Modi pays homage to Mandela on his birth anniversary
New Delhi, July 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid homage to former South African president Nelson Mandela on his birth anniversary, saying it was an occasion to reaffirm commitment to work towards world peace.
Steyn puts South Africa in command over Lanka in Galle Test with ...
Galle, July 18 : South Africa was in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka, having snared nine wickets of the hosts for 283 runs.
Gordimer: Chronicler of apartheid and South Africa's transition
By Saeed Naqvi : The world was in ideological transition when I met Nadine Gordimer in her bungalow in a Johannesburg suburb. Nelson Mandela had been released that very month after 27 years in the "White Man's prison". Earlier, the Soviet Union had collapsed.
Accelerating investment in Africa: Ethiopia gains big with Indian FDI
By Hadra Ahmed, Addis Ababa, July 18 : India is gradually expanding its investment footprint across Africa, with the East African nation of Ethiopia alone benefitting from billions of dollars of foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Asian giant in multiple economic sectors.