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Rich Mnisi Knows No Gender

The lights dimmed as the techno music ascended to hype up the audience in the darkening room. A few seconds later, the runaway models strutted, wearing tailored suits and gorgeous tight-fitting dresses with printed geometric shapes doused in rainbow-like colors. 433 more words
Creative Writing


This young Cape Buffalo calf had a drink with mum just as the sun was setting. For some reason – not obvious to me – these two were not with a herd but moved around by themselves. 25 more words

South Africa

One dead, several arrested following protests against Ivory Coast president's third term bid

At least one protester was killed in Ivory Coast on Thursday, a ruling party official and security sources said, as small groups burned makeshift road blocks in protests against President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to stand for a third term. 317 more words


Desperate to stave off positive Chinese development in Africa, the US military increases its already huge presence in Africa

America’s vast miltary operations in Africa is largely kept hidden from the American public. America has effectively been propping up authoritarian regimes in Africa (which carry out heinous acts of violence against African people) for a long time while it claims to fight authoritarian regimes in South America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe.



Models aren't a panacea for saving the environment: hard lessons from REDD+

Kate Massarella, Wageningen University and Adeniyi Asiyanbi, University of Calgary

International conservation is known for its pursuit of global, ‘win-win’ solutions that seek to simultaneously address multiple environmental and social issues. 1,064 more words

Climate Change

Wingtra partners with Leica Geosystems SARL, for world-class service in Morocco

Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for 200 years, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs.  107 more words


The Daily Dose: More high schools around the world are becoming COVID-19 clusters

Schools are proving to be the X factor around the world, only not in a good way. A high school in Japan has emerged as a COVID-19 hot spot. 767 more words

Everyday Science