Until this year, scientists hadn't seen the Bouvier's red colobus monkey in the wild since the 1970s.
People with albinism in Tanzania and other parts of Africa are seen as supernatural beings, magical creatures whose bodies bring good luck. Unfortunately, they're hunted because of these perceptions.
In Zimbabwe, the transformation from poacher to elephant savior isn't just a personal choice, it is a financial one.
Ebola struck the wife of a recovered Sierra Leone man as the country was poised to declare itself Ebola free. Continue reading →
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
A camera trap meant to record chimpanzees makes a chance discovery.
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
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