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Last updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:52:15 PM

Pirate attacks off Somalia coast drop: Maritime watchdog
Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS) A global maritime body said Wednesday that pirate attacks and armed robbery have decreased remarkably off the coast of Somalia in the past nine months.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:26:12 PM

Egyptian PM visits Indian plant in Port Said
Cairo, Oct 29 (IANS) Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb promised to resolve all issues faced by Indian investors in the country during a visit to the TCI Sanmar plant in Port Said, the largest Indian investment in Egypt.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:52:08 PM

Zambian President Michael Sata dies in London
Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS/EFE) Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London where he was receiving medical treatment for the past week, government sources told Zambian media Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:24:03 PM

Kenyan marathoner Kiptoo ready for Worlds
Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS) Frankfurt Marathon champion Mark Kiptoo, while expressing his happiness at winning, said his focus is now on the Beijing World Championships in August 2015.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:20:11 PM

Mutai to lead Kenyan gold hunt in New York Marathon
Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS) Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai, who first won the New York Marathon in 2011, will be attempting his third shot at the crown Nov 2, after winning in 2013 despite a spirited challenge from several other Kenyans.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:16:17 PM

Zambian president dies in London
Lusaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Zambian President Michael Sata died in London, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:58:03 PM

Sudan supports regional plan to resolve conflict in Libya
Khartoum, Oct 29 (IANS) Sudan Tuesday announced its support for a regional plan within Libya's neighbouring countries to resolve the conflict in Libya.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:02:13 AM

Egypt to evacuate border HOUSE with Gaza to create buffer zone
Cairo, Oct 29 (IANS) The Egyptian army ordered Tuesday to evacuate the houses in North Sinai's Rafah city that are located alongside the border line with the Gaza Strip to create a buffer zone as part of its anti-terrorism war, a senior security official said.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:48:03 AM

UN condemns attack on journalist in DRC
Kinshasa, Oct 28 (IANS) Head of UN Mission for Stabilisation of Congo (MONUSCO) Martin Kobler has strongly condemned the attack on a journalist working for the Congolese National Radio Television (RTNC).

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:44:06 PM

Khama sworn in as Botswana president for second term
Gaborone, Oct 28 (IANS) Botswana's Seretse Khama Ian Khama was sworn in at parliament Tuesday to begin his second consecutive term as Botswana President.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:28:03 PM

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