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Last updated: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:10:04 AM

Blade runner Oscar Pistorius verdict Thursday
Pretoria, Sep 11 (IANS) Murder-accused South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius Thursday arrived at the high court in Pretoria for his trial, as Judge Thokosile Masipa prepares the verdict.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:10:05 PM

Botswana lose to Senegal in AFCON qualifier
Gaborone (Botswana), Sep 11 (IANS) Botswana's hopes of qualifying for the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) diminished as they went down 0-2 to Senegal at the National Stadium here.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:08:04 PM

Nuns' killer arrested in Burundi
Bujumbura, Sep 10 (IANS) A man has been arrested for raping and killing three Italian nuns in two attacks at a convent in Burundi, police said.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:42:16 PM

Pistorius's murder trial verdict set for Thursday
Johannesburg, Sep 10 (IANS/EFE) A South African court will announce its verdict Thursday on athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused in the shooting death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:40:04 PM

Kenya, Norway to ink deal on petroleum management
Nairobi, Sep 10 (IANS) Kenya and Norway are set to sign an agreement on the management of petroleum resources, which will enable 22 Norwegian firms to invest in Kenya after having identified projects and opportunities, a Norwegian envoy said Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 7:34:06 AM

Libyan parliament takes refuge in ferry
Tobruk (Libya), Sep 9 (IANS) Libya's embattled parliament took refuge in a Greek ferry after its members had to move to the eastern town of Tobruk to escape Islamist rebels, a British daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 11:30:07 PM

Morsi used Brotherhood men to leak security files: Prosecution
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi appointed members of the Muslim Brotherhood in sensitive positions inside the presidency to make it easier for him to pass over classified files connected with national security to foreign countries, investigations by the State Higher Security Prosecution revealed Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 8:58:12 PM

Rare 232-carat white diamond unearthed in South Africa
Pretoria, Sep 9 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) An "exceptional" 232-carat white diamond has been discovered at South Africa's most famous Cullinan mine, Petra Diamonds company said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 8:54:13 PM

Southern African countries team up to fight Ebola
Harare, Sep 9 (IANS) Health ministers in southern Africa have agreed to take coordinated action, including quarantining people travelling from Ebola virus disease-affected West African countries.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 6:52:16 PM

Egyptian Brotherhood members get 20 years in jail
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced two prominent members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 20 years in prison over torturing and killing policemen, and joining and managing a banned group.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 3:40:04 PM

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