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EatAfrica brings African dishes to the diaspora

Americans, especially New Yorkers, are well known for their love of take-out food. A new website is hoping to capitalize on this by offering...

The Hip Op-eration Crew is the world’s oldest dance group

When you hear of a Hip hop dance, the last thing that comes to mind is probably a bunch of senior citizens pulling Hip...

South African Rand sinks to its lowest in years

South Africa's rand tumbled to it's lowest since 2011 on concern that the plunge in global commodity prices will deepen further. The rand weakened 3.3...

South Sudan consulting stakeholders on IGAD’s proposed peace.

South Sudan's foreign minister Barnaba Mariel Benjamin says the government will begin consulting civil society, political parties and other stakeholders in South Sudan on...

Steenkamps:”Pistorius deliberately killed our daughter”

Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn...

What you need to know about the fastest man on the...

Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica on August 21, 1986.  At the age of 15, he took his first shot  on the world stage...

NASA plans to turn human waste into food for astronauts in...

''Human waste'' is this the food of the future? This is what scientists are looking to....turning human waste into food that  can help astronauts...

Nigeria’s army chief Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai survives an ambush

Nigeria's army chief Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has survived an attack on his convoy by suspected Boko Haram fighters in volatile Borno state. The army...

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon in Nigeria for a 2 day visit...

UN chief Ban Ki-moon began a two-day visit to Nigeria Sunday in the wake of a suspected Boko Haram ambush on the army chief,...

More than 4,000 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya

4,400 migrants were rescued in waters off the Libyan coast over the weekend by the Italian navy. The rescue  was prompted by requests for help...