Human finger bone points to an early exodus out of Africa

Human finger bone points to an early exodus out of Africa

This finger bone (four sides shown) represents the oldest directly dated human fossil found outside of Africa and the Levant. Ian Cartwright By Michael PriceApr. 9, 2018 , 11:15 AM For more than a decade, a team of archaeologists and anthropologists scoured the Arabian Desert for evidence that some of the earliest members of our […]

Dylan Hartley's place on England tour of South Africa in jeopardy

Dylan Hartley's place on England tour of South Africa in jeopardy

Dylan Hartley’s place on the England tour of South Africa this summer is in question after Northampton admitted the national captain’s latest concussion lay-off is a cause for concern. Hartley has missed Northampton’s past two matches – including the 50-point thrashing by Saracens on Saturday – after showing symptoms of concussion following England’s Six Nations […]

Another big win for NZ Men who scorch South Africa

Its been another big win for the New Zealand Men at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after dominating South Africa 6-0 in their second pool match. The Kiwis looked in total control from the opening whistle, leading 4-0 at halftime before netting another two goals in the fourth quarter. Kane Russell scored a double from […]

A huge crack provides evidence that Africa is slowly splitting into two

A huge crack provides evidence that Africa is slowly splitting into two

A tanker drives near a tear that opened up following heavy rains and seismic activity in Kenya’s Rift Valley in March. It measures about 50 feet wide and several miles along — and is growing longer. (Thomas Mukoya/Reuters) by Laura Geggel by Laura Geggel April 7 at 9:00 AM A piece of East Africa is […]

What you need to study to become a millionaire in South Africa

What you need to study to become a millionaire in South Africa

Global market research group New World Wealth has released its latest South African Wealth Report, looking at the trends among the country’s wealthiest people. The report found that South Africa is home to 43,600 High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) – defined as individuals who have net assets of $1 million or more. Additionally South Africa […]

Nigeria rejects West Africa-EU free trade agreement

Nigeria rejects West Africa-EU free trade agreement

Story highlights Nigeria declines to sign Economic Partnership Agreement Deal aims to bring West Africa-EU trade agreement Nigerian President Buhari is yet to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), which aims to establish a free trade area between 16 West African countries (and Mauritania) and the European Union. In a statement delivered in the Nigerian […]

Growing Crack Provides Evidence That East Africa Could Be Splitting in 2

Growing Crack Provides Evidence That East Africa Could Be Splitting in 2

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The Rift Valley in East Africa is seen in an undated photo. (Credit: Shutterstock via CNN) The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is […]

Selling birth tourism to Africa [Travel]

Selling birth tourism to Africa [Travel]

Tourism is a dynamic industry that grows everyday. Every year, new revenue sources are discovered by nations, and this includes exploration of newer forms of tourism. One of the old, yet recently discovered forms of tourism is birth tourism.Birth tourism is a form of tourism that involves a pregnant woman travelling to another country, usually […]

Banks See Fast Pace for Mideast and Africa Deals in Bumper Year

Banks See Fast Pace for Mideast and Africa Deals in Bumper Year

Asset sales from Saudi power plants and football clubs to African energy firms are set to help deliver a bumper year for deals in the region. Investment banks expect the pace of transactions in the Middle East and Africa seen in the first quarter to gain momentum. Mergers and initial public offerings in the first […]

March in Africa: Uber on motorcycles, Spotify's arrival, and solar panels

March in Africa: Uber on motorcycles, Spotify's arrival, and solar panels

It’s been on the cards for a while, and now it is finally here. Introducing “Uber for motorcycle taxis” in Africa. Yes, Uber has finally introduced a ride-hailing service for motorbike taxis — locally called “boda bodas” — in Uganda. Uber has company, however, in the form of rival Taxify, which has rolled out its […]