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Pygmies: Among the world's most isolated peoples, or archaic hominin admixture?

Pygmies are interesting because:

1. They’re the world’s shortest peoples

2. They’re rainforest hunter-gatherers

3. They appear to have split off from the rest of humanity and have been relatively isolated for longer than almost anyone else on Earth. 1,302 more words

Peoples of Southern Africa (Part 3)


The Tswana are also Bantu-speakers; their language branch is called Setsuana and they are also known as Western Sotho. 618 more words


Message in a bottle.

by Katherine Frisk:

Call me old fashioned. But if you do not understand how the seed and how the root system works in biology, you cannot understand the fruits of any plant that appears on the surface. 736 more words

The International Reporter

Super -Natural

Recently I made a trip to Augrabies National park completing a shamanic dream I had had about visiting the 4 corners of South Africa. The Khoi people called it ‘Aukoerebis’, or place of Great Noise, as this powerful flow of water is unleashed from rocky surroundings characterised by the 18km abyss of the Orange River Gorge. 1,068 more words

Quantitative Easing, Grexit and the debt in the Eurozone: Of Botswana, Bushmen and Baboons

Debt and Money are volatile matters. Deal makers or deal breakers. It doesn’t matter whether it’s within families, between countries, between banks or among members of some financial union where the fracas occurs, but when money is involved, a lot hangs in the balance. 378 more words


Toxic Larvae: Arrow Poison from the Bushmen of the Kalahari

Three feet. Three feet of red sand and clay the hunter-gatherer Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert dig through to find the poison which they use to fall their prey. 1,075 more words

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