Middle east & africa

Middle east & africa

Why Is Algeria Engaging In France-Bashing?

Quick to retort with angry eyes, lambasting the French with heavy sighs, Had he been there, it could be said for certain, Calmus would’ve had a thing or two to say, albeit as an Outsider to both sides! The current…

Naftali Bennett: Iran Has Crossed All Nuclear Red Lines! Fine! And How’s Israel Doing On Nuclear Power?

Israel’s recently-elected prime minister, the one who’s tipped to author a new era in Israeli politics, Naftali Bennett, 49-year-old Haifa-born appeared at the United Nations General Assembly and echoed a voice of concern over Iran’s nuclear program. His observations, nothing…

Why Has Israel Been Carrying Mass Arrests Of Palestinians?

Another day and another incident that simply exudes dejection, violence and disharmony in a region that’s had plenty of it already. And not from now, but since several decades in the past. A region where the day there’s peace or…

The War Between Israel And Gaza Intensifies!

In the twentieth century, Great Britain had taken control of an area we today call Palestine. But this was only after the then-leader ruler of that part in the Middle East, known as the Ottoman Empire, had been defeated in…

How Johannesburg’s Jukskei River East South Afrca’s Water Woes!

Water water everywhere, not a drop to drink. Think that’s the harsh truth? Well, what about this irrepressible truth then? Polluted and dirty water even in the river, what’s it that I can drink?? The above is true for the…

Israel’s New Trouble: The Delta Variant!

“The homeland of the Jews with a problem anew; what’s hurting Israel at present!?” The latest cause of concern in the Jewish state of Israel is the Delta variant and its growing cases. Here’s what one needs to know. For…

What Massive Crisis Is Stinging Madagascar And How Can It Be Helped?

It is a country, which was once ruled by a mad queen. It is also a country that, to this day, blossoms with one of the most scintillating variety of flora and fauna. And apart from being a paradise for…

Ramaphosa Shares His Version On South Africa’s Unemployment Problem!

One of the great troubles of the modern world in any country, whether developed or developing is the problem surrounding unemployment. Especially in that part of the 21st century where mankind has relegated machine to do the better part of…

A South African Woman Who Gave Birth To 10 Babies Leaves Authorities Investigating Whether This Happened For Real?

At a time where the South African cricket team is making vibrant news away from the Madiba-land, hammering the West Indies who never perhaps suspected being hit below the belt so painfully, here’s a South African woman that’s also making…

Israel All Set To Welcome Visitors From May 2021, But There’s A Catch!

Israel did not exactly have an elated 2020, but then the same can be said for the rest of the world. Although, given its penchant to fight difficulties and epidemic using quintessential Jewish panache, Israel was able to come to…

Why Does South Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccine Programme Appear To Be Weak

First things, first! And it’s facts that are needed. The weekly average number of deaths in South Africa due to COVID 19 cases are 61. Not a small number- right? A day earlier, i.e., April 26, 2021- the total number…

Ever Heard Of A Wildlife Bond? What’s World Bank’s Association With It?

Usually speaking, the term bond is associated with matters of money. It’s got real relevance to the field of investment and finance. ‘Buy an investment bond and secure your financial future.’ It’s one of those things, you know! The last…

Universities In South Africa Told To Embrace COVID 19 Restrictions For No Shorter Than A Year!

The Universities in South Africa have already been briefed about COVID 19 restrictions that are supposedly to last for a period of not less than a year. All eyes at this point in time are focused on what the minister…

India Calls For Peace In Israel-Palestine Talks Basis International Consensus

On the one hand there stands Palestine on the cusp of the upcoming elections. And then, on the other stands Israel, the strongman of the Middle-East, attempting to form a new government albeit with the incumbent Prime Minister Netanyahu perhaps…

Has Israel Discovered A Covid Cure? Why’s An Israeli Hospital Making News?

The world needs no introduction about the state of Israel’s defense preparedness. Neither does the world need to be sermonized in the wake of informing it about the state of vigilance practiced by Israel. This is a country that planted…

How India And South Africa Are Working Closely Toward Boosting The Logistics Sector Space: World Logistics Passport!

Apart from having very vibrant democracies and expressive communities (residing in the democracies) that boast of a certain distinctness with regards to festivities, customs and that special, almost pious love for the motherland, there’s another uncanny similarity that binds India…

A Major Update On Saudi Arabia Concerning COVID 19 That Has Ramifications For India!

Not an awful lot is said or usually covered, essentially speaking, regarding the kingdom of Saudi Arabia in regards to the COVID 19 situation. But truth certainly is that, thus far, there have been in excess of 369,000 reported cases…

What Advice Has South Africa Given Toward Wrapping Of Bodies Of COVID 19 Victims?

The COVID 19 victims of South Africa, as on January 28, 2021 measure somewhere in excess of 42,500. Much of 2020 in the country fondly called “Rainbow nation” (for its cultural exuberance) was a pandemic-racked event. But then that was…

A Major Update For South Africa Regarding The COVID 19 Vaccine!

For quite some time now, there has been news- although not fully confirmed- whether India can come to a close understanding regarding the provision of the COVID 19 vaccines in South Africa. Now first things first, business ties and key…

Will India Be Sending The COVID-19 Vaccines To South Africa Soon?

You can approve of something and give a nod of approval as some say, but that doesn’t mean that you would, in all certainty, go ahead and interact with the subject of approval, or at best, adopt it. In that…

How Did The Sand Get Into The Sahara Desert? How Sahara Desert Was Formed?

Millions of square kilometers of sand and nothing else. Looking at the Sahara desert, one might wonder how the Sahara, this huge desert area, came into being in the first place. How did the sand get into the Sahara Desert?…

Which African Nation Could Normalize Ties With Israel Next?

In a year where the key highlight or buzzword for Israel has been the normalization of ties with several countries instead of terrorist strikes purported against it- which sadly often signals normalcy- it seems, there are even better days ahead…

When Will Saudi Arabia Normalize Ties With Israel?

Saudi Arabia and Israel do not have any diplomatic relations as such. There’s no Israeli embassy anywhere in the major land in the Arabian Peninsula. And likewise, no Saudi embassy anywhere in the Jewish heartland. Although, states like Bahrain have…

Is Israel Headed For Another Lockdown?

It’s honestly been a roller-coaster year for Israel, which, in hindsight, is another norm of sorts for the Jewish state. In 2020, thus far, the economy has seen woeful days with a slight drop in the GDP, there’s been a…

Dubai Makes News For Enabling Charging Of EVs Through QR Codes

Ever thought about charging your electric vehicle using a QR code? In a rampantly changing world where technology is the great leveler of sorts- such news validly offers the combination of- technology-meets-an important breakthrough. Isn’t it? Today, you can actually…