Category Archives: Africa

Three key start-ups from Africa's top science forum

Dakar (AFP) – From disease-fighting drones to wristbands bearing health data for expectant mothers — African entrepreneurs pitched ideas to overhaul everything from healthcare to urban planning before an audience…

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Brumbies, Sharks stay unbeaten after 3 rounds in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The ACT Brumbies & Durban-based Sharks are the only unbeaten teams in Super Rugby after a third round which posed new questions approximately the strength…

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Religious TV channels on the rise across Mideast

Doha (AFP) – The number of religious television broadcasters across the Middle East has risen by 50 percent, reflecting a rise in sectarianism in the region, according to a study…

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The Latest: French minister hails Merkel's refugee stance

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the continuing issues of mass migration to Europe (all times local). 9:35 p.m. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says German chancellor Angela Merkel is…

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Big shots, big crowds destined to make World T20 exciting

NEW DELHI (AP) — Mahendra Singh Dhoni was there when India won the first Twenty20 world title, a victory that transformed a relatively new cricket concept into a game-changing phenomenon….

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