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Why are elephants dying in Botswana?

The deaths of around 350 elephants in Botswana’s swampy Okavango Delta region remain a mystery almost six months after large groups of the giant mammals started being found dead with their ivory still intact. On September 21, scientists reported to…

President toppled and tanks on the streets in Africa's four October polls

One leader may have been voted out in Africa’s October elections. But elsewhere the status quo remains, as accusations of voter intimidation and violence overshadow the polls. The Seychelles Opposition leader Wavel Ramkalawa, an Anglican cleric, has become the Seychelles’…

Africa's antibody results explained

NewsAfrica cuts through the media hysteria and gets the lowdown on lockdowns, Covid-19 antibody tests and herd immunity in this Q&A with Professor Sunetra Gupta, a world-leading expert in theoretical epidemiology at the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.  …

In search of universal human rights

Drawn up after World War ll, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was seized upon by Africa’s independence leaders to advance their cause. By Franck Kuwonu African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human…

Rush for C'wealth gold

Africans scramble for medals as the best athletes in the Commonwealth compete in Australia’s Gold Coast for the 21st ‘Friendly Games’
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