Citrusdal (South Africa), April 15 (DPA) A quiet revolution is taking place in the orchards of the Western Cape. After decades of trying to coax fruit onto the trees with the aid of chemicals, fruit farmers are packing in the pesticides and deciding to grow green.
Sunday, April 15, 2007 8:03:02 AM
Kampala/New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Two days after an Indian was killed by a mob protesting an Indian sugar firm's plan to develop part of a protected rainforest, most frightened Indians in the Ugandan capital Saturday stayed indoors despite President Yoweri Museveni assuring them of their safety.
Saturday, April 14, 2007 4:16:02 PM
Johannesburg, April 14 (IANS) Indians in the Ugandan capital Kampala are still frightened and shaken after Thursday's mob attack in which at least two Indians were killed and a Hindu temple attacked by a mob protesting the proposed expansion plan of an Indian sugar firm by cutting down a protected rainforest.
Saturday, April 14, 2007 12:37:01 PM
Johannesburg, April 11 (DPA) Mittal South Africa, a subsidiary of Arcelor Mittal steel group, the world's largest steel producer, said Wednesday it would appeal a ruling by the Competition Tribunal that it had charged 'excessive prices' in South Africa.
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 6:48:36 PM
Johannesburg, April 10 (DPA) They are calling it the Easter miracle: almost three days after she was abandoned near a polluted stream in a South African township, a baby girl was found alive on Easter Sunday, cold and hungry but otherwise healthy.
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 10:23:51 AM
Cape Town, April 4 (DPA) Hundreds of people, including a number of sporting and political personalities, crowded into a schoolhouse in Cape Town Wednesday for a memorial service in honour of murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
Wednesday, April 04, 2007 10:25:05 PM
Mogadishu, March 31 (DPA) At least 80 people, including many civilians, have been killed in intensified fighting in Somalia over the past two days, according to hospital sources.
Saturday, March 31, 2007 9:37:30 AM
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) The mutilated body of an Indian-origin man was found in a car park in the basement of a building here.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 10:51:42 AM
Lagos/Nairobi, March 22 (DPA) Nigerian police have arrested some 12 people in connection with the gruesome killing of a schoolteacher after students said she desecrated Islam's religious text the Koran, local media reported on Thursday.
Thursday, March 22, 2007 5:37:19 PM
Johannesburg, March 19 (IANS) The South African cricket board Monday expressed shock and dismay at the death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer, who was found unconscious in his hotel room in Kingston, Jamaica, a day earlier.
Monday, March 19, 2007 9:40:26 PM
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