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Darfur's neighbours meet to begin negotiations
Sirte (Libya), Nov 13 (IANS) Sudan's neighbours will meet in the Eritrean capital Asmara Wednesday to work out a road map for negotiations between the Sudanese government and armed rebels in Darfur.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 5:34:06 PM

ArcelorMittal, Toyota in South African joint venture
Johannesburg, Nov 12 (IANS) A 147 million rand ($21.8 million) joint venture between ArcelorMittal SA, the local subsidiary of the global steel giant headed by Lakshmi Mittal, and vehicle manufacturer Toyota is expected to give a big boost to South African economy.

Monday, November 12, 2007 7:11:00 PM

Southern African free trade zone to come up next year
Lusaka (Zambia), Nov 12 (IANS) The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has said that a free trade agreement (FTA) for the region will be concluded next year as scheduled.

Monday, November 12, 2007 2:29:27 PM

Restaurant and road repair unite Congolese youth
Kindu (Congo), Nov 12 (DPA) There's no wine list at Bana Cefa restaurant, but that doesn't disappoint most of its customers. The food is tasty with mounds of rice served with steaming beef stew or succulent fried chicken and golden chips and the ambiance is quaint: knitted curtains hang from the windows and rough wooden furniture fills the space.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:26:06 AM

South Africa to boost trade with Cuba
Cape Town (South Africa), Nov 11 (IANS) South Africa and Cuba are to establish a task force to boost trade between the two countries.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:42:01 PM

India watchful of Sudan's present, mindful of its future
Khartoum, Nov 11 (IANS) With the world's attention turned sharply toward the war-ravaged Darfur region, some key players - including the US, China and India - are making quiet overtures to Sudan's oil-rich south in what could be a pointer to the shape of things to come in this vast African nation.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 8:07:55 AM

India, China praised for anti-smoking measures
Johannesburg, Nov 9(DPA) Anti-smoking measures in China, India, Mexico and Bangladesh Friday won accolades at an international conference on lung health in Cape Town which was told that global tobacco-related deaths are set to almost double by 2030.

Friday, November 09, 2007 7:25:58 PM

Mogadishu clashes leave 51 dead
Mogadishu, Nov 9 (DPA) One of the goriest days of fighting on the streets of the Somali capital left at least 51 people dead Friday, residents and hospital sources said Friday.

Friday, November 09, 2007 6:10:00 PM

Two new TB drugs may reduce treatment time
Cape Town, Nov 9 (IANS) The Global Alliance for Tuberculosis Drug Development (TB Alliance) has announced that it has developed two drugs in clinical trials which could reduce the treatment time for TB.

Friday, November 09, 2007 2:08:04 PM

Mbeki stresses doing away with quotas in sports
Pretoria, Nov 9 (IANS) South African President Thabo Mbeki has said his government is trying to do away with quotas in national sports and put in place a non-racial policy while allocating resources to communities for traditional sports as well.

Friday, November 09, 2007 2:07:34 PM

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