Category Archives: Africa

South Africa frustrates India after Rahane gets another ton

NEW DELHI (AP) — South Africa made a determined bid to salvage a draw after Ajinkya Rahane set up the match for India with a century in each innings in…

India opener Vijay fined for dissent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India opener Murali Vijay has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpiring decision in the ongoing fourth & final…

Seychelles: Presidential polls head to a second round

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The state-run Seychelles News Agency says presidential elections in the Indian Ocean archipelago will go to a second round because none of the six candidates received…

Exclusive – Burkina charges former coup leader over murder of Sankara

By Nadoun Coulibaly OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Authorities in Burkina Faso have charged a general who led a failed coup in September with complicity in the 1987 assassination of President Thomas…

Rival Libyan lawmakers sign proposal for peace deal

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Libya's two rival parliaments have signed a declaration of principles aimed at ending the North African country's civil conflict. The proposal was signed late on…

Rival Libya factions agree on steps to end deadlock

Libya's warring factions said Sunday they had reached an agreement on how to move forward on ending the country's political deadlock yet it faces significant hurdles including approval by rival…

Libya's rival governments shun UN, sign separate peace deal

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Lawmakers from Libya's rival parliaments have reached a power-sharing agreement in Tunisia, shunning a U.N.-brokered deal to avoid the "foreign intervention" tainting it, an internationally recognized…

Mark Cavendish to start 2016 season in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — British cycling star Mark Cavendish will start his 2016 season at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Victoria state next month, moreover making his…

South Africa reaches 94-3 at lunch on final day

NEW DELHI (AP) — A.B. de Villiers & Faf du Plessis continued South Africa's dour batting display Monday as the visiting side reached 94-3 at lunch on the fifth day…

Rwanda president to decide on third term after referendum

KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwanda's president has said he will decide whether to seek a third term in office after a referendum, possibly this month, on a constitutional alter that would…