Nairobi, Nov 18 (DPA) The US Navy is monitoring the path of a hijacked Saudi oil tanker as it makes its way to anchorage off the coast of Somalia but does not plan any action to recover the ship, a US navy official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 4:37:52 PM
Nairobi, Nov 18 (DPA) A Saudi Arabian oil tanker with 25-member crew has been captured by Somali pirates off the coast of the Kenya, officials in the US military and British Foreign Office has confirmed.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 6:53:22 AM
Kampala, Nov 18 (DPA) An agreement expected to end two decades of civil war in the north of Uganda is expected to be signed Nov 30, now that the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has finally agreed to peace, Ugandan officials said Monday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 6:25:39 AM
Pietermaritzburg (South Africa), Nov 17 (IANS) A pair of South African twins of Indian origin had a narrow escape when the car they were travelling in was shot at, allegedly by a bodyguard of a provincial government minister.
Monday, November 17, 2008 1:02:13 PM
Nairobi, Nov 16 (Xinhua) Pirates have hijacked a cargo ship carrying 23 crew off the coast of Somalia, a regional maritime official said here Sunday.
Sunday, November 16, 2008 4:17:49 PM
Nairobi, Nov 16 (DPA) Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed has admitted that Islamic insurgents who have been making major gains are now in control of most of Somalia.
Sunday, November 16, 2008 2:45:46 PM
Johannesburg, Nov 15 (DPA) Around 1,000 people gathered in northern Johannesburg Saturday to pay their respects to Miriam Makeba, South Africa's iconic songstress and anti-apartheid activist, who died last Monday in Italy.
Saturday, November 15, 2008 5:56:43 PM
Cape Town, Nov 15 (IANS) India and South Africa need to deepen and harmonise ties in the educational field for mutual benefit, according to Indian High Commissioner Rajiv Bhatia.
Saturday, November 15, 2008 9:26:28 AM
Mogadishu, Nov 14 (Xinhua) All the 24 crewmembers on board the Chinese fishing ship, which has been hijacked by pirates off southern Somalia, are 'fine', a pirate leader told a radio station in the Somali capital Mogadishu Friday.
Friday, November 14, 2008 9:06:16 PM
Mogadishu, Nov 12 (DPA) Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab has taken over the port town of Merka, 90 km southwest of the capital, after government forces abandoned their posts overnight, residents said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 6:08:47 PM
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