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South African provincial premier's residence burgled
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (IANS) The official residence of premier of Gauteng province in South Africa has been burgled, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 6:01:42 AM

Chicken pox hits 90 kids in South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (IANS) A chicken pox outbreak has struck a school in South Africa, with 93 pupils and a teacher being affected by the disease.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 7:12:53 PM

Al-Qaeda claims kidnapping seven foreigners in Niger
Niamey (Niger), Sep 22 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility for last week's abduction of seven foreigners, including five French citizens in Niger, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:53:27 PM

Dozens injured in riots in South Africa
Cape Town, Sep 21 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and 62 arrested in clashes Tuesday been thousands of Cape Town residents and police who demolished shacks on the slopes of the city's Sentinel mountain.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:18:37 PM

Somali premier resigns amid spat with president
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (DPA) Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke resigned Tuesday over tensions with the conflict-hit country's president.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:14:35 PM

S. Africa's Zuma slaps down nationalist ANC youth wing
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (DPA) South African President Jacob Zuma Monday slapped down the nationalist youth wing of his African National Congress (ANC), telling a key party conference the Youth League's conduct was 'unacceptable'.

Monday, September 20, 2010 6:30:14 PM

Family of Lockerbie bomber refuse to discuss his health
Cairo, Sep 20 (DPA) The family of freed Libyan Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi have refused to comment on his health, saying that only the state can answer questions about the cancer-stricken man, a regional daily reported Monday.

Monday, September 20, 2010 3:02:12 PM

Somali Islamists storm broadcaster
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Sep 20 (DPA) Fighters with Somalia's Islamist al-Shabaab miliita stormed the headquarters of radio and TV broadcaster in the capital Mogadishu over the weekend, reported the online portal Sunday.

Monday, September 20, 2010 1:02:59 AM

30 die in Ghana bus accident
Accra, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 80 injured Saturday evening when a passenger bus fell in a gutter in northern Ghana.

Sunday, September 19, 2010 6:14:35 AM

IAEA approves site for Egypt's first nuclear plant
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has approved an Egyptian site to host the country's first nuclear power plant.

Saturday, September 18, 2010 8:15:21 PM

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