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Zimbabwe to slash diamond licence fees
Harare, May 15 (IANS) Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced Wednesday that the government will slash licence fees for diamond cutters and polishers as the current fees pegged at $100,000 are prohibitively high.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 1:30:04 AM

Pistorius ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation
Pretoria, May 14 (IANS) A South African court Wednesday ordered murder-accused paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to undergo psychiatric evaluation, media reported.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 6:28:03 PM

Somalia bomb attack toll rises to 19
Mogadishu, May 13 (IANS) The death toll from car bomb blast in the southern Somali town of Baidoa has risen to 19 while at least 20 others were injured, said te African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:22:16 PM

Ghana FA signs sponsorship with China's Huawei
Accra, May 13 (IANS) Huawei Technologies Limited, a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, has been made a new partner of Ghana's senior national football team for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:42:16 PM

Kidnapped Jordanian ambassador in Libya released
Tripoli, May 13 (IANS) Jordanian Ambassador to Libya Fawaz Aitan, who was kidnapped last month, has been released, a Libyan security source confirmed Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:34:04 PM

12 militants killed on border with Mali
Algiers, May 13 (IANS) Algerian army has killed a total of 12 militants linked to Al Qaeda during a week's raid in the province of Tamanrasset, near the border with Mali, media reported Monday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 6:26:24 AM

13 killed in Somalian bomb blast
Mogadishu, May 13 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 20 injured in a car bomb blast in a Somalian town Monday, police and witnesses said.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:34:05 AM

One killed,11 injured in Kenyan chopper crash
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 11 injured after a Kenyan military helicopter crashed in the country's Mandera county, a government official said Monday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:34:03 AM

Ghana to play South Africa in women's football friendly
Accra, May 12 (IANS) The Ghana senior women's national team will play South Africa in an international friendly May 18 in Johannesburg.

Monday, May 12, 2014 6:00:04 PM

New species added to invertebrates list after UAE discovery
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) A new species has been added to the global list of invertebrates after an unexpected discovery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Monday, May 12, 2014 4:56:09 PM

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