Johannesburg, Nov 25 (DPA) Zimbabwe's political rivals were due to hold talks in South Africa Tuesday to try to resolve their months-long standoff over the formation of a unity government, but it was unclear whether the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) would participate.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 4:54:42 PM
Nairobi, Nov 25 (Xinhua) East African countries have formed a 7,000-strong rapid deployment force to respond to conflicts and other crises including piracy within the region.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 4:54:08 PM
Nairobi, Nov 25 (Xinhua) Somali pirates have hijacked a Yemeni cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, a maritime official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:14:58 PM
Cairo, Nov 24 (RIA Novosti) Somali pirates who are holding a Saudi supertanker after the largest hijacking in maritime history earlier this month have reduced their ransom demand from $25 million to $12 million, a leading Arabic newspaper reported Monday.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:55:42 PM
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (DPA) Football's controlling body FIFA Sunday said it was considering announcing the host of the World Cup earlier.
Sunday, November 23, 2008 11:34:02 PM
Johannesburg, Nov 22 (Xinhua) Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan and former US president Jimmy Carter have cancelled their planned visit to Zimbabwe on a humanitarian mission after they were denied entry visas.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 4:32:40 PM
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
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