Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt. In a new study we describe how painting eyes on the backsides of livestock can protect them from attack.
African countries need to make a concerted effort to establish a continental two-term policy.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
On the evening of Saturday July 25, the MV (Merchant Vessel) Wakashio grounded on coral reefs in the south-east of the Indian Ocean tropical island of Mauritius.
Africa accounts for nearly 27% of the World Trade Organisation’s membership and 35% of members from developing countries, but an African has never run it.
Artists are filling the state’s silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.