The latest news on Africa
Researchers are now testing the drug to determine how the treatment could progress to clinical trials.
Only half got minimal dose at clinics studied; expanded global programs urged
Topical treatment cuts infection rates among South African women.
International medical groups are making progress stemming the spread of AIDS in Africa. But our medical community here at home needs to get a clue as well.
Findings could help explain facets of early human evolution, including the development of bipedalism.
Pre-humans living in East Africa 4.4 million years ago inhabited savannas.
The small rodents can be fed kitchen waste and can reproduce quickly.
Many areas in East Africa have received less than 5 percent of normal rainfall.
There are less than 200 giraffes left in West Africa, and 200 thousand in the whole of the continent.
Though they are the most vulnerable to global warming, Africans argue they are least responsible.