Sat, 29 Jan 2022

Roland-Jones signs contract extension with Middlesex

London [UK], January 29 (ANI): Middlesex Cricket has confirmed that Toby Roland-Jones has signed an extension to his contract with ...

ICC U19 WC: Australia outclass Pakistan to reach Super League semi-final

St John's [Antigua], January 29 (ANI): Australia has become the third side into the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World ...

US discusses response to Russian proposals with European allies

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and diplomats from France, Germany, Italy, and the ...

UN envoy on good offices mission to Burkina Faso

A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a "good offices mission" in the wake of ...

UN Weekly Roundup: January 22-28, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

ECOWAS Suspends Burkina Faso's Membership

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - West African political bloc ECOWAS is meeting Friday to discuss dealing with coups in Burkina Faso ...

Northern Ethiopia: A record 9 million now need food assistance

After 15 months of conflict in Ethiopia, almost 40 per cent of Tigrayans are suffering an extreme lack of food, ...

Domestication made cats brains smaller, scientists find

Researchers found that kitties who don?t have to hunt for survival have smaller brainsA study published in the Royal Society ...

Uganda, Rwanda Agree to Reopen Border After 3 Years

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Ugandan traders welcomed Rwanda's announcement Friday that it will reopen its border after being closed for three ...

U-19 WC: Two plate matches cancelled after 9 Canada players test positive for COVID-19

St John's [Antigua], January 28 (ANI): Two Plate competition matches at the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World Cup have ...

Chinese scientists warn of new coronavirus strain NeoCov as studies require research to assess risks from variant

Moscow [Russia] January 28 (ANI): Chinese scientists have identified the new NeoCov coronavirus strain in bats in South Africa and ...

Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor banned until July 2025 under ICC Anti-Corruption Code and Anti-Doping Code

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor has been banned from all forms of cricket for three ...

Kenya on High Alert After France Warns of Impending Terror Attack

NAIROBI - The French Embassy in Kenya has issued a terror alert to Western nationals, urging them to avoid places ...

UAE based Niner pharmaceutical plans manufacturing facilities in India

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Niner Pharmaceuticals LLC led by Mr Balaji is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dubai. ...

Scientist makes once in a lifetime insect discovery

The discovery in the Ugandan rainforest is a rare find, as the last recorded sighting of a leafhopper from a ...

Swedish-Kenyan Group Introduces Electric Buses in Kenya

NAIROBI - A Swedish-Kenyan company, Opibus, has introduced the first African-designed and manufactured electric bus in Kenya with the aim ...

China Eyes Risks and Rewards of US-Russia Standoff Over Ukraine

LONDON - China is watching with growing interest as Russia and the West face off over Ukraine. With more than ...

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminisces bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminiscences bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He's the first African ...

Pro-Russia Sentiment Grows in Burkina Faso After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Some supporters of Burkina Faso's military coup this week were seen celebrating with Russian flags and ...

Oman to host Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A from Feb 18

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A gets underway in Oman from February 18 with ...

Prevest DenPro CMD Atul Modi conferred with JK Government Outstanding Industrial Entrepreneurship Award

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Adding another feather to the cap, Atul Modi, CMD of Prevest DenPro Limited has ...

Kenyan Pastoral Communities Embrace Fishing

ISIOLO, KENYA - Kenya's nomadic herders are among those suffering the most from recurring drought that kills the livestock on ...

Kevin Pietersen thanks PM Modi for his greetings on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen expressed his gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

In central Sahel, needs are growing faster than generosity

"Needs are growing faster than generosity" in the central Sahel, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told a group of senior ...

US Aware of Allegations of Russian Links to Burkinabe Coup

WASHINGTON - Reports that Russia is connected to this week's coup in Burkina Faso have made their way to the ...

G Balasubramanian appointed India's next High Commissioner to Nigeria

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): G Balasubramanian has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Nigeria. An IFS ...

Book review: how Africa was central to the making of the modern world

Journalist, photographer, author and professor Howard W. French's Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, ...

Nigeria needs more social science research: how to boost output

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the biggest challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For instance, Nigeria has at least ...

Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering ...

Why The Gambia should fast-track gender quotas for women

Women have historically been poorly represented in positions of power and decision-making in The Gambia. Out of 58 National Assembly ...

Is Russia's Putin a Rash Gambler or Calculating Risk-Taker

Russian officials have said they don't need peace at any cost, but what price are they prepared to pay for ...

Latest Rogan/Peterson podcast causes a stir

Liberal outlets blast the speakers? takes on issues of race, climate, and povertyThe latest episode of Joe Rogan's podcast, which ...

What do we know so far about the new coronavirus strain

NeoCoV is the closest ?relative? of the variant that caused deadly outbreaks in 2015Chinese scientists have discovered that a NeoCoV ...

FIFA boss responds to backlash over African migrant remarks

Gianni Infantino says he was 'misrepresented' through his controversial remarksFIFA president Gianni Infantino has attempted to clear up controversial comments ...

France told to rein in its colonial reflexes

France was asked to show ?restraint and respect the basic principle? of non-interferenceA spokesperson for Mali's transitional junta government has ...

Scientists test drugs to regrow amputated leg

A group of researchers has managed to regrow functioning limbs in frogsA group of scientists has been able to kickstart ...

Cyclone Ana Kills 4 People, Displaces Thousands in Southern Malawi

BLANTYRE - Cyclone Ana has killed at least 34 people in Madagascar, two in Mozambique and four in Malawi, where ...

Malawi Declares National Disaster After Cyclone Ana

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi has declared a national disaster in areas hit this week by Cyclone Ana, which killed at ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Tamim Iqbal extends T20I sabbatical to focus on ODIs and Tests

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 29 (ANI): Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has made himself unavailable for T20Is for at least another six ...

Roland-Jones signs contract extension with Middlesex

London [UK], January 29 (ANI): Middlesex Cricket has confirmed that Toby Roland-Jones has signed an extension to his contract with ...

ICC U19 WC: Australia outclass Pakistan to reach Super League semi-final

St John's [Antigua], January 29 (ANI): Australia has become the third side into the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World ...

US discusses response to Russian proposals with European allies

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and diplomats from France, Germany, Italy, and the ...

UN envoy on good offices mission to Burkina Faso

A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a "good offices mission" in the wake of ...

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