With an aim to root out corruption, Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi has banned allocation of public land to individuals. Environmental groups have welcomed the ban but expressed scepticism about its

Humans worldwide began wearing jewellery at the same time as groups started meeting up, say researchers from the University of Arizona in Tucson, usa . The finding counters the idea that

A fleeting reappearance of plague exposes India's lack of preparedness

A dose of political will, backed by communication skills, can help combat infectious diseases

In line with its deregulation of the country's downstream oil industry, Nigeria is inviting bids to build independent oil refineries. The new private refine

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has spread from Gabon to the neighbouring Congo. The country's health officials have identified 11 cases in a remote forested region on the northeastern border

A plant derivative can kill cancer cells by targeting at their high iron concentration

A new report

Mounting economic pressures cast a dark shadow on the future of camels and their traditional breeders in Rajasthan

Unsterilised syringes used in Africa in the 1950s may be at the root of AIDS