Daily Archives: July 14, 2013
Egypt: Kuwait has delivered crude oil and diesel worth $200m to Egypt, as part of a $4bn aid package to bolster the faltering economy, Alrai Arabic daily has reported, citing oil sources. Two tankers, one carrying around 100,000 tonnes of diesel and the other 1.1 million barrels of crude, have docked in Egypt, said the sources. [AMEInfo.com]
National: (Yasir Habib Khan)– Taliban led by Mullah Umer in Afghanistan has distanced themselves from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outlawed militant groups in its latest activity of setting up a special cell called “Jihad Cell” in Syria to reinforce Jehadi groups against President Bashar al-Assad. These Jihandi outfits, most of sunni, belong to Al-Queda and stood up against the Shia sect rule of Bashar al Assad.
JOHANNESBURG: (Richard Brown)– Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund feels satisfied with his side’s brilliance performance after they headed to the semi-finals of the Cosafa Cup after defeating Namibia 2-1 at the Nkoloma Stadium in Zambia. SA play their next match on Wednesday, July 17 at the Levy.
Infighting, mismanagement and incompetence are costing sports federations tens of millions a year in sponsorships.
Garry Kasparov vows he will return to Mother Russia.
Activist Liv Shange arrived back in South Africa yesterday and vowed to continue her fight for workers’ rights in the mines, in the platinum belt and beyond.
Even from his hospital bed Nelson Mandela continues to inspire underprivileged youths.
IT’S an unassuming township: large, sprawling and poor. But it is the origin of the research that showed the world that medical circumcision has reduced the probability of contracting HIV.
Soweto’s Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society was instrumental in making the dreams of African-American low-income school choristers come true by helping them raise funds to perform in South Africa.
The police have been ordered to pay nearly R40 million to a British company after money kept at a police station was stolen.
Malawi will not accept any interim deal on a disputed boundary on Lake Malawi with neighbouring Tanzania until the wrangle over sovereignty is settled, President Joyce Banda told mediators on Sunday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Nigeria on Sunday for an African Union summit on HIV/AIDS as his hosts chose to ignore an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him.
A DNA flaw may explain why people with Type 2 diabetes are more prone to blood cancers than the rest of the population, a study said Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Iran was getting closer to the “red line” he set for its nuclear program and warned the international community not to be distracted by the crises in Syria and Egypt.