Articles about Africa
31 Dec 2021
South Africa lifts night-curfew as COVID-19 cases decrease: Government officials
South Africa, on Thursday, lifted its overnight curfew rules which were in place from midnight to 4:00 am.
05 May 2021
A Malian woman has given birth to 9 babies
A young woman in Mali gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday - joining a very rare club of mothers to nonuplets.
15 Apr 2021
UN report: Women in poor nations can't say, 'No sex'
Less than half the women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to say no to sex with their partners, to decide whether to use contraception or to seek health care, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
25 Feb 2021
'Victim of political machinations,' says Zimbabwe VP amid sex scandal
Zimbabwe Vice-President Kembo Mohadi (71) has alleged a conspiracy to tarnish his image in the midst of a sex scandal.
06 Jan 2021
'Disease X': Scientist who discovered Ebola warns about deadlier pandemics
A year into the coronavirus pandemic, 86 million people have contracted the virus and over 1.8 million have died from it.
04 Jan 2021
Alibaba founder suspected to be missing after criticizing Chinese government
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has not been seen in public for more than two months now, a development that has sparked questions about his whereabouts.
15 Dec 2020
Nokia 5.4, with quad rear cameras and 4,000mAh battery, launched
Expanding its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 5.4 in Europe at €189 (roughly Rs. 16,900).
13 Dec 2020
ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.
14 Nov 2020
Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report
The second-highest leader of the al-Qaeda, who was accused of masterminding the 1998 attacks on United States embassies in Africa, has reportedly been killed.
10 Nov 2020
OPPO's latest phone is a must-have for Mo Salah fans
OPPO has launched an exclusive 'Mo Salah Edition' of the Reno4 in Egypt, thanking the star footballer for being the brand ambassador of the company in the Middle East and Africa Region.
15 Oct 2020
NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects that the most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim could be involved in the Kerala gold smuggling case, which has rocked politics in the Southern state for weeks now.
30 Sep 2020
'The Lion King' is getting a sequel: Details here
Looks like Mufasa will roar again with all his might as Disney is planning to make a sequel to The Lion King.
23 Jul 2020
Lenovo's gaming smartphone, Legion Phone Duel, launched
Lenovo has launched its much-awaited gaming smartphone, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel in China.
26 Jun 2020
Acer launches Swift 5 (2020), ConceptD 3 and Ezel laptops
Acer has launched the Swift 5 (2020) laptop at its Next@Acer event. The notebook is powered by "next-generation" Intel Core processors along with integrated graphics based on Intel's Xe architecture.
20 Jun 2020
Glenmark launches COVID-19 drug FabiFlu at Rs. 103 per tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. launched the antiviral drug favipiravir on Saturday for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of COVID-19.
09 Jun 2020
Globally, the situation is worsening: WHO about coronavirus
In a development that should worry all countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said the coronavirus situation was worsening globally, though some improvement was witnessed in Europe.
01 Jun 2020
Four dead amid new Ebola outbreak in Congo
Four people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the nation's Health Ministry confirmed on Monday.
21 May 2020
Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial
Healthcare workers in the United Kingdom will begin taking hydroxychloroquine on Thursday as part of a trial to test the drug's efficacy in preventing COVID-19.
12 May 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed
The upcoming ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO
As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.
02 Feb 2020
As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency
As swarms of desert locusts continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan, the nation has declared a national emergency to eliminate the pest infestation.
23 Jan 2020
ICC World T20 2021: Key details about the qualification process
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC World T20 in 2021 to be held in India.
20 Jan 2020
On royal split, Prince Harry says he had no 'option'
The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, is sad he had to let go of his duties as a senior in Britain's royal family, but apparently he had no other option.
10 Jan 2020
All you should know about ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020
The next edition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup would be held this year, from January 17 to February 9, in South Africa.
10 Jan 2020
2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know
We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.
05 Dec 2019
Samsung's Fold 2, with clam-shell design, to cost around $1,000
Samsung is working on a new foldable phone that will feature a clam-shell design and it could go official sometime early next year.
02 Dec 2019
Cipla's new strawberry-flavored medicine can save kids from AIDS
In a bid to save thousands of children from HIV AIDS, Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla has introduced a revolutionary new drug called Quadrimune.
21 Nov 2019
Five best National Parks in Africa: Details here
It's a mesmerizing feeling to take that ultimate jeep ride and go on an adrenaline-pumping expedition to witness some of the most majestic creations of nature, from up close.
18 Nov 2019
Samsung's next foldable phone could feature a Motorola RAZR-like design
Though Samsung didn't have a perfect start with the Galaxy Fold, it is surely not giving up on its foldable dreams. Just weeks after re-launching the fixed version of the Fold, the company is now working on a new foldable device.
23 Sep 2019
Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'
In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.
16 Sep 2019
Love art? Here are five best destinations you should visit
Art is the essence of a city, its people, history, and culture.
20 Aug 2019
Having multiple husbands can be beneficial for women, observes study
Polygamy in our society is often frowned upon, especially for women. In India, the practice is also largely illegal.
07 Aug 2019
JioPhone 3 likely to launch on August 12: Details here
Over the last two years, Reliance JioPhone and JioPhone 2 have taken services like WhatsApp and Facebook to the mass market.
19 Apr 2019
Mali's PM Maiga, his cabinet resign over Ogossagou massacre
Mali's prime minister resigned along with his entire government yesterday following criticism over their handling of an upsurge of violence in the center of the country and the massacre last month that left 160 people dead in the village of Ogossagou near the border with Burkina Faso.
10 Apr 2019
Why Facebook is using AI to map global population density
If you are familiar with Facebook's practices, you already know that the company has got some crazy projects in the works, be it the merging of different messaging services or creating a mind-reading machine.
24 Mar 2019
115 reported dead after militia attack on central Malian village
Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali before dawn Saturday, killing at least 115 people in the latest deadly attack blamed on an ethnic militia, local authorities said.
03 Jan 2019
Miss Africa 2018 winner's hair catches fire soon after announcement
When 24-year-old Miss Congo 2018, Dorcas Kasinde, was crowned Miss Africa 2018 recently, she set the stage on fire, literally.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
14 Dec 2018
Over 40 killed in attack near Mali's border with Niger
Suspected jihadists, on motorcycles, have killed at least 42 people during a series of attacks on Tuareg nomadic camps in Mali yesterday.
06 Dec 2018
People in this Kenyan town use polythene paper as condoms
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