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Saharanpur blocks internet after caste violence

Added: 25.05.2017 14:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Police arrest 24 people and authorities suspend online services after clashes erupt in region of Uttar Pradesh state.


Alberta-bound ore shipment released by Panama amid dispute over whether it was legally mined

Added: 24.05.2017 3:19 | 22 views | 0 comments

A ship carrying phosphate rock from Africa's Western Sahara is on its way to Canada again after being released by authorities in Panama on the weekend.


Shadow War in the Sahara

Added: 13.05.2017 8:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

'War on terror' or competition for natural resources? A look at the US and French military presence in Africa.

Tags: Africa, Sahara

Controlling the HIV epidemic: A progress report on efforts in sub-Saharan Africa

Added: 02.05.2017 19:23 | 27 views | 0 comments

Scientists report on a clinical trial evaluating an intervention to achieve universal HIV testing and treatment in Zambia. Researchers estimate that, after one year, the overall proportion of people with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) had increased from 44 percent to 61 percent.

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Two New Species of African Mole-Rats Discovered in Tanzania

Added: 01.05.2017 14:45 | 23 views | 0 comments

Scientists working in Tanzania have discovered and named two new species of the mole-rat genus Fukomys. The research was published in the journal PeerJ. African mole-rats of the family Bathyergidae are burrowing rodents that occur throughout sub-Saharan Africa, with much of their range subdivided by the Great Rift Valley. Also known as blesmols, they have [...]


How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?

Added: 29.04.2017 13:55 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are climate scientists so alarmed about a worldwide temperature increase of just 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit?


The Nigerian people smuggler

Added: 28.04.2017 9:29 | 9 views | 0 comments

Meet one of the men involved in trafficking people across the Sahara as they make their way to Europe.

Tags: EU, Nigeria, Sahara

Women may be less apt to get surgery in war-torn countries

Added: 17.04.2017 17:35 | 7 views | 0 comments

Working as a surgeon in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Sherry Wren couldn’t help but wonder why so many more men than women sought her care.


Ants march into battle and rescue their wounded comrades

Added: 12.04.2017 20:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Much like human soldiers in combat, members of a large, black, termite-eating ant species found in sub-Saharan Africa march in formation into battle and afterward retrieve wounded comrades and carry them back home to recover.


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