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Scientists discover Egyptian dinosaur with ties to Europe

The new specimen sheds new light on Afro-European dinosaur ties.

30 Jan 2018 11:11 AM

Seven bacterial species may up HIV risk in women: study

The study also showed that the odds of HIV infection increased as concentrations of that bacterium increased.

28 Jan 2018 5:58 PM

Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

Other archaeological evidence in the cave showed that the inhabitants hunted big game and used fire.

26 Jan 2018 1:15 PM

Man rapes two of his mum's goats, ends up killing them

Munyao is said to have dragged them from a grazing area for a sickening two-hour session.

18 Jan 2018 11:27 AM

Bleeding eye Fever kills 4, feared to be worse than Plague

Health chiefs warn spread of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever could be ‘catastrophic’.

16 Jan 2018 12:48 PM


Youngster from Florida dies of rabies after touching a sick bat

Six-year-old boy dies from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat.

16 Jan 2018 11:13 AM

Girl dies of new eye-bleeding fever which is feared to be worse than bubonic plague

Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.

15 Jan 2018 2:50 PM

Cheetahs should be listed as 'endangered': scientists

The future of the cheetah relies heavily on working with farmers.

13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM

Single-dose vaccine may control cholera outbreaks: study

Cholera transmission is endemic in many areas of Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

12 Dec 2017 3:20 PM

Witness natural beauty on an African safari

Explore the natural world like never before.

04 Dec 2017 9:42 AM


Text-message ‘blast’ can expand access to surgical services

Some 5 billion people in the world lack access to safe surgery and anesthesia.

28 Nov 2017 7:27 PM

New breath tests can detect various diseases

Scientists are trying to use this technology to "smell" diseases a human nose cannot.

08 Nov 2017 1:02 PM

Ebola vaccine found safe for children, adults in Africa

The deadliest outbreak in 2016 forced the medical experts to take some serious action to combat the disease.

09 Oct 2017 10:56 AM

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

The drug resistance of these bugs is a public health emergency that must be treated urgently.

21 Sep 2017 10:07 AM


HIV/AIDS no longer the leading cause of death in Africa

Data released by WHO says HIV deaths decreased, while there is increase in deaths of patients with lower respiratory tract infections.

24 Aug 2017 11:10 AM

Humans arrived in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier: study

A barrage of dating techniques were applied to the sediment around the fossils in a cave in Indonesia.

10 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Shocking sex practices from around the world

Here is a list some of the most bizarre lovemaking rituals from around the world.

05 Aug 2017 5:00 PM

Study finds aardvarks suffering as African climate heats up

Aardvarks can be found throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

31 Jul 2017 5:09 PM

African girl in remission for 9 yrs raises hope for HIV cure

This and other recent, isolated cases of remission have given additional hope to 37 million people worldwide infected with virus.

25 Jul 2017 2:03 PM