archives : June 2010

     

Cameroon - Japan
Asian giants Japan have shocked African big guns Cameroon in the second game in Group E. The Indomitable Lions seem to be in control of proceedings early on but it was the Blue Samurai who scored just before halftime through Keisuke Honda to bag all three points. - Monday 14 June 2010


Egypt - Uganda
Egyptian Minister for International Cooperation has revealed that her Government is committed to developing the resources of the Nile basin for the benefit of member countries. This came after President Yoweri Museveni called on Ugandan and Egyptian scientists to work together. A far cry from the North African country’s opposition to the recently signed Cooperative Framework Agreement. - Monday 14 June 2010


Ghana
Africa bagged on Sunday its first three points of the first African World Cup thanks to Ghana. No time for euphoria, the Black Stars want to focus on their next game, saturday, against Australia. - Monday 14 June 2010


South africa - Algeria - Egypt - Ethiopia - Malawi - Nigeria - Senegal
The role of African nations in world affairs has been highlighted in the forthcoming G-8 summit in Canada. Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa have been invited to attend a special session at the summit in Huntsville, Ontario from June 25-27, 2010. - Monday 14 June 2010


Niger
Niger is faced with a serious food crisis. After launching an appeal for international assistance while facilitating the mobilization of NGOs and donors, in March, the ruling junta has achieved very little in mitigating the impact of the crisis. - Monday 14 June 2010


Panafrica - International
France Telecom and a consortium of 20 members of the telecommunications industry, Saturday, signed an agreement to build an underwater cable between Europe and South Africa. The fiber optic cable is expected to provide broadband internet access to 19 African countries by 2012. - Monday 14 June 2010


Ghana
The Black Stars became the first African team to win a World Cup finals match on African soil, defeating Serbia thanks a late Asamoah Gyan penalty. The Rennes striker broke the deadlock 5 minutes from the end in a tight game. - Sunday 13 June 2010


Algeria
Robert Koren’s late goal gave Slovenia victory over 10-man Algeria in their opening World Cup game in Polokwane to send them top of Group C. The Desert Foxes dominated throughout the game but couldn’t find the key to the Slovenian deadlock (1-0). - Sunday 13 June 2010


Nigeria
Vincent Enyema was on top form for Nigeria but it was not sufficient to get rid of Argentina. Gabriel Heinze’s header was the one and only goal of an interesting game that saw Maradona and his team start with a winner. - Saturday 12 June 2010


South africa
After their surprising draw against Mexico in their opening game, South Africa want more. And Carlos Alberto Parreira believes his Bafana Bafana are ready to give more. - Saturday 12 June 2010

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