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The Sahara Desert is expanding

“The Sahara Desert has expanded by about 10 percent since 1920, according to a new study.” https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180329141035.htm You may also…

Newly identified African bird species already in trouble

“Central Africa’s Albertine Rift region is a biodiversity hotspot consisting of a system of highlands that spans six countries. Recent…

Massive monumental cemetery built by Eastern Africa’s earliest herders discovered in Kenya

“An international team has found the earliest and largest monumental cemetery in eastern Africa. The Lothagam North Pillar Site was…

Ledumahadi mafube: South Africa’s new jurassic giant

“A new species of a giant dinosaur has been found in South Africa’s Free State Province. The plant-eating dinosaur, named…

Extending palm oil production in Africa threatens primate conservation

“Future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of…

Algeria Bans the Niqab in the Workplace

“Algerian authorities banned women from wearing the full-face veil, also known as the niqab, at work due to problems of…

Nigeria: Commander Tasks Troops to Defeat Boko Haram

“Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, has tasked troops to be dedicated in the discharge…

Nigeria: Boko Haram Attacks Two Communities in Borno

“Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday night attacked Mairari and Femari communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno” https://allafrica.com/stories/201810210047.html…

Three of the most polluted cities in the world are in Africa

Three African cities (Bamenda, Cameroon; Kampala, Uganda; Kaduna, Nigeria) are among the 25 most polluted cities in the world. Bamenda…

New tax dispute between Tullow Oil and Uganda

“A fresh dispute involving $900 million has arisen between Tullow Oil and the Uganda government.” http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/New-Tullow-Uganda-tax-dispute-rocks-oil-revenues-sharing-plan/2560-4815986-obaoxt/index.html You may also be…

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