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
We are 7.7bn people in this world.
29 Nov 2018
How this African country is converting e-waste into robots
Every year, more than 40 million tons of electronic waste is generated, making up about 70% of the world's toxic waste.
16 Nov 2018
Why Zuckerberg ordered Facebook executives to not use iPhones
Just recently, the New York Times reported that Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg asked his top executives to switch to Android phones.
10 Nov 2018
#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub
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 2018
Cameroon kidnappings: All 79 students released by captors
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 2018
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.
17 Oct 2018
#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns in light of allegations against him
Embattled Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar, has resigned from his post in light of sexual harassment allegations against him.
19 Sep 2018
South Africa's apex court legalizes marijuana consumption for adults
On Tuesday, South Africa's apex court, in a unanimous ruling, legalized the use of marijuana for personal consumption in private spaces.
10 Sep 2018
Must ensure Africa doesn't become 'theater of rival ambitions': Swaraj
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 2018
Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism
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 2018
Google to offer more "instant" app previews this year
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 2018
Ghana MPs can't stop laughing over villages named after genitals
Ever heard a funny name and just couldn't stop laughing?
28 Jul 2018
17-year-old Hisar girl scales Mount Kilimanjaro
It was another illustrious feather in the cap of 17-year-old Shivangi Pathak.
27 Jun 2018
Porn detectors, 'gossip tax' on the cards for Uganda
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 2018
India no longer has the largest number of poor: Report
Global poverty trends are changing drastically, and it is exceptionally good news for India, a recent study points out.
25 Jun 2018
Mali: 32 Fulanis killed, 10 missing in traditional hunters' attack
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 2018
'Black Panther' pounces past 'Titanic', becomes third-highest grossing film ever
Adding another feather to its cap, 'Black Panther' has now moved ahead of 'Titanic' in the list of all-time highest grossing movies.