Key phases of human evolution coincide with flickers in eastern Africa’s climate — ScienceDaily

Three distinct phases of climate variability in eastern Africa coincided with shifts in hominin evolution and dispersal over the last 620,000 years, an analysis of environmental proxies from a lake…

South Africa’s Aspen COVID-19 vaccine plant risks closure after no orders, executive says

FILE PHOTO – A worker at the South African pharmaceutical major Aspen Pharmacare, is seen at its Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine facility in Gqeberha, South Africa, October 25, 2021.…

Trying to Solve a Covid Mystery: Africa’s Low Death Rates

While health surveillance is weak, he acknowledged, Sierra Leoneans have the recent, terrible experience of Ebola, which killed 4,000 people here in 2014-16. Since then, he said, citizens have been…

Sustainable groundwater use could be answer to Africa’s water issues — ScienceDaily

Tapping into groundwater can help communities in Africa diversify their water supply and strengthen their drought defenses, according to a study led by The University of Texas at Austin. The…