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Dozens killed in Sudan refugee camp
Nairobi/Khartoum, Aug 26 (DPA) Forces loyal to the Sudanese government have massacred dozens of people in a refugee camp in South Darfur, a rebel group claimed Monday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:59:41 AM

Opposition MDC takes speaker post in Zimbabwe parliament
Harare, Aug 25 (DPA) In a landmark victory for Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, the candidate of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) won the vote for speaker of parliament Monday giving the party control of the key post for the first time.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:39:40 PM

Zimbabwean opposition leader elected parliament speaker
Harare, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Zimbabwean opposition party Monday won the vote for speaker of the first parliament since the disputed election in March, according to agencies.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:06:12 PM

Zimbabwe parliament sworn in with reduced MDC numbers
Harare, Aug 25 (DPA) Zimbabwe's parliament was sworn in Monday five months after it was elected, in a ceremony marred by a police crackdown on the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Monday, August 25, 2008 5:53:05 PM

ICC told to have a rethink on Champions Trophy
Johannesburg, Aug 25 (IANS) It may be time for the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review the future of the Champions Trophy in view of the problems encountered with it, the chief executive of the South African Cricket Players' Association, Tony Irish, said here Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 3:35:14 PM

Two foreign journalists kidnapped in Somalia
Mogadishu, Aug 24 (Xinhua) Two foreign journalists were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on the outskirts of the Somali capital Saturday, an official said.

Sunday, August 24, 2008 2:36:09 AM

MDC to attend controversial opening of Zimbabwe's parliament
Harare, Aug 23 (DPA) Newly elected legislators of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the main party opposing President Robert Mugabe's ZANU(PF), will attend the controversial opening of Zimbabwe's new parliament next week, a spokesman said Friday.

Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:11:39 AM

South Africa pull out of Champions Trophy in Pakistan
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan received a major setback Friday in its bid to host the Champions Trophy next month with South Africa pulling out of the eight-nation elite tournament over security fears in the strife-torn nation.

Friday, August 22, 2008 7:51:42 PM

Over 50 killed in fighting in Somalia
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Aug 22 (DPA) More than 50 people have died in three days of heavy fighting in the Somali port town of Kismayo, reports said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 7:13:06 PM

South Africa pull out of Champions Trophy
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) South Africa have pulled out of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament in Pakistan over security fears in the strife-torn nation.

Friday, August 22, 2008 5:51:22 PM

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