Chinese President Gets Cozy With Africa By Pledging $60B For Development

Chinese President Gets Cozy With Africa By Pledging $60B For Development
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China Is The Key To Stopping Africa’s Dwindling Elephant Population

China Is The Key To Stopping Africa’s Dwindling Elephant Population
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Botswana Bafflingly Sells Fracking Rights To One Of Africa’s Largest Conservation Areas

In a very quiet, behind closed door deal, the Botswana government has apparently sold the rights to frack for shale gas in the Kgalagadi transfrontier park, one...

African Militias Conducting Brutal Witch Hunts To Extort And Punish Citizens

Earlier this year, there was a “witch hunt” in the Central African Republic, as rebel groups had kidnapped alleged “witches” in order to burn the victim...

Snake Bite Death Rates On The Rise And No one Wants To Take Responsibility

The number of people killed each year by snake bites will skyrocket as pharmaceutical companies scale back their production of snake antivenom, according to exp...

Google Continues To Be Renewable Energy Champion With New Investment In Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

In recent years, Google has earned a reputation for being a large investor in the development and sustainability of renewable energy. This morning, Google furth...

African Governments Are Monitoring Their Citizens As Security Issues Run Rampant

Much like the rest of the world, countries in Africa have been getting involved in the modern activity of monitoring both their citizens and their enemies by us...

26 More Elephants Found Dead From Cyanide Poisoning In Zimbabwe For Ivory Trade

In a sad story out of Africa, rangers from Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two different locations, all killed by ...

Pharma Companies Are Neglecting Developing World Because The Regions Are Not Profitable

Pharmaceutical companies are being criticized by some people for not producing medicine that cures diseases common to the developing world because there suppose...

Google Says Their Broadband Balloon Initiative Project Loon Is Nearly Perfect

Google says it is all systems go for its Project Loon balloon-broadband initiative and that it soon hopes to announce its first African operating partners, with...

African Countries Using Insurance To Deal With Natural Disaster

African countries are trying to figure out ways to better handle natural disasters, and they may have found a solution in insurance policies, which can change t...

Designated Heritage Sites Under Threat From Resource Exploration

The exploration for natural resources is posing a significant threat to Natural World Heritage Sites in Africa. More than 60% of heritage sites approved by the ...

Study Finds Global Warming Is Causing Worldwide Epidemic Of Low Birth Weights

A new study released by the University of Utah shows global warming could be adversely affecting babies in the womb. By analyzing data on 70,000 births in Af...

Scientists Find Kenyan School Children Are Evolving Anti-Malaria Gene Mutations

The discovery of previously unknown, malaria-resistant genetic mutations commonly found in Kenyan children has increased hopes for a future vaccine against the ...

Tensions Run High In Burkina Faso As Coup Hits Dangerous Stalemate

General Gilbert Diendere, coup leader in Burkina Faso, recently defied a mandate to step down from power and Diendere says that his forces have been instructed ...