Johannesburg, Nov 22 (IANS) A high-level government and business delegation from Gujarat Friday began a three-city tour of South Africa to woo local business to invest in the state as part of the 'Vibrant Gujarat' campaign.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 7:46:32 AM
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (DPA) This weekend's Confederations Cup draw in Johannesburg will be adorned by some of the world's most beautiful women, world football body FIFA said Friday.
Friday, November 21, 2008 3:42:54 PM
Mogadishu, Nov 21 (DPA) They drive flashy cars, throw extravagant parties in their massive houses, use the latest mobile phones and marry only the most beautiful young women. This may seem like a description of any number of bling-bling rap artists, but it also applies to Somali pirates, who are swiftly becoming the Horn of Africa nation's nouveau riche.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:34:54 AM
Nairobi, Nov 20 (DPA) Somali pirates have demanded $25 million for the release of a Saudi-owned supertanker seized at the weekend, reports said Thursday.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 8:35:10 PM
Harare/Johannesburg, Nov 20 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's regime has banned a visit planned by a distinguished group of international 'Elders' to assess Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis, state media reported Thursday.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 3:48:10 PM
Nairobi/Addis Ababa, Nov 20 (DPA) Political infighting in Somalia that has prevented the government from functioning is feeding the recent explosion in piracy, the chairman of the African Union (AU) has said.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 3:42:39 PM
Nairobi, Nov 19 (DPA) A Greek ship has become the third vessel seized by Somali pirates since they took control of a Saudi supertanker over the weekend in their most daring raid yet, a maritime official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 2:49:07 PM
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Nov 19 (DPA) Somali pirates seized two new ships Tuesday as the hijacked Saudi Arabian supertanker Sirius Star anchored near the Somali port of Harardhere, Somali and US Navy officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 11:16:30 AM
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Nov 18 (DPA) A Saudi Arabian supertanker hijacked by pirates has anchored near the Somali port of Harardhere, a Somali official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 10:03:03 PM
Nairobi, Nov 18 (DPA) The US Navy is monitoring the path of a hijacked Saudi oil tanker as it makes its way to anchorage off the coast of Somalia but does not plan any action to recover the ship, a US navy official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 4:37:52 PM
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