Category Archives: Science

U.N. says fighting, instability have displaced 100,000 in Burkina Faso

GENEVA, More than 100,000 people have been displaced by factional fighting and lawlessness in Burkina Faso, most within the past two months, according to a U.N. report.

Burkina Faso is, …

Tiny South Africa beach restaurant crowned best in world

PARIS, A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world.

Chef Kobus van der Merwe, 38, who did not begin to …

South Africa: Four suspected poachers, staff arrested

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation.

The arrests took place on Friday in …

Sudan: Fruit Vendor Dies After Tear Gas Fired at Protesters

A Sudanese fruit vendor died in Khartoum Sunday from inhaling tear gas fired at protesters.

Medics and the vendor's family said the 62-year-old resident of Bahari, a northern suburb of …

Nigeria Delays National Elections by One Week

Voters in Nigeria woke up Saturday morning to the news that the presidential and parliamentary elections have been postponed for a week.

Nigeria's election commission postponed the vote just hours …

Peace Remains Elusive in Libya

LONDON On February 17, eight years ago, Libyans rose up and launched a rebellion that led to the ouster of autocrat Col. Moammar Gadhafi. The high expectations of what life …