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20 Aug 2019Tanzania
Polygamy in our society is often frowned upon, especially for women. In India, the practice is also largely illegal.
07 Aug 2019WhatsApp
Over the last two years, Reliance JioPhone and JioPhone 2 have taken services like WhatsApp and Facebook to the mass market.
19 Apr 2019Mali
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 2019Facebook
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 2019Mali
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 2019Nigeria
When 24-year-old Miss Congo 2018, Dorcas Kasinde, was crowned Miss Africa 2018 recently, she set the stage on fire, literally.
24 Dec 2018India
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
14 Dec 2018Mali
Suspected jihadists, on motorcycles, have killed at least 42 people during a series of attacks on Tuareg nomadic camps in Mali yesterday.
06 Dec 2018Kenya
We are 7.7bn people in this world.
29 Nov 2018Smartphones
Every year, more than 40 million tons of electronic waste is generated, making up about 70% of the world's toxic waste.
16 Nov 2018Android
Just recently, the New York Times reported that Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg asked his top executives to switch to Android phones.
10 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
Days after President of United States Donald Trump said he would not attend India's Republic Day event on January 26 due to prior commitments, India may have finalized the new chief guest.
07 Nov 2018BBC
79 school students who had been abducted from Nkwen village in Cameroon's troubled northwestern region have been released, according to Issa Bakary Tchiroma, Cameroon's communications minister.
03 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.
17 Oct 2018Sexual Harassment
Embattled Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar, has resigned from his post in light of sexual harassment allegations against him.
19 Sep 2018South Africa
On Tuesday, South Africa's apex court, in a unanimous ruling, legalized the use of marijuana for personal consumption in private spaces.
10 Sep 2018India
India will work with Africa to keep the oceans open for benefit of all nations, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, asserting that the two sides must work together to ensure that the second largest continent doesn't again turn into a "theater of rival ambitions".
04 Sep 2018Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is drawing the countries into a debt trap.
09 Aug 2018Google
On the back of releasing Android Pie, Google, among other things, is now looking to improve engagement between its massive developer community and end-users by offering "instant" app previews for users.
28 Jul 2018BBC
Ever heard a funny name and just couldn't stop laughing?
27 Jun 2018Facebook
In a bid to raise revenues and clamp down on 'gossip and immorality', the Ugandan government is looking to impose tax on social media use, and claims to have devices that can scan computers for pornography.
27 Jun 2018India
Global poverty trends are changing drastically, and it is exceptionally good news for India, a recent study points out.
25 Jun 2018Mali
At least 32 Fulani civilians, including children, were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by traditional hunters, as the government said 16 bodies had been found.
10 Apr 2018Star Wars
Adding another feather to its cap, 'Black Panther' has now moved ahead of 'Titanic' in the list of all-time highest grossing movies.
09 Apr 2018Technology
Apple will reportedly introduce the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED editions today.
08 Feb 2018Hollywood
Marvel first standalone black superhero movie 'Black Panther' has got a rare 100% rating from review aggregator RottenTomatoes.com.
04 Feb 2018India
An oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors on board has gone missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa.
24 Oct 2017Animal Rights
Nearly 40-tonnes of trafficked ivory was seized around the world last year, a record high, according to a report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
22 Oct 2017Asia
Over 1.1 billion people - one in every seven individuals- worldwide do not officially exist as they have no proof of identity, revealed World Bank's Identification for Development (ID4D) program.
19 Oct 2017Supreme Court Of India
Roselyn Akombe, a senior official of Kenya's election commission (IEBC) has resigned amid the furore surrounding the 2017 Kenyan national elections.
14 Oct 2017Plane Crash
A plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast in West Africa moments after taking off from the Abidjan airport.
20 Sep 2017International Labour Organization
Decades after its abolition, the ugly practice of slavery continues to thrive in modern times.
08 Aug 2017TechCrunch
Ghana's first satellite GhanaSat-1, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, is now operational. It was made possible with a little help from others but it's still a significant achievement.
23 May 2017India
Three countries, Ivory Coast, Somalia and Ghana signed up for the International Solar Alliance, on the sidelines of the African Development Bank's annual meeting held in Gandhinagar, taking the total number of signatories to 31.
17 May 2017World Health Organization
According to data released by the World Health Organization (WHO), road accident injuries are the biggest killer of teenagers worldwide.
06 Feb 2017Technology
Selfies, which swept across the world at lightning speed, were made possible due to cutting-edge engineering inventions in digital image sensors.