RUSSIA NEWS: Russia prioritises strategic relations with Africa
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RUSSIA NEWS: Russia prioritises strategic relations with Africa

RUSSIA NEWS: Mikhail Bogdanov, Special Representative of the President of Russia for Africa and the Middle East in Pretoria on Friday November 19, 2021, ANA Pics By Shannon Ebrahim 11h ago OPINION: Russia has been open about its interests in Africa’s natural resources. Shannon Ebrahim writes that Africa’s eagerness for Russia to invest in Africa…

‘Limitless,’ ‘Welcome To Earth’ Trailers: Nat’ Geo Brings Out The Big Guns In The Form Of Chris Hemsworth & Will Smith For Disney+ Day – Deadline
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‘Limitless,’ ‘Welcome To Earth’ Trailers: Nat’ Geo Brings Out The Big Guns In The Form Of Chris Hemsworth & Will Smith For Disney+ Day – Deadline

Death is a common theme, it seems, in each of the six-part limited documentary series National Geographic previewed at Disney+ Day. “There is a real risk you could die,” one expert tells Chris Hemsworth in the trailer for the actor’s sojourn into biohacking and self discovery, Limitless. The series follows Hemsworth’s mission to discover how…

SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: COP26 news live: Sharma ‘envisages closing COP’ today
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SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: COP26 news live: Sharma ‘envisages closing COP’ today

‘We have arrived at a moment of truth for the planet’ Addressing delegates, Mr Sharma says the talks have “arrived at a moment of truth” for the planet.”We’ve had two incredibly intense weeks of negotiations in Glasgow,” he says.”And we arrive at what I believe is the moment of truth. And this is the moment…

AFRICA NEWS: Africa: The White House Announces the End of Agoa Preferences For Guinea, Mali, and Ethiopia
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AFRICA NEWS: Africa: The White House Announces the End of Agoa Preferences For Guinea, Mali, and Ethiopia

Washington DC — STATEMENTS & RELEASES TO CONGRESS OF UNITED STATES In accordance with section 506A(a)(3)(B) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2466a (a)(3)(B)), I am providing advance notification of my intent to terminate the designation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Ethiopia), the Republic of Guinea (Guinea), and the…

AFRICA NEWS: Niger: Digital Press Briefing With Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative at the United Nations
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AFRICA NEWS: Niger: Digital Press Briefing With Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative at the United Nations

Digital briefing with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative at the United Nations. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield spoke about her trip to Mali and Niger. Download the audio file here . Moderator: Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub. I welcome all participants from the continent and would like to thank…

AFRICA NEWS: Sudan: Watching out for Sudan Coup Implications
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AFRICA NEWS: Sudan: Watching out for Sudan Coup Implications

Two-and-a-half years after the ouster of long-time dictator General Omar al-Bashir in a popular revolution in April 2019, Sudan has yet again undergone another military coup. On October 25 military authorities put cabinet ministers and members of the transitional civilian government under arrest, placed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok under house arrest, fired governors, shut down…

INDIA NEWS: Are Indians ready to embrace electric vehicles?
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INDIA NEWS: Are Indians ready to embrace electric vehicles?

INDIA NEWS: On January 29, 1886, Carl Benz, a German engineer applied for and was granted patent number 37435 for his “vehicle powered by a gas engine”. Within a matter of months, the commercial production began for the Benz motor car. This is by most accounts the beginning of commercially-produced vehicles using gas engines. Interestingly,…

UK NEWS: Deployment of UK’s Emergency Medical Team in Papua New Guinea will help save lives -Medical.Net
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UK NEWS: Deployment of UK’s Emergency Medical Team in Papua New Guinea will help save lives -Medical.Net

A small team of specialist medics from the UK’s Emergency Medical Team has arrived in Papua New Guinea on 24 October in response to an urgent appeal for international assistance. Papua New Guinea’s health services are under severe pressure from the rapid spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The team of 10 experts will…

ITALY NEWS: Brit ‘kidnapped’ in Italy accused by alleged captors of staging it
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ITALY NEWS: Brit ‘kidnapped’ in Italy accused by alleged captors of staging it

ITALY NEWS: A former private schoolboy has been accused of staging his own kidnap and torture to claim thousands of pounds in ransom money from his dad. Sam Demilecamps, from London, was holidaying in Italy when he was allegedly abducted and held captive for eight days in an apartment in the small northern town of…

ISRAEL NEWS: Simple joy of movement on Mount Israel | Hiking News | conwaydailysun.com
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ISRAEL NEWS: Simple joy of movement on Mount Israel | Hiking News | conwaydailysun.com

Mount Israel (2,630 feet) in Sandwich was climbed by many hikers in the past, is climbed by many in the present and will be climbed by many in the future. As I neared the summit in the late afternoon this past Tuesday and looked down at tree roots on the trail in the shady evergreen…

