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Tanzania: Passenger plane crashes into Lake Victoria
World

Tanzania: Passenger plane crashes into Lake Victoria

Regional commissioner Albert Chalamila said 43 people, including 39 passengers, two pilots and two cabin crew, were aboard the flight from financial capital Dar es Salaam to the lakeside city in Kagera region

Morocco, Nigeria, Tanzania seal last three spots for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India
Sports

Morocco, Nigeria, Tanzania seal last three spots for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India

The three nations from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will have their names in the pot for the official draw scheduled to take place on 24 June.

Watch: Rare albino zebra spotted in Tanzania, leaves internet users astonished
World

Watch: Rare albino zebra spotted in Tanzania, leaves internet users astonished

The young zebra is thought to be one of the most complete albino zebras ever seen, much paler than other ones in East Africa

From UAE to Tanzania and Denmark, why China is so desperate to acquire foreign military bases
World

From UAE to Tanzania and Denmark, why China is so desperate to acquire foreign military bases

Since 2017, Beijing has made no bones about its intention to build overseas military facilities in a bid to project influence as well as safeguard its economic interests and citizenry

COVID-19: Oman suspends flights from 24 countries including India, Pakistan and Singapore
India

COVID-19: Oman suspends flights from 24 countries including India, Pakistan and Singapore

The flights have been suspended until further notice and the decision was taken as part of the country's measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic

Rural India, Sylvia Plath and human relationships come together in Maithreyi Karnoor's bold debut novel
Arts & Culture

Rural India, Sylvia Plath and human relationships come together in Maithreyi Karnoor's bold debut novel

Karnoor’s book experiments with the novel form, blending prose with poetry and painting a quaint but haunting portrait of two people: one searching for a story, the other for home.

Tanzanian miner becomes millionaire after finding biggest tanzanite gems in history
India

Tanzanian miner becomes millionaire after finding biggest tanzanite gems in history

The stones were found in a tanzanite mine to the north of the country. It is surrounded by a wall to control cross-border smuggling of gemstones.

Coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria is just one of Africa's alarming hot spots; COVID-19 slower to take hold in continent
World

Coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria is just one of Africa's alarming hot spots; COVID-19 slower to take hold in continent

In the northern Nigerian city of Kano, some people say they now get four or five death notices on their phones each day: A colleague has died. A friend’s aunt. A former classmate

Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather
World

Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather

A powerful climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean stronger than any seen in years is unleashing destructive rains and flooding across East Africa — and scientists say worse could be coming

Liquid gas makes a break through in Tanzania, tries to take over from charcoal
science

Liquid gas makes a break through in Tanzania, tries to take over from charcoal

About 4 million people, mostly women and children, die every year from indoor air pollution.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Guinea, Namibia, teams with low returns from tournament go about firing coaches for poor performance
Sports

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Guinea, Namibia, teams with low returns from tournament go about firing coaches for poor performance

Many football associations in Africa have gone about firing their coaches after a dismal performance and early exit at the Africa Cup of Nations

60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents
India

60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents

Almost all of the foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida by the Uttar Pradesh Police are from eight African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Ivory Coast and Angola, police said. Twenty-eight of them are women.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal beat Kenya 3-0 on back of Sadio Mane's second half brace to book last-16 spot
Sports

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal beat Kenya 3-0 on back of Sadio Mane's second half brace to book last-16 spot

Senegal won 3-0 in their final group game against Kenya, which is ranked 82 places below Senegal, emerging runners-up of their Group C, advancing to Last 16

African Cup of Nations 2019: Kenya's Michael Olunga scores brace against Tanzania to keep team in hunt for last-16 place
Sports

African Cup of Nations 2019: Kenya's Michael Olunga scores brace against Tanzania to keep team in hunt for last-16 place

Michael Olunga scored twice as Kenya edged neighbours Tanzania 3-2 in Cairo on Thursday to keep alive hopes of reaching the second round in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania
Sports

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania

Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday.

India will overtake China as the most populated country in 8 years: UN Report
science

India will overtake China as the most populated country in 8 years: UN Report

Sub-Saharan Africa's population will double by 2050, while China's will decrease by 2 percent.

India to overtake China as most populous country in 8 years, says UN report: 'World population to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050'
World

India to overtake China as most populous country in 8 years, says UN report: 'World population to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050'

The report titled 'The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights' estimated that the world's population is expected to increase by two million by 2050. India along with eight other countries will constitute half of the population. The population of sub-Saharan Africa is expected to practically double by 2050, says the UN report.

Excavated skeleton of long-necked plant-eater sheds light on dinosaur evolution
science

Excavated skeleton of long-necked plant-eater sheds light on dinosaur evolution

Scientists found fossils Mnyamawamtuka moyowamkia dinosaur that measured roughly 26 feet long.

Six Indian sailors killed on fuel ships which caught fire in Kerch Strait; operations on to rescue 6 missing workers
India

Six Indian sailors killed on fuel ships which caught fire in Kerch Strait; operations on to rescue 6 missing workers

t least six Indian sailors were killed and an equal number of them went missing after two fuel ships carrying Indian and Turkish crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident on Monday, officials said on Wednesday.