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India Contributes Food Aid To South Sudan

India Navy Ship Airavat, carrying food for South Sudan, reached the Port of Mombasa in Kenya on Friday in continuation of the ongoing humanitarian...

Poor Sanitation Leading Major Health Risks in African Nations

Poor sanitation continues to pose major health, environmental and socio-economic risks in many African countries, new research by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)...

Pastoralists’ Contribution Significant But Overlooked

Pastoralists, people who raise livestock in the open and are often nomadic, are being overlooked as a benefit to world food security and biodiversity....

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the World

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases May Increase With Climate Change

By Asher Jones More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New...

Rehabilitation Of World Heritage Site In Mali

The UN's culture organization UNESCO will support a three-year project in African country Mali's Bandiagara that aims to rehabilitate damaged architectural heritage, notably housing,...

Facebook Launches ‘Accelerator’ Programmes to Nurture Startups

To help nurture the startup ecosystem, Facebook has launched two new Accelerator programmes that will focus on product themes and exploration of collaborative partnerships...

Mystery Deaths of At Least 275 Elephants in Africa, Probe Launched

Botswana is investigating a growing number of unexplained deaths of elephants, having confirmed 275 had died, up from 154 two weeks ago, the government...

Covid-19 Worst Fears Seen in Poor, War-Torn Countries

For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest countries and regions, the...

Greatest Threat we Face Now is Lack of Global Solidarity, Leadership: WHO Head

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday the coronavirus pandemic is being politicized and that a lack of global leadership to...

Voodoo Even in U.S.A?

By Kashish Rai Voodoo is a sensationalized pop-culture caricature of voudon, an Afro-Caribbean religion that originated in Haiti, Western and Central Africa. Though, it's followers...

COVID-19 Spreads At an Alarming Rate in Africa: WHO

By Lisa Schlein The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate in rural areas of Africa and says urgent help...

WHO Committee Warns About Ebola Outbreak in Congo

A World Health Organization Emergency Committee warns the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo remains a global health threat despite significant progress...

After Ebola, WHO Takes Measures to Combat Coronavirus in Africa

By Lisa Schlein The World Health Organization is scaling up measures to keep Africa free of the deadly coronavirus by shoring up the continent’s fragile health...

FGM has No Health Benefits: UN

U.N. agencies warn that the widespread prevalence of female genital mutilation is exacting a heavy toll in both human and economic terms. The U.N....

African Climate Activists Make an Urgent Appeal Regarding Global Warming

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate and peers from other African nations on Friday made an urgent appeal for the world to pay more attention...

Experimental Vaccine for Swine Fever Virus Shows Promise

Researchers have developed a vaccine against African swine fever that appears to be far more effective than previously developed vaccines. Currently, there is no commercially...

Africa Aims at Battling Extremism, Ebola and Hunger in 2020

A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and...

Here’s how Climate Change Has Affected Livelihood in Africa

By Rael Ombuor As the Earth heats up, weather and climate patterns are changing dramatically around the globe. Africa felt the effects of those changes in...

What Is So Special About the African Jungle Safari?

It's not surprising that Africa is one of the top spots to travel to when you want to experience something unusual in your life...

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China's Chang'e-5 mission, intended to bring back around 2 kg of lunar soil and rocks to the earth, touched down on the Moon on...

America’s Favorite Snacks Invented By US Military

From instant coffee to Cheetos, packaged cookies, and energy bars, the U.S. military helped invent many of the snacks Americans love to eat. The effort...

COVID Pandemic Obstructed Global Fight Against AIDS

Tuesday is World AIDS Day, with organizations around the world highlighting the need to support those living with and affected by HIV, the virus...

Focus on Having Healthy Heart To Face COVID

Amid the rising cases of Covid-19 in Delhi-NCR, health experts on Tuesday stressed that along with a focus on overall health, taking special care...