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Spotted In Kenya: The Real ‘Black Panther’

Whispers of sightings of the elusive black leopard have long swirled around central Kenya, and scientists have now confirmed its presence there with a...
Insects are a staple food in many African households, with often more protein than conventional meat sources.

Fried, Steamed Or Toasted; The Best Ways To Cook Insects

For thousands of years people from all over the world have eaten insects. Today about 2.5 billion people – many of whom live in...
The Year Of The Pig

Mind Those Manners In The Year Of The Pig

We’ve all been in that situation before. You’re invited out for a lovely meal, but what are the social graces you will need to...
Hydroponics is the process of growing plants without using soil; a very different way of farming.

Will Hydroponics Be The Future Of Farming?

While industrialised farming techniques have meant a more plentiful supply of cheaper, fresher food – most notably in the developed world – they can...
Pangolins

Pangolins in Peril

Slowly the tiny ball in the wooden crate began to unwind. Its scales moved and a pointy nose followed by two black button eyes...
A boy drinking water from a tap. Banking water ensures a steadier, reliable supply in future.

How We Can ‘Bank’ Water Underground For Use Later On

Groundwater has often been seen as the underground resource that never runs out. This “out of sight out of mind” attitude means wells and boreholes are...
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A World Controlled By Technology – Should We Be Afraid?

From accusations of political interference to attacks on power grids, we can already see the impact cyber criminal activity is having. As technology develops,...
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Women Of Color Could Save The World – Here’s How We...

Did you know that women of color will be the majority of women in the women in the United States by the year 2050?...
Herbie

Herbie Goes… Back To The Sea

There are numerous inshore and offshore reefs in the iSimangaliso MPA which provide abundant foraging grounds with minimal human impact.Herbie is indeed a remarkable...
Asteroids approaching planet earth; according to a study asteroids crash into Earth twice as often as before.

Asteroids Are Crashing Into Earth Twice As Often As Before: Study

Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry.For the past 290 million years, large asteroids...
Rare Bontebok

Rare Bontebok Born At Vergelegen

One of the rarest antelope species in Southern Africa is thriving in the unexpected setting of a Somerset West wine estate. Vergelegen, which hosts...
The Antarctic ice is melting much faster than 40 years ago.

Antarctic Ice Loss Risen Sixfold In Last 40 Years: Research

Antarctic glaciers have been melting at an accelerating pace over the past four decades due to an influx of warm ocean water - a...
Mysterious and beautiful Africa

INFOGRAPHIC: The Forces That Have Shaped Africa Today

Mysterious and beautiful Africa, the second-largest continent on Earth, is the birthplace of our species. Today it remains as alluring and as fascinating as...
Mona Lisa

The Magical Gaze Of ‘Mona Lisa’ Is A Myth

It's common knowledge that the woman in Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting seems to look back at observers, following them with her eyes no...
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Why The Most Important Person In Africa Is The Storyteller

Zain Verjee tells us the powerful and inspiring story of African creative and cultural entrepreneurs, who are setting a new agenda for the continent...

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Nigeria’s Electoral Commission

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Nigeria’s Electoral Commission has Embraced TechnologyWhile Nigeria’s elections are by no means fully electronic, the use of permanent voter cards (PVC) verified by electronic...