Friday, July 10, 2020

Africa General

Mysterious Earth Cloak mineral “Goldschmidtite” discovered in a diamond in South Africa

A grain found in South Africa is making the scientific community curious which is named Goldschmidtite. This is because something new and unknown "born in the womb" of the earth appeared. As mentioned above, a single grain of rock housed...

Guinea-Bissau police seizes 1.8 tons of cocaine

The authorities in Guinea-Bissau said on Tuesday that police had seized more than 1.8 tons of cocaine hidden in flour bags, the largest seizure in the country's history. Police said the drugs had arrived from the sea to the northwest...

15 people dead after under construction building collapsed in Mali

At least 15 people have been killed after a three-story under construction building collapsed in Mali, the government and local media said. A total of 26 people were rescued from the partially occupied building after it collapsed by dawn. “Thanks to...

UNICEF: 1.9 million African children have left school due to escalating attacks

More than 1.9 million children in West and Central Africa have been forced to leave school due to attacks and violence in the region, a report by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. In June, 9,272 schools...

Nigerian pirates kidnapped 17 Chinese and Ukrainian sailors in Cameroon

A total of 17 Chinese and Ukrainian sailors were abducted yesterday when two merchant ships attacked by Nigerian pirates in Cameroon waters, sources said Friday. "Seventeen Chinese and Ukrainian sailors were abducted and nine of them are Chinese abducted from...

Tanzania: 57 killed in oil tanker explosion

57 were killed while 65 others were injured when an oil tanker exploded after being involved in an accident in Tanzania on Saturday. TBC official Taifa said most of the victims were injured when a oil tanker exploded as they...

Four gold diggers killed in northern Mauritania

Four gold diggers were killed Sunday morning after a well collapsed in the northern province of Clip N'Dour, where thousands of Mauritanians are engaged in the exploration of surface gold. According to the Sahara newspaper quote the sources said that...

Gunmen kidnap workers in eastern Congo

Gunmen kidnapped a South African national and a Zimbabwean worker at a gold mine operated by Banro Corporation in the eastern province of Maniema on Sunday, an army spokesman in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) said. Banro's interests...

British Airways resume flights to Cairo

British Airways, part of Group International Airlines, resumes flights to Cairo following a suspension on security issues, the company said today. "Following a thorough assessment of security planning, we are pleased to announce our services will continue today," British Airways...

Six ACF charity workers abducted in Nigeria

Charitable Action Against Hunger (ACF) Thursday confirmed that six of its workers were kidnapped in northeastern Nigeria, just as a group posted a video recording of them. Paris-based organizations providing food aid to poor communities around the world say, one...

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Flocking together gurus of a feather

Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy and LUMS Management are the focal points of discussion by the concerned academic circles home and...

Brazil President Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus

Brazilian newspaper "Atardi" confirmed that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro underwent a fourth test for Coronavirus after he showed some symptoms, which was a positive...

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020. Another PIA flight will operate from Toronto to Lahore on 10 July...

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...