Johannesburg, July 29 (IANS) Scoffing at sceptics who have described it as 'impossible', a 63-year-old South African Indian builder has set off with a friend to undertake a road trip across Africa and Asia before ending in Saudi Arabia to perform the Haj pilgrimage two years from now.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 9:35:30 AM
Johannesburg, July 29 (DPA) Power sharing talks between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change broke down Monday, sources within and close to the MDC reported.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 4:31:11 AM
Durban, July 28 (IANS) Intervention by the South African Hindu Dharma Sabha stopped angry residents from burning down the house of a South African Indian, alleged to be a Christian cult leader, who has been arrested together with his girlfriend and her brother for the gruesome murder of the siblings' parents.
Monday, July 28, 2008 1:27:47 PM
Johannesburg, July 27 (DPA) Nelson Mandela, South Africa's national hero and anti-Apartheid fighter, has a dispute with his own family.
Sunday, July 27, 2008 6:02:23 PM
Lagos, July 27 (Xinhua) The eight foreign oil workers who were kidnapped by gunmen Saturday off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich restive Niger Delta have been released, a media report said Sunday.
Sunday, July 27, 2008 5:02:55 AM
Lagos, July 26 (Xinhua) A group of gunmen kidnapped eight foreign oil workers from an oil vessel off the coast of the restive Niger Delta region in Nigeria earlier Saturday, agencies reported.
Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:11:05 PM
Johannesburg, July 26 (IANS) The South African cricket squad, currently touring England, is unhappy over International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to go ahead with the Champions Trophy in Pakistan, despite concerns about the safety of players there.
Saturday, July 26, 2008 4:13:53 PM
Johannesburg, July 24 (DPA) Talks between Zimbabwe's political parties on the formation of a power sharing government got underway in earnest Thursday in South Africa.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 5:48:12 PM
Abuja (Nigeria), July 23 (DPA) The militants of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta Wednesday threatened to destroy a major crude oil pipeline in the region's Chanomi Creek and other pipelines in the next 30 days.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:56:39 PM
Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) South African telecom giant MTN suffered a setback with a four percent drop in its share price Monday after a potential deal with Reliance Communications was called off on Friday, but the company will bounce back and could well make a third foray into India with smaller companies, analysts here said.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 1:16:20 PM
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