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2014/10/31 18:30
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... stole international headlines when he scooped the country's only silver medal at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The young boxing sensation also represented Namibia at this...
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2014/10/31 10:49
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... the 1980 Games when he was favored to win. Azumah Nelson won the medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games and secured the WBC Featherweight and Super Featherweight World titles. “I feel...
2014/10/31 10:38
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... plaque was unveiled at Lancaster House in London on June 26, 2014 by the then Foreign and Commonwealth Office senior minister Baroness Warsi. The UK's plans to mark the centenary of the...
2014/10/31 01:16
2014/10/31 01:16
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel instructed each of the branches to create a policy for West Africa deployment and urged mandatory quarantines. We have been sickened by the politicization of...
2014/10/30 07:45
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GLASGOW and Scotland are continuing to benefit from the Commonwealth Games almost three months after the event, organisers have said. Furniture from the athletes’ village, sporting equipment from the...
2014/10/30 07:34
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Michael Sata, who died in a London hospital, as his deputy Guy Scott becomes, pending elections, Africa's first white leader since South Africa's apartheid era. US President Barack Obama led the...
2014/10/30 06:56
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... cent higher to $33.26. Westpac Banking Corp, reporting Monday, rose 0.8 per cent to $34.46 and Commonwealth Bank of Australia, which will provide a quarterly earnings update on Tuesday, gained...
2014/10/30 06:29
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... be included in the national development agenda. He noted that the establishment of the African Institute for remittances (AIR) in Kenya, with the acceptance of the African Union, will be...
2014/10/30 05:29
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Violet Odogwu Nwajei said athletes genuinely contended for medals both at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Africa Athletics Championships in Morocco. The season, she said was very...
2014/10/30 03:22
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... car crash on Friday. He was an 800m Athens 2004 Olympics silver medalist and a Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medalist. A flag bearer for South Africa at the opening ceremony of the...
2014/10/29 10:48
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... in the boxing ring. Azumah Nelson, born on July 19, 1958, is widely considered the greatest African boxer ever. He is a three-time world champion in two weight classes - WBC super...
2014/10/29 10:48
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... disagreement with a decision not to include him in Team Ghana’s contingent for the recent Commonwealth Games, and the selection criteria used in selecting athletes into the national team,...
2014/10/29 06:29
2014/10/29 06:29
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... between 2013 and 2018. Ugandans pay one of the highest power tariffs in Sub Saharan Africa. Domestic consumers pay a tariff of Shs 518 per KwH, which is $0.19, far higher than the Sub...
2014/10/29 05:29
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Sports Summit in 2012, adding: "One of the fallouts of that summit was that in 2013, we won the Africa Nations Cup and did well at the Commonwealth Games. "But we had a problem in 2014 and...
2014/10/29 03:10
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to have health care workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa quarantined for three weeks upon their returns. Baker said he thought the quarantine was...
2014/10/28 21:41
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Virginia Commonwealth University says it won't approve faculty or student requests to travel to three countries in West Africa that are grappling with ebola. President Michael Rao shared the policy,...
2014/10/28 19:17
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Health Minister Lawrence Springborg calls for national database of travellers from west Africa US troops returning from Africa are being placed in isolation as a precaution against the spread of...
2014/10/28 03:46
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... other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. The move came after a New York City physician who returned to the U.S. a week ago from...
2014/10/28 01:57
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... left and the benefits of hospice care in their new book, "Changing the Way We Die." [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.] Global women in tech: Female executives from technology...
2014/10/28 01:29
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London — The Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to impact on many public services. Scheduled flights in and out of the most affected parts of the region are now limited, and this means that our...
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