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As the human and primate fossil records become more complete, researchers are beginning to see the amount of complexity involved in man’s evolution.
The debate over evolution will be a thing of the past within the next three decades, the son of archaeologists Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey has proclaimed.
Ancient humans made cleavers, hand axes and other advanced stone tools 300,000 years earlier than previously believed, but did not take these tools with them when they left Africa.
MADRID, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Project, Under Contract With the Public-Sector Company, Ketraco, Will Make it Possible to Upload the Output From The Highest-Capacity Wind-Farm in Africa (300 MW) - The Company's Backlog Already Includes Several Projects on the African Continent, Worth Some EUR1 bn. Isolux Corsan has won the tender for the construction of the largest high-voltage electrical transmission line in Kenya and one of the largest in Africa: 428 km long,...
Text of report by Kenyan KTN TV on 9 August Kenyan archaeologists today launched an unprecedented challenge on Charles Darwin's human evolution theory.
By Steve Bloomfield Two fossils discovered in northern Kenya directly challenge the established view that there was a linear progression from apes to humans. Scientists have long believed that humans today, Homo sapiens, descended from Homo erectus, which in turn evolved from Homo habilis.
Deep in the dusty, unlit corridors of Kenya's national museum, locked away in a plain-looking cabinet, is one of mankind's oldest relics: Turkana Boy, as he is known, the most complete skeleton of a prehistoric human ever found.
By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has rescued thousands marooned by flash floods that have killed nearly 900 people this month, but tens of thousands remain homeless as more rivers spilled over across the nation.
By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Rescuers in helicopters tossed ropes and emergency aid to stranded Ethiopians on Thursday after many scrambled onto rooftops and trees to escape floods that have killed 900 and marooned tens of thousands.
The African arowana is native to the African region of Sahelo-Sudanese, Senegal, Gambia, also in the basins of Corubal, Volta, Oueme, Niger, Benoue, and Nile rivers, Lake Chad and Lake Turkana. This species is also found in parts of eastern Africa. The young live in swampy areas where there is an abundant supply of aquatic vegetation, while the adult live in the open water of lakes and rivers. It has been introduced in other countries of Africa and Madagascar, but has been reported by some...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.