• A 40 year search for a skull in Germany

    A 40 year search for a skull in Germany0

    Pressure is growing on Germany and the UK to return to Africa skulls taken as trophies and for discredited racial research more than a century ago, writes the BBC’s Damian Zane. A Tanzanian based in Germany, Mnyaka Sururu Mboro, has been searching for the lost skull of Mangi Meli for 40 years. Mangi Meli, a

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  • Ebola outbreak worst in the history of DR Congo

    Ebola outbreak worst in the history of DR Congo0

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the worst Ebola outbreak in the country’s history, according to officials. Reports say more than 200 people have died from the disease since August and almost 330 confirmed. This outbreak, the second this year  began in North Kivu province before spreading to Ituri province in the east of

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  • Prince Charles calls slavery an ‘indelible stain’

    Prince Charles calls slavery an ‘indelible stain’0

    The Prince of Wales has acknowledged Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade but stopped short of giving an official apology, which is likely to disappoint campaigners who have long called on the British Royal Family to do so. Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne and next head of the Commonwealth, is in

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