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Partial recount of votes in Zimbabwe election underway
Harare/Johannesburg, April 19 (DPA) A controversial recount of votes cast in last month's Zimbabwean elections, in which opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is claiming victory over incumbent President Robert Mugabe, got underway Saturday in the presence of regional observers.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 3:18:08 PM

Ship with arms for Zimbabwe flees Durban port: report
Johannesburg, April 19 (DPA) A Chinese ship that was carrying arms for Zimbabwe hurriedly left Durban harbour in South Africa after a local court ordered that its cargo could not be transported overland across South Africa, reports said.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 11:09:48 AM

Independence Day court defeat for Zimbabwe opposition
Harare/Johannesburg, April 19 (DPA) A court in Zimbabwe has cleared the way for a controversial recount of votes cast in last month's presidential elections as embattled President Robert Mugabe lashed out at what he called Britain's attempt to 'steal' back the country.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 10:58:08 AM

Zimbabwe opposition looks to Kenya for help
Nairobi, April 18 (DPA) Officials from Zimbabwe's beleaguered opposition were in Kenya Friday seeking assistance from the country's new Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who fought against disputed Kenyan elections in December, local media reported.

Friday, April 18, 2008 9:45:57 PM

Mugabe vows Britain, MDC will never 'steal' Zimbabwe
Harare/Johannesburg, April 18 (DPA) In his first major address since last month's disputed elections Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe vowed Friday that former colonial power Britain and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) would never 'steal' his country.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:35:13 PM

Raila Odinga sworn in Kenyan prime minister
Nairobi, April 17 (DPA) Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga was sworn in prime minister Thursday, ending months of tension over elections he claimed rigged by President Mwai Kibaki.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 4:12:57 PM

Georgia accuses Russia of trying to annex breakaway regions
Tbilisi, April 17 (RIA Novosti) Georgian Foreign Minister David Bakradze has accused Russia of trying to annex the country's unrecognised republics.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:54:43 AM

Indian companies keen to help South Africa resolve power crisis
Johannesburg, April 17 (IANS) India is keen to assist South Africa in resolving its current power crisis, says Sanjay Kirloskar, leader of a 10 company delegation that is participating in the 10th annual Africa Power and Electrical Congress and Exhibition here.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:41:17 AM

Darren Lehmann for Rajasthan Royals
Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Darren Lehmann will play for the Jaipur-based IPL Rajasthan Royals, as a cover for South Africa captain Graeme Smith, who will miss the early part of the tournament as he will be playing in a domestic Twenty20 tournament.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:10:30 PM

IPL website stops working
Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) still does not have a website, Indian Premier League's (IPL) site seems to have stopped working. Click on and you get 'HTTP 403 forbidden' message.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:09:57 PM

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