Device Designed to Keep Sharks Away

Device Designed to Keep Sharks Away

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In the blue waters off Cape Town, South Africa, a revolutionary experiment with an electronic barrier seeks to exploit the supersensitivity of sharks’…

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Tourists Go to Morocco for Healthy Soak in Desert Sands

Tourists Go to Morocco for Healthy Soak in Desert Sands

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The dunes of Merzouga tower over the small community in southeastern Morocco, where the Berber Ait Atta tribe makes a brisk living from…

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$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE International donors pledged $8 billion in development aid for projects across eight countries in the Horn of Africa, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon…

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Ugandan Forces Thwart al-Shabaab Attack

Ugandan Forces Thwart al-Shabaab Attack

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Ugandan security forces stopped a cell of Somalia’s al-Shabaab insurgents in the nation’s capital that was planning an imminent attack. Police arrested people…

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Kenyan Rangers at War with Rhino Poachers

Kenyan Rangers at War with Rhino Poachers

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya’s Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for…

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Zimbabwean Company Launches Debit Card

Zimbabwean Company Launches Debit Card

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Zimbabwe’s telecommunications giant Econet has launched an international debit card with MasterCard in a move expected to cut reliance on banknotes in the…

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