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Channel 2 NewsInternational donors say they won't allow a repeat of last year's Horn of Africa famine and are gearing up to spend billions of dollars on programs to let communities withstand cyclical droughts. International donors have pledged to spend $3.9...
A rapid shift in climate that brought wetter and warmer conditions in southern Africa during the Middle Stone Age helped propel innovation and cultural advances in early man, a study has found. Paleontologists have long known that anatomically modern...
Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, a member of the South African Parliament pledged his "solidarity with Israel" at a recent luncheon event hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and the South Florida...
Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
African clawed frogs were first brought to California decades ago to help doctors figure out whether their patients were pregnant. After new technology made those pregnancy tests obsolete, the creatures were let loose, and thrived for decades in the...
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Associated PressACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A rising star in Britain's Labour Party, described by some as the "British Barack Obama," Chuka Umunna urged the United Kingdom to more aggressively forge ties with West Africa's fast-growing economies. During a trade mission to...
READER SUBMITTED: History, Beautification, Sports Projects Aided By Grants From Zak Public Service FundSuffieldFunding for a commemorative headstone for a Suffield cemetery to acknowledge the unmarked graves of 18th and 19th century African-Americans is among eight grants totaling $58,240 awarded this month for Suffield projects from the Amiel P. Zak Public...
Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh. How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Twenty-three youths have died in the past nine days at initiation ceremonies that include circumcisions and survival tests, South African police said Friday. Police have opened 22 murder cases in the deaths in the northeastern...
Associated PressALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Arab Spring may finally be en route to Algeria. With the president in a French hospital recovering from a stroke, the generation of aging politicians and generals that has run Africa's largest country for a half-...
Behind an unassuming storefront in Orange County's Little Saigon, prosecutors say, was the driving force behind an illicit international trade in rhinoceros horns. Vinh Chuong "Jimmy" Kha and Felix Kha may never have journeyed to the savannas of Africa,...
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