UK NEWS: The ‘Flesh Eating’ STD, which causes ‘Beefy red’ sores, is now spreading in the UK
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UK NEWS: The ‘Flesh Eating’ STD, which causes ‘Beefy red’ sores, is now spreading in the UK

. Donovanosis is a sexually transmitted disease that causes genital ulcers. It has been spreading throughout the United Kingdom. SCIENCEPHOTO LIBRARY via A rare, flesh-eating, sexually transmitted disease that causes “beefy-red” ulcers is now spreading throughout the UK according to a Friday report. Cases of donovanosis — which causes thick sores that damage genital tissue…

ARAB NEWS: Riyadh Season starts with a bang, as WWE Crown Jewel returns from Saudi Arabia
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ARAB NEWS: Riyadh Season starts with a bang, as WWE Crown Jewel returns from Saudi Arabia

The Indian Premier League concluded on Oct.15 without any apparent major hitches caused by the coronavirus disease or mental health issues. The T 20 World Cup opened as planned, quite romantically with Papua New Guinea only to be soundly beaten in the final by Oman. England announced that their team would tour Australia. However, parts…

BUSINESS: K92 Mining 2021 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call Details
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BUSINESS: K92 Mining 2021 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call Details

October 20, 2021 16:15 ET | Source: K92 Mining Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K92 Mining Inc. (“K92” or the “Company”) (TSX: KNT; OTCQX: KNTNF) announces that it will release its 2021 third quarter financial results before the North American markets open on Monday, November 15, 2021. Conference Call and…

BUSINESS: Kosmos Energy Acquires Additional Ghana Interests For $550 Million
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BUSINESS: Kosmos Energy Acquires Additional Ghana Interests For $550 Million

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kosmos Energy (NYSE/LSE: KOS) (“Kosmos” or the “Company”) announced today that it has acquired an additional 18.0% interest in the Jubilee field and an additional 11.0% interest in the TEN fields in Ghana from Occidental Petroleum (“OXY”) for a purchase price of $550 million with an effective date of April 1, 2021. Consideration due…

BUSINESS: Kosmos Energy Announces Launch Of Public Offering Of Common Stock
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BUSINESS: Kosmos Energy Announces Launch Of Public Offering Of Common Stock

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos” or the “Company”) (NYSE/LSE:KOS) announced today that is has launched a registered underwritten public offering of 37,500,000 shares of common stock (the “Offering”). In addition, Kosmos intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,625,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price…

BUSINESS: News Headlines That Are Proactive, Including Geopacific Resources And Valor Resources
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BUSINESS: News Headlines That Are Proactive, Including Geopacific Resources And Valor Resources

October 11, 2021 03:51 ET | Source: Proactive Investors Sydney, Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proactive, provider of real-time news and video interviews on growth companies listed in Australia, has covered the following companies: Geopacific Resources Ltd (ASX:GPR) has retained its buy recommendation and a price target of 90 cents from Shaw and Partners…

BUSINESS: High Arctic Announces Executive Apppointment And Provides Updates On Activities In Papua New Guinea
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BUSINESS: High Arctic Announces Executive Apppointment And Provides Updates On Activities In Papua New Guinea

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAW CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (TSX: HWO) (“High Arctic” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the appointment…

SCIENCE: New Species of Freshwater Crayfish Discovered in Australia
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SCIENCE: New Species of Freshwater Crayfish Discovered in Australia

Scientists have described a new species of the crayfish genus Cherax from the Murray-Darling Basin in eastern Australia. The swamp yabby (Cherax latimanus). Image credit: McCormack & Raadik, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5026.3.2. Cherax is the most widespread genus of fully aquatic crayfish in the southern hemisphere. Commonly known as yabbies, members of the genus belong to the…

BUSINESS: Digicel Builds Deep Blue One Subsea Cable Connecting French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana And Trinidad & Tobago
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BUSINESS: Digicel Builds Deep Blue One Subsea Cable Connecting French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana And Trinidad & Tobago

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Digicel is making a significant investment in international submarine capacity with the build of its Deep Blue One subsea cable and has signed a partnership agreement with Orange to extend the system from Trinidad to French Guiana. Recognising the opportunity to supercharge connectivity in this area of the Caribbean…

FOOD SAFETY: Salmonella reports in UK animals increase in 2020
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FOOD SAFETY: Salmonella reports in UK animals increase in 2020

Overall findings of Salmonella in livestock in the United Kingdom in 2020 went up, according to a report. Data covers Salmonella reports from livestock in England, Wales and Scotland collected by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) during 2020. Samples were taken from premises including farms, hatcheries, veterinary practices, zoos and slaughterhouses. The rise…

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