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The first malaria vaccine is finally ready to roll out
RTS,S is not as effective as health officials hoped, but it will still save thousands of lives.
There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework
Major greenhouse gas emitters still have lots of work to do.
African rainforests are stronger carbon sinks than the Amazon
Per hectare, African rainforests suck up more carbon than the Amazon.
This West African spice mix is full of history and flavor
Tankora powder blends global ingredients for an easy-to-make grilling accompaniment.
The earliest known human burial in Africa was a carefully laid down child
The three-year-old was buried with deliberate care.
Scientists have created the most effective malaria vaccine of all time
The new malaria vaccine is 77 percent effective in young children.
Crystals and eggshells tell a 105,000-year-old story of humans in the Kalahari Desert
The artifacts suggest early people didn't just live on the African coasts.
Like humans, naked mole-rats have regional accents
They speak the Queen’s English, so to speak.
COVID-19 could make malaria surge, but African aid workers are fighting back
Community efforts are stepping up as experts warn about an increase in malaria cases as the pandemic wears on.
This blind rhino’s infrared security system could help stop poachers
Munu, an endangered black rhinoceros, needs to be watched 24/7. Thermal cameras do the job.