Gradual deterioration of the environment is one of the biggest challenges that Africa has to face. Threats with the most significant impact are droughts and constant desertification. Fertile green areas have been gradually changing into a barren and dead...
Baobabs belong among the most remarkable trees in the world, and many African cultures consider them sacred. The trees are giants both in size and age. They can live for more than 2000 years, but now they are facing...
Giraffes are beautiful and unique animals belonging to the most important members of the animal kingdom in Africa. Unfortunately, the giraffe population is continuously decreasing and stopping this decline is unsuccessful. The giraffe population has decreased by up to...
According to a study published on Science Advances Magazine, the third of African flora species are threatened with extinction. Researchers are worried that another 30% of African land plants will soon be added to the red list of endangered...
Who was Gaddafi? How did he benefit Libya? What was the view of the western population on Gaddafi’s deeds? Let's look at the few facts we won't see in the media. Muammar Gaddafi, a soldier with the rank of colonel,...
Scientists believe that Africa may have held as many as 20 million elephants in pre-European colonization. In 1979, the figure was only 1.3 million. Over just seven years (2007-2014), the elephant population decreased by at least 30 percent (ca....
The world has heard of the genocide committed by Nazi Germany on Jews during World War II. The media talks about genocides in the Soviet Union during the reign of Stalin. But what do we know about genocides in...
Africa is the second largest continent in the world, trailing behind only Asia, but, amazingly, a majority of the billion people living on the continnt survive every day with little to no access to electricity. Africa (30,3 million km²)...
If you thought slavery was a thing of the past, you're wrong. Mauritania is a country where, according to some sources, live up to 800,000 slaves, that is more than 17% of the population. Mauritania was the last country to...
A new African tree was discovered by forester Edwin Ujor in Cameroon in 1951. It took nearly 70 years for scientists to identify the plant. This year the tree was named Vepris Bali. However, no one has seen the...
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