Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies. The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, where the animals were raised after poachers killed their parents.
Tag: Developing Countries
WHO Says Over 200 Killed In Fighting Over Libyan Capital
The fighting between Libya’s rival factions for control of the country’s capital this month killed 205 people so far, the World Health Organization said, announcing it would deploy medical specialists, including surgeons, to treat the wounded. The clashes, which erupted earlier in April, have threatened to ignite a civil war on the scale of the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Former CNN Presenter Soni Methu Dies in Kenya
She collapsed suddenly on Thursday in Kenya and died en route to the hospital, her sister, Faith Methu, said in a statement. The cause of death remains unknown at this time. Methu was very proud to be the first Kenyan host of "Inside Africa," and was passionate about presenting her homeland to the world. She was previously east Africa correspondent at South African news channel eNCA for two years, where she covered the Westgate Mall terrorist attack in Nairobi and other incidents in the region.
World Bank to invest $15b in African human capital projects
The World Bank has said it will invest 15 billion dollars into human capital projects in Africa by the year 2023. Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Vice President for Africa said this in a statement issued in Nairobi. “The projects are part of World Bank’s new plan to help promote skills development for African youth and enhance their competitiveness in a digitalising global economy.
12,000 Indian farmers commit suicide
About 12,000 farmers in India’s southwestern state of Maharashtra committed suicide between 2015 and 2018, a 91-percent jump compared with 2011-2014. The new figures were revealed in a report quoting a letter to the National Human Rights Commission by the Maharashtra government.
Top Africa’s history makers in 2018
Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, celebrated his 80th birthday and continued with his peacemaking activities when he led a delegation to Zimbabwe ahead of July's elections. He died unexpectedly in Bern, Switzerland, in August. His remains were brought to his homeland of Ghana where he was given a state burial and a grand funeral in true Ghanaian style.
10 Traditions Only Nigerians Can Understand
With around 250 ethnic groups, Nigeria has an extensive and diverse list of traditions and customs that Nigerians live by.
Nigeria is set to stay the world’s poverty capital for at least a generation
Nigeria ranked bottom of the index for the second consecutive year.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie accepts PEN Pinter prize with call to speak out
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has spoken out about the responsibility of authors to engage with politics and “call a lie a lie”, as she accepted the PEN Pinter prize on Tuesday evening.
First Lady Melania Trump Arrives Ghana
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Ghana’s capital Accra
10 Beautiful facts about Nigeria
The country Nigeria is great nation with great people from diverse cultures.
Photos:Prince William visits Kenya
Prince William visited British troops in Kenya on Sunday, participating in a training exercise north of the capital Nairobi.
Preparing for Africa’s Population Boom
Africa's population is growing rapidly and is set to double by 2050