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Zimbabwe: Schoolgirl fights crocodile, gouges its eyes to save friend

According to reports, a 9-year-old girl was attacked by a crocodile while swimming with her friends in Sinderela village.

30 Oct 2019 2:21 PM

'African Mona Lisa' sells for over Rs 10 crore after family 'Googled' signature

The painting fetched over seven times the pre-auction estimate, finally going under the hammer for £1.1 million.

17 Oct 2019 11:20 AM

344-year-old African Tortoise with 'healing powers', Alagba, dies

The king had employed two palace workers to take care of the tortoise. Its remains would be preserved for posterity, Ajamu added.

06 Oct 2019 11:59 AM

Hundreds of chained men and boys rescued in Nigeria

Most of the freed captives seen by a Reuters reporter in the city of Kaduna were children, aged up to their late teens.

28 Sep 2019 3:38 PM

7 students killed in Kenya classroom collapse

The incident took place at the two-story 'Precious Talent Top School'.

23 Sep 2019 2:36 PM

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Watch: Several protests break out in Egypt’s Tahrir square, many arrested

Tahrir Square was the epicentre of 2011 revolution that toppled Egypt’s long-time autocratic leader.

21 Sep 2019 2:09 PM

President Kovind thanks Slovenia for supporting India's fight against cross-border terrorism

Kovind discussed various issues relating to cooperation in high-tech, clean technology, robotics and artificial intelligence.

16 Sep 2019 9:22 PM

Sudan names first government since al-Bashir ouster

4 women have also made it to transitional cabinet including Asma Mohamed Abdullah who will be country's first-ever female foreign minister.

06 Sep 2019 10:28 AM

6 tourists, including 5 Indians, killed by flash floods in Kenya's national park

Search and rescue efforts were underway but water levels were high in the gorges, slowing down the process.

02 Sep 2019 3:00 PM

Indian ambassador to Madagascar unveils commemorative plaque of Mahatma Gandhi road

The embassy has also put an exhibition of photographs in front of the building capturing the important events from his life and messages.

27 Aug 2019 1:29 PM

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Disturbing images of Amazon rainforest on fire goes viral on Twitter

Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs as Twitter erupts.

22 Aug 2019 10:46 AM

400th anniversary of first slave ship landing in Virginia

Descendents of slave to come home; Ghana celebrates ‘Year of Return’.

22 Aug 2019 9:56 AM

Sudan transition: Abdalla Hamdok appointed as new Prime Minister

Hamdok is expected to form a government of 20 ministers who will be selected by the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance on August 28.

22 Aug 2019 8:55 AM

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount violations

Jordan further condemned the closure of the mosque's gates and restrictions placed on worshippers' entry under any circumstances.

19 Aug 2019 11:52 AM

Over 20 killed in oil tanker explosion in west Uganda

The accident happened after its driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a stationary vehicle, which triggered the fire.

19 Aug 2019 11:20 AM

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'Nightmare' as Egypt aided China to detain Uighurs

China is one of Egypt's biggest investors, pouring money into massive infrastructure projects.

18 Aug 2019 11:46 AM

Soth Africa announces visa waivers to boost tourism

The unilateral decision comes as official tourism figures released in May reflected a dip in the overall number of visitors to South Africa.

15 Aug 2019 5:13 PM

South Africa buries 46 unidentified corpses lying unclaimed in public morgues

The routine was a sombre reminder of South Africa's perennial failure to identify many corpses.

12 Aug 2019 12:05 PM

Tanzania declares 3 days of national mourning for victims of oil tanker explosion

On Saturday night, police said death toll has reached 64 from the oil tanker explosion in Morogoro, some 200 km west of Dar es Salaam.

11 Aug 2019 3:12 PM

Ghotu Ram Meena is India's new envoy to Republic of Congo

India and the Republic of Congo enjoy warm and friendly relations.

09 Aug 2019 1:08 PM

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