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Africa Through The Lens Of Films, Mapping And Its Aplenty Challenges

Africa Through The Lens Of Films, Mapping And Its Aplenty Challenges

​​​​​​​Africa is a large continent; bigger than the US, China, India and Western Europe put together. However, on world maps, it appears just a little bigger than Greenland.

26 May 2022
Monkeypox: WHO Calls For Emergency Meeting On The Scare Of Another Outbreak

Monkeypox: WHO Calls For Emergency Meeting On The Scare Of Another Outbreak

There are about 80 confirmed cases worldwide and 50 more suspected ones, the World Health Organization said. France, Germany, Belgium and Australia reported...

21 May 2022

Monkeypox: African Experts Baffled By Outbreak In West, Call It 'Exceptional'

Scientists said that while it's possible the outbreak's first patient caught the disease while in Africa, what's happening now is exceptional.

Women of Steel: Climber Rebecca Stephens Recalls Her First Mount Kilimanjaro Ascent

Women of Steel: Climber Rebecca Stephens Recalls Her First Mount Kilimanjaro Ascent

Recounting her maiden visit to Kilimanjaro, the author shares the beginning of the mountaineering bug

10 May 2022

The First All-Women Expedition To Kilimanjaro Aims To Highlight Gender Inequalities In The Outdoor Industry

The expedition - a collaboration between Irish high-altitude trekking company Earth’s Edge and Galz Gone Wild - will be led by female porters and guides from...

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08 May 2022
Rare 'Monkeypox' Viral Infection Confirmed In United Kingdom

Rare 'Monkeypox' Viral Infection Confirmed In United Kingdom

The patient recently travelled to Africa's Nigeria where they are believed to have been infected with the virus.


28 April 2022
Planet Alert: Africa Leads The Way In Banning The Use Of Plastic

Planet Alert: Africa Leads The Way In Banning The Use Of Plastic

Ditch plastic bags. Make sure to pack items in cloth bags whenever you make a trip to Africa


12 March 2022
Russian Footholds In Mideast, Africa Raise Threat To NATO

Russian Footholds In Mideast, Africa Raise Threat To NATO

Putin's strategy in the Mideast and Africa has been simple, and successful. He seeks out security alliances with autocrats, coup leaders, and others who have...


09 March 2022
Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Where shattering the glass ceiling is considered, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti is no stranger. Meet the first woman to ever lead the WHO's regional office in Africa.


03 March 2022
What Is BA.2 Sub-Variant Of Omicron, Should You Be Concerned? All You Need To Know

What Is BA.2 Sub-Variant Of Omicron, Should You Be Concerned? All You Need To Know

Like the original variant, this BA.2 sub-variant is also believed to have the ability to escape immunity from vaccines and from some antibody treatments. 


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23 February 2022
Roofs Ripped Off Houses As Another Cyclone Hits Madagascar

Roofs Ripped Off Houses As Another Cyclone Hits Madagascar

More than 30,000 people were moved to safe accommodation before Emnati arrived and Madagascar's National Office for Risk and Disaster Management estimates more...


18 February 2022
Six African Countries To Receive mRNA Vaccine Technology

Six African Countries To Receive mRNA Vaccine Technology

In a bid to help poor countries to produce their own vaccine, the World Health Organization last year teamed up with local companies and scientists to...


04 February 2022
 South Sudan's Legacy Of Land Mines Hurts Recovery From War

 South Sudan's Legacy Of Land Mines Hurts Recovery From War

The mines are a stealth problem among the country's more pressing ones, which include the slow recovery from a five-year civil war, the worst flooding in...


03 February 2022
Small Fringe Pro-Khalistan Elements In Canada Spreading Anti-India Feelings: Govt

Small Fringe Pro-Khalistan Elements In Canada Spreading Anti-India Feelings: Govt

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan in Rajya Sabha said: ‘There is a small fringe group of pro-Khalistan elements in Canada who spread...


25 January 2022
Burkina Faso's Military Announces Detention Of President Kabore On National TV

Burkina Faso's Military Announces Detention Of President Kabore On National TV

A group of soldiers in Burkina Faso said on Monday that they had ousted President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, closed the borders and dissolved the...


27 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19: Singapore Lifts Travel Ban On 10 African Countries

Omicron Covid-19: Singapore Lifts Travel Ban On 10 African Countries

Omicron Covid-19: Singapore has lifted travel ban on African countries including Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria,...


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21 December 2021
Africa: After France Departure, Mali Left Alone To Fight Extremists Amid Political Crisis

Africa: After France Departure, Mali Left Alone To Fight Extremists Amid Political Crisis

Africa: The Mali's military government has its work cut out for it, as it copes with the threat of Islamic extremism and ECOWAS sanctions.


02 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19 Variant: The Countries Which Have Closed Their Borders

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: The Countries Which Have Closed Their Borders

With Omicron Covid-19 variant emergence, many countries have put restrictions on travel to the ‘high risk’ southern Africa countries, and are now closing...


30 November 2021
Covid-19 Africa News: Active Cases Reach 86 Lakhs As Omicron Variant Fuels Fire

Covid-19 Africa News: Active Cases Reach 86 Lakhs As Omicron Variant Fuels Fire

As the Covid-19 Omicron variant has hit the world, its epicentre, Africa is seeing a heavy rise of coronavirus cases. As of Monday, active cases have reached...


26 November 2021
New Covid-19 Variant: WHO Hosts Special Meeting

New Covid-19 Variant: WHO Hosts Special Meeting

The WHO's technical advisory group held a virtual meet to discuss the so-called B.1.1.529 variant of Covid-19, that has made stock markets to swoon and led the...


21 November 2021
US' Antony Blinken Takes Aim At Russia, China At End Of West Africa Trip

US' Antony Blinken Takes Aim At Russia, China At End Of West Africa Trip

While touring West Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized the Russian mercenary group Wagner for its role in Mali and took a shot at China's...


21 November 2021
US' Antony Blinken Takes Aim At Russia, China At End Of West Africa Trip

US' Antony Blinken Takes Aim At Russia, China At End Of West Africa Trip

While touring West Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized the Russian mercenary group Wagner for its role in Mali and took a shot at China's...


13 November 2021
United Nations: Crisis In Africa's Sahel Region Remains Volatile

United Nations: Crisis In Africa's Sahel Region Remains Volatile

In July, UN experts said Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and...


26 October 2021
Moderna To Supply Africa With Up To 110 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Moderna To Supply Africa With Up To 110 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Moderna is prepared to deliver the first 15 million doses by the end of this year, with 35 million in the first quarter of 2022 and up to 60 million in the...


07 October 2021
World's First Malaria Vaccine Offers Glimmer Of Hope, UN Says Africa Should Get It First

World's First Malaria Vaccine Offers Glimmer Of Hope, UN Says Africa Should Get It First

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it 'a historic moment' after a meeting in which two of the UN health agency's expert advisory groups...


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