Middle east & africa

Middle east & africa

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…

Why Are Israeli Hospitals Using Brand New Ventilator To Fight Off The Virus?

At this point in time, Israeli hospitals are using brand new ventilators everywhere across different regions of the Jewish heartland. Some might call it a very random piece of news but those whose eyes are forever transfixed on the development…

Better Days Await Israel And Its Relationship With Several Arab States

Are the days of acrimony over? Have we already seen the worst of the diplomatic dead-lock, and are better days ahead soon? Will there no longer be those familiar cold-vibes and that diplomatic standoff between two ideologies that, thus far,…

The Tweet From Benjamin Netanyahu’s Son That Offended Hindus

Israel is, as it is often described, a controversial land. It’s a land where the controversy surrounding the legitimacy of possession of the land on both sides (Israel and Palestine) has led to bloodshed and needless to say, the loss…

Honouring A Man Who Stood for Solidarity: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

‘No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion.’ Heard this quote before? Well, its by none other than the great Nelson Mandela fondly called Madiba by his fellow…

Deaths Allegedly Caused By Police Brutality Nothing New Or Strange In South Africa

Never before has the sentiment surrounding the fact that “Black lives matter” mattered as much as what one finds today. And one hopes never again should there be a need to revisit this emotionally-powerful sentiment. Do not get yourself confused.…

South Africa’s New Predicament: The Connection Between Alcohol Ban And Rising Crime!

The lockdown hasn’t been an easy phase for any country anywhere in the whole wide world. Then how could it have been any different for South Africa, which, despite being one of the most prosperous and industrious of all African…

How Is South Africa Taking Care Of Its Athletes During The Coronavirus Lockdown Challenge?

Desperate times, desperate measures. Ever heard that one? Well, you may have. Life’s big and there are several instances where one sees challenging times making life difficult for one and all. In such times, it’s not entirely uncommon to find…

An Interesting Move In South Africa Amid These Lockdown Days

There are some actions. And then, let it be put that way that there are those actions that perhaps take everyone’s attention by a sense of a storm. Because perhaps that is the only way one may describe it. Much…

What Efforts Are On To Open Parts of Zimbabwe’s Economy?

If in case you have wondered, if only on some occasions, as to what might be happening to Zimbabwe’s economy, then probably it’s a fair idea to give that there’s not an awful lot of good news to write home…

South Africa Ups Security Measures To Ensure Adherence To Lockdown

Truth be told, not a lot is right in South Africa at the moment. That goes without saying that the economy has its own share of problems, with declining growth rate, depleting GDP coupled with a lack of employment opportunities…

Do You Know How Many Wealthy Residents Have Left South Africa?

Apparently, there are more reasons for South Africa to worry about than you may have guessed or known. For starters, much of the country is reeling from the current state of the Coronavirus-driven lockdown. But then, that’s more or less…

Does The Road To South Africa’s Future Amid Lockdown Point To Some Relief?

When will the lockdown in South Africa end? The aforementioned is a rather relevant question that concerns not just the young and the restless in the Madiba-land, but the working-class population as much as the industrious ones or those who…

What May Have Contributed To The Rise In Coronavirus Cases In Israel?

Where it stands at the moment, then it’s believed that there has been a disproportionate rise in the COVID-19 cases in Israel. In a country of over 12 million, which frankly speaking, isn’t that big a number anyways, it doesn’t…

What Happens To Israel’s Future Depends On How Early Netanyahu And Gantz Form A Coalition Government

Israel’s future, truth be told, now rests clearly in the hands of Benny Gantz and current Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu. So in that regard, the road to the future only seems to point in one direction. In all likelihood, the…

What Are The Key Problems Confronting South Africa During Its Lockdown Time?

There’s never really a dearth of thrill or excitement when it concerns one of the most enterprising nations here on the face of the earth, not just in all of Africa. But then, this is also (and it mustn’t be…

Coronavirus Tickles South Africa’s Funny Bone

Imagine you are in midst of an intense moment on a wartorn battlefield, with the enemy closing in from all sides. You are armed with a pistol while all around you are heavy-duty armored vehicles. They close in. Yet, absolutely…

South Africa Has An Interesting Way To Track Coronavirus

Trouble- trouble everywhere, not a sigh of relief. Not a drop of hope, and knowing the gravity of the situation, not a sign of disbelief. It’s all happening out there and in front of us. Coronavirus is now perhaps one…

Do You Know How Israel Is Fighting Coronavirus?

How is Coronavirus in Israel shaping up? Rather, how is Israel shaping up or gearing up to prepare for the deadly outbreak of the virus that has already troubled the better part of the world? Surely, it pays to know…

The International Monetary Fund Issues South Africa A Warning For 2020

After sustaining a difficult period marked by slow economic growth and burgeoning losses for several of the state-run and private companies, it appears that the common narrative for South Africa isn’t going to go to the backburner in the imminent…

Do You Know Where Is The Longest Promenade In All Of Africa?

We commonly understand promenades to be beautifully crafted and designed public areas, that are more often than not, nestled by the seaside. These can be huge walkways, commonly made in the midst of a big city or town. There are…

Israel Currently Home To 12,000 Foreign Students

Where the recent numbers stand then it appears that there are as many as 12,000 foreign students in Israel at the moment. For a country that’s ever stymied by some sort of geopolitical crisis or security issue, the fact that…

Amid Declining Growth And Water Woes, A New Problem Arises in South Africa

To a country no stranger to a crop of problems in the more recent times, such as facing an acute shortage of black skilled laborers, having already embraced the worst kinds of the water crisis, it appears that the list…

Egypt Now Home To Largest Subway Station In All Of Middle East

It’s a touristic paradise for those who wish to decode the secrets and mysticism of the Pharaohs and the great ancient rulers of the past. It’s a place where you can perhaps spot as many camels as there are humans.…

Here’s Why South Africa Scored Appalling Amounts Of Corruption Under Jacob Zuma

Of all the things that the widely popular and largely acclaimed Rainbow Nation has had to worry about in recent decades, then ‘corruption,’ as a whole seems to be the key problem. In fact, the state of corruption in South…