Coronavirus Deals Blow to Newspapers in North Africa
TUNIS, TUNISIA - Measures to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic have affected the distribution and publication of newspapers across Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, according to local media and offic
Over 250 rescued in Niger desert, put in quarantine
More than 250 Europe-bound migrants were rescued in Niger's arid north and placed in coronavirus quarantine after being abandoned by traffickers, the International Organisation for Migration said o
Gita Ramjee: a woman who pursued science for the greater good
Gita Ramjee dedicated her professional life to HIV prevention research for women and adolescents from the 1980s when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first detected among South Africans.<
Half of Humanity in Virus Confinement
More than 3.9 billion people, or half of the world's population, are now being called on to remain in their homes to combat COVID-19, according to an AFP tally on Thursday.
The measures - whi
Caddies in the rough as coronavirus halts potential branding deals
Caddies are golf's unsung heroes but they will never earn the riches made by some of the players and many will struggle during the European Tour suspension caused
Coronavirus: UN warns of global food crisis
The heads of three global agencies warned Wednesday of a potential worldwide food shortage if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.
Many governments around the w
Coronavirus: African countries reach for malaria medicine
Despite loud appeals for caution, Africans are rushing to embrace chloroquine, the venerable anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus.
From hospitals in Senegal to pha
Can this old Soviet tuberculosis vaccine really kill the coronavirus
American scientists are reporting that a century-old tuberculosis vaccine could have an effect on the COVID-19 disease. We delve deeper into what this shot actually is, and if there's any chance it
Uno Minda strengthens partnership with Japan's Toyoda Gosei
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): The board of directors at Minda Industries Ltd has approved an investment of Rs 33.5 crore in TG Minda, a 49.9 per cent joint venture of Uno Minda and Toyoda G
How the coronavirus pandemic has affected the golf calendar
Like all sports, golf is currently getting to grips with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic with postponements and cancellations having hit across the board.
Below, a look in detail at t
How World War II was portrayed in movies in Russia and the U.S.
A frame from Stalingrad movie.
Fyodor Bondarchuk/Art Pictures Group,Columbia Pictures, Mosfilm, 2013 From war comedies and patriotic epics about the Motherland to Saving Private Ryan - what d
Sanlam announces new CEO among other sweeping leadership changes
Sanlam [JSE: SLM] has named a new group CEO, a new financial director and a new board chairperson in a surprise announcement.
The decision comes months before its current CEO Ian Kirk's five-
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