While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases
19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM
Studies have shown that food insecurity is a barrier to taking the drugs daily and can decrease their efficacy
04 Jul 2020 4:27 PM
The predictions made by a WHO modelling study comes amid stark warnings that COVID-19 threatens of a health emergency in developing nations
15 May 2020 9:45 AM
Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.
16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM
Complacency a concern as AIDS treatment improves in Africa.
03 Dec 2019 2:55 PM
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
Hunters turn gamekeepers to help C Africa's threatened wildlife.
30 Aug 2019 12:00 PM
During a hurricane briefing, Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping nuclear bomb.
26 Aug 2019 8:10 AM
'Oldest remains' outside Africa reset human migration clock.
11 Jul 2019 10:17 AM
Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday
16 Jan 2019 12:13 PM
Protein powder made from pork blood detected with swine fever virus.
25 Dec 2018 5:39 PM
The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.
19 Nov 2018 8:18 PM
Climate change is a suspected factor but no definite cause is known.
12 Jul 2018 6:59 PM
The team from the Australian National University made the discovery.
10 Jul 2018 2:20 PM
All three asteroids were discovered through the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona.
05 Jun 2018 2:45 PM
From London to Berlin, Europe's museums are packed with hundreds of thousands of colonial-era items.
27 May 2018 1:47 PM
The vast majority of deaths were in children under the age of five in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
15 Apr 2018 3:07 PM
The global fashion industry has attracted criticism in the past because most models for major designers and fashion houses are white.
02 Apr 2018 11:14 AM
The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".
07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM
The new specimen sheds new light on Afro-European dinosaur ties.
30 Jan 2018 11:11 AM
The study also showed that the odds of HIV infection increased as concentrations of that bacterium increased.
28 Jan 2018 5:58 PM
Other archaeological evidence in the cave showed that the inhabitants hunted big game and used fire.
26 Jan 2018 1:15 PM
Munyao is said to have dragged them from a grazing area for a sickening two-hour session.
18 Jan 2018 11:27 AM
Health chiefs warn spread of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever could be ‘catastrophic’.
16 Jan 2018 12:48 PM
Six-year-old boy dies from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat.
16 Jan 2018 11:13 AM
Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.
15 Jan 2018 2:50 PM
The future of the cheetah relies heavily on working with farmers.
13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM
Cholera transmission is endemic in many areas of Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.
12 Dec 2017 3:20 PM
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04 Dec 2017 9:42 AM
Some 5 billion people in the world lack access to safe surgery and anesthesia.
28 Nov 2017 7:27 PM
Scientists are trying to use this technology to "smell" diseases a human nose cannot.
08 Nov 2017 1:02 PM
The deadliest outbreak in 2016 forced the medical experts to take some serious action to combat the disease.
09 Oct 2017 10:56 AM
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22 Sep 2017 8:01 PM
The drug resistance of these bugs is a public health emergency that must be treated urgently.
21 Sep 2017 10:07 AM
Data released by WHO says HIV deaths decreased, while there is increase in deaths of patients with lower respiratory tract infections.
24 Aug 2017 11:10 AM
A barrage of dating techniques were applied to the sediment around the fossils in a cave in Indonesia.
10 Aug 2017 1:44 PM
Here is a list some of the most bizarre lovemaking rituals from around the world.
05 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
Aardvarks can be found throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
31 Jul 2017 5:09 PM
This and other recent, isolated cases of remission have given additional hope to 37 million people worldwide infected with virus.
25 Jul 2017 2:03 PM
Roughly 1.8 million people worldwide contracted the AIDS virus in 2016.
21 Jul 2017 2:12 PM
Doctors at the hospital have been saving the lives of these protected birds since 1999
12 Jul 2017 1:17 PM
Video showing South African filmmaker Sibahle 'Steve' Nkumbi falling down stairs has gone viral.
11 Jul 2017 7:00 PM
If you are ready for a holiday these places should be on your list.
05 Jul 2017 3:40 PM
The PM said India made unprecedented increases in capital investment in infrastructure, covering the railways, highways, power and gas pipelines.
24 May 2017 12:54 AM
Cobras are killers in Africa and Asia, and cause crippling social and economic burdens through the number of survivors who need amputations.
16 Mar 2017 4:43 PM
Wildlife photographer Krishnan KP explains what makes him visit Africa every year and on the beauty of ‘Great Migration’.
22 Jan 2017 12:49 AM
Tucked away within the biting cold of far-flung Norway is a vault that can save humanity from hunger.
25 Dec 2016 2:03 AM
Capture-and-release method finetuned to tackle vermin.
13 Dec 2016 5:41 AM
India has been and will continue to be actively involved in the regional and global development initiatives.
23 Nov 2016 5:53 AM
Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, who goes by the name Bobrisky on SnapChat, makes his living selling skin-whitening creams.
22 Nov 2016 11:06 AM