Eye On Africa
EYE ON AFRICA
Boko Haram launches new spate of attacksIn this edition: Boko Haram's latest offensive, the French army in Mali, and South Africa's space project.
Facebook Live - From space!In this edition, we tell you about the 20-minute Q&A conducted by Mark Zuckerberg from earth to space. Also, we tell you how technology is tackling the problem of waterborne…
The French scientist who discovered Neptune’s rings has diedFrench astrophysicist Andre Brahic, one of the discoverers of Neptune’s rings, died in Paris Sunday at the age of 73, his publisher Odile Jacob said.
Kepler's new bounty of exoplanetsIn this edition, we look up at the stars as NASA's Kepler mission has just discovered a stunning 1,284 new planets, marking the single largest finding of planets to date. What's…
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Adieu! Austrian Chancellor resigns unexpectedlyINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 10.05.16: Austrian papers react to the abrupt and unexpected resignation of Chancellor Werner Faymann. Analysts say he's the latest casualty in the…
Three Earth-like planets discovered in AquariusLife could be detectable on three planets within a mere 40 light years of Earth, researchers in Belgium have determined; we take a look at details of their discovery plus…
Scientists discover three ‘earth-like’ planetsAn international team of scientists said Monday they had discovered a trio of Earth-like planets that are the best bet so far for finding life outside our solar system.
The billionaire space raceAs the battle between on-demand streaming platforms rages, we speak to Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings about his strategy to expand his empire further. We'll also ask actor and tech…
Religiously techIn this edition, we look at how smartphones and applications are changing the way we worship. Even the Pope has his own Instagram account now. He racked up two million followers…
Europe, Russia launch mission to find life on MarsTwo robotic spacecraft on Monday began a seven-month journey to Mars as part of a European-Russian unmanned space mission to sniff out leads to life on the Red Planet.
International Space Station’s ‘one year crew’ returns to earthNASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after nearly a year on the International Space Station, a mission intended to…
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'Hollande: The eleventh-hour reformer'FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.02.16: President François Hollande is bracing for a fight after the government started unveiling plans to reform France’s very complicated labour laws.…