Nairobi, Dec 10 (Xinhua) Somali pirates, who seized a Japanese chemical tanker six weeks ago, are demanding $1 million as ransom, a regional maritime official said here Monday.
Monday, December 10, 2007 11:14:52 PM
Antananarivo (Madagascar), Dec 10 (Xinhua) Indian businessmen are ready to invest in different sectors in Madagascar, an Indian business leader has said, according to the French language daily, Tribune, published here Monday.
Monday, December 10, 2007 6:17:34 PM
Nairobi, Dec 9 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in a road accident Sunday in Kenya.
Sunday, December 09, 2007 5:42:18 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian cricket squad does not exactly have an enviable record playing abroad but newly-appointed coach Gary Kirsten believes he can definitely help with changing this.
Thursday, December 06, 2007 10:20:57 PM
Pretoria (South Africa), Dec 6 (IANS) A summit meeting of the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) will be held in Portugal Sunday to adopt a joint strategy for both short and long-term goals of poverty alleviation and economic development in Africa, South African news agency BuaNews reported Thursday.
Thursday, December 06, 2007 4:52:09 PM
Lusaka, Dec 5 (Xinhua) The Zambian government has asked London Stock Market-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, owned by Indian-born entrepreneur Anil Agarwal, not to purchase the 28 percent shares held by Zambia Copper Investment (ZCI), Zambia Daily Mail reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 05, 2007 8:12:30 PM
Pretoria, Dec 5 (IANS) A group of South African youth will train over the next three months in India in a programme for infrastructure development skill under the auspices of the trade representative body Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), South African news agency BuaNews reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:41:02 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 5 (IANS) South Africa has suggested floating a private shipping company with government support as a way to boost trade between India, Brazil and South Africa.
Wednesday, December 05, 2007 1:10:44 PM
Kisumu (Kenya), Dec 5 (DPA) 'Lake Victoria is doomed,' lake specialist Eric Odada says with certainty regarding the future of the world's second largest body of water. And on closer inspection, the dire prediction seems like it might be right.
Wednesday, December 05, 2007 7:39:48 AM
Johannesburg, Dec 4 (DPA) About 240,000 miners Tuesday joined a one-day strike in South Africa for better safety measures in the country's 700 mines, unions said.
Tuesday, December 04, 2007 7:57:16 PM
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