- Eight rare rhinos were moved to help their species. It went horribly wrong.
Eight critically endangered black rhinoceroses died after being moved from parks near Kenya's capital to a sanctuary in a national park in the country's southeast, the government said Friday.Preliminary investigations suggest ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:45:07 +1200.
- Africa's WWI effort recognised in new Tate Modern exhibit
Many events have marked the centenary of World War One - but Africa has seldom rated a mention until now.
BBC News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:39:12 GMT.
- 'Why I keep my vasectomy a secret'
Experts say male sterilisation could be the solution to Africa's population crisis, but uptake remains low.
BBC News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:08:05 GMT.
- Mike Bryan wins 17th Slam doubles title
Mike Bryan won a 17th Grand Slam men's doubles title on Saturday when he teamed with US compatriot Jack Sock to beat Raven Klaasen of South Africa and ...
Daily Mail. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:14:49 +0100.
- Spain saves over 340 migrants at sea, one on truck tyre
MADRID (AFP) - Spanish rescuers saved more than 340 migrants in the Mediterranean on Saturday (July 14), including one person from north Africa who was attempting the crossing on board a truck tyre, they said.
Straits Times. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 03:55:55 +0800.
- South Africa's MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of universe
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.
Reuters. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:19:56 -0400.
- Ancient mummification workshop discovered
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient mummification workshop near the three pyramids of Giza.
Sky News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 18:42:00 +0100.
- Putin says Russia, Gabon can team up to solve crisis in Central African Republic
Putin pointed out that relations between Moscow and Libreville "are, anyway, developing in all directions"
Tass. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 20:05:59 +0300.
- Eight rhinos die in Kenya after relocation
Poaching forced the risky relocation of the rhinos, but it appears that high levels of salt in the water of their new home poisoned the endangered animals.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:43:26 GMT.
- On a Path to Expand the View of Blackness
Two students at Yale are traveling the nation to collect stories of African-Americans
Vivian Wang. New York Times. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMT.
- Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop
Archaeologists in Egypt have announced a new discovery dating back more than 2,500 years near Egypt's famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:51:08 EDT.
- Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification worskshop
Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt's famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo.
Fox News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:32:07 GMT.
- 'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country
For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.
Connor Donevan. NPR. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:00:18 -0400.
- South Africa's MeerKAT Telescope to Unlock Mysteries of Universe
South Africa's MeerKAT Telescope, a scientific mega-project of 64 dishes that will try to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life, was inaugurated in the remote South African town of Carnarvon.
Newsmax. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:28:16 EDT.
- Kenya Uber to Keep Fares Unchanged for Now, Following Drivers' Strike
Uber's business in Kenya said on Friday it will keep its fares unchanged for now, after associations representing taxi drivers in the country signed a deal giving guidelines for better fares and working conditions. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:20:11 -0400.