africa

Over 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast

Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent have said on Thursday.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Inside Africa

Visit magical Kenya, and experience all that Africa offers. The intrigue and adventure of Kenya reaches back to the birth of mankind...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

'Huge rise' in child Boko Haram bombers

Boko Haram's use of child bombers has increased over the last year with one in five suicide attacks now carried out by children, the UN says.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

‘Next Einstein’ might come from Africa

South African physicist Neil Turok gave a speech where he declared his wish that the next Einstein would be from Africa.The "Next Einstein" slogan became a mission for the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) to bring Africa into the global scientific community.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Italy rescues 910 boat migrants, nearly 600 saved off Libya

Nearly 600 migrants mostly from sub-Saharan African countries and Bangladesh are rescued by Libyan coast guards.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Women who inserted a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month were partially protected against HIV infection, researchers said Monday as they released long-awaited results from two large studies in Africa.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

Researchers find evidence that one bit of Neanderthal DNA can boost the risk of tobacco addiction, while others can slightly raise or lower the risk of being diagnosed with depression.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

[WATCH] An Amazing Family of Big Cats

Watch Kevin Richardson in an amazing documentary first broadcasted by SKY TV about his animal conservationism, mainly lions and his acceptance into their pride.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Bushmen were quick in evolving hunting methods

Although academic awareness of African people hunting with poison-tipped arrows extends through centuries, knowledge of this inventive practice remained scattered among entomology, anthropology and chemistry texts.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Amnesty accuses Burundi of violent repression

The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression that took place in the capital Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International said.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

China pledges $60bn to develop Africa

China announces $60bn (£40bn) of assistance and loans for Africa to help with the development of the continent.