General

Sudanese army denies capturing Ethiopian soldiers

KHARTOUM — The Sudanese army on Tuesday denied press reports that the army captured Ethiopian soldiers on the Sudan-Ethiopia border amid an escalating crisis between the two countries.“News reports concerning the activities of the forces and the captur… read more

Business

High Time For Malaysia To Invest, Increase Trade Ties With Africa – Ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR— Malaysia which has long ties with African countries has been urged to focus on Africa for more trade, investment, tourism and educational ties as the world’s second-largest continent offers numerous opportunities and vast potential for na… read more

Education

Cornell University Event Calls for School’s Disentanglement With Chinese Partners

The tweeted invitation for a teach-in at Cornell University featured a photograph of “Pillar of Shame,” a sculpture that commemorates the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, which authorities removed from Hong Kong University last year.The topic: “A… read more

Entertainment

U2’s Bono Gives ‘Freedom’ Concert in Kyiv Metro

Irish rock group U2’s frontman Bono and his bandmate The Edge performed a 40-minute concert in a metro station in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Sunday and praised Ukrainians fighting for their freedom from Russia.”Your president leads the world in t… read more

Medical

Monkeypox Outbreak Tops 1,000 Cases; WHO Warns of ‘Real’ Risk

The risk of monkeypox becoming established in nonendemic nations is real, the WHO warned Wednesday, with more than 1,000 cases confirmed in such countries. World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the U.N. health agency was not recommending mass … read more

Sports

World Championships: Success for African women boxers

ISTANBUL, Five African fighters took home medals from the Women’s Boxing World Championships in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with three of them silver.On Thursday evening Algeria’s Imane Khelif and Mozambique’s Helena Panguane missed out on gold medal… read more