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Thursday, January 23, 2020

‘No survivors’: Dozens of animals killed in massive blaze at German zoo

A massive blaze at a zoo in Germany has killed dozens of animals after tearing through the ape enclosure in the early hours of January 1. In a statement on...

Giant Tortoise And Baby Cow Become Best Friends, Do Everything Together

Do you believe in friendship at first sight? If you don’t, we are here to prove you are wrong. Sorry. It might be rare, but when found, it surely ignites...

Ghana commences development of GCF Country Programme

Ghana has commenced the development of its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Country Programme with a launch of a wide range of stakeholder collaborations and consultations. The GCF Country Programmes are...

Bauxite mining in Atewa Forest won’t affect three key river bodies – GIADEC

The Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) says mining bauxite in the Atewa forest reserve will not lead to the destruction of the three key rivers which take their...

Ghana participates in 2019 WATEC confab in Israel

Minister of sanitation and Water Resource, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has represented Ghana at the 2019 water Technology and Environmental Control {WATEC}conference, on the theme; “Creating energy through interaction.” Held in...

It’s Illegal To Own Only One Guinea Pig In Switzerland Because They Get Lonely

If you love animals, you already know that animals have feelings you need to consider. In this case, you will love Switzerland too, as they’ve passed quite a few pet-friendly laws....

Hundreds of millions at risk of losing their homes due to Rising sea levels

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are at risk of losing their homes as entire cities sink under rising seas over the next three decades, according to researchers. A new...

Telescope tracks 35 million galaxies in Dark Energy hunt

A super telescope has begun the most detailed survey of the Universe ever undertaken. The aim of the five-year programme is to shed light on Dark Energy - the mysterious...

Thai fisherman stumbles across precious whale vomit worth $320,000

A Thai fisherman is set for a windfall after he stumbled across a massive lump of 'whale vomit', worth an estimated $320,000. Jumrus Thiachot, 55, spotted the 14lbs piece of...

Yikes! Fox and rodent battle is top wildlife photo

It looks like it ought to be the subject of a funny caption competition but this picture taken in China's Qilian Mountains is deadly serious. The fox has surprised the...

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Africa

New Schengen visa changes to benefit South Africans who frequent Europe

Major changes are coming for the popular Schengen Visa - a 104 countries' passport to visiting Europe, including South Africa. From 2 February 2020, new revisions will...

Somalia ranked world’s most corrupt nation

Somalia is still ranked the world's most corrupt country, according to the just released 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The index is published annually by...

World

‘Snakes could be source of Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak’

Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an...

China halts travel in Wuhan to fight spread of coronavirus during Lunar New Year

China closed off entire city of Wuhan and its 11 million residents on Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain the deadly...