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Tanzania Footprints Hint at Origin of Humans’ Walking Upright

A new study published on Wednesday says that prehistoric footprints found in Tanzania may hold the key to understanding how early humans began walking upright. The footprints, which were fossilized in volcanic ash 3.66 million years ago, are shedding new...

Greek Doctor Climbs Highest Peak in Africa For Charity

Stefanos Tsallas, a young doctor from Greece, recently conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, in an effort to raise funds for the ''Médecins Sans Frontières'' non-governmental organization. The 32-year-old Greek student has racked up a long list of volunteer activities throughout...

Greek Americans Conquer the Highest Peak in Africa

Greek-Americans John and Joanna Kalafatis, along with their team from Spring Scaffolding, recently reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant stratovolcano in Tanzania, conquering the 19,341 ft. mountain, the highest in Africa. John Kalafatis is used to heights, however, both...

'Afriquest': Documentary on Two Greeks Travelling Around Africa

A documentary on two young Greeks who decided to record their humanitarian work around Africa, entitled “AfriQuest: Crossing Africa from Cape Town to Cairo” will be presented for the first time on Friday, February 13, at Booze Cooperativa in Athens,...

Greek Official Dies in Tanzania After Attack

A Greek doctor who was working for the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tanzania died following an attack by unknown men who tried to steal her hand bag, officials said. Petroula Hatzipantazi passed away on Sept. 25 from...