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Africa looks up to Punjab for 'green revolution'
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) African countries are eyeing Indian technology and expertise, especially from Punjab, to bring in a green revolution that will help them ensure food security and even export food grains to other countries.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 10:00:48 AM

Ugandan rebels killed 321 in Congo massacre: Rights group
Kampala/Washington, March 28 (DPA) The one-time Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army killed at least 321 civilians in a four-day rampage in northeastern Congo late in 2009, Human Rights Watch said early Sunday in Kampala.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 4:56:34 AM

Indian publishing firm wins textbook contract in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) Ethiopia's ministry of education has awarded Indian media house Laxmi Publications a contract to print and distribute textbooks and teacher training guides.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 10:16:34 AM

Explosions shake amnesty talks in Nigeria
Nairobi/Abuja, March 15 (DPA) Two car bombs shook a government building hosting amnesty talks in the southern Nigeria oil town Warri Monday, minutes after militants issued a bomb threat.

Monday, March 15, 2010 10:22:59 PM

Explosion in Nigeria after militants issue bomb threat
Nairobi/Abuja, March 15 (DPA) An explosion was reported at a government building hosting amnesty talks in the southern Nigeria oil town of Warri Monday, after militants issued a bomb threat.

Monday, March 15, 2010 6:02:42 PM

South African President condoles Fatima Meer's death
Pretoria, March 15 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has expressed codolence over the death of anti-apartheid stalwart Fatima Meer.

Monday, March 15, 2010 4:24:20 AM

30 killed in fresh fighting in Somalia
Mogadishu, March 11 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 83 injured Thursday as fierce fighting continued between government forces backed by African Union peacekeeping troops and Islamist insurgents in the Somalian capital.

Thursday, March 11, 2010 8:31:28 PM

S. Africa nominates tourism minister for top UN climate post
Johannesburg, March 8 (DPA) South Africa's government announced Monday it had nominated Tourism Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk to head the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Monday, March 08, 2010 11:22:17 PM

Togo president elected for second term
Nairobi/Lome (Togo). March 7 (DPA) Togo's president has won a second term in office, according to provisional results by the West African Nation's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) Saturday.

Sunday, March 07, 2010 4:22:44 AM

Elephant research centre destroyed in Kenya flash flood
Nairobi, March 5 (DPA) A research centre that has provided valuable insights into wild elephant behaviour has been destroyed by flash floods in Kenya, Save the Elephants (STE) said Thursday.

Friday, March 05, 2010 2:29:54 AM

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