Nairobi, Dec 18 (DPA) A UN tribunal Thursday sentenced former Rwandan Army colonel Theoneste Bagosora to life in prison for helping to organise the 1994 genocide in the east African country.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 9:11:38 PM
Geneva, Dec 18 (DPA) A total of 1,111 people have died of cholera in Zimbabwe, the UN said Thursday, noting that 20,581 suspected cases have been reported.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 6:23:20 PM
Nairobi, Dec 17 (Xinhua) An international navy ship rescued a Chinese ship from a group of Somali pirate in the Gulf of Aden, a regional maritime official confirmed Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 11:45:05 PM
Nairobi, Dec 17 (DPA) Sudanese forces and government-aligned militia have forced adults and children into slave labour and sexual service in Sudan's restive Darfur province, a new report by a coalition of African charities has found.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 8:49:10 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (DPA) Zimbabwe's neighbours in the Southern African Development Community Wednesday announced a new mechanism for delivering urgent humanitarian aid to the crisis-hit southern African country.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 8:33:19 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (IANS) Tatum Keshwar, a South African model of Indian origin, was crowned Miss South Africa Tuesday evening at a gala banquet at Sun City.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:19:56 AM
Johannesburg, Dec 16 (IANS) Tatum Keshwar, a South African model of Indian origin, was crowned the Miss South Africa Tuesday evening at a gala banquet at Sun City.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 10:41:04 PM
Harare/Johannesburg, Dec 16 (DPA) Political tensions in Zimbabwe heightened Tuesday as President Robert Mugabe's government claimed that a 'terrorist assassination attempt' had been made on a top officer of the security forces.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 6:23:43 PM
Mogadishu, Dec 16 (Xinhua) Somali President Abdulahi Yusuf Ahmed Tuesday named Mohamed Mohamoud Guled Gamadere as the new prime minister to replace Nur Hassan Hussein whom he has sacked, over-riding as 'unconstitutional' a parliamentary vote of confidence in Hussein.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:07:00 PM
Mogadishu, Dec 15 (Xinhua) The Somali parliament Monday voted to endorse Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein and his government, overturning President Abdullahi Yuruf Ahmed's decision to sack the prime minister.
Monday, December 15, 2008 9:07:13 PM
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