Facebook is in talks to purchase an aerospace firm that makes solar-powered drones as part of the company’s strategy to bring Internet access to areas of the world that lack connectivity, according to a published report.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
Many questions surround Kwanzaa, a holiday celebrating the roots of African-American history. Here are answers to 10 of them.
A vacation to Africa changed the life of a Silicon Valley executive. And now this week’s Jefferson Award winner is using her business background to help children around the world.
A pink flamingo is making waves in the San Francisco Bay, thousands of miles from its typical tropical home.
The lions that roam Africa’s savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in the last 50 years as humans overtake their land and the lion population dwindles, said a study released Tuesday.
A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.
People who believe President Barack Obama was born in Africa have filed a lawsuit demanding California’s secretary of state verify the eligibility of presidential candidates before allowing them on the November ballot.
An activist group based in Southern California is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa.
In this KCBS special report, reporter Doug Sovern travels to West Africa to look at the status and treatment of women, as the continent is still reeling from civil war and famine.