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Tsvangirai promises change in Zimbabwe
Harare/Johannesburg, Feb 11 (DPA) Following his historic swearing-in as prime minister, Zimbabwe's former longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday pledged to work towards ending his country's humanitarian crisis and called for a process of national healing.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 11:42:08 PM

Tsvangirai sworn in as Zimbabwe's prime minister
Harare, Feb 11 (DPA) In an historic development, Zimbabwe's longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was Wednesday sworn in as prime minister of a unity government headed by his arch-rival, President Robert Mugabe.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 8:12:08 PM

Bevy of beauties at 'Billu' premiere in South Africa
Durban, Feb 11 (IANS) Priyadarshan's comedy 'Billu', which features a large number of top-notch Bollywood actresses, saw bevy of Indian origin beauties from 25 countries at its premiere here.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 5:08:55 PM

Tsvangirai sworn in as Zimbabwe's prime minister
Harare, Feb 11 (Xinhua) Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change, was sworn in Wednesday as prime minister in a unity government.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 5:02:22 PM

South African Indians to invite Bachchan, Rahman to celebrate 150 years since landing
Durban, Feb 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Oscar-nominated award-winning music director A.R. Rahman are among the Indian dignitaries who are to be invited to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the arrival here of the first indentured sugarcane labourers from India on Nov 16, 2010.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 1:22:08 PM

Bollywood film not exactly my idea of screen debut: Graeme Smith
Johannesburg, Feb 8 (IANS) Being repeatedly hit for a six by actor Harman Baweja in the film 'Victory' was not exactly his idea of a debut in the movies, South African cricket captain Graeme Smith said here as the movie continues to draw crowds to the box office in its third week.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 6:20:59 PM

Duminy to undergo mentorship to handle IPL fame
Johannesburg, Feb 7 (IANS) The newest South African cricket star, Jean Paul Duminy, will be mentored by captain Graeme Smith and the Cricket South Africa management to deal with his sudden rise to fame in the wake of his huge Indian Premier League (IPL) deal with the Mumbai Indians.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 2:09:29 PM

South African economy faces 'serious danger': Motlanthe
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (IANS) Delivering his first state of the nation address here Friday, South African President Kgalema Motlanthe said that the global financial crisis posed a serious danger to the country's economy and the government was considering measures to minimise its impact.

Friday, February 06, 2009 9:49:41 PM

Gaddafi defends Somalia pirates: report
Nairobi, Feb 6 (DPA) Libyan leader and new head of the African Union (AU), Moammer Gaddafi has defended the actions of Somalian pirates as an act of self-defence against 'greedy' Western nations, the Kenyan newspaper Daily Nation reported Friday.

Friday, February 06, 2009 5:50:29 PM

South African Jewish Board accepts apology on anti-Semitic remarks
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (IANS) The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has accepted a second apology from Deputy Foreign Minister Fatima Hajaig after President Kgalema Motlanthe intervened over her allegedly anti-Semitic remarks at a pro-Palestine rally in the mainly Indian area of Lenasia.

Friday, February 06, 2009 1:20:23 PM

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