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The annual Walter Rodney Symposium will be held on March 21-22, 2014 at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.
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Accused of witchcraft or sorcery, children with cleft lips or palates are often driven into hiding in several African countries, forced to live as outcasts unless they receive an early operation.
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The Drakensberg Mountain range, also referred to as the Dragon's Mountain, is the highest mountain range in South Africa , reaching a height of 11,000 feet.
12 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
Since beginning a seven-year walk around the world in Ethiopia last year, American Paul Salopek's days have been filled with the unusual: Pre-ordering alfalfa bale drops for his camel, being held at gunpoint by human traffickers in Djbouti, venturing on foot into areas of Saudi Arabia where local Bedouin had never seen a white man.
Xi Jinping has spent much of his first year as China's president greeting a stream of foreign leaders, but his government's dual message of power and peace has garnered a mixed response.
Embattled Premier Alison Redford is expected to face a showdown with some senior Tories on Saturday following a whirlwind 24 hours that saw the PC executive director suddenly leave the job, one riding association president call for her to resign and another say the party must get to the bottom of accusations she's a bully.
With an expected 6.1% economic growth in 2014 for the sub-Saharan Africa region, Charles Brewer explains why now is the time to invest in Africa Last week as he was driving through Johannesburg, a board member of a multi-billion Euro multinational made a rather bold statement, "Africa is not only the last frontier but possibly the biggest frontier ... (more)
In late 2006, documentary filmmaker Rachel Boynton was trekking through the oil-rich Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria, and gaining zero traction with masked militants who were regularly blowing up pipelines to disrupt the global economy and protest the official corruption and income disparity arising from the exploitation of their nation's ... (more)
Sights along the 1,300 kilometres of track include Matjiesfontein, where a man offered rides on a double-decker bus, and Kimberley, where the diamond industry got its start in 'the Big Hole.'
Jennifer Aniston is up against a lot when it comes to what the public thinks about her personal life - and that's an opinion from an expert.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made official the establishment of new entities touted to be instrumental in transforming Ethiopia's tourism industry.
Boulders Beach, part of the Table Mountain National Park, is basically a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated.
The 2004 Grand Blanc High School graduate recently led a group of 28 women on a climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Boris Kachka of New York Magazine reports on newly released book titles and the world of publishing in The Book Reader.
Street magic is all the rage. Find out why Dan White is the talk of the town on the Travel Channel.
A controversial religious leader from Zimbabwe is once again in the headlines, this time for suing a sports company that published a report claiming he had predicted the English team Liverpool would win the Premiership title this season.
Sharon Hill, geologist, skeptic, and Sounds Sciencey columnist, has given the boot to the claims that prehistoric survivors are still roaming around causing cryptozoologists to get all excited.