2012-07-16 14:51:40Illegal Migrant Miners Risk Lives for Riches[IRIN]Maseru -Mohau Raphoka left his village, about 50km outside Lesotho's capital, Maseru, with high hopes of striking it rich in South Africa. "I was so unlucky; I should be driving a flashy car by now," he told IRIN, shortly after being deported from Welkom, a mining town in South Africa's Free State Province.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 11:48Trade With the UK Dropped in 2012[New Era]Windhoek -The decentralisation of De Beers' rough-diamond sorting and trading from London to Namibia, under the Namibian Diamond and Trading Company, and Botswana under Diamond Trading Company Botswana, put a dent on the overall trade figures between Namibia and the United Kingdom. Previously, exporting rough Namibian diamonds to the UK for sorting and processing had propped up overall export figures.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 11:43Court Acquits Seven Policemen of Killing Protesters[Aswat Masriya]A Cairo court on Wednesday acquitted seven policemen of charges of killing protesters outside a police station on a day dubbed "Friday of Rage", during the uprising that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 10:54AU Summit: Sata to Leave for Ethiopia[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata is expected to arrive here today to join other Heads of State and government at the 21st Africa Union (AU) summit.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 10:53Presidents of Angola, Equatorial Guinea Assess Cooperation[ANGOP]Luanda -Presidents of Angola and Equatorial Guinea, respectively José Eduardo dos Santos and Teodoro Obiang Nguema met Wednesday in Luanda to analyse issues of bilateral interest in various fields of cooperation.