Cape Town, April 15 (IANS) The streets of South Africa's carnival city will be awash with Bollywood stars in a different off-screen guise joining the famed Cape Minstrel groups on Thursday as the Indian Professional League (IPL) launches its assault here.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 7:43:52 AM
Nairobi/Khartoum, April 14 (DPA) Nine men from the restive Sudanese province of Darfur have been hanged for the beheading of a prominent newspaper editor, media reports said Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 6:56:36 PM
Nairobi, April 14 (DPA) Somali pirates have seized three ships - a Greek tanker and two Egyptian fishing boats - just days after US and French forces killed five pirates in two separate operations to free hostages.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 5:22:50 PM
Nairobi, April 14 (DPA) Three shots from US Navy snipers, and the drama was over. Three Somali pirates lay dead and Richard Phillips, the American captain held hostage on a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean since Wednesday, was free.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 9:04:39 AM
Nairobi, April 13 (DPA) Crew members of the Maersk Alabama, whose captain Richard Phillips was freed from the clutches of Somali pirates in a dramatic US Navy operation, paid tribute to their captain Monday and called on President Barack Obama to tackle piracy off the coast of Somalia.
Monday, April 13, 2009 8:35:34 PM
Harare, April 12 (DPA) Zimbabwe's new coalition government has decided to withdraw the country's worthless currency from circulation for at least a year and rely exclusively on other hard currencies, according to reports Sunday.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 7:41:27 PM
Nairobi, April 12 (DPA) Somali elders Sunday began a fresh attempt to secure the release of an American captain being held hostage by pirates on a lifeboat surrounded by US Navy warships, reports said.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:52:33 PM
Cape Town, April 12 (IANS) Shane Warne is all set to unleash a fiery Indian teenage pacer Kamran Khan in the second edition of the Indian Premier League.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 5:15:46 PM
Cape Town, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne said absence of Australian all-rounder Shane Watson and Pakistan medium-pacer Sohail Tanvir has dealt a big blow to the team's chances of defending the Indian Premier League (IPL) crown.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 4:24:38 PM
Cape Town, April 12 (IANS) Indian Premier League defending champions Rajasthan Royals lost to Cape Cobras by 28 runs in a friendly at Newlands here.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 4:11:58 PM
News Africa Articles Index