Tag archive for ‘Africa’
Shiri Hadar On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Corruption Scandal: Israeli Billionaire Beny Steinmetz Arrested Over Suspected Bribery, Money-Laundering

  Israeli Police arrested on Monday morning the billionaire Beny Steinmetz, along with a well-known strategic adviser and three other business people and senior officials, for questioning under caution over More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Fully-Funded Program: Students From Developing Countries Learn in Israel Child Development

18 students from Africa and more developing countries, all professionals in the field of Child Development, graduated from the University of Haifa’s International MA Program. The group includes social workers, More...

News Brief On Friday, July 14th, 2017

For the First Time Ever, a Wild Lioness Is Seen Nursing a Leopard Cub

  In this first ever astonishing photo of such cross-species behavior, a wild lioness lounging nursing a three weeks old leopard cub. The photo was taken on Tuesday in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Surprising Inexpensive Malaria Vaccine Developed in Israel

Fictitious malaria vaccine malaria vaccine researchers spent decades in their labs but the disease still afflicts hundreds of millions and kills around half a million people each year – most of them children More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

UK Fraud Office Probes Israeli Billionaire Dan Gertler Over Mining Deals, Report

  The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating Israeli mining and diamond billionaire Dan Gertler over the acquisition of copper and cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bloomberg More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Going to Africa? Sleep With a Chicken Next to Your Bed Keep Malaria Away

  For the first time, scientists have shown that sleeping with a chicken next to your bed can help protect against malaria. Why? malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal such More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Israeli Genealogical Website Helps Tribes in Papua New Guinea Preserve Their Histories

The distinct languages spoken by more than 800 native tribes in Papua New Guinea are fast disappearing—and taking their family stories with them into oblivion. In response, employees of MyHeritage,  an More...

News Brief On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Rare White Giraffe Photographed in Africa

A rare white Rothschild giraffe has been spotted and photographed in a Kenyan wildlife refuge, The Telegraph reports. Only a few hundred are believed to be left in the wild, with the white version being the More...

News On Monday, February 29th, 2016

Nigeria Government’s Audit Removes Nearly 24000 Non-Existent Workers

  Nearly 24, 000 ghost names have been removed from the Nigerian government’s payroll. An audit uncovered thousands of naira were being paid into accounts whose holders were not civil servants. “The federal More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Solar Power From Jerusalem for South Sudan Hospital

  Jerusalem-based Energiya Global is using the Israeli crowdfunding platform Crowdmii to raise $60, 000 toward building a solar-powered generator for His House of Hope, a Christian ministry-run orphanage, More...

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