Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins R9.6m French prize for HIV research

Her husband, fellow epidemiologist Salim Abdool Karim, is the South African government’s main scientific advisor for…

Adidas donates 2 700 pairs of shoes and jerseys to WC healthcare workers

The sportswear giant is doing its part to contribute to frontline workers efforts to keep South…

Africa Day: Galaxy of stars shine at virtual coronavirus concert

More than 100 artists and celebrities from across continent take part in online event to raise…

Pakistan plane crash: Dozens die as jet hits homes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane flying from Lahore has crashed into a residential area…

Saudi Arabia announces Eid Al-Fitr will start on Sunday

Eid Al-Fitr will begin on Sunday May 24, authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced. Final day of Ramadan to…

Asteroid watch: ‘Near Earth Object’ will pass by on 20 May

Asteroid 2020 KR will pass by Earth at a safe distance on Wednesday, 20 May 2020.…

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane steps down – reports

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has reportedly given in to pressure and resigned his post as…

Hamster tests show masks reduce coronavirus spread: scientists

The hamster test research by the University of Hong Kong is some of the first to…

How aerobic exercise makes oldies fitter, smarter and chirpier

As an added bonus, you’ll even be able to remember where you put the car keys,…

Messaging made easy: New features for Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

Here’s what you need to know about the recent (and upcoming) changes to Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp…