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Zimbabwe's election verification process enters second day
Johannesburg/Harare, May 2 (DPA) The verification process of the Zimbabwe presidential election entered its second day Friday amid reports that the parties were deadlocked with the opposition continuing to say it won the poll.

Friday, May 02, 2008 1:25:01 PM

IPL makes South Africans' itinerary tighter
Johannesburg, May 2 (IANS) The South African cricketers will not get much rest at home before the national team embarks on a tour of England next month, largely due to some of them playing in the lucrative Indian Professional League (IPL).

Friday, May 02, 2008 11:43:50 AM

Another South African Indian named cricket team manager
Johannesburg, May 2 (IANS) Despite their passion for the game, South African Indians have so far managed to get only one member selected in the national cricket team, Hashim Amla. But there is no shortage of administrators from this group.

Friday, May 02, 2008 11:30:10 AM

Zimbabway's ruling party says presidential run-off vote necessary
Johannesburg/Harare, May 1 (DPA) President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF Thursday reportedly said a run-off was needed between him and his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai, as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission started verifying the results of the March 29 presidential election.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 7:36:31 PM

Al Qaeda head in Somalia killed in airstrike
Mogadishu, May 1 (Xinhua) The head of the Al Qaeda network in Somalia has been killed in an air strike, a spokesman of an Islamist group said here Thursday.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 1:56:15 PM

Africa has highest rate of air accidents
Abuja (Nigeria), May 1 (DPA) Africa has the highest rate of air accidents in the world, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) president Roberto Kobeh has said.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 11:11:14 AM

After quiet diplomacy, Kenya rocks and raps for peace
Nairobi, May 1 (DPA) German Ambassador to Kenya Walter Lindner has great faith in the hushed tones of quiet diplomacy. Lindner is among the European Union (EU) and US diplomats who had been working over the last few months to resolve the internal political crisis that gripped the country after the disputed presidential elections in December.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 8:51:33 AM

Zimbabwe Army in new wave of violence, says rights group
Johannesburg/Zimbabwe, April 30 (DPA) The Zimbabwean Army is responsible for a new wave of brutal attacks against opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) members and supporters throughout Zimbabwe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 10:25:48 PM

US says Zimbabwe in humanitarian crisis, calls for justice
Harare, April 30 (DPA) The US has said delay in releasing results of Zimbabwe's March elections has created a humanitarian crisis because of violence.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 2:36:13 PM

Zimbabwe's opposition to brief UN Security Council
Harare/Lusaka, April 28 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) will take its claim of victory in last month's election over President Robert Mugabe to the UN Security Council this week, the party said Sunday.

Monday, April 28, 2008 2:26:24 AM

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