God's Garden For the first time in tropical Africa, a government is planning to create a 52 square mile park to safeguard the region's floral beauty. This park on the remote Kitulo Plateau, to be

Global warming is not responsible for Africa s upsurge of malaria

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

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