06:14 (GMT+2) Wed, 14 Mar 2018
London (dpa) - Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking died early Wednesday at the age of 76, his family said in a statement, adding that the professor died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Cambridge."We are deeply saddened that our beloved fat
12:49 (GMT+2) Tue, 13 Mar 2018
One of the world's largest diamonds has been sold for 40 million dollars, mining company Gem Diamonds Limited said Tuesday.The 910-carat diamond, which is the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever found and bigger than a golf ball, was sold on
11:37 (GMT+2) Mon, 12 Mar 2018
The Zambian government’s crackdown on sex dolls has made media headlines and provoked social media debate as offenders face heavy jail terms over the dolls which Lusaka describes as “very unnatural”.The brouhaha has made news headli
10:55 (GMT+2) Fri, 09 Mar 2018
Investigative journalism in some parts of Africa is being hindered by the continued presence of criminal defamation laws, with journalists fearing arrests and persecution, writers organisation PEN International warned.PEN International, an organisati
10:30 (GMT+2) Wed, 07 Mar 2018
The recent mass poisoning of vultures in Mozambique is threatening several species with extinction.The Vultures Conservation Fund (VCF) reported that 87 vultures were poisoned in Mozambique and their remains were found near that of a poisoned lion in
16:01 (GMT+2) Tue, 06 Mar 2018
JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (ANA) - Indian tax inspectors on Tuesday raided properties owned by the Gupta family on suspicion they were bringing money into their native country, an official said.The Times of India quoted Amrendra Kumar, a senior income tax
17:00 (GMT+2) Mon, 05 Mar 2018
Researchers said they have discovered an HIV antibody that can suppress the virus for nearly six months without additional treatment.The new study involved about half of a group of monkeys, infused with a broadly neutralising antibody to HIV combined