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South African bishop held for raping daughters
Johannesburg, Aug 28 (DPA) A bishop was arrested Thursday for raping his three daughters aged nine, 17 and 18 at their home in the Vaal Triangle region of South Africa, police said.

Friday, August 28, 2009 1:30:13 AM

Mugabe back home as officials deny reports of his illness
Harare, Aug 26 (DPA) President Robert Mugabe has returned home from 'a private visit' to Dubai, government officials said Wednesday, contrary to reports that he was undergoing treatment there.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:48:19 PM

African population reaches 1 billion
Dar-es-Salaam, Aug 25 (IANS) Africa's population has reached one billion as it continues to grow by about 24 million a year, according to a report.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 10:49:49 PM

India-South Africa CEO forum to boost bilateral ties
Johannesburg, Aug 25 (IANS) Captains of trade and industry from India and South Africa have agreed to support their governments in bolstering relationships between the two countries, with India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma affirming to elevate this engagement to a 'higher level'.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 12:04:34 PM

India to host talks on reviving Doha trade talks
Johannesburg, Aug 24 (DPA) India announced plans Monday for a new round of talks next month to revive the stalled Doha round of trade talks, reported the SAPA news agency.

Monday, August 24, 2009 10:06:52 PM

Nicaragua attains full literacy
Managua (Nicaragua), Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said his country has attained full literacy after about three percent of the country's illiterate population learned to read and write.

Monday, August 24, 2009 5:03:10 AM

Kashmiri cuisine, Shabana films to mark South African festival
Johannesburg, Aug 23 (IANS) Wazwan cuisine of Kashmir, a retrospective of films starring Shabana Azmi and a literary festival featuring Shobha De are among the highlights of a six-week Indian arts festival across three South African cities from Sep 5.

Sunday, August 23, 2009 4:07:45 PM

Sonia Gandhi felicitates South African freedom fighter
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, president of India's ruling Congress party, has felicitated South African freedom fighter Ahmed Kathrada on his 80th birthday.

Saturday, August 22, 2009 9:54:23 AM

Anand Sharma reaffirms India's commitment to Africa
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) India is committed to further expand and diversify its trade with Africa, to which South Africa was a gateway, Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma said here Friday.

Saturday, August 22, 2009 1:24:32 AM

Airports Company South Africa posts positive growth
Johannesburg, Aug 21 (IANS) The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has posted better earnings this year with 3.2 billion rand ($408 million) compared to last year's 2.8 billion (about $357 million), despite a global economic crisis, BuaNews reported.

Friday, August 21, 2009 11:57:31 PM

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