Tuesday, 14 August 2018
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African killifish becomes fastest maturing vertebrate on record

Added: 14.08.2018 18:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

For most of the year, annual killifish persist as diapausing embryos buried in sediments across the African savannah. When rainwater fills small depressions across the landscape, the fish must hatch, grow, mature, and produce the next generation before the pool dries up. Researchers have found that these small fish condense their life cycle even the wild than expected based on studies in the lab.

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Small birds fly at high altitudes towards Africa

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A new study shows that small birds migrating from Scandinavia to Africa in the autumn occasionally fly as high as 4,000 meters above sea level -- probably adjusting their flight to take advantage of favorable winds and different wind layers.

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Mbali Sikhosana: How a domestic worker took on her abusive boss

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Domestic workers are a key part of many South African homes, but many face abuse and extremely low wages.

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President Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'dog' after release of audio recordings

Added: 14.08.2018 14:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!"
Trump tweeted a barrage of insults Tuesday morning as Manigault Newman continued promoting...

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South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

Added: 14.08.2018 13:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

The two-year initiative comes after a five-year-old schoolgirl drowned in a pit latrine in March.

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Bench Events to launch bilingual FIHA in Morocco next year

Added: 14.08.2018 10:23 | 11 views | 0 comments

Bench Events, organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, has announced that it is launching a sister event, named the Forum sur l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain.

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Caf 'impressed' with Cameroon's preparations for Nations Cup

Added: 14.08.2018 10:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Confederation of African Football vice-president Amaju Pinnick is impressed with Cameroon's preparations to host next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

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One&Only Nyungwe House to open in Rwanda in October

Added: 14.08.2018 9:35 | 12 views | 0 comments

Set within the lush green expanse of a working tea plantation, alongside one of the largest and best-preserved montane rainforests in Africa, One&Only Nyungwe House offers guests the opportunity to go where few have gone before.

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