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Arabian DNA Shows Route of Early Human Migration from Africa

Confirming what researchers have believed for many years, but hadn't been able to prove definitively, recent DNA testing suggests that ancient Arabia indeed served as a "cornerstone" for early human migration out of Africa. In the largest-ever study of human...

“Glimmer of Hope” for Africa as First Malaria Vaccine Approved

World Health Organization Director Tedros Adhanom Ghedbreyesus stepped out to recommend the world's first malaria vaccine to people after the organization had approved the vaccine. Ghebreyesus called this a "historic moment" after the United Nations health agency's vaccine advisory group...

UN Says Ethiopia Facing Another Starvation Crisis

The United Nations issued a stark warning to the world on Wednesday about Ethiopia's current starvation crisis. Thousands of people are struggling with starvation as the conflict in the country rages on. Violence broke out last November when Prime Minister...

Number of Twins Born in the World at All-Time High

A study conducted by Oxford University has found that more twins are being born in the world than ever before. A total of 1.6 million twins are delivered each year, with the twin birth rate increasing by a third...

There’s a Complex History of Skin Lighteners in Africa and Beyond

An estimated four out of 10 women in Africa use skin lightening products, a risky process that dates back to ancient times.

Study Proves Humans and Neanderthals Lived Together 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

Greece to Establish Greek Diaspora Day

The deputy Foreign Minister of Greece, responsible for the Greek diaspora, sent an open letter recently to the Greek diaspora worldwide asking them to propose a date for the establishment of the ''Greek Diaspora Day.''

Meet the Greek-Congolese Model Empowering Girls in Africa

Noella Coursaris Musunka was born to a Greek Cypriot father and a Congolese mother in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Cyrene: The Stunning Ancient Greek City of Libya

Cyrene was an ancient Greek and later Roman city in Libya. It was the oldest and most important of the five Greek cities in the region.

The Greek Priest Building Schools in Africa

Father Antonios Mutyaba is not your usual Greek priest. He is responsible for the education of hundreds of children in Uganda, East Africa.