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Nov 20th, 2014
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Monastir, Tunisia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Stephen Keshi’s Nigeria side, defending champion after its success in South Africa last year, failed to win any of its opening three Group A matches but gave itself hope of a great escape by beating Sudan and Congo. Those wins meant it was sec...
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Nov 15th, 2014
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Blida ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Algeria made it five wins from five in their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with their 3-1 victory over Ethiopia at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida on Saturday evening. Goals from Sofiane Feghouli, Riyad Mahrez and Yacine Brahimi moved Alge...
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Nov 15th, 2014
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Durban ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Africa booked their place in the African Cup of Nations finals with a 2-1 win over Sudan on Saturday. South Africa coach Eprahim Mashaba had urged his team to secure the three points they needed on Saturday to ensure they would feature in next year’...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Johannesburg ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) The captain of South Africa’s national soccer team was fatally shot at a friend’s house during an attempted robbery on Sunday night, police said. Goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed around 8 p.m. after two gunmen entered a house in Vosloorus township near J...
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Sep 25th, 2014
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Cape Town ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – National Heritage Day and Braai go together like chops and chakalaka in South Africa. On the 24th of September many South Africans celebrate their rich heritage together by cooking a meal on an open fire in the outdoors. Whether you’re braaiing on the...
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Sep 12th, 2014
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Pretoria (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Looting of shops owned by foreign nationals amid service delivery protests in Mamelodi East’s Phomolong settlement this week has sent ripples of fear among the shopkeepers, who have just recently returned to the area after being forced out a few months ago. Some Som...
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Sep 11th, 2014
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Johannesburg (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty Thursday of premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but the judge has not ruled out a possible manslaughter conviction. Judge Thokozile Masipa, reading a lengthy explanatio...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Kampala (Agencies + DIPLOMAT)- The South African team had to dig deep on Thursday to defeat Mauritius 3-2 in the final of the team event category of the 2014 All Africa U-15 Badminton Championship . Mauritius’Alexandre Bongout started in style with a 21-8, 21- 10 triumph over Jaydon Beru in the...