Nairobi/Abuja, Aug 2 (DPA) The death toll in recent bloody clashes in the town of Maiduguri and other northern Nigerian districts was stated by police and military sources Sunday to have been more than 600, well above earlier estimates of between 300 and 400.
Sunday, August 02, 2009 10:50:12 PM
Harare, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Thirty-seven people were killed Sunday when a passenger bus and a truck collided head on in northern Zimbabwe, police said.
Sunday, August 02, 2009 10:22:32 PM
Harare, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Thirty-seven people were killed Sunday when the passenger bus in which they were traveling collided head-on with a truck in northern Zimbabwe, officials said.
Sunday, August 02, 2009 8:47:13 PM
Johannesburg, Aug 1 (DPA) A police guard committed suicide Saturday at the Johannesburg residence of former South African president Nelson Mandela, police said.
Saturday, August 01, 2009 10:44:18 PM
Nairobi/Abuja, July 31 (DPA) Nigerian police Friday hailed the killing of the leader of an Islamist sect as a victory over extremism, but human rights workers called for an investigation into his death.
Friday, July 31, 2009 9:40:53 PM
Lagos (Nigeria), July 31 (Prensa Latina) At least 600 people were killed in clashes this week between the security forces and Islamist militants in Nigeria, the police said.
Friday, July 31, 2009 8:41:12 PM
Pretoria, July 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit South Africa next week as part of her seven-nation tour of Africa, BuaNews Reported.
Friday, July 31, 2009 7:00:29 PM
Nairobi/Abuja, July 30 (DPA) Nigerian Islamists have fled an army onslaught after four days of fighting that killed over 200 people, media reports said Thursday.
Thursday, July 30, 2009 11:45:44 AM
Nairobi/Abuja, July 29 (DPA) Nigerian security forces Wednesday laid siege to the compound of an Islamist leader whose followers have been battling police for four days.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 6:56:10 PM
Nairobi, July 29 (DPA) A woman Sudanese journalist and United Nations worker could face up to 40 lashes Wednesday for wearing trousers.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 12:16:08 PM
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