Johannesburg, Feb 12 (DPA) Saying she is keeping a promise she made to South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, pop singer Celine Dion said Tuesday she was 'thrilled' to kick off a new world tour by starting in South Africa.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 11:42:21 PM
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The United Nations humanitarian agency Tuesday denied reports that the world body has suspended its operations in Somalia following attacks on its compound in capital Mogadishu Monday.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:34:26 PM
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Mediators who are trying to resolve the political impasse that has plunged Kenya into crisis called on the country's lawmakers Tuesday to expedite legislative reforms to diffuse the current tension.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 6:22:30 PM
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The United Nations has suspended its operations in Somalia following attacks on its compound in the country's capital Mogadishu.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:28:56 PM
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) Out-of form opener Herschelle Gibbs has been dropped from the 14-member South African cricket squad for the tour to Bangladesh later this month.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:58:20 PM
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) A company in which former South African cricket all rounder Jonty Rhodes has a third share is hoping that his popularity in India will help boost sales of the wine they plan to export from South Africa.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:41:07 AM
Kampala, Feb 12 (DPA) At least 30 people, mostly women, were feared drowned after a heavily-laden boat capsized in Lake Victoria, leaving only six survivors, local media reports said.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:07:29 AM
Accra (Ghana), Feb 11 (Xinhua) Defending champions Egypt defeated Cameroon 1-0 here to clinch the African Nations Cup for a record sixth time.
Monday, February 11, 2008 2:26:07 PM
Addis Ababa, Feb 10 (Xinhua) New anti-malaria interventions in four African countries including Ethiopia have shown a decline in cases in children under five, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study.
Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:32:29 PM
Kumasi (Ghana), Feb 10 (DPA) Ghana coach Claude Le Roy said he was very proud of his players after the team came from behind to win 4-2 against Ivory Coast to give the hosts a third place at the Africa Nations Cup here.
Sunday, February 10, 2008 10:38:31 AM
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