1 hr ago | The Star Online
AN online crowd-sourced safari guide that launched this week is being billed as one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, allowing users to compare the major safari countries and tour operators against the advice of 2,200 user-generated reviews.
5 hrs ago | China Daily
When Mao Doudou and Her Sweet Days, a 36-episode light comedy about a modern Chinese couple and their relationship with each other's families, was dubbed in Swahili and broadcast in East African countries in 2011, Omar Ahmed, like many, became a big fan.
5 hrs ago | RIA Novosti
KALININGRAD, May 24 Construction of Russia's two new antimissile radars one in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad and the other in Siberia's Irkutsk region should be complete by the end of next year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday.
8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette
Volunteers with Zimbabwe Project Canada on their recent trip to the African country where they helped out schools, health clinics and orphanages as well as various projects in rural communities.
9 hrs ago | The Guardian
From a snail-eating snake to a harp-shaped spongea Quentin Wheeler on whittling down 18,000 new species to 10 favourites On 23 May,the International Institute for Species Exploration announced the annual top 10 new species for the sixth time.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Alexander the Great conquered the known world in a little over 13 years. His empire stretched from Greece to India and Afghanistan to Egypt.
14 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com
The Crocodiles are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to clinch a famous win over the Black Stars on June 14 and have thus set up a friendly with Bafana Bafana on June 2. The friendly is expected to fine tune Lesotho's preparations by giving them a competitive edge before facing Ghana two weeks later.
15 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
The 160-million strong Nigerian market is seen as South Africa's biggest competitor on the continent, and is set to overtake its southern neighbour as the largest African economy by 2020.
The desert locust , the most notorious of about a dozen locust species for its ability to rapidly multiply and travel long distances, threatens an area of 32 million square kilometres, stretching across 50 countries from west Africa to India.
Author Paul Theroux, known for such travel classics as The Old Patagonian Express, The Great Railway Bazaar, and Dark Star Safari, has spent a lifetime famously chronicling his travels to some of the farthest Author Paul Theroux, known for such travel classics as The Old Patagonian Express, The Great Railway Bazaar , and Dark Star Safari , has ... (more)
Blitz Patrollie: South African films cover a wide range of genres, but generally it is the B-grade car chase or comedy scripts that seem to be preferred.
South Africa has become a full member of the European A Synchrotron Radiation Facility, a A massive light source that can "see" into any material.
On top of crossing an item off her bucket list, 20-year-old Becky Sicard is looking forward to an upcoming volunteer mission to South Africa for the help she hopes to provide those who need it most Becky Sicard's bucket list already has 86 items on it, including making a miracle happen and learning to play the acoustic guitar.
In February, Global Post profiled an interesting startup in Africa called Mobius Motors that is working to manufacture affordable cars designed specifically for Africans.
On the first day of a joint United Nations/World Bank Group mission to the Great Lakes region, the World Bank Group announced $1 billion in proposed new funding to help countries in the region provide better health and education services, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support of the Great Lakes peace ... (more)
Just when you think you have heard it all when it comes to TV shows, you come across What's in a Name and discover how wrong you've been.
Asserts the Nigerian libertarian blogger, who has been traveling throughout West Africa : " It was inspiring to see women run the security and protocols at the in Togo but one's spirit was dampened by the sight of queues for the rest room and the fact that tissues were rationed to users.