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US Military Behind Africa News Websites

The website's headlines trumpet al-Shabab's imminent demise and describe an American jihadist fretting over insurgent infighting. At first glance it appears to be a...

Mapungubwe – South Africa’s Lost City of Gold

One thousand years ago, Mapungubwe in South Africa's Limpopo province was the centre of the largest kingdom in the subcontinent, where a highly sophisticated...

President Zuma Unveils Memorial Site Where Nelson Mandela Was Arrested

South African president Jacob Zuma has unveiled a memorial site dedicated to Nelson Mandela in Howick, where he was arrested in 1962. Marking the fateful...

Kenya: Experts Unearth Evidence of Ancient Malindi Kingdom

Chinese and Kenyan archeologists are optimistic of making a major discovery in Malindi after they unearthed some mammalian skeleton, bullet cartridges and an ancient...

Profiting From Tragedy: George Zimmerman’s Parents Launch Website to Solicit...

Just a week after their Son launched a new website seeking donations to help with his legal fees, George Zimmerman's parents, Robert and Gladys...

Canadian Company Discovers Another 1.3 Billion Tonnes of Potash in Ethiopia

Alana Potash, a Canadian mining company has discovered 1.3 billion tonnes of potash deposits at its site in Ethiopia. The company has been exploring for...

South Africa, Australia to Share World’s Largest Telescope Project

The Members of the SKA Organisation today agreed on a dual site solution for the Square Kilometre Array telescope, a crucial step towards building...

More Oil Discovered in Kenya

The ongoing oil exploration in kenya's Turkana County has yielded an additional 80 meters of oil bearing column at the Ngamia 1 drilling site. The...

Grand Jury Cancellation Leaves Trayvon Martin Case in Limbo

It was unclear Tuesday when a decision will be made on whether criminal charges will be filed against George Zimmerman the Self-appointed neighborhood watch...

Africa’s ICT Entrepreneurs – On the Brink of the Long Summer...

For over a decade, Africa's ICT entrepreneurs have struggled to make sense of how to innovate and make money on a continent that was...

South Africa Optimistic About Radio Telescope Bid

Billoins of rands will flow into South Africa if it and eight African partner countries win the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array...

UN Agency Condemns North Sudan Air Raids On Refugee Site in...

The United Nations refugee agency today condemned two air raids near a refugee transit centre in South Sudan, saying that 14 people went missing during the attacks and that a teenage boy was injured. "Bombing of civilian areas must be condemned in the strongest terms," Mireille Girard, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in South Sudan, said of the attacks on Elfoj in South Sudan's Upper Nile state yesterday.

South Africa Submits Final Bid for SKA

South Africa has submitted its bid documents to host the €1.5-billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world's most powerful radio telescope – arguably the country's most important contest since its successful bid to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Man's Oldest Stone Tools Found in Turkana, Kenya

Once upon a time, about 1.8 million years ago, there lived early man at a place called Kokiselei at the western side of Lake Turkana.

Amidst a Bad Economy, More U.S. Families Are Turning To Low...

Late last year, the National Low Income Housing Authority launched their web site (www.LowIncome.org) as a free online tool to help people better understand and locate low income housing.

Wikileaks Exposes American Profiteering After Haiti Earthquake

The most damning section of the earthquake cables appears at the end of one written on February 1, 2010, with a section titled “The Gold Rush is On!” The “veritable free-for-all” of profit-seekers included a sales presentation given to Haitian President Rene Preval by retired general and former US presidential candidate Wesley Clark