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Study: Earliest Humans Dealt With Bedbugs

(CNN) - Researchers say as long as humans have had beds; we have had to deal with bedbugs. Researchers say they have found fossilized grass beds at an archaeological site in South Africa. The beds dated back to 200,000…

Oxford College Wishes To Remove Cecil Rhodes Statue

(CNN) - The UK’s prestigious Oxford University has expressed their wish for the Cecil Rhodes statue to be removed. This comes after multiple protests and years of student campaigns. Cecil Rhodes was a leader in British imperialism in the…

WHO Says Pandemic Accelerating In Africa

(CNN) - The number of coronavirus cases in Africa has doubled in 19-days and that rise has the World Health Organization concerned. The director of WHO Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, says the pandemic is accelerating on the continent with hotspots…

Prince Harry And Meghan Plan Family Trip To Africa

(CNN) - Prince Harry, Meghan and little Archie will soon head out for their first family trip to South Africa. Prince Harry announced details of the trip in an Instagram post Sunday, saying it will happen "In just a…

Schwarzenegger Attacked In South Africa

(CNN) - Arnold Schwarzenegger got kicked in the back while he was in South Africa, but he took it all in stride. The 71-year-old actor was in South Africa for Arnold classic Africa. The multi-sport event is held in…

Obama To Speak On Tolerance In South Africa

(CNN) - Former president Barack Obama will mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth with a lecture in South Africa. The speech was announced Monday. Obama will deliver a high-profile address in Johannesburg this summer. It will be paired…

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been increased to 13 years

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal. The court Friday upheld an appeal by prosecutors, who challenged Pistorius' original six-year jail sentence saying it was too lenient…

New Museum Opens for African Art in Cape Town

An old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa has been transformed into the biggest art museum for African art on the continent. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art was developed to house the extensive collection of Jochen Zietz. The…