Recent Blog Posts
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:00:04 GMTTrilobites: Elephant Tusk DNA Helps Track Ivory PoachersAfrican elephants in Botswana. Researchers are turning to examining the DNA of elephant tusks to determine where they're being poached.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:28:35 GMTMary Nooter Roberts, Champion of African Art, Is Dead at 59Mary Nooter Roberts in 2015 at the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles, in front of “Versatility,” a work by the Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui. A scholar of African art, she helped change the way non-Western art is presented in Western museums.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:31:49 GMTI.C.C. Fines Jean-Pierre Bemba of Congo for Witness TamperingJean-Pierre Bemba, a former Congolese vice president, center, was acquitted on war crimes charges on Monday.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:45:48 GMTFloods in Nigeria Kill More Than 100, Wiping Out Homes and FarmsFlooding in the Nigerian state of Kogi on Monday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:45:16 GMTCan Ethiopia’s New Leader, a Political Insider, Change It From the Inside Out?Since taking office in March, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia has become the most closely watched leader in Africa.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:52:22 GMTUpdate: A Rwandan Game Park Defying the OddsA vervet monkey and her baby in Akagera National Park. The Rwandan park is a success story, despite modest tourism numbers.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:43:09 GMTA Boy Named Chance in a Land Without Heart SurgeonsFrom left, Chance Mwunguzi, Innocent Nsabimana and Alexis Nshimiyimana, who became friends as they waited together for heart-valve surgeries at King Faisal Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:08:32 GMTWhere a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 03:02:34 GMTU.S. Drops Charges Against Ex-Senegal Official in Chinese Energy Bribery CaseCheikh Gadio at the United Nations in 2015. He was arrested in late 2017 as part of a high-profile foreign bribery case.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 13:20:50 GMTRwanda Freeing Over 2,000 Prisoners, Including an Opposition LeaderVictoire Ingabire Umuhoza at home in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2010, the year she returned to the country and declared her intention to run for president. She was jailed within months.