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An African Lion. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

African Lion Population Dwindling Says New Study

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.

12/04/2012

Food for Thought in Namibia

Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To Africa

A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.

08/19/2012

ballot box

Birthers Sue California Over Candidate Eligibility For Ballot

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.

03/22/2012

Joseph Kony is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity in Africa. (Invisible Children / YouTube)

California Group’s Video On Africa Atrocities Goes Viral

An activist group based in Southern California is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa.

03/07/2012

Tunisian Woman

KCBS Cover Story – The Sahara Ceiling: Women Of The Last World

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.

12/27/2011

Jefferson Award Winner Mama Cha Cha (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Connects With Homeland

This week’s Jefferson Award winner is an East Bay teacher who immigrated to the United States 20 years ago. But she has never forgotten the experience of being new to a country and culture.

12/21/2011

A human skull is displayed at the Hall of Human Origins of the American Museum of Natural History. (AP Photo)

Stanford Study Traces Human Origins To Southern Africa‎

Modern humans may have originated in southern Africa, where hunter-gatherer populations had the greatest genetic diversity, a team of Stanford University researchers said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

Mr. Clooney Goes To Washington

Mr. Clooney Goes To Washington

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) – President Barack Obama met with activist-actor George Clooney at the White House on Tuesday to discuss U.S. involvement in Sudan ahead of a critical election early next year in Africa’s largest nation. […]

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

Federal Government To Give Funds to UCSF For Kenya AIDS Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) – The federal government is giving UCSF $35 million to expand a care and treatment program for people with HIV and AIDS in Kenya.

08/17/2010

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