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  • Africa lost its largest female Elephant

    Africa lost its largest female Elephant

    The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has confirmed Africa's largest elephant Dida died between 60 and 65 years, on Tuesday

    November 2, 2022
  • African outreach

    African outreach

    The key for America to achieve its desired results is likely to be the role the cash-rich US private sector plays. Washington does seem to recognise this.

    August 31, 2022
  • African Swine Fever: Four more Patiala villages declared infected zones

    African Swine Fever: Four more Patiala villages declared infected zones

    Taking immediate action to contain the disease, the Animal Husbandry Department has declared zero to one kilometer (km) area of the epicenters as "infected zones" while zero to 10 km area is classified as "surveillance zones.

    August 30, 2022
  • Rich nations cheat the poor of fossil fuels

    Rich nations cheat the poor of fossil fuels

    The rich world became wealthy by massively exploiting fossil fuels, which today provides more than three-quarters of its energy.

    August 26, 2022
  • African security


    African security


    The rivalry between the post-World War II superpowers, USA and USSR, took a toll on millions of African lives and undermined both regional integration and economic development on the continent.

    June 3, 2022
  • Bengaluru police interact with African student community

    Bengaluru police interact with African student community

    A stern message was also given not to take law into their hands. It was also assured that law-abiding students will be protected.

    August 14, 2021
  • African American spelling bee champ makes history

    African American spelling bee champ makes history

    MacNolia Cox in 1936 became the first Black finalist at the bee and wasn’t allowed to stay in the same hotel as the rest of the spellers.

    July 9, 2021
  • The African Tragedy

    The African Tragedy

    The World Health Organization has warned that Africa may soon face “a huge peak” in coronavirus infections.

    April 17, 2020
  • Sudan’s makeover

    Sudan’s makeover

    More than 120 people are believed to have been killed when paramilitaries moved in to disperse a protest camp in the centre of Khartoum in June.

    September 16, 2019
  • African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passes away

    African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passes away

    African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died at the age of 64. Ouedraogo, from Burkina Faso, passed away on Sunday, read a statement from the National Filmmakers Guild. President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said that his country “has lost a filmmaker of immense talent”, noting that the director “truly contributed to turning the spotlight on Burkinabe …

    February 19, 2018
  • Foreign national held for carrying forged travel papers

    Foreign national held for carrying forged travel papers

    A citizen of the Central African Republic was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal on fake visa documents, senior immigration official said on Sunday. The Central African Republic national was arrested on Saturday evening. “Bismark Bakuba-Guitrembi, a citizen of Central African Republic, who was on his way to Nepal from Delhi, was …

    January 14, 2018
  • African national’s body found in Delhi

    African national’s body found in Delhi

    The body of an African national was found on a pavement here on Monday, police said. The police were informed about the body after it was spotted near the Mahrauli-Gurguram road in south Delhi around 7.40 a.m. “There were no external injuries on the body and efforts are on to identify it,” Deputy Commissioner of …

    December 11, 2017
  • To eat without being eaten

    To eat without being eaten

    Mimicry, by changing form, shape and colour on the spot, is unique to animals. Imagine if you went into a Chinese, or African, neighbourhood and had to defend yourself by looking Chinese or African. Or if you had to change your colour to black or white or polka dotted? Or become shorter, fatter, change the …

    May 6, 2017
  • Assault on Africans

    Assault on Africans

    The incident of 28 March of attacks on students of African origin at a shopping mall in Greater NOIDA has shocked everybody in India and has created a serious image problem for the country, especially in Africa. Clearly a manifestation of racial prejudice, it is also of a piece with deepening prejudices in India, be …

    March 31, 2017
  • Assault on Africans

    Assault on Africans

    The incident of 28 March of attacks on students of African origin at a shopping mall in Greater NOIDA has shocked everybody in India and has created a serious image problem for the country, especially in Africa. Clearly a manifestation of racial prejudice, it is also of a piece with deepening prejudices in India, be …

    March 31, 2017
  • Racism runs deep

    Racism runs deep

    This week’s brutal attack on African students in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, not very far from the national capital, is evidence of a grim reality ~ bigotry and prejudice run deep among a section of Indians. The government acted swiftly to avoid any diplomatic fallout, with Sushma Swaraj immediately contacting new UP Chief Minister Yogi …

    March 30, 2017
  • Racial attacks in the country cannot be justified : Kurien

    Racial attacks in the country cannot be justified : Kurien

    The recent brutal mob attack on Nigerian students in Greater Noida made waves in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with the Deputy Chairman P J Kurien himself asking the Centre to take strong action in curbing such "racial attacks" against African nationals in the country.   Responding to serious concerns expressed by Opposition MPs on …

    March 30, 2017