Africa

Mapping terrorism: Expansion and growth of terrorism in Africa

However, the imageries might change soon as another part of world might replace the dominance of the said regions. Trends have started suggesting so. 

Aug 07, 2020, 14:46 PM IST

Africa's Zee Magic in French reaches 8 million viewers

Since its launch in 2015, Zee Magic has brought non-stop entertainment to their viewers and been constantly breaking barriers. 

Jul 16, 2020, 09:53 AM IST

Zee Magic to launch on Orange TV - extends its Africa reach

Zee Magic will be available on Orange TV and viewers can immediately tune in and start following popular series Les Changement Du Destin (Twist of Fate), Gangaa and Mehek – all dubbed in French.

Mar 24, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Jihadists kill 71 soldiers in military camp attack in Niger

Jihadists with links to Islamic State and al Qaeda have mounted increasingly lethal attacks across West Africa`s Sahel region this year despite the commitment of thousands of regional and foreign troops to counter them.

Dec 12, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

World's largest waterfall is running out of water after worst drought in Africa in 100 years

For decades Victoria Falls, where southern Africa`s Zambezi river cascade down 100 metres into a gash in the earth, have drawn millions of holidaymakers to Zimbabwe and Zambia for their stunning views.

Dec 08, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

Philippines declares African first swine fever outbreak near Manila

The announcement was based on the results of laboratory tests requested by Agriculture Secretary William Dar after reports last month of an unusual number of pig deaths in backyard farms in Rizal province.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

Finals of Africa`s international club competitions to be played over one leg

Ahmad Ahmad, head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), said both the CAF Champions League final and the CAF Confederations Cup finals would consist of a single match, following the European model.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

In landmark judgement, Botswana High Court decriminalises homosexuality

The three-judge bench while giving the ruling said that sexual orientation is not a fashion statement and is an important attribute of one's personality. 

Jun 11, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Women set to take centre stage in ICC Qualifier Africa 2019

Uganda are the defending champions for the women's tournament, having memorably held off Zimbabwe in Windhoek two years ago.

May 05, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

China wants to have permanent military presence in Africa through CPEC: US Commander

The OBOR is Chinese President Xi Jinping's multi-billion project that focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa and Europe. 

Mar 08, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid violent anti-fuel hike protests

Thousands of Zimbabwean citizens were unable to access the internet on Friday after the government had ordered the nation`s biggest telecom operator to shut down its services again, amid the violent anti-fuel hike demonstrations that have rocked the African nation since this week. 

Jan 19, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

At least seven dead, 125 injured as train derails in Morocco

The train, which connects northern cities of Casablanca and Tangier, derailed at 10.10 AM in Sidi Bouknadel.

Oct 17, 2018, 08:23 AM IST

India considers Nelson Mandela as its own, cherishes special relationship with Africa: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

Swaraj said, "India cherishes its special relationship with Africa and its people. Our close bonds are reflected in the philosophy of Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi," she said.

Sep 25, 2018, 05:54 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address BRICS Summit in South Africa, hold talks with Vladmir Putin, Xi Jinping

In South Africa, the PM will also hold bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin. 

Jul 26, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

In Uganda, PM Narendra Modi pitches India as a benign alternative to China

He however made no reference, direct or indirect, to China and left it to subtext.

Jul 25, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

Angelina Jolie praises Queen Elizabeth II

"The Queen's Green Planet" highlights the environmental project The Queen's Canopy, which aims to unite all the countries of the commonwealth in conservation efforts.

Apr 10, 2018, 16:26 PM IST

Printing gaffe sees England part of Africa in Commonwealth Games

The A$10 ($7.70) programme, being sold at newsagents and merchandise tents around the balmy Queensland resort, has England`s population listed at just over two million and their first Commonwealth Games appearance in 1970.

Apr 04, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

NTCA awaits Supreme Court verdict on bringing 'Cheetah' from Africa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has chalked out a plan to bring the Cheetah from Africa pending clearance from the Supreme Court, an NTCA official said.

Mar 04, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa

Donald Trump issued a statement on Friday denying the vulgar words attributed to him.

Jan 13, 2018, 22:12 PM IST