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Lactose Culture: Africans' Ability To Digest Milk Linked To Spread Of Cattle Raising
Babies are born with the ability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk, but most humans lose this ability after infancy because of declining levels of the lactose-digesting enzyme lactase.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Rational Choice Theory and its application to African challenges
Rational Choice Theory is an economic principle which assumes that individuals always make prudent and logical decisions which provide them with the greatest benefit or satisfaction and which are in their highest self-interest.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Amnesty: Darfur rights situation dire
Police in Harare have reportedly arrested two officials at a city hotel room where Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe were conducting a training workshop.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
West Africa's magic
Ancient and mysterious arts survive in a land racked by turmoil. But visitors are now returning to visit the mysterious dark continent.
The Union Daily Times
From royalty to slavery to freedom
The portrait of a woman who began life as a member of royalty in 18th century Madagascar, then became a slave, first in Africa and then in America where she lived to regain her freedom at the end of the Civil War will be part of an exhibit on the life and work of a Union County artist.
National Public Radio
'Big Men,' Doing Big Business In Africa's Oil Fields
There are three categories of schemers in Big Men , Rachel Boynton's illuminating documentary about the oil business in West Africa: businessmen, politicians and bandits.
The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend
This St. Patrick's Day weekend, we encourage you to drink responsibly and practice moderation in the greenness of your attire.
?Ajak's Song' by Kenneth Waxman is Released
Today, Dr. Kenneth Waxman announces the publication of his first book, "Ajak's Song," the narrative of a surgeon from Santa Barbara who travels deep into the bush of sub-Saharan Africa to discover many truths about himself and about the courageous people of the world's newest nation, South Sudan.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
South Africa's Johnny Clegg in Indy
Years before Paul Simon found success mixing South African Zulu music with Western folk, British-born singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg was innovating a similar sound.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital
There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.
Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty
Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.
Failed state, my foot
Members of the media surround Oscar Pistorius, centre, outside the High Court in Pretoria.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Homewood Women Drumming Up Support for Mission Trip to Africa
In the desert expanse of Turkana, Africa, few things are important as afternoon tea.
Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Minority...
Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. , a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, announced today that it has acquired an additional eighteen percent ownership interest in Dunn Roman Holdings Africa Ltd, the South African holding and management company that operates the ... (more)
Bill Clinton speaks at Africa conference in Del.
Speaking Monday at an annual conference on Africa sponsored by U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, Clinton said issues such as food insecurity, disease and resource management have to be confronted in order to improve the lives of Africans in a continent often torn by ethnic and tribal conflicts.
SW Radio Africa
Party leadership is not party ownership by Tanonoka Joseph Whande
Cornered and confronted by his assassin, Ernesto "Che" Guevara challenged his killer to go ahead and shoot him, telling the man to go ahead and shoot because he was only killing a man not an idea.
South Africa expels Burundi diplomat
South Africa has expelled a Burundi diplomat in connection with a raid on an exiled Rwandan general's Johannesburg home, according to a Burundian official.
Mail on Sunday
Baboon hunts, cow urine hair dye and spear fights: Lives of nomadic...
Mystery of the FIVE passengers who checked in for doomed Malaysia flight but never boarded as search teams say they have no wreckage, no signals and no clues 'I wish he had never been born': Adam Lanza's father breaks his silence on 'evil' son who killed 20 children at Sandy Hook school in first interview since tragedy Bid to wipe out the most ... (more)
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Jagga in search of The Truth
THE United Kingdom was an interesting place to be in the 1970s and early 1980s. Britannia was changing in terms of demographics, with a flood of immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.