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Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit unveiled for public display

The space suit worn by Neil Armstrong on his iconic mission to the Moon went on public display at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum on Tuesday. July 16 was...

4th of July and why Americans celebrate it

The Fourth of July - also known as Independence Day - is America’s biggest national holiday and a time for celebration. Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

Twenty-five years after the start of its genocide, in which some 800,000 people were killed, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, said President Paul...

Wealthy German family to donate €10 million after extent of Nazi past is uncovered

One of Germany's wealthiest families, whose investment company owns stakes in some of the world's best-known brands including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Pret a Manger, is to give €10...

UK returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

The British National Army Museum has returned to the Ethiopian government the hair locks of Emperor Tewodros II - more than 150 years after they were taken during the...

Bunkpurugu: Africa Stone, a Bimoba Pride

It can be found in Ghana. Bunkpurugu in the newly designated North East region is the location of the unique landmark. A stone of ages, naturally shaped in the...

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Africa

Jailed Ugandan academic Stella Nyanzi wins PEN prize

Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist Stella Nyanzi has won the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award for Freedom of Expression 2020. Ms Nyanzi is a controversial...

Kenyan MP arrested after nightclub shooting

Police in Kenya say they have arrested a member of parliament, Babu Owino, in connection with the shooting of a DJ at a nightclub...

World

New Chinese virus ‘will have infected hundreds’

The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the...

New virus discovered in China

A new virus has been discovered in China. Officials in China and the World Health Organization have concluded the infection is a coronavirus. According to...