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East African bloc condemns xenophobic violence in South Africa
Nairobi, April 19 (IANS) The East African bloc, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on Saturday condemned the spate of xenophobic attacks that has gripped parts of South Africa.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 3:32:17 AM

Mozambicans protest xenophobic violence in South Africa
Maputo, April 18 (IANS) Hundreds of Mozambicans staged a march here on Saturday towards the South African High Commission, protesting against the xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:50:03 PM

Zimbabwe denounces xenophobic attacks in South Africa
Harare, April 18 (IANS) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is also chairperson of regional African Union (AU) grouping, on Saturday strongly denounced the xenophobic attacks against African immigrants in South Africa and said such violence must never happen again in any country.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:38:02 PM

'India is closing the gender gap'
Addis Ababa, April 18 (IANS) The condition of women in India is going through a sea change in terms of fighting violence against them and closing the gender gap, said visiting Indian parliamentarian Tarun Vijay.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 5:26:12 PM

14 killed in fierce fighting in Libya
Tripoli, April 18 (IANS) A total of 14 soldiers died and another 24 were injured as a brigade of the Libyan National Army mounted assaults on a camp occupied by the Islamist Libya Dawn militants in capital Tripoli, military sources said.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 8:02:04 AM

Bus plunges into river killing 19 in Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam, April 18 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and two others were injured when their mini bus plunged into a river in Tanzania's southern highland region of Mbeya.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:36:03 AM

19 killed, more feared trapped in Tanzania landslide
Dar Es Salaam, April 18 (IANS) At least 19 gold miners were killed in a landslide in Tanzania's northwestern district of Kahama, with many more feared trapped in mining pits.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:08:04 AM

Fierce fighting erupts on outskirts of Libya's Tripoli
Tripoli, April 18 (IANS) Fierce fighting between Libya Dawn militias and pro-government forces broke out in Libya's capital Tripoli, according to military sources and witnesses.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:22:11 AM

South Africa pledges safety of foreigners
Pretoria, April 17 (IANS) The South African government will do everything within its power to ensure the safety of all citizens and foreign nationals in the country, African heads of diplomatic mission in Pretoria were told on Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:50:04 PM

Egyptian forces kill 10 extremists in Sinai
Cairo, April 17 (IANS) At least 10 extremists were killed on Friday during security raids on their hideouts at Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid cities in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:44:03 PM

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