African, World Music Saxophone Great Manu Dibango Dies From Coronavirus At 86Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music has died with the coronavirus. He was 86.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To 'Reevaluate' Plan To Spend Months In Africa Over CoronavirusTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey is putting his plans to live in Africa for several months this year on hold over concerns about the coronavirus.
Local Doctor's Foundation Provides Free Health Care To Rural Western Kenya Dr. Gail Wagner provides free medical care to thousands of rural Kenyans.
Africans Startled By Trump's Sudden And Vulgar AttentionAfricans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for.
Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant PartsPres. Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
Psychedelic Drug Banned In The U.S. May Help Battle AddictionA potential treatment for addiction: a psychedelic derived from the bark of an African scrub. The shrub is iboga. The treatment is ibogaine.
5 Most Extreme White Water Rafting LocationsA profile of five of the most extreme whitewater rafting locations in the world
5 Largest Animal Sanctuaries In The WorldA look at five of the world's largest protected areas...
New Black Emoji App Aims To Capture Spirit Of Afrocentric ExpressionJust in time for Black History Month, there's a new app with some pretty cool afrocentric emojis. It's called Afro Emoji.
Facebook To Beam Internet To Sub-Saharan Africa From SpaceFacebook is teaming up with a French satellite operator to deliver Internet coverage to 14 sub-Saharan countries in Africa in 2016.
New Microscope From UC Berkeley Uses Smartphone Camera To Analyze Parasites In BloodResearchers at UC Berkeley developed a microscope that used a smartphone to detect parasitic worms in a person’s blood. The new device, called a CellScope, could help provide critical information to health providers in the field.
Warriors Star Stephen Curry Speaks At White House In Support Of President Obama’s Malaria InitiativeCurry was there in support of the United Nations Foundation Nothing But Nets campaign, which aims to save lives by preventing malaria
Bay Area African Immigrants Report Unfair Treatment Over Ebola OutbreakAfrican immigrants in the Bay Area say they've experienced harassment since the Ebola outbreak became the focus of public attention in the United States.
San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola FightA unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.
San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola PatientsA San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.