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Egypt’s suspension bridge over Nile is world’s widest

Egypt has officially opened its newly constructed suspension bridge over the Nile called the Rod al-Farag Axis Bridge. The bridge was opened on Wednesday by...

Boeing 737 JET lands in Florida river

A passenger plane has slid off a runway in the US state of Florida, ending up in a river after landing during a thunderstorm. None...

Gorillas in DR Congo pose for selfie

Two gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo posed for a selfie with officials of a national park in Virunga. The gorillas were rescued as...

Researchers discover ancient giant ‘lion’ in Kenya

A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating...

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown. Researchers in London compared DNA...

The most common item left behind in hotel rooms

From hair brush to phone charger - we've all left something behind in a hotel room. Some items we'll gladly drive back for or request...

Norway launches world’s largest underwater restaurant

The "Under" restaurant is five meters (16 feet) under water at Spangereid on Norway's southern tip. "Under" also means "wonder" in Norwegian. It opened on Wednesday...

Nigeria’s Lagos ranked the world’s 6th cheapest city

Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos has been ranked the 6th cheapest city in the world, according to a new Survey by the Economist Intelligent Unit. The...

The four SA airports named among the best in Africa

Our South African airports are making us proud on the African content after big wins at the 2018 Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality...

Ethiopian airliner crash: Kenyans worst affected

The nationalities of 130 out of the 157 who were on board the Ethiopian airliner that crashed on Sunday have been revealed. 32 Kenyans are...

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
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