Fri, 28 Jan 2022

WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He's the first African ...

Pro-Russia Sentiment Grows in Burkina Faso After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Some supporters of Burkina Faso's military coup this week were seen celebrating with Russian flags and ...

Oman to host Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A from Feb 18

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A gets underway in Oman from February 18 with ...

Prevest DenPro CMD Atul Modi conferred with JK Government Outstanding Industrial Entrepreneurship Award

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Adding another feather to the cap, Atul Modi, CMD of Prevest DenPro Limited has ...

Kenyan Pastoral Communities Embrace Fishing

ISIOLO, KENYA - Kenya's nomadic herders are among those suffering the most from recurring drought that kills the livestock on ...

Kevin Pietersen thanks PM Modi for his greetings on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen expressed his gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

In central Sahel, needs are growing faster than generosity

"Needs are growing faster than generosity" in the central Sahel, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told a group of senior ...

US Aware of Allegations of Russian Links to Burkinabe Coup

WASHINGTON - Reports that Russia is connected to this week's coup in Burkina Faso have made their way to the ...

G Balasubramanian appointed India's next High Commissioner to Nigeria

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): G Balasubramanian has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Nigeria. An IFS ...

Book review: how Africa was central to the making of the modern world

Journalist, photographer, author and professor Howard W. French's Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, ...

Nigeria needs more social science research: how to boost output

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the biggest challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For instance, Nigeria has at least ...

Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering ...

Why The Gambia should fast-track gender quotas for women

Women have historically been poorly represented in positions of power and decision-making in The Gambia. Out of 58 National Assembly ...

Is Russia's Putin a Rash Gambler or Calculating Risk-Taker

Russian officials have said they don't need peace at any cost, but what price are they prepared to pay for ...

Latest Rogan/Peterson podcast causes a stir

Liberal outlets blast the speakers? takes on issues of race, climate, and povertyThe latest episode of Joe Rogan's podcast, which ...

What do we know so far about the new coronavirus strain

NeoCoV is the closest ?relative? of the variant that caused deadly outbreaks in 2015Chinese scientists have discovered that a NeoCoV ...

FIFA boss responds to backlash over African migrant remarks

Gianni Infantino says he was 'misrepresented' through his controversial remarksFIFA president Gianni Infantino has attempted to clear up controversial comments ...

France told to rein in its colonial reflexes

France was asked to show ?restraint and respect the basic principle? of non-interferenceA spokesperson for Mali's transitional junta government has ...

Scientists test drugs to regrow amputated leg

A group of researchers has managed to regrow functioning limbs in frogsA group of scientists has been able to kickstart ...

Cyclone Ana Kills 4 People, Displaces Thousands in Southern Malawi

BLANTYRE - Cyclone Ana has killed at least 34 people in Madagascar, two in Mozambique and four in Malawi, where ...

Malawi Declares National Disaster After Cyclone Ana

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi has declared a national disaster in areas hit this week by Cyclone Ana, which killed at ...

Can Europe survive without Russian gas

Europe will need to find alternative natural gas supplies to avoid crisis if Russian energy is sanctionedThe US and the ...

Tensions in Ukraine will not prevent us from pursuing our will to assert an Indo-Pacific strategy: French foreign minister

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian, during a virtual event titled "The French ...

African star ridiculed after bizarre penalty miss

Eric Bailly's no-look effort against Egypt dumped Ivory Coast out of the competitionManchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly ...

SPJIMR Mumbai wins Airtel iCreate 2021

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Mediawire): Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's premier communication solutions provider, today announced the winners of Airtel ...

FIH Pro League: Hockey India names 20-member men's team

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Hockey India on Thursday named the 20-member men's hockey team who will represent the ...

New coronavirus strain found

Covid-fighting antibodies do not protect from a new strain of coronavirusChinese scientists have warned of "a potential bio-safety threat" presented ...

Nigerian Authorities Raise Concerns Over Low Life Expectancy

PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA - Nigerian health authorities say the country's life expectancy is among the worst in the world, with ...

Scientists find transmission chain-breaker, give new hope for fight against malaria

Baltimore (Maryland) [US], January 27 (ANI): One of the most common diseases transmitted by mosquitoes is undoubtedly, Malaria. The malaria ...

Only 14 Cases of Guinea Worm Infection Reported Globally in 2021

CHICAGO - As he faced the multitude of news cameras and reporters during a 2015 press conference grappling with a ...

Madagascar Foreign Minister appreciates strong India-Malagasy bilateral ties at India's Republic Day event

Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 27 (ANI): On India's 73rd Republic Day, Foreign Minister of Madagascar Patrick Rajoelina attended a reception hosted ...

UAE to lift ban on entry from African countries where Omicron originated from Jan 29

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced it will lift on ...

ICC U19 WC: England defeat South Africa, become first team to reach Super League semis

St John's [Antigua], January 27 (ANI): A blistering display with the bat by Jacob Bethell helped England advance to the ...

India-NZ women's series to be played at just John Davies Oval, Queenstown

Auckland [New Zealand], January 27 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket on Thursday moved to streamline its home international schedules for the ...

Biden announces intent to nominate new Ambassadors for Sudan, South Sudan

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): President Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate two career Foreign Service diplomats to become ...

US Donating 2 Million COVID Vaccine Doses to Kenya, Morocco

WASHINGTON - The United States will soon ship more than 2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the ...

UAE resumes entry for travellers from 12 African countries, updates entry measures with another 3 effective January 29

ABU DHABI, 26th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on ...

Tensions Rise Between Mali, Western Governments

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's military rulers are clashing with the international community over when to hold elections and how to ...

Texas man charged with selling gun to British national who held hostages at synagogue

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): A man identified as Henry "Michael" Williams has been charged with selling a gun to ...

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Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

In bid to move supply chain to US, Intel to build chip plant in Ohio

SANTA CLARA, California: Chip maker Intel has announced that it will invest more than $20 billion in two new chip ...

Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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