Category: History & Culture

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India launches ‘heaviest’ satellite for internet access

India launches ‘heaviest’ satellite for internet access

India's heaviest satellite has gone into orbit on a French rocket to help boost broadband internet services. Weighing about 5,854kg (12,906lb), the ...
Egyptians open coffin revealing 3,000-year-old mummified woman

Egyptians open coffin revealing 3,000-year-old mummified woman

Egyptian authorities for the first time on Saturday opened the sarcophagus of a mummified woman dating back 3,000 years. It was one of two ancient ...
Media head of Boko Haram faction killed – Nigeria army claims

Media head of Boko Haram faction killed – Nigeria army claims

The Nigerian Army, NA, on Saturday evening reported having killed a leader of a key faction of terrorist group, Boko Haram. The army via its social me ...
UK’s May sees ‘no alternative’ to her Brexit plan

UK’s May sees ‘no alternative’ to her Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this week, amid reports that some of her seni ...
Sixteen Ebola WHO staff evacuated amid DR Congo clashes

Sixteen Ebola WHO staff evacuated amid DR Congo clashes

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday that 16 staff members have been temporarily evacuated from DR Congo's restive eastern city of Beni a ...
Farida writes: The complexities of ‘Borga’ marriages; the Zongo community example

Farida writes: The complexities of ‘Borga’ marriages; the Zongo community example

Marriage is a big deal in all societies and its significance cuts across culture, ethnicity, and race. Aside from the fact that you have to find so ...
Africa’s fastest train launched in Morocco

Africa’s fastest train launched in Morocco

The fastest train in Africa is in Morocco. It was inaugurated last Thursday, November 15, in the renovated station of Tangiers by King Mohammed VI in ...
Rwandan renowned artist honors the ‘sun’ in latest exhibition

Rwandan renowned artist honors the ‘sun’ in latest exhibition

From an early age, this renowned Rwandan artist just knew he wanted to paint. Epaphrodite Binamungu, grew up in exile in the Democratic Republi ...
Eritrea president says Kenya key to regional dynamics, plans visit

Eritrea president says Kenya key to regional dynamics, plans visit

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has stressed the importance of Kenya for the new era of peace in the wider Horn of Africa region. Afwerki was spe ...
Tema Newtown residents take spiritual sea baths to reverse curse

Tema Newtown residents take spiritual sea baths to reverse curse

Thousands of Tema Newtown residents have trooped the beach to take their baths on the instructions of a Chief Priest Tuesday over a supposed curse tha ...
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