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Ancient Baobab trees in Southern Africa are dying, scientists blame climate change

Ancient Baobab trees in Southern Africa are dying, scientists blame climate change

Photo courtesy of AFP/Getty Images Driving beyond South Africa's Limpopo province, into the village of Chivadini, people and grassland are scarce. B...
Thousands Of Migrants From Africa Risk The Alps To Reach France

Thousands Of Migrants From Africa Risk The Alps To Reach France

    Migrants walk toward a snow-covered pass to cross the border from Italy to France, in January 2018 near Bardonecchia, Italian Alps. A...
BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON OCTOBER 1, 2017

BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON OCTOBER 1, 2017

My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human de...
Willy Sagnol: Ghana reject gets Bayern Munich job

Willy Sagnol: Ghana reject gets Bayern Munich job

Willy Sagnol who Kwesi Appiah beat to the Black Stars job has been named interim Bayern Munich manager in a remarkable turn of events. Bayern chief...
Why a Donald Trump victory bodes ill for Africa

Why a Donald Trump victory bodes ill for Africa

Like many, I didn’t think it could be true. President Donald J Trump just seemed so implausible given the many profoundly concerning revelations about...
The people of South Africa felt let down by ANC – Adekunle Owolabi

The people of South Africa felt let down by ANC – Adekunle Owolabi

The African National Congress (ANC) recorded its worst election results since the end of apartheid in 1994. Guardian Nigeria's Obaro Esiekpe recent...
Apathy among young people stands in the way of Africa’s demographic dividend

Apathy among young people stands in the way of Africa’s demographic dividend

Two in three Africans are younger than 35. Youth - people between the ages of 15 and 35 - make up more than 35% of Africa’s total population. Th...
How online courses can bring the world into Africa’s classrooms

How online courses can bring the world into Africa’s classrooms

I am an anthropologist with a special interest in establishing the field of the medical humanities. This emerging field is wide open for producing new...
The unconventional guide to world markets

The unconventional guide to world markets

Why economists will change your life. The oddest place you will find entertainment weeks. 9 things you don't want to hear about entertainment
18 podcasts about cool science experiments

18 podcasts about cool science experiments

Why our world would end if life technologies disappeared. Why wholesale accessories should be 1 of the 7 deadly sins. How home tech gadgets made me a ...
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