Nairobi, July 14 (DPA) Delegates to Sunday's National Reconciliation Conference in the embattled Somali capital Mogadishu will likely be welcomed with grenades and gunfire as organisers put the final touches on what may be the last best hope for peace in the anarchic country.
Saturday, July 14, 2007 8:41:43 AM
Johannesburg, July 13 (DPA) The search for a new means of protection for women against HIV infection has been dealt a fresh blow after a study on the diaphragm conducted in South Africa and Zimbabwe found it offered no extra protection against the virus, it emerged Friday.
Friday, July 13, 2007 3:28:48 PM
Mogadishu, July 12 (Xinhua) Suspected rebels have hit the presidential palace here with mortar bombs, increasing tension ahead of a planned national peace meeting this weekend.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 10:38:06 AM
Accra/Nairobi July 4(DPA)African leaders were unable to agree on the way forward for a plan that would see a common foreign and defence policy from Cairo to the Cape, after a three-day summit focusing on the idea.
Wednesday, July 04, 2007 7:19:48 PM
Mogadishu, June 26 (Xinhua) At least five women street-cleaners were killed and many wounded when a bomb exploded here Tuesday as the victims were burning a collection of garbage.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 7:02:05 PM
Johannesburg, June 20 (Xinhua) FIFA president Sepp Blatter has expressed confidence in South Africa's preparations for the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 11:14:47 AM
Cape Town, June 17 (DPA) Africa will probably show economic growth of 6.2 percent this year, a slower spread of the HIV/AIDS virus, fewer wars and kleptocrats.
Sunday, June 17, 2007 8:37:26 AM
Nairobi, June 16 (Xinhua) A Kenyan search team in Cameroon has retrieved the cockpit voice recorder of the Kenya Airways plane that crashed in a mangrove swamp last month, airline officials said Saturday.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 5:33:26 PM
Abidjan, June 16 (Xinhua) The pace of the deadly AIDS epidemic is slowing down in some African countries due to a series of effective prevention measures, Cote d'Ivoire media quoted a World Bank report as saying.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 11:34:01 AM
Nairobi, June 15 (DPA) Doreen Kutilo never thought a toilet could save her so much time and money. But after a bio-latrine was built around the corner from her shack in Kibera, Africa's largest slum, she realized it could.
Friday, June 15, 2007 9:49:01 AM
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