America’s National Security Agency may hold crucial evidence about the cause of the plane crash in 1961 that killed the United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the Cold War, an independent commission which reviewed the case said on Monday.
The idea for an International Women’s Day emerged at the start of the 20th century, out of the early socialist movement.
The new US Secretary of State called US-Sino competition in Africa a "game"
One of the world's great explorers, David Livingstone, was born 200 years ago in March.
Last year's winner Yaya Toure heads a list of candidates for the African Footballer of the Year award, which will be announced next month, the Confederation of African Football has said.
Institutional investors in Vedanta echoed concerns of environmental activists outside
Robin Pope Safaris pioneered responsible tourism in Zambia via a unique partnership with the community. Sue Watt is impressed with the results
Didier Drogba could join Nicolas Anelka at Shanghai Shenhua, his former Chelsea team mate said today.
The 1993 Zambia side was the country's best ever but it never realised its potential after being wiped out in a plane crash that should have been averted en route to play Senegal. This weekend the countries meet on what will be an emotional day
Frederick Chiluba stunned Africa by winning the presidency of Zambia with a landslide victory in the country's first free elections. But though he was initially hailed as a saviour for ending one-party rule, his time in office became blighted by corruption, political suppression and revelations of wild extravagance. In the end, his many critics attributed his fall to the usual sins of the powerful: greed, vanity and pride.
Who would have thought that the founding of a rival to Oxbridge would be greeted with such abuse – and even smoke bombs? Certainly not our most recognisable philosopher whose brainchild it is
Chimpanzees can share a joke just like any human but they are also capable of sharing a laugh even when they don't find something particularly funny, scientists have discovered.
Money-laundering inquiry given access to African leaders' assets
Are We There Yet? Family-friendly safaris these days are all about getting children to engage with their environment
Powerful. Deafening. Beautiful. The natural wonder of the world's waterfalls never fails to impress
More firms are making it possible to see wildlife in comfort, and keep a clear conscience. Mark Rowe reports