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“Africa”

Aug 20, 2015 07:20 AM ET
Nigeria is a land aching to reap the benefits of a modern world, but it’s also riddled with inequality. Evan takes a closer look at daily life there.
Aug 19, 2015 09:05 AM ET // AFP
A tiny bone from the little finger of a human ancestor in East Africa is the oldest 'modern' hand bone ever found.
Aug 13, 2015 09:34 AM ET // AFP
Other bizarre reasons for divorce in Nigeria include a bride accused of wearing a butt pad at the wedding.
Aug 11, 2015 12:58 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
World population growth will be fueled by sub-Saharan Africa, where numbers are projected to quadruple. Continue reading →
Jul 26, 2015 01:08 PM ET // AFP
Eight Kenyan babies were given names in honor of Obama's visit; two were named Air Force One. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The image of what the first human migration out of Africa looked like has just radically changed, with new evidence suggesting that short, ape-like humans were the first to leave.
Jun 14, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Human traffickers are using belief in magic to force women into prostitution. Continue reading →
May 28, 2015 12:43 PM ET
In the middle of Johannesburg, South Africa, the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere has a reputation as hotbed of crime, drugs and prostitution. But things weren't always this way.
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