AFRICA

  • US will witness Ebola cases until outbreak stopped in west Africa: Obama October 30, 2014

    Even though there has been a decline in Ebola cases, US President Barack Obama said that until the outbreak is stopped in west Africa, America will continue to witness individual cases. Obama said, "I want America to understand, the truth is, until we stop this outbreak in west Africa, we...
  • Ebola can be contained if everyone stays vigilant, says Barack Obama October 29, 2014

    President Barack Obama has said that Ebola can be contained if everyone stays vigilant and works together. The Pentagon added that Ebola response troops must be put on a 21-day regimented quarantine programme after they return to the United States. The proposal has been put forward to Defense Secretary Chuck...
  • AB de Villiers pays tribute to SA footballer Senzo Meyiwa October 28, 2014

    Trubutes continue to pour in for South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa who was shot dead by intruders on Sunday night. ...
  • Federal officials may ban people travelling to US from Ebola hit nations October 18, 2014

    As per the latest World Health Organisation figures the Ebola death toll has crossed 4500, almost half of the total cases registered in 7 countries. In the US, federal officials contemplate banning travel to the US from the nations hit hardest by the Ebola virus. ...
  • WHO announces new measures to control ebola at the UN held in Geneva October 17, 2014

    Ebola in West Africa is doubling every four weeks according to reports. As the ebola death toll spirals, health officials around the world are speeding their response on ebola. At the UN held in Geneva, WHO announced their new measures to control the ebola outbreak. ...
  • Ebola outbreak: US nurse endangers 132 others October 16, 2014

    Second US nurse affected by Ebola faces flak for breaking travel restrictions and endangering 132 others. US President Barack Obama has said that at the earliest ebola outbreak will be controlled which is a raging epidemic in West Africa. ...
  • South African court to deliver verdict in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial today September 11, 2014

    It's DDay for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. A South Africa court will deliver the verdict of Pistorius' murder trial today more than 18 months after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. If he is found guilty of premeditated murder, he could be sentenced to life in prison. ...
  • Ebola death toll reaches 1500; 3,000 cases registered: WHO September 3, 2014

    According to the World Health Organization over 1500 have died and more than 3000 have been affected by Ebola since December. Center for Disease Control Dr. Tom Frieden said, "An urgent response to get more patients into care. More work getting done in the communities. safer burials, all of these...
  • Watch: How quickly can Ebola spread August 9, 2014

    The Ebola outbreak has been classified as an international health emergency by the World Health Organisation. The virus has spread across parts of West Africa and health officials are scrambling to organize a global response. Dr Sanjay Gupta tells how quickly this disease can spread. ...
  • Concerns in US after 2 Americans contract Ebola virus August 6, 2014

    The Ebola outbreak that has affected more than 1600 people and killed 887 has now hit the Western Africa. There are concerns in the US too after 2 Americans contracted the virus. They are being treated in the US, even as health officials are working to figure out how they...
  • World T20: India blow away South Africa in semi-final April 5, 2014

    Led by Virat Kohli's knock of 72, India chased down South Africa's total of 172 with ease to enter World T20 final. ...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Catch the action on the sets of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' March 21, 2014

    CNN-IBN meets the participants on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' in Cape Town, South Africa. ...
  • IPL 7 likely to be played outside India February 21, 2014

    Looking at the General Elections happening at that time of the year, home ministry has denied providing security to the tournament. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 December 30, 2013

    Keeping up its prepoll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • India surrender on the final day of Durban Test December 30, 2013

    CNNIBN cricket expert Krishnamachari Srikkanth discusses what went wrong for India as they suffered heavy defeat against South Africa in Durban. ...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco apologises for racist tweet December 24, 2013

    A former PR executive who lost her job was forced to apologize for her racist tweet on AIDS and Africa. Justine Sacco found herself the target of a social media mob after publishing an offensive tweet that joked about AIDS and race. "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS....
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 18, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Devyani moved to UN mission, Government says arrest a conspiracy December 18, 2013

    India has charged United States of America with planning the arrest of Devyani Khobragade in an alleged case of visa fraud related to her domestic help Sangeeta Richards. To ensure diplomatic immunity to Devyani, India has shifted her to the United Nations Permanent Mission in New York. ...
  • Can India handle South Africa quicks? December 17, 2013

    CNNIBN cricket expert Krishnamachari Srikkanth believes that there is a tough challenge lies ahead of the Indian batsmen which they are quite capable of handling. ...
  • Watch: Final journey of Nelson Mandela December 15, 2013

    Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road on Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period. ...
  • Can India do better in Test matches? December 12, 2013

    India are now preparing for the two Test series, but before that they have a two day warm up match in Benoni. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11yearold son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Nelson Mandela reminded us of Mahatma Gandhi's principles: Pranab December 10, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who was at the at the Memorial Service for the antiapartheid icon Nelson Mandela, said he reminded of the principles that Mahatma Gandhi stood for. He said, "His life and struggles which represented hope for the down trodden not only in South Africa but all over the...
  • Parliament pays tribute to Nelson Mandela December 6, 2013

    Both houses of parliament have been adjourned till Monday to pay tribute to South African antiapartheid hero Nelson Mandela. President Pranab Mukherjee also condoled his death, calling Mandela a statesman and an inspiration for humanity. Mandela has been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest honour. ...
  • Gandhi and Mandela, similar yet different, says Ramchandra Guha December 6, 2013

    Historian Ramchandra Guha talks about the legacy of Nelson Mandela and his about the comparisons of the South African leader with Mahatma Gandhi. "In there personal courage they were similar but they were differences you cannot reduce Mandela to Gandhi or Gandhi to Mandela," he said. ...
  • Nelson Mandela: An icon with a sense of humour December 6, 2013

    Cartoonist Zapiro recalls his moments with Nelson Mandela. He recalls how Mandela enjoyed the cartoons that he once phoned him up to complain when his drawings were no longer printed in the newspaper Mandela liked to read. ...
  • Mandela's family friend Devaki Jain remembers his spirit and warmth December 6, 2013

    Nelson Mandela's family friend Devaki Jain remembers how Mandela really loved being with people and laughing with them. She recalls the moments that she shared with Mandela. ...
  • Farewell Madiba: What the world lost with Mandela's death December 6, 2013

    Madiba as he was known in South Africa, was 95 years old and had battled health issues in recent months, including a recurring lung infection that led to numerous hospitalizations. With advancing age and bouts of illness, Mandela retreated to a quiet life at his boyhood home in the...