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Nigeria boat disaster kills 29

Nigeria boat disaster kills 29

Africa

Wed, Dec 1 2021

Boat accidents are tragically common on Nigerian waterways mostly due to overcrowding, bad weather and...

Bangladeshi globetrotter Najmun Nahar...

Najmun Nahar makes history with 150th...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 6 2021

‘What makes it more special is that the achievement has been accomplished at a time when we are...

Study: Africa has much higher mortality...

Study: Africa has much higher mortality...

Africa

Sun, May 23 2021

A total of nearly 130,000 people have died from Covid-19 in Africa

At least 20 die as migrant boat sinks...

At least 20 die as migrant boat sinks...

World

Thu, Dec 24 2020

The coastline near Sfax has become a major departure point for people fleeing conflict and poverty in...

African countries call for racism debate...

African countries call for racism debate...

North America

Sat, Jun 13 2020

The call came after Floyd's family, along with the families of other victims of police violence and...

Floods kill 65 in Rwanda as heavy rains...

Floods kill 65 in Rwanda as heavy rains...

Africa

Fri, May 8 2020

'Heavy rains that poured Wednesday night caused a number of disasters," Rwanda's ministry...

UN agency: 300,000 Africans expected...

UN agency: 300,000 Africans expected...

Africa

Fri, Apr 17 2020

In the total absence of such interventions, the study calculated over 1.2 billion Africans would be infected...

Lockdown or no lockdown: Africa faces...

Lockdown or no lockdown: Africa faces...

Africa

Sun, Apr 12 2020

Africa has not been as badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic as some other parts of the world, but the...

Covid-19: In Africa, handwashing could...

Covid-19: In Africa, handwashing could...

Africa

Sat, Mar 21 2020

Africa has been less severely hit by Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus,...

42 people killed in Cameroon...

42 people killed in Cameroon...

Africa

Wed, Oct 30 2019

Media reports had earlier spoken of about 30 dead, with the radio reporting that four pregnant women...

Extreme Brexit: England joins Africa...

Extreme Brexit: England joins Africa...

Sports

Wed, Apr 4 2018

Australian organisers sought to make light of the embarrassing gaffe after England were somehow confused...

6 African zebras make public debut at...

6 African zebras make public debut at...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 6 2018

Set up on February 28, 1989, the zoo is located in six acres of hilly terrain in Foy’s Lake area of the...

Will more countries join Indo-Japanese...

Will more countries join Indo-Japanese...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Feb 21 2018

US policymakers have also revived the New Silk Road (NSR) proposal to link South Asian countries with...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Africa

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Ethiopia is East Africa's biggest and fastest-growing economy and a Western ally in the fight against...

Trump says US 'deeply respects' Africa...

Trump says US 'deeply respects' Africa...

North America

Sun, Jan 28 2018

The letter was not made public, but its existence was confirmed by Chris Meade, a diplomat with the US...

UN shifts food aid from east Africa...

UN shifts food aid from east Africa...

World

Thu, Jan 18 2018

The four east African nations provide sanctuary for millions fleeing drought in the Horn of Africa and...

Trump uses slur to describe immigrants...

Trump uses slur to describe immigrants...

North America

Fri, Jan 12 2018

The comments, first reported by The Washington Post, sparked anger among Democrats, and revived questions...

Rare snowfall covers Sahara, the hottest...

Rare snowfall covers Sahara, the hottest...

Africa

Wed, Jan 10 2018

As temperatures rose during the course of the day, the snow began to melt

6,000 Islamic State jihadists could...

6,000 Islamic State jihadists could...

World

Mon, Dec 11 2017

Tens of thousands of foreign fighters joined the Sunni extremist group after it seized vast swathes of...

The coup that was not a coup

The coup that was not a coup

William Saunderson-Meyer

Wed, Nov 22 2017

Robert Mugabe is out, and Zimbabwe is ready for change

Study: Established story that humans...

Study: Established story that humans...

Africa

Tue, Sep 5 2017

They claim to have found a footprint in Crete that could change the narrative of early human evolution,...