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  • Kallis quits ODI cricket months before World Cup

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup.
  • Mido sacked by Zamalek as Champions League hopes fade

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egypt striker Mido's fledgling coaching career hit the buffers on Wednesday when local side Zamalek fired him after just seven months in the job and a week on from his first managerial trophy success. The former Ajax and...

    Three killed in car bomb in Cairo: Egyptian state-run TV

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Three people were killed in a car bomb blast on Wednesday in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt's state-run Nile Television said. Another state news outlet, Al-Ahram, quoted Brigadier Mahmoud Shawki, a police officer, as saying...

    Libyan government orders army units to cease fire in Benghazi

    CAIRO Libya's interim government Tuesday ordered all army units in the troubled eastern city of Benghazi to cease fire immediately. The government also called on Islamist militias to lay down their arms, saying that the "tragic situation of the residents...

    Superstition complicates fight against Ebola in Africa [Letter]

    Superstition complicates fight against Ebola in Africa [Letter]
    A recent report that a runaway Sierre Leone Ebola patient had been located but died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital is good news for the wrong reasons. Maybe this incident will help members of the community understand that Ebola is not a...