As views go, astronauts aboard the International Space Station get a pretty good deal. Like this sensational sight of the Nile at night; a glowing line of light and life cutting through the expanse of Africa. Read more >>
This rhino is loaded with technology: it has a camera embedded in its horn, a GPS transmitter around its neck and a heart rate monitor tracking its pulse. But it’s not just some weird wearables experiment: it’s an attempt to stop poaching. Read more >>
Since the Ebola outbreak last year, researchers feared that the virus had been able to evolve at a more rapidly. Now, analysis reveals that it mutated at a perfectly normal rate alleviating those fears.
You know the one: A blood-red sinking sun, throwing a lone acacia tree into relief as twilight sinks over the savannah. You probably remember it from the Lion King. And according to dozens of publishers and designers, it's the platonic ideal of a cover for books relating to Africa.