The hope and power of population in Africa’s future

The hope and power of population in Africa’s future

Eugene Linden, a prominent American author typically future-focused on science and climate trends, recently raised a few eyebrows with a take on global overpopulation that held the small African nation of Lesotho up as case study – or harbinger of doom, depending on perspective. Linden, in a June 15 opinion…

Mozambique: Beira residents describe waking to 5.6-magnitude quake

Mozambique: Beira residents describe waking to 5.6-magnitude quake

A 5.8-magnitude centered in Mozambique was felt across the immediate region, with quite a few reports of people who experienced intense shaking in and near the coastal city of Beira. The shallow earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.m. about 35 kilometers to the northwest of Dondo in Sofala province, according…

Benin reveals Talon had surgery during Paris stay

Officials in Benin said Monday that President Patrice Talon did in fact undergo two separate surgeries during a recent visit to Paris that sparked much speculation about the state of his health. On May 26, Talon received treatment for a prostate lesion, the statement released to media said. The minor…