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African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control
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African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is under control, a top public health official in Africa said Thursday, noting that local health authorities are doing well to trace most contacts. “The situation is not getting out of control,” said Dr. Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have...

Tunisia’s vineyards: Local producers encourage development of sector
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Tunisia’s vineyards: Local producers encourage development of sector

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 11:33Modified: 27/10/2022 – 12:07 In Tunisia, the wine industry is doing well. There are close to two million local consumers, not counting tourists. Despite the effects of climate change, this year’s harvest promises to be good. Wine professionals want the state to liberalise the sector and help further improve quality. Tunisian wine is gaining...

US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali
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US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 09:40 Mali’s security situation has become “significantly worse” due to the ruling junta’s choices, including an alleged decision to partner with Wagner, a Russian private security firm, a senior US official said Wednesday. Mali‘s ruling junta, which seized power in 2020, has turned away from its traditional ally France and towards...

MoS Muraleedharan underscores policy to deepen engagement with Africa
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MoS Muraleedharan underscores policy to deepen engagement with Africa

Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan underscored India’s policy to intensify and deepen its engagement with Africa at the Dakar Forum held in Senegal. Muraleedharan paid an official visit to Senegal to participate in the 8th edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa, read the...

Ukraine war: South Africa row over Russian superyacht's arrival – BBC
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Ukraine war: South Africa row over Russian superyacht's arrival – BBC

Ukraine war: South Africa row over Russian superyacht’s arrival  BBC South Africa to let Russian billionaire’s superyacht dock  ABC News Russian oligarch’s superyacht continues world tour, docking in SA  Business Insider Sanctioned Russian tycoon’s megayacht is free to dock at SA ports, says Presidency  News24 Sanctioned Russian Oligarch Alexey Mordashov Finds Safe Harbor for Yacht in South Africa  The Wall...

Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows
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Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows

KAMPALA, Uganda — Six schoolchildren in Uganda’s capital have tested positive for Ebola, the health minister said Wednesday, marking a serious escalation of the outbreak declared just over a month ago. The children, who attend three different schools in Kampala, are among at least 15 people in the city confirmed to have been infected with...

Stunning Photos Show This Year’s Partial Solar Eclipse
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Stunning Photos Show This Year’s Partial Solar Eclipse

The last solar eclipse of 2022, which momentarily erased a piece of the sun, took place on Tuesday in a galaxy far, far away. Well, maybe not that far away. Those who live in Europe, Africa and Asia were able to witness the partial eclipse, which covered 80% of the sun, according to The Associated...