450 million Africans threatened by spinal meningitis

Spinal meningitis, which can kill in 24 hours, poses a threat to 450 million Africans this year, according to medical experts from eight of the continent's countries.

Half-naked 'Spartans' create stir in Beijing, held

A publicity stunt for a restaurant here in which over a hundred half-naked foreigners dressed as Spartans delivered lunches for the office-goers went horribly wrong, with the police taking them into custody for "affecting public order".

Israel to force African migrants to '3rd country'

Israel is set to force illegal African migrants to choose between leaving to a "safe third-party" country in Africa or face imprisonment, the interior ministry said.

Goa home ministry refers to African as `Nigro`

After two Goa lawmakers termed Nigerians "cancer" and "wild animals", the state home ministry has referred to Africans as "Nigros" in an annexure submitted to the assembly.

Manipuri woman robbed by 2 African men in South Delhi

A Manipuri woman was allegedly robbed off her cash and mobile phones at knife point by two men of African origin when she was at her residence in South Delhi`s Deoli area in the wee hours, police said.

Remittance 'super tax' costs Africa $1.8 billion a year: Report

Africans are losing USD 1.8 billion (1.3 billion euros) a year due to high fees levied on funds sent from abroad by relatives, Britain`s leading think tank on development said Wednesday.

India is a great country to stay: Africans in Delhi

Putting behind them a "raid" on their residences in south Delhi earlier this year, many Africans say the Indian capital is still their "home" and offers them an environment unlike anywhere else in the world.

Kejriwal assures envoys of security to Africans in Delhi

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday assured envoys of 30 African countries that his government is taking all steps to ensure that there is no discrimination against citizens of those countries living in Delhi.

Congress, BJP call AAP action against Africans `reprehensible`

The Congress and BJP have criticised the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and termed as "reprehensible" and "unseemly" the vigilantism of Law Minister Somnath Bharti and AAP cadres in rounding up some African women.

Africans once protected against malaria face new risk

A common type of malaria that used to be powerless to infect certain groups of Africans is becoming more potent, putting tens of millions of people at risk, scientists said today.

Oz police officers suspended over `racist emails`

Two Australian police officers have been suspended for allegedly sending racist emails.

50 Cent wants to feed one bn Africans

Rapper 50 Cent wants to help the world`s needy and has set himself a five-year goal to feed one billion Africans.

Two Africans held with cocaine

Two Africans of singing group "Paplo Music" were arrested here Friday with 30 grams of cocaine, police said.