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India, South Africa look to expand trade and investment
Johannesburg, Sep 2 (IANS) India and South Africa are trying to strengthen trade links, constituting sector-specific task forces to jointly explore business opportunities and putting on the fast track mutually beneficial trade agreements.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 7:27:24 PM

India,South Africa businesses to jointly tap opportunities
Johannesburg/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian and South African businesses may jointly tap investment opportunities in the rest of Africa, taking advantage of the inherent synergies between the two economies.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 5:50:28 PM

Libya releases 37 militant Islamists
Tripoli, Sep 1 (DPA) An ex-Guantanamo detainee and 36 other militant Islamists were released from prison in Libya, according to a charity organisation Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 7:45:06 AM

15 killed in bomb blast in Somalia
Mogadishu, Sep 1 (IANS) At least fifteen people were killed and more than 30 injured Tuesday after a roadside bomb explosion hit two passenger buses in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 5:09:42 AM

Roadside bomb kills eight in Somalia
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Sep 1 (DPA) A roadside bomb has killed eight people and injured 12 in the Somali capital Mogadishu, the Horn of Africa nation's information ministry said Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 12:30:24 AM

Russians kidnapped in Darfur as American released: UN
Nairobi/Khartoum, Aug 30 (DPA) Three Russian aircrew members have been kidnapped in Sudan's restive Darfur province as an American woman held for months was released, the United Nations said Monday.

Monday, August 30, 2010 11:08:32 PM

Four peacekeepers killed in Somalia
Mogadishu, Aug 30 (DPA) Four African Union peacekeepers were among 10 people killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday as the Horn of Africa nation's president called for help against a growing insurgency.

Monday, August 30, 2010 9:50:32 PM

Zimbabwe's central bank to lay off 85 percent of staff
Harare, Aug 29 (DPA) Zimbabwe's bankrupt central bank is to retrench 85 percent of its bloated staff complement to help it move back into the black and function as a reliable national bank, according to Finance Minister Tendai Biti.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 8:56:59 PM

15 dead, 25 injured in fresh clashes in Somalia
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (DPA) At least 15 civilians died and 25 others were wounded in a heavy fighting in the Somali capital Mogadishu overnight, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 9:45:06 PM

Kenyan president signs new constitution into law
Nairobi, Aug 27 (DPA) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Friday signed into law a long-awaited new constitution, weeks after it was passed in a national referendum.

Friday, August 27, 2010 1:53:20 PM

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