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Ambani and Adani: Asia’s richest men battle to dominate 5G in India

Ambani and Adani: Asia’s richest men battle to dominate 5G in India

Africa-Press - Mauritius. India’s largest auction for 5G airwaves has ended after seven days, potentially setting the stage for a battle of supremacy over...
Climate change: More studies needed on possibility of human extinction

Climate change: More studies needed on possibility of human extinction

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Catastrophic climate change outcomes, including human extinction, are not being taken seriously enough by scientists, a new study says. The authors...
AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm’s shares soared

AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm’s shares soared

Africa-Press - Mauritius. A little-known Hong Kong company has seen its stock market value soar in recent days, for no apparent reason. AMTD Digital...
Space debris Australia: Piece of SpaceX capsule crashes to Earth in field

Space debris Australia: Piece of SpaceX capsule crashes to Earth in field

Africa-Press - Mauritius. When Mick Miners, a farmer in New South Wales, Australia, first saw a large black object sticking out of the ground...
Plastic pollution: Birds all over the world are living in our rubbish

Plastic pollution: Birds all over the world are living in our rubbish

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Birds from every continent except Antarctica have been photographed nesting or tangled in our rubbish. Photos were submitted by people from...
Single-use plastic carrier bags use down 20% since 10p charge

Single-use plastic carrier bags use down 20% since 10p charge

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Single-use plastic bag use in England has fallen by 20% after a 10p charge was brought in last year, the government...
Apple sets new quarterly revenue record

Apple sets new quarterly revenue record

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Apple set a new quarterly revenue record, the US-based global tech firm said in its financial results statement released Thursday. Its...
African countries want hippos listed as endangered species

African countries want hippos listed as endangered species

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Ten African countries have proposed that hippopotamus be given the highest protection under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
Great Barrier Reef sees record coral cover, but it is highly vulnerable

Great Barrier Reef sees record coral cover, but it is highly vulnerable

Africa-Press - Mauritius. Coral has recovered from storms and bleaching events to record levels across much of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a survey has...
13-Foot-Long Great White Shark Tracked Off Shore of Myrtle Beach

13-Foot-Long Great White Shark Tracked Off Shore of Myrtle Beach

Africa-Press - Mauritius. The 1,437 pound shark named “Breton” is 13 feet long and was tracked just off the shore of Myrtle Beach, South...