Conakry (Guinea), Dec 25 (DPA) The leader of a military coup attempt in Guinea has declared himself president after a triumphant parade through the streets of the capital here.
Thursday, December 25, 2008 12:34:48 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 23 (IANS) Despite a nagging elbow injury sustained in India, South African cricket captain Graeme Smith will play in the second Test against Australia in Melbourne as his side looks to clinch the three-match series after their historic win over the hosts at Perth.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:25:52 PM
Djibouti, Dec 23 (DPA) A German Navy frigate left its base in Djibouti Tuesday to join the European Union (EU's) anti-piracy mission off Somalia.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:19:31 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 22 (IANS) Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher called the national team's historic win over Australia in the Perth Test as the 'most wonderful moment' in the country's cricket history even as tributes continued to pour in for skipper Graeme Smith and co.
Monday, December 22, 2008 5:54:26 PM
Johannesburg, Dec 22 (IANS) The Australians will fight back hard to save face in the remaining two games after South Africa scored a historic win in the first cricket Test at Perth Sunday, said former Proteas paceman Fanie de Villiers.
Monday, December 22, 2008 4:38:25 PM
Pretoria, Dec 22 (DPA) The US Sunday said it could no longer support the planned power-sharing deal for Zimbabwe that would see Robert Mugabe retain the presidency. It also pledged to continue sanctions on Mugabe and those close to him.
Monday, December 22, 2008 4:49:32 AM
Harare, Dec 20 (DPA) Zimbabwe's central bank Friday issued a 10-billion-Zimbabwe-dollar banknote, as inflation drove the value of the currency to new depths, according to state radio.
Saturday, December 20, 2008 12:55:58 AM
Nairobi, Dec 18 (DPA) A UN tribunal Thursday sentenced former Rwandan Army colonel Theoneste Bagosora to life in prison for helping to organise the 1994 genocide in the east African country.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 9:11:38 PM
Geneva, Dec 18 (DPA) A total of 1,111 people have died of cholera in Zimbabwe, the UN said Thursday, noting that 20,581 suspected cases have been reported.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 6:23:20 PM
Nairobi, Dec 17 (Xinhua) An international navy ship rescued a Chinese ship from a group of Somali pirate in the Gulf of Aden, a regional maritime official confirmed Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 11:45:05 PM
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