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2011-06-22 08:33:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 18th September, 2008 the words 'An African Voice Telling the African Story' rang true when A24 Media was launched as the first Pan-African online media agency for video, pictures and text.

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2011-05-24 13:56:32

More than just a tool for predicting health, modern genetics is upending long-held assumptions about who we are.

2011-04-01 07:00:00

KINGSTON, R.I., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Institute for International Sport: Archbishop Desmond Tutu will give his last public speech in the United States on May 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT as part of the kick-off festivities for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit.

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2011-03-08 08:30:00

Modern man may have evolved from the bushmen of Southern Africa, not from the eastern part of the continent as many experts suggest.

2011-01-12 12:57:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since launching in September 2008, A24 Media has made major inroads in its endeavour to enable Africans to tell their stories to the world.

2010-11-24 10:05:34

The study, by Dr Lavinia Mitton and Mr Peter Aspinall of the University of Kent, finds that 'Black Africans' in the UK are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and needs depending on country of birth, religion and native language.

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2010-06-25 06:04:04

Researchers warn that the genetic diversity of Africa’s native livestock needs to be collected and studied before it is gone for good.

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2010-02-17 14:38:33

Human genomes from Southern African Bushmen and Bantu individuals have been sequenced by a team of scientists seeking a greater understanding of human genetic variation and its effect on human health.

2010-01-11 08:00:00

Move Enables LAFC to Further Work in U.S. and Internationally, Including Partnership with Duke University's WISER Program and Commitments to Help Impoverished African Communities PASADENA, Calif., Jan.

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2009-12-21 14:39:25

People who identify as African-American may be as little as 1 percent West African or as much as 99 percent, just one finding of a large-scale, genome-wide study of African and African-American ancestry released today.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'