Can Drought-Proof Maize Save Zimbabwe’s Farmers?

Can Drought-Proof Maize Save Zimbabwe’s Farmers?

Researchers are betting that a new variety of maize can help farmers in Zimbabwe withstand increasing instances of drought. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement…

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Hong Kong Authorities Stop  Rhino Horn Smugglers

Hong Kong Authorities Stop Rhino Horn Smugglers

Airport authorities in Hong Kong arrested two men accused of smuggling a record number of rhino horns worth $1 million. The accused smugglers were headed…

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South African Surgeons Make History with 3D Printed Ear Implants

South African Surgeons Make History with 3D Printed Ear Implants

South African surgeons successfully performed the world’s first implant of middle-ear bones that used 3D printed components, a research university said. The technique “may be…

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Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

REUTERS Egypt and Sudan, two countries facing cross-border threats from militias operating in Libya, have agreed to set up joint military patrols along their border….

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Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Senegal has inaugurated a cyber security school that aims to strengthen West Africa’s defense against computer hackers and prevent the internet from being…

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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The United States has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia for the first time in nearly 30 years. The Department of…

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‘Doctor Miracle’ Wins Nobel Prize

‘Doctor Miracle’ Wins Nobel Prize

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, they call him “Doctor Miracle” for his surgical skill and dedication to helping…

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Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES Côte d’Ivoire authorities have seized nearly 400 metric tons of fake medicine over two years. The country is battling the scourge of…

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U.S. Doubles Support to G5 Sahel Force

U.S. Doubles Support to G5 Sahel Force

ADF STAFF Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES The U.S. has pledged $111 million to the G5 Sahel Force to bolster the fight against extremism in the Sahel…

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Seychelles President Calls for Action to Save Seas

Seychelles President Calls for Action to Save Seas

President Danny Faure of the Seychelles spoke for island nations around the world by calling for action to clean up the ocean. He spoke at…

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