Africa


HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study begins in South Africa

HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study begins in South Africa

The first HIV vaccine efficacy study in seven years has begun in South Africa to test whether a modified vaccine candidate can...

Nov 28 2016, 10:17pm CST

The Grand Tour Episode 2 Will Take You to South Africa

The Grand Tour Episode 2 Will Take You to South Africa

The second episode has a lot to offer including guns, explosives and also cars!...

Nov 24 2016, 9:26pm CST

Neanderthal Helped Humans Adapt to Life outside Africa

Neanderthal Helped Humans Adapt to Life outside Africa

Thousands of years ago, when the ancestors of modern humans made their way out of Africa to other parts of the globe, their en...

Nov 13 2016, 12:34pm CST

Elephant Poaching Costs Africa $25 Million Annually

Elephant Poaching Costs Africa $25 Million Annually

Hunting elephants for their ivory tusks costs African tourism industry $25 million on an annual basis. This practice has ruined...

Nov 2 2016, 6:40am CDT

Ancient Human Footprints Discovered Near Volcano in Africa

Ancient Human Footprints Discovered Near Volcano in Africa

Scientists discover more than 400 ancient human footprints near the southern shore of Tanzania’s Lake Natron in Africa....

Oct 13 2016, 5:10am CDT

Pokemon Go Conquers Africa

Pokemon Go Conquers Africa

The hyper popular augmented reality game from Niantic is now available in thirty-one African countries....

Oct 5 2016, 8:48am CDT

Humanity Evolved from a Single Migration from Africa

Humanity Evolved from a Single Migration from Africa

Scientists pinpoint all of humanity’s origins from a single group of people in Africa existing more than 200,000 years ago....

Sep 22 2016, 9:00pm CDT

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Darken Skies Over Africa Today

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Darken Skies Over Africa Today

A ring of fire eclipse of the sun was due to take place today on the Slooh webcast. It was indeed a sight to behold....

Sep 1 2016, 8:24am CDT

Extreme Heat Waves in Africa could Occur Annually by 2045

Extreme Heat Waves in Africa could Occur Annually by 2045

Heat waves classified as unusual today could within 30 years become a normal yearly occurrence in Africa, thereby triggering a...

May 16 2016, 3:55am CDT

Global Warming Will Make Middle East and Northern Africa Uninhabitable

Climate Change Will Make Middle East and Northern Africa Uninhabitable

It has been estimated by climate scientists that by the middle of the 21st century the Middle East and Africa will simply be to...

May 4 2016, 9:42am CDT

Climate Change to Drive Exodus from Middle East and North Africa

Climate Change to Drive Exodus from Middle East and North Africa

Climate change can result in a significant deterioration of living conditions for people in North Africa and the Middle East an...

May 3 2016, 3:55am CDT

Homo erectus

Archaeologists Argue Human Origin Started In East Asia, Probably Not Europe and Africa

New archaeological discoveries continue to challenge the long-held beliefs that human life probably started in Europe and Afric...

Jan 22 2016, 7:37am CST

Ebola free

WHO Declares Ebola Over in Africa; Warns Flare-Ups Likely to Re-Occur

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone free from the...

Jan 15 2016, 7:32pm CST

Africa is at High Risk of Environmental Disaster due to Rapidly Developing Corridors

Africa is at High Risk of Environmental Disaster due to Rapidly Developing Corridors

Some of the economic corridors or rapidly developing regions in Africa are at high risk for environmental degradation....

Nov 27 2015, 9:03am CST

African Lion Population Shrink to Half in Next 20 Years

Half of Africa's Lion Population May be Gone in 20 Years

The top predator is rapidly declining almost everywhere in Africa, study suggests....

Oct 27 2015, 9:13pm CDT

Ancient Human Genome Reflects a Massive Mysterious Migration back into Africa

Ancient Human Genome Reflects a Massive Mysterious Migration back into Africa

The ancient human genome was discovered in Africa and sheds light on the ancestry of early African populations....

Oct 9 2015, 12:53am CDT

Facebook and Eutelsat bring Satellite Internet to Africa

Facebook and Eutelsat bring Satellite Internet to Africa

New partnership between social media giant and satellite company is aimed at bringing more Africans online....

Oct 5 2015, 6:59am CDT

Oldest Human Hand Bone Found in Africa

Oldest Human Hand Bone Found in Africa

A prehistoric human hand bone has gotten exhumed at 1.84-million-year-old site at Olduvai in Tanzania....

Aug 19 2015, 6:16am CDT

NBA Africa Game 2015 Set For Aug. 1 In Johannesburg

NBA Africa Game 2015 Set For Aug. 1 In Johannesburg

The first NBA game in Africa featuring Team Africa against Team World is set for August 1 in Johannesburg....

Jul 16 2015, 10:24pm CDT

Game of Thrones Editor Killed by a Lion in South Africa

Game of Thrones Editor Killed by a Lion in South Africa

Visual effects editor Katherine Chappell received serious injury after the lion fatally bite her in the neck during her visit t...

Jun 3 2015, 4:55pm CDT

Eurasian ancestors used Egypt to leave Africa

Eurasian ancestors used Egypt to leave Africa

A new study finds that Egyptians were the final stop for Eurasian ancestors on their quest to leave Africa. Data is supported b...

May 31 2015, 2:36pm CDT

Early Humans Left Africa through Egypt to Reach Europe

Early Humans Left Africa through Egypt to Reach Europe

We all know very little about the trail followed by our ancestors out of Africa. Yet today that path is being mapped via genomi...

May 29 2015, 6:36am CDT

Miners Trapped in South Africa Refuse Rescue out of Fears of Arrest

Miners Trapped in South Africa Refuse Rescue out of Fears of Arrest

Miners won't come out of mine...

Feb 17 2014, 10:13am CST

Seven Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

Seven Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves. The continent is brimming...

Feb 13 2014, 5:45pm CST

I4U news

Justine Sacco Says 'I Am In Anguish' Over 'Cavalier' Tweet About AIDS And Africa

After two days as the target of international anger, Justine Sacco, the former communications executive for Barry Diller’s IAC,...

Dec 22 2013, 9:01am CST

Acer Iconia B1 7-inch tablet announced for Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Acer Iconia B1 7-inch tablet announced for Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Acer stormed New York earlier today by announcing a slew of notebooks and tablets. The 7-inch Acer Iconia B1 Android tablet, ho...

May 4 2013, 2:13am CDT

Samsung NC 215 S Solar Netbook breaks Cover in Africa

Samsung NC 215 S Solar Netbook breaks Cover in Africa

Samsung shows solar powered Netbook in Nairobi....

May 11 2011, 9:49am CDT

Cherrypal Africa Notebook Debuts

Cherrypal Africa Notebook Debuts

It's been a while since we heard anything from Cherrypal, the company that gave us the Bing earlier this year. Cherrypal is bac...

Dec 16 2009, 11:00am CST

Orange to sell iPhone in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Apple lands another carrier deal for their iPhone. Orange announcing a deal for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. France T...

May 16 2008, 12:59pm CDT