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'Just half percent of Indian cash savings will give us profit'
Johannesburg, Oct 16 (IANS) If it can manage to get just half a percent of the $2 trillion held as savings in banks by Indian investors, its new joint venture with Indian share broker SMC will be profitable by 2015, South African insurance giant Sanlam Investments chief executive Johan van der Merwe said here.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 5:01:03 PM

Politicians involved in Kenya's post-election violence: Probe
Nairobi, Oct 15 (DPA) An independent commission probing the post-election violence that rocked Kenya at the start of the year said Wednesday that politicians were involved in organising ethnically based killings and rapes during the chaos.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 5:35:01 PM

Somali forces storm hijacked ship, free crew
Mogadishu, Oct 15 (DPA) Security forces in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia have stormed a hijacked Panama-flagged cargo ship and rescued the crew with no fatalities, officials said Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:38:22 AM

Mbeki in Zimbabwe for talks to rescue power-sharing deal
Harare, Oct 14 (DPA) A month after he clinched a power-sharing deal between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his arch-rival Morgan Tsvangirai, former South African president Thabo Mbeki was back in Zimbabwe Tuesday to broker talks aimed at salvaging the accord.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:29:46 PM

Zimbabwe opposition threatens to quit unity government
Harare, Oct 13 (Xinhua) Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has threatened to pull out of a national unity government if President Robert Mugabe's party controls all the key ministries, media reported Monday.

Monday, October 13, 2008 3:05:12 PM

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai to withdraw from talks if mediation fails
Harare/Johannesburg, Oct 12 (DPA) Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai Sunday warned he would withdraw from talks on political power-sharing if mediation failed to break a month-long deadlock.

Sunday, October 12, 2008 9:56:49 PM

Taliban giving Islam, Pakistan a bad name: MQM leader
Johannesburg, Oct 12 (IANS) The Taliban and Al Qaeda are giving Islam and Pakistan 'a bad name' and the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) does not want 'mullahs or religious clerics ruling Pakistan', says its exiled chief Altaf Hussain.

Sunday, October 12, 2008 2:05:31 PM

Mugabe allocates main cabinet portfolios to Zanu-PF party
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

Indian umpire officiates in domestic S. Africa tourney
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

SA to emulate Indian Twenty20 success
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

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