Mandla N on why Africa should tell its own story

Mandla N on why Africa should tell its own story

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Africa's Role in the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Africa's Role in the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tropical waves play an important role in the formation of hurricanes. These tropical waves frequently take shape over Africa. One of the “seedlings” of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Basin is the tropical wave and one of the world’s largest deserts plays a significant role. Tropical waves are not waves in the ocean, but […]

South African white enclave tests e-currency to stand apart

South African white enclave tests e-currency to stand apart

ORANIA, South Africa (AP) — The white Afrikaner community that famously sprang up in a sparsely populated corner of South Africa at the end of apartheid is now testing a digital currency that could reinforce its sense of independence. Some residents of the town of Orania, population 1,600, are trying out the digital version of […]

'Congratulations Africa!' – Nigerians celebrate France 2018 World Cup triumph

'Congratulations Africa!' – Nigerians celebrate France 2018 World Cup triumph

Les Bleus clinched their first title on the global stage since 1998 after defeating the Croats in Moscow Nigerians have taken to social media to celebrate France’s second Fifa World Cup title after beating Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps’ men outclassed their European counterparts after Mario Mandzukic’s own goal and efforts from […]

Africa's WWI effort recognised in new Tate Modern exhibit

Africa's WWI effort recognised in new Tate Modern exhibit

Image copyright Tate Modern Image caption Head & Load runs from Wednesday to Sunday There have been many events to mark the centenary of World War One – but Africa has seldom rated a mention. Yet as part of the war effort the colonial powers used hundreds of thousands of Africans as porters to carry […]

Obama releases summer reading list ahead of Kenya, South Africa trips

Obama releases summer reading list ahead of Kenya, South Africa trips

Former United States’ president Barack Obama has released a list of African books he recommends for his annual summer reading list. According to him, the five authors and thinkers on his list had through their works illuminated the world in powerful and unique ways. Nigeria leads the list with two nominations. Kenya, South Africa and […]

Early Humans Probably Didn't Evolve from a Single Population in Africa

Early Humans Probably Didn't Evolve from a Single Population in Africa

Homo sapiens are incredibly diverse — we live in wildly different societies, follow different rules and love and fear different gods. Despite that awesome diversity, mounting evidence suggests the first humans were even more different from one another than we are today. In a new commentary published online on Wednesday (July 11) in […]

South Africa's MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of universe

South Africa's MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of universe

Friday, July 13, 2018 5:15 a.m. CDT By Wendell Roelf CARNARVON, South Africa (Reuters) – A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated in the remote South African town of Carnarvon. Built at a cost […]

Oldest Stone Tools Outside Africa Unearthed in China

Oldest Stone Tools Outside Africa Unearthed in China

Throughout the 20th century, the widely accepted story of humanity’s migration from Africa began with a human ancestor called Homo erectus, a relatively big-brained, tall species of hominin that began to venture all across Asia more than a million years ago. But in recent decades, new evidence has begun to punch holes in that timeline. […]

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