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Nigeria hits the polls

With 73 million able to vote and 120,000 polling stations nationwide, Africa’s largest democracy braced itself for what was seen as its biggest election...

Melania Trump: Fashion Faux Pas or Diplomatic Disaster?

Melania Trump shocks the world wearing a colonial helmet in Kenya. For her first major solo international trip, similarly to her predecessors, Melania Trump flew...

Zimbabwe’s Presidential Election

Even by post-colonial standards, Zimbabwe is a young country. Prior to 1980, the region was known as Southern Rhodesia after the British colonist Cecil...

Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia’s Man of the Hour?

In April, Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia after the forced resignation of his predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn. When...
A que of silhouetted evolving humans

We are all A LOT older than we thought!

Carina Schlebusch led a team of researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden in a project combining genome mapping with anthropology in an effort to...

Discover Morocco with Maroc ‘N’ Roll

Three weeks in Morocco inclusive of all flights, accommodation and travel for only £545 - sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Well, that's...

Ebola in Europe: tackle the root to solve the spread

As Ebola spreads to the USA and into Europe, Martina Seppi asks what we can be doing to understand and defeat this deadly disease. "We...