Harare, Oct 11 (DPA) Attempts to settle Zimbabwe's political crisis appeared to be shattered Saturday after President Robert Mugabe allocated all the incoming power-sharing government's critical portfolios to his Zanu-PF party.
Saturday, October 11, 2008 10:41:59 PM
Johannesburg, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian umpire Suresh Shastri will officiate at two inter-provincial matches in South Africa over the next week as the first step of an exchange programme between Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Friday, October 10, 2008 3:35:25 PM
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (IANS) South Africa is planning to emulate the highly lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2009, with cricket bosses from India, Australia and New Zealand already having agreed to make their players available, according to the Afrikaans weekly Rapport here.
Wednesday, October 08, 2008 5:05:05 PM
Nairobi, Oct 8 (Xinhua) Kenya has ordered out an American author who wrote a controversial book slamming US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Wednesday, October 08, 2008 2:59:17 PM
Nairobi/Abuja, Oct 6 (DPA) Nigerian oil militants Sunday said they had released 19 Nigerian oil workers kidnapped two weeks ago but said they would hold on to a Briton and two Ukrainians taken at the same time.
Monday, October 06, 2008 6:32:40 AM
Nairobi, Oct 2 (DPA) At least 19 teenagers and children have died during a stampede at a disco organized to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Tanzania, reports said Thursday.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 4:36:02 PM
Johannesburg, Oct 1 (DPA) South Africa's rhinoceros population is under threat from poachers, who are killing the leathery quadripeds in growing numbers for their valuable horns, according to a report released Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 01, 2008 10:34:25 PM
Nairobi, Sep 30 (DPA) In the small rural village of Eshisiru in Western Kenya, hundreds of women in colourful dresses, many of them surrounded by a gaggle of children, queue patiently in the midday sun. These women are not waiting to draw water from a borehole or to buy food. Instead, they are waiting to be tested for HIV - something that campaigners say is virtually unheard of in Africa.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 8:43:18 AM
Nairobi, Sep 29 (DPA) Three warships are hemming in Somali pirates who hijacked a Ukrainian cargo ship carrying tanks and other military supplies, a US Navy official said Monday.
Monday, September 29, 2008 11:19:36 PM
Nairobi/Khartoum, Sep 29 (DPA) A helicopter contracted by the joint African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has crashed, killing at least two of its four occupants, the UN said Monday.
Monday, September 29, 2008 11:18:11 PM
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