By Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15 On March 14, 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai hit southeast Africa, making landfall in Mozambique and causing floods and heavy rain in neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi. According to the United Nations, it was one of the worst-ever weather-related disasters to hit the Southern Hemisphere. Cyclone Idai killed over 1,000 people, …
By Indykids Staff After about four months of continued protests, the Sudanese people managed to oust President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, whose brutal 30-year rule was marred by corruption, war and famine in the East African nation. This is the longest-running protest Sudan has seen in recent history. Throughout the challenging months, protesters have remained committed …
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Researchers working in southern Africa have proven that African elephants can understand basic human gestures like pointing.
In 2011 alone approximately 17,000 elephants were killed in Africa for their ivory tusks. Poachers ship ivory to Asia and other markets where they are sold illegally.
South African police kill 44 workers who protested for better wages.
Millions of people watched the video KONY 2012. Here is a look at some facts the movie left out.
This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three women.
In some countries in Africa the children are severely malnourished. The United States says it is helping out by providing corn and soy blend to the people who are hungry in Africa, but really it sends that food because it’s cheap.
Although the giant African Crested Rat has been known for years, scientists just discovered that it protects itself by making its fur poisonous.