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Pandemic Poses Double Challenges for AfricanPastoralists

WASHINGTON - In Africa, slowly rising numbers of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, have surpassed 100,000, ...


Olympic champion Rudisha out for 16 weeks after ankle fracture

Two-time Olympic and world 800m record holder David Rudisha will be sidelined for 16 weeks after fracturing his left ankle.The ...


Do Kenya's camel handlers face a threat from MERS? What we found

In Kenya, camels are a very popular animal to keep as livestock. There's value in their meat and milkproducts and ...


Africa Can Still Be on the Top

Viewpoint by Jonathan PowerAfrica is suffering a double whammy after many years of success. The Coronavirus, while not taking down ...


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Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

Thousands Ignore Minneapolis Curfew as US Protests Spread

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the ...

SAFA welcomes Sports Minister's clarity on way forward for soccer

Nathi Mthethwa explained that ALL sport, whether contact or non-contact, could resume training allowing for professional players to remain in ...

Science makes surfing a 'complex' lockdown issue

There have been "complex" discussions over whether surfing should be allowed as South Africa begins to relax its national lockdown ...

Tobacco bans during lockdown should encourage renewed anti-smoking drives

The 2020 World No Tobacco Day is unique and historic as it comes at the time when countries across the ...

North Africa

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Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Manchester City "good enough" to win Champions League: Riyad Mahrez

Leeds [UK], May 30 (ANI): Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez believes that the club is "good enough" to win the ...

From fighting with guns to fighting the pandemic

"Before I did not have a trade but, thanks to this training, I am becoming a valuable asset to my ...

Army Major Suman Gawani honoured with prestigious UN Award

New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a women peacekeeper with ...

MMM: The biggest fraud in the history of modern Russia

This is the story of how the mastermind behind MMM, Russia's biggest financial pyramid scheme, managed to get elected to ...

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Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...


U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...


Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 30 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire in the Khari Karmara area here. At ...


China pushes ahead agenda on India, HK, Taiwan using COVID cover

Beijing [China], May 30 (ANI): China is rapidly pushing ahead its agenda on the border issue with India and other ...


Australian Senator backs Armenian Genocide recognition

PanARMENIAN.Net - Senator Larissa Waters of The Australian Greens has signed an Affirmation of Support that confirms her backing for ...


Sanjay Kundu is new Himachal DGP

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 30 (ANI): Sanjay Kundu, Principal Secretary to the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, ...


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