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2009-02-21 13:35:56

Tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup have gone on sale in South Africa, where excitement over the soccer event is mounting, observers say. The first phase of ticket sales began Saturday, when applications for tickets were accepted in anticipation of a random drawing in April, the BBC reported. Officials told the broadcaster 450,000 lower-priced tickets are being reserved for South Africans, 120,000 of which will be issued free to stadium construction workers. Although still 475 days away,...

2008-09-03 18:00:16

At least 32 people have been killed in wind-driven brush fires in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Thousands of animals have also died, the South African Broadcasting Corp. reported Wednesday. More deaths were reported in Swaziland and Mozambique, the BBC said. KwaZulu-Natal, on the northeast coast of South Africa, was the region hit hardest by the fires. In addition to the toll in human life, the fires have cost millions of dollars for firefighting, relief and damage to...

2006-04-23 08:47:59

(Corrects third paragraph to say the star of the Oscar-winning "Titanic") By Mateus Chale MAPUTO (Reuters) - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was flown from location in Mozambique to neighboring South Africa for medical treatment, a hospital official and his publicist said on Saturday. A Johannesburg newspaper said he had been injured while filming his latest movie "The Blood Diamond" but the hospital official could only say he had had X-rays. The official told Reuters the star of...

2006-04-22 03:51:47

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was flown from location in Mozambique to neighboring South Africa for medical treatment, a hospital official said on Saturday. A Johannesburg newspaper said he had been injured while filming his latest movie "The Blood Diamond" but the hospital official could only say he had X-ray scans. The official told Reuters the Oscar-winning star of "Titanic" had arrived on Friday at the hospital in Nelspruit, near the Kruger National...

2006-04-22 03:52:19

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was flown from location in Mozambique to neighboring South Africa for medical treatment, a hospital official said on Saturday. A Johannesburg newspaper said he had been injured while filming his latest movie "The Blood Diamond" but the hospital official could only say he had X-ray scans. The official told Reuters the Oscar-winning star of "Titanic" had arrived on Friday at the hospital in Nelspruit, near the Kruger National...


Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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