• Wed. Dec 1st, 2021

    Tens of thousands protest in anti-military marches in Sudan

    CAIRO (AP) — Security forces fired tear gas at anti-coup protesters in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, as tens of thousands marched in the latest demonstrations against a military takeover…

    Profiting from the Carbon Offset Distraction

    Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury (sydney and kuala lumpur) Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Inter Press Service SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 (IPS) – Carbon offset markets allow the…

    F.D.A. Advisers Meets on Merck’s Covid Pill

    Health officials around the world have been counting on the new treatments to reduce the number of severe cases and save lives.Credit…EPA, via Shutterstock Nov. 30, 2021Updated 10:34 a.m. ET…

    Breaking News – Covid: Omicron variant in Netherlands earlier than thought

    Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, It had been thought that flights from South Africa had brought the first cases of Omicron to the Netherlands on Sunday The new Covid-19 variant,…

    Tanzania: Seven die in Zanzibar after eating poisonous turtle meat

    The exact cause of the rare cases of turtle meat being poisonous is not clear Seven people, including a three-year-old, have died on Tanzania’s Pemba island after eating poisonous turtle…

    Still ‘not clear’ whether Omicron COVID variant is more transmissible or more severe than Delta: WHO

    The World Health Organization published on Sunday an update on the science regarding the new coronavirus variant Omicron which is causing global concern and sparking increasing flight bans on Southern…

    What to Know About Mining in Congo

    What to Know About Mining in Congo What to Know About Mining in Congo Dionne Searcey and Eric Lipton📍Reporting from Democratic Republic of Congo Ashley Gilbertson for The New York…

    Breaking News – Tanzania: Seven die in Zanzibar after eating poisonous turtle meat

    By Maryam AbdallaBBC Swahili, Nairobi Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The exact cause of the rare cases of turtle meat being poisonous is not clear Seven people, including a three-year-old,…

    Great Carnival of Dakar: Fire-eaters and dancers mark event

    Men dressed as lions for the parade Fire-eating performers, elaborate face paint and stilt walkers have marked the second edition of Senegal’s Great Carnival of Dakar, which showcases the culture…

    First Person: ‘Disability reminds us that there is no such thing as normal’

    Eddie Ndopu, an award-winning disability activist from South Africa, and one of 17 United Nations advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, lives with spinal muscular atrophy, and faces many difficulty…