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Militants in Nigeria put oil installation on fire
Nairobi/Abuja, June 10 (DPA) Nigeria's main militant group said Wednesday that it attacked a Chevron flow station in the oil-producing Niger Delta and set it ablaze as part of a new offensive against oil companies.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 11:56:40 AM

Kenya mulls dual citizenship
Nairobi, June 10 (Xinhua) Kenya will allow dual citizenship if a new policy drafted by the immigration ministry is adopted by the government.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:50:10 AM

Mahindra may start assembling in South Africa in 2010
Johannesburg, June 9 (IANS) Indian auto major Mahindra and Mahindra will likely start assembling vehicles in South Africa from early next year, according to the new chief executive of Mahindra South Africa, Ashok Thakur.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 4:53:46 PM

Tata-led Neotel denies problems between Indian, South African staff
Johannesburg, June 9 (IANS) The Tata-led Neotel consortium, which is developing South Africa's telecommunications as the country's second network operator, has rejected suggestions of 'cultural clashes' between South African Indian staff and those brought from India by Tata Communications.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 1:58:25 PM

96,000 displaced in fighting in Somalia: UN
Nairobi, June 5 (Xinhua) Around 96,000 people have been displaced in the latest fighting between Somali security forces and Islamist militants who are waging a bloody battle to oust the government in Mogadishu, the UN said in a statement Friday.

Friday, June 05, 2009 11:32:07 PM

Elephant-human clashes in Malawi force mass translocation
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) The government of Malawi is teaming up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to move over 60 elephants from a densely-populated area where at least 10 people have been killed by elephants scavenging for food, IFAW said Friday.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:14:13 PM

South African regulator to probe Cipla's exclusivity pact
Johannesburg, June 3 (IANS) The Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) will investigate whether the termination of a 20-year supply pipeline to Cipla Medpro South Africa by Mumbai-based pharma major Cipla India was previously disclosed to the market.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 4:10:23 PM

More miners found dead in South Africa, toll over 60
Johannesburg, June 2 (DPA) The toll in one of the worst mining accidents in South Africa in recent years rose to 67 Tuesday as more bodies of illegal miners who died at a gold mine in Free State province were brought to the surface.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:33:01 PM

South African advertising gurus laud IPL 2 campaign
Johannesburg, June 2 (IANS) The South African advertising industry has hailed the success of Indian Premier League's (IPL) ad campaigns, which were conceptualised in just two weeks.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:32:51 PM

Hall, Van der Wath back in mainstream of South African cricket
Johannesburg, June 2 (IANS) South African cricketers Andrew Hall and Johan van der Wath are back in the mainfold after being banned for the past two years because of their involvement in the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:21:42 PM

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