Ghana, the continent’s largest gold producer, plans to sell the rights to most of its gold royalties
Two years ago, scientists discovered a saltwater lake beneath the south pole of Mars, leading to excitement and some scepticism
Reindeer herders in Russia’s Lyakhovsky Islands in the Arctic have found the complete carcass of an Ice Age cave bear in melting permafrost
A Barcelona hospital is letting its Covid-19 patients out into the sun, partly in a bid to increase their vitamin D intake, after a Spanish study suggested it ...
Foreign white farmers in Zimbabwe whose land was seized under Robert Mugabe can apply to get it back and will be offered land elsewhere if restitution proves ...
Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques has lost $5m in bonuses over the destruction of a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage site in Western Australia
Namibian President Hage Geingob has turned down Germany’s offer of $11.7m in reparations for the genocide committed by the German empire
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The US is enacting policies to reverse course on curbing the carbon emissions
The Central Bank of West African States will hold reserves for Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo
During the pilot phase, four e-Golfs and one charging station will be introduced in Kigali
The SA National Space Agency is looking for three volunteers to take an all-expenses-paid three-month trip to Antarctica and it has opened up applications to ...
Kenya has joined the ranks of oil-exporting countries
Deposed Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir is in court this week on charges of corruption
Luxury brand Versace has issued a grovelling apology to China after its T-shirts caused a social media storm there
The paper straws introduced by McDonald’s last year cannot be recycled, the BBC reports
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has urged women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children
Four out of 10 Brits are stockpiling food, medicine and clothes in their homes