Pretoria, Feb 2 (IANS) South Africa has urged the Sri Lankan government troops and the Tamil Tigers to respect existing safe areas and protect civilians in the island's northern war zone.
Monday, February 02, 2009 2:56:59 PM
Johannesburg, Feb 2 (DPA) Election rallies in South Africa's KwaZulu- Natal Province saw attacks on members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party at the weekend, with several seriously injured, according to reports.
Monday, February 02, 2009 1:02:43 AM
Nairobi, Feb 1 (DPA) Around 100 people have died in Kenya after an overturned tanker truck from which they were siphoning petrol exploded.
Sunday, February 01, 2009 11:47:17 PM
Nairobi, Feb 1 (Xinhua) Over 90 people were burnt to death when a fuel tanker from which they were siphoning off petrol burst into flames near Molo town in northwest Kenya, the police said Sunday.
Sunday, February 01, 2009 12:10:43 PM
Nairobi, Jan 31 (DPA) President Barack Obama's Kenyan half-brother was Saturday arrested for marijuana possession, the police said.
Saturday, January 31, 2009 10:29:00 PM
Harare, Jan 30 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Friday voted to go into government with President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party, ending the party's nearly five-month campaign for a more equitable power-sharing deal.
Friday, January 30, 2009 11:03:38 PM
Nairobi, Jan 30 (DPA) Up to 40 people were believed to have been killed in a supermarket blaze in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as the authorities picked through the ruins Friday, two days after the fire broke out.
Friday, January 30, 2009 7:41:04 PM
Nairobi, Jan 30 (DPA) Pirates have hijacked a German-owned tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) off the coast of Somalia, a maritime official said.
Friday, January 30, 2009 2:44:08 AM
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Jan 29 (DPA) A moderate Somali Islamist group Thursday seized control of a second town from main insurgent group al-Shabaab as the groups battle to fill gaps left by the departure of Ethiopian troops.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 8:57:10 PM
Harare, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Thursday confirmed he would join a unity government led by President Robert Mugabe, according to media reports.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 7:25:52 PM
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