The African black-footed cat might be the cutest, least harmful kitten ever, but in reality, it is the deadliest cat in the world. With a success rate of 60 percent Read More…
Micro-CT scanning of “Little Foot” skull reveals new aspects of the life of this more than 3-million year-old-human ancestor.
Politics in Kenya is dominated by rapacious elites consumed with the looting of state resources, using violence to avoid any possible accountability. Elections serve as key points of entry and Read More…
Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, causing nearly 100 deaths, in the second largest outbreak of the disease in history.
Some private companies are turning their attention to the need for clean drinking water by inventing machines that can literally extract water out of thin air.
In Cameroon, where English-speaking separatists are fighting the largely French-speaking government to establish a new nation, journalists covering the violence are increasingly finding themselves behind bars on a surprising charge: fake news.
An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst in history —the 7th worst to be precise — and it looks like it may spiral out of control.
Abstract marks made in ochre 73,000 years ago provide unique insight into minds of our distant ancestors.
At least 44 people were killed and 20 others are missing following the Sunday flood in the northern Nigeria’s state of Katsina, local media reported Monday citing the region’s Governor Aminu Masari.
The coral hue is older than animals – and helps explain why it has taken so long for them to arrive.
Tales of mass abuse offer a window into a world of rampant sexual torture and impunity in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen. The AP has identified at least five secret prisons run by the UAE, a key U.S. ally, where security forces use sexual torture to brutalize and break inmates.
The head of the Chechen Republic has ordered a universal DNA test to help identify and retrieve Russian children who had been taken to terrorist-control territories in the Middle East.
Swaziland’s king has officially renamed the struggling African nation the “Kingdom of eSwatini,” to commemorate 50 years since winning independence from British rule.
Faced with the dire U.N. warning of a possible genocide, the United States was set this week to finally embrace an arms embargo against South Sudan to cut back the Read More…
The U.N. advisor on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, issued a dire warning last month that the fledgling new country of South Sudan is “on the brink” of a genocide comparable to what happened in Rwanda over two decades ago.