• There is currently only one species of Procavia recognised, but two other hyrax species, the yellow-spotted hyrax, Heterohyrax brucei (Gray, 1868) and the southern tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus (A. Smith, 1827) also occur in South Africa. (sanbi.org)
  • In South Africa, dassies occur from Cape Town to the northern-most borders of the country in areas where there are suitable habitats. (sanbi.org)
  • In previous work , the researchers looked at pigmentation variation in two KhoeSan populations from South Africa by performing a genome-wide association analysis in about 450 individuals. (phys.org)
  • The DNA and pigmentation sampling took place in the Northern Cape of South Africa in the southern Kalahari Desert and Richtersveld regions. (phys.org)
  • While light skin is often associated with European ancestry, even in South Africa, the present-day Khoekhoe and San did not experience enough recent migration to account for the frequency of the gene. (phys.org)
  • VOSBURG, South Africa (AP) - Residents call this drought-stricken community a "forgotten town. (ap.org)
  • Old Mutual South Africa replied to the incident with a statement on social media earlier this week saying that. (ap.org)
  • An endangered east African black rhinoceros and her young one walk in Tanzania's Serengeti park, May 21, 2010, during the start of an initiative that will see 32 huge beasts flown to Tanzania from South Africa. (yahoo.com)
  • Seven of the remaining rhinos were relocated to South Africa in an effort to protect them and bring the rhino sub-species back from the brink of extinction. (yahoo.com)
  • The Indian community in Africa is found throughout the continent with large communities existing in South Africa, Mauritius, Réunion, and other parts of the continent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first Indians in South Africa arrived on the Cape of Good Hope as slaves brought by the Dutch East Indies Company in 1654. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then he scoffed at the U.N. arms embargo, saying South Africa was self-sufficient to fight its enemies. (washingtonpost.com)
  • But Vorster saved his greatest vitriol for the progressive Federal Party whose position is that majority rule must eventually come to South Africa. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A far-right supporter suspected of wounding six Africans in a shooting spree in central Italy said the 'trigger' for his attacks was the murder of an Italian woman, allegedly by a Nigerian asylum seeker, according to media reports Sunday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • On July 15, 2009, hundreds of Africans, mostly Nigerian, demonstrated at the local Public Security Bureau station, shutting down eight lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare for several hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anti-drug officials quoted by US diplomats in a 2007 diplomatic cable described linguistic difficulties faced by the police in countering African drug dealers, noting some dealers used languages like Igbo, a Nigerian language that police had no capability for understanding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1960, evidence of DENV transmission has been documented in 32 countries in Africa ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • An explosion in poaching in the 1960 and 70s saw the population of east African black rhinos in Tanzania plummet from over 1,000 to just 70. (yahoo.com)
  • An expert conference on Dengue in Africa was held in Accra, Ghana, in February 2013 to consider key questions regarding the possible expansion of dengue in Africa. (cdc.gov)
  • Migrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, and Senegal are the remaining African communities in Guangzhou with at least a few hundred registered members at country-based civic organizations in 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • African Bodybuilders is a Public Group with 1790 members. (yahoo.com)
  • The group is also about Africans in the United States, many of whom are also excellent bodybuilders. (yahoo.com)
  • As political temperatures simmer in Italy over undocumented migrants, a group of mostly Africans squatting in an abandoned penicillin factory on Rome's northeast outskirts on Wednesday demanded more dignified lodgings. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • African Art & Culture is a Restricted Group with 1158 members. (yahoo.com)
  • As my own general theory about the information economy developed over the years, I proposed that a good reality check for my ideas would be for Africa to surprise everyone by suddenly doing as I had: skipping industrialism entirely and leaping directly into the information era. (wired.com)
  • In June 2012, an African held in police custody after a taxi fare dispute died after "suddenly losing consciousness", according to police. (wikipedia.org)
  • IDA, the World Bank's fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries. (worldbank.org)
  • African immigrants and Italians protested in Florence for a second day on Tuesday, chanting 'no more racism' and criticizing the anti-immigrant League party for stoking racial tensions after an Italian man shot dead a Senegalese street vendor. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Some South Africans have been shocked by a viral video that appeared to show family members carrying a body bag out of an insurance company office while pursuing a claim. (ap.org)
  • If you want know what's trending in news, health, sports and lifestyle, then tune in to Africa 54, the newest TV offering from VOA's English to Africa service. (voanews.com)
  • Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show. (voanews.com)
  • Dassies have a wide distribution range in Africa and the Middle East, but they are restricted to areas where there is suitable habitat and so their distribution is patchy. (sanbi.org)
  • Since 1967, thirty-six cases of East African trypanosomiasis have been reported within the United States, all among individuals who had traveled to Africa. (webmd.com)
  • An individual will get East African trypanosomiasis if they are bitten by a tsetse fly infected with the Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense parasite. (webmd.com)
  • With East African trypanosomiasis, symptoms begin within 1 to 4 weeks of getting an infected tsetse fly bite. (webmd.com)
  • If you suspect that you may have East African trypanosomiasis, immediately consult with your health care provider who will order several tests to look for the parasite. (webmd.com)
  • During the time he stayed on Lamu, ceramic fragments had been found around Lamu which the administrative officer of the local Swahili history museum claimed were of Chinese origin, specifically from Zheng He's voyage to east Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indians arrived in East Africa as workers to build the rail links in the region while it was under British rule. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guangdong anti-drug officials assert that most drug dealers in the province are from Africa or the Middle East. (wikipedia.org)
  • The English-bloc comprises roughly 40 per cent of white South Africans, as against the majority Afrikaners, who are solidly behind Vorster. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Israel began warning thousands of African migrants Sunday that they must leave by the end of March, officials said, under a plan that could see them jailed if they refuse. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • For example, African American adults are more likely to report they cannot see a doctor because of cost. (cdc.gov)
  • Israel announced a deal with the U.N. on Monday to resettle African migrants in Western nations, but hours later put the agreement on hold. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. (who.int)
  • each is named for the region of Africa in which they are found. (webmd.com)
  • Five migrants were in critical condition Thursday after being shot and 18 were wounded in clashes in the northern French port of Calais between Afghans and Africans, local authorities said. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The first shipload of enslaved Africans directly from Africa arrives in the West Indies. (blackpast.org)
  • Before I left, I believed Africans could proceed directly from the agricultural epoch into an information economy without having to submit to the dreary indignities and social pathologies of industrialization. (wired.com)
  • The West African country has two official languages, but far more French-speakers than English. (newsweek.com)
  • Some Africans have applied for permanent residency or work permits, but they are the minority. (wikipedia.org)
  • For global music star Angelique Kidjo, that image of her grandmother having to use a closet as a bank is driving her desire to see African women leap the many obstacles to obtaining credit - and respect. (ap.org)
  • For example, the Malagasy language is unrelated to nearby African languages, instead being the westernmost member of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. (wikipedia.org)
  • These individuals often established profitable trade links between Africa and Brazil. (wikipedia.org)