- Job Maseko: The South African WW2 hero who didn't get a Victoria Cross
Job Maseko blew up a German ship but his bravery was not properly recognised because he was black, campaigners say.
BBC News. Mon, 17 May 2021 23:40:27 GMT.
- The New African Safari Lodges To Keep On Your Radar
From a new mobile camp that moves with the migration in Tanzania to an art-filled boutique bolthole in Botswana, these are the naturally socially distanced safari spots to book for a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
By Nicole Trilivas, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 17 May 2021 12:18:44 -0400.
- 80% of ocean plastics come from more than 1,000 rivers worldwide, study finds
Approximately 1,656 rivers worldwide contribute to 80% of all ocean plastics. The study found that most of the systems are small and located in urban areas. With Asia and Africa deemed 'hotspots.'
Daily Mail. Mon, 17 May 2021 16:13:34 GMT.
- Further delay in South Africa ex-President Zuma corruption trial
Corruption case relating to $2bn arms deal adjourned until May 26 as defence raises concerns over the lead prosecutor.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 17 May 2021 15:05:29 +0000.
- South Africa's ex-president says he is ready for graft trial
Former South African president Jacob Zuma says he is ready for his trial on charges of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Mon, 17 May 2021 14:47:54 GMT.
- Egyptian Archaeologists Accidentally Discover 250 Ancient, Rock-Cut Tombs
Some of the burials found at the Al-Hamidiyah necropolis date back 4,200 years
Smithsonian. Mon, 17 May 2021 14:45:21 +0000.
- Basketball Africa League: Ex-NBA player Ben Uzoh says it 'will change lives'
As the Basketball Africa League tips off former NBA player Ben Uzoh says the new competition has the ability to 'change lives'.
BBC News. Mon, 17 May 2021 13:45:36 GMT.
- A Police Shooting in Hawaii Has South Africans Demanding Justice
A Black man from South Africa was shot and killed in an encounter with the police in his adopted home, Hawaii. His countrymen want answers.
Lynsey Chutel and Michelle Broder Van Dyke. New York Times. Sat, 15 May 2021 17:46:37 +0000.
- Surge testing for Indian and South African variants under way across England
Surge testing to tackle an outbreak of the Indian variant of coronavirus is under way in parts of England.
Sky News. Sat, 15 May 2021 10:43:00 +0100.
- ABC renews 'black-ish' for 8th and final season
"This show has changed my life in so many ways and I am so proud of the conversations we've started along the way," series creator Kenya Barris said.
Otrc. ABC News. Fri, 14 May 2021 16:58:10 +0000.
- Israeli tanks on the border pound Gaza to destroy tunnel network
Saleh Aruri, an exiled senior Hamas leader, said his group has turned down a proposal from Egypt for a three-hour hiatus in the fighting.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 14 May 2021 21:31:30 +1000.
- Covid 19 coronavirus: When will vaccines be widely available globally?
The United States, Israel and the United Kingdom are among the nations where about half or more of the population has had at least one Covid-19 vaccination shot. In some countries, including South Africa, Pakistan and ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 14 May 2021 16:08:14 +1200.
- Egyptian delegation leaves Tel Aviv following failed ceasefire talks - source
The Egyptians offered a temporary ceasefire as a first step towards achieving a permanent one
Tass. Fri, 14 May 2021 04:38:21 +0300.
- Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo
- Juniper (JNPR) to Boost Telecom Egypt's Network Infrastructure
Juniper (JNPR) is providing an automated high-performance network solution that can scale according to capacity requirements.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 11 May 2021 13:12:00 GMT.
- South African driver a study in calm as he comes under gunfire: video
The driver of a van carrying cash in South Africa displayed iron calm as he and a passenger came under heavy gunfire, according to a dramatic viral video.
Fox News. Tue, 04 May 2021 18:49:06 GMT.
- US Envoy Heads to Horn of Africa
Special Envoy Jeffrey Feltman will visit Ethiopia, Eritrea, Egypt and Sudan in bid to cool conflict, tensions.
Voice of America. Mon, 03 May 2021 19:59:59 -0400.
- Biden's First 100 Days See Few Big Moves on Africa
Africa sees few, but important, gestures from Biden during first 100 days.
Voice of America. Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:18:22 -0400.
- UNWTO and Google Partner to Guide Restart of African Tourism
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to advance its commitment to the African tourism sector by partnering with Google to help destinations gain expert insights into data management and digital marketing.
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-04-28 17:20:57 EST.
- HIV drugs run short in Kenya as people say lives at risk
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyans living with HIV say their lives are in danger due to a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs donated by the United States amid a dispute between the U.S. aid agency and the Kenyan government. ...
Tom Odula. Washington Times. Sat, 24 Apr 2021 00:52:33 -0400.