A new archaeological discovery may have uncovered evidence that could help fill gaps spanning hundreds of thousands of years and align the origin of human species in a chronological order.
Society and Culture
- Thursday, 22 January 2015 10:54
- Tinishu Solomon
- Saturday, 17 January 2015 11:42
- Taimour Lay in Malabo
The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on mainland Equatorial Guinea on Saturday. The previous winners, Nigeria's Super Eagles, did not qualify, and Les Etalons of Burkina Faso (runners-up of the previous competition) are psyched up to clinch this year's trophy. But with four-time winners Ghana and Cameroon vying for victory, and Côte d'Ivoire fielding its four-time CAF African Footballer of the Year, Yaya Touré, nothing is certain. Taimour Lay shows you the strengths and weaknesses of this year's qualifying teams.
- Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:28
- George Kazolias
The man who got on a Parisian bus with me Wednesday was an Arab who had not shaven in four days. He had dark olive skin and kinky black hair and was visibly unbalanced: drugs? He sang to a popular tune "I'm going on Jihad. Won't you come on Jihad with me too?" He risks five years in prison and a 75 thousand euro fine.
- Thursday, 15 January 2015 13:14
- Crystal Oderson in Cape Town
South Africa's main trade union has raised objections to plans to rename a major Cape Town boulevard after the country's last apartheid ruler and Nobel laureate FW de Klerk.