Demographics of Africa
The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century, and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries. T...
Demographics of Africa - Wikipedia
Malaria beats immune system by causing it to self-sabotage
The malaria parasite infects the body by influencing the immune system to take self-sabotaging actions, making the pathogen's path through the body easier.
Modified Mosquitoes Could Help Fight Against Malaria
DRIVING DOWN DISEASE - Malarial mosquitoes have been modified to be infertile and pass on the trait rapidly - raising the possibility of reducing the spread of disease. The mosquito species Anopheles ...
Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Can't Spread Malaria
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduc...
Potential Vaccine Aims To Block Transmission Of Malaria Parasites
Vaccine candidate administered for the first time in humans in a phase I clinical trial led by Oxford University’s Jenner Institute, with partners Imaxio and GSK. Around half the world’s population is...
These Blood-Loving Spiders Could Help Fight Malaria
They have a taste for human blood, but luckily they prefer mosquitoes full of the stuff. A spider with a taste for human blood? That's some scary stuff. But when those spiders sate their thirst by att...
'Groundbreaking' malaria discovery holds hope for new treatments
laria was responsible for approximately 584,000 deaths in 2013, the majority of which were among children in Africa. Now, researchers from Michigan State University claim to have made a groundbreaking...
Resistant-malaria 'enormous threat'
Drug-resistant malaria has spread in Myanmar and has now reached the border with India, scientists report.
'Numerous effects' of climate change on tropical diseases
Scientists reveal a variety of effects of climate change on different vector-borne diseases such as malaria, publishing ideas in a special issue of a journal of the Royal Society.
Malaria
A video showing the dangers of Malaria, how easily it can spread, and it's effects on humans.
Malaria
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the genus Plasmodium. Malaria causes sym...
Malaria - Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS in Africa
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world's population, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted...
HIV/AIDS in Africa - Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa is a prominent health concern; South Africa is believed to have more people with HIV/AIDS than any other country in the world.The 2007 UNAIDS report estimated that 5,700,000 S...
HIV/AIDS in South Africa - Wikipedia
Languages of Africa
Niger-Congo: Nilo-Saharan: There are 1,250 to 2,100 and by some counts over 3,000 languages spoken natively in Africa, in several major language families:There are several other small fam...
Languages of Africa - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Africa
Ethnic groups in Africa number in the thousands, each generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afro-Asiatic, Indo-European, ...
Ethnic groups in Africa - Wikipedia
List of African countries by population
This is a list of African countries and dependent territories by population.
The countries are sorted by the mid-year normalized demographic projections.
List of African countries by population - Wikipedia
Demographics of Egypt
Egypt is the most populous country in the Middle East and the third-most populous on the African continent (after Nigeria and Ethiopia). Nearly 100% of the country's 82.5 million (2012 est.) people l...
Demographics of Egypt - Wikipedia
Demographics of Morocco
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Morocco, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations a...
Demographics of Morocco - Wikipedia
Demographics of Senegal
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Senegal, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations a...
Demographics of Senegal - Wikipedia
Demographics of Tunisia
The majority (99% ) of modern Tunisians are Arabized Berber or Arab-Berber, and are speakers of Tunisian Arabic. However, there is also a small (1 percent at most) of pure native Berbers located mainl...
Demographics of Tunisia - Wikipedia
Mosquito Control
The Mosquito Control EP is the first studio release by American post-metal band Isis, released in 1998 by Escape Artist. The piece runs fluently through all 29 minutes, and all four songs are linked t...
Mosquito Control - Wikipedia
Malaria beats immune system by causing it to self-sabotage
The malaria parasite infects the body by influencing the immune system to take self-sabotaging actions, making the pathogen's path through the body easier.
Greeks in Egypt
The Greeks of Egypt or Egyptiotes (Greek: Αιγυπτιώτες) have had a thriving presence in the country from the Hellenistic period until the aftermath of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, when most wer...
Greeks in Egypt - Wikipedia
Berber people
The Berbers or the Amazighs (Berber: ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⴻⵏ, plural: Imazighen / Imaziɣen, singular: Amazigh) are a people ethnically indigenous to North Africa west of the Nile Valley. They are distributed from th...
Berber people - Wikipedia
Emigration from Africa
During the period of 2000-2005, an estimated 440,000 people per year emigrated from Africa, A total number of 17 million migrants within Africa was estimated for 2005.The figure of 0.44 million Africa...
Armenians in Egypt
Armenians in Egypt are a community with a long history. They are a minority with their own language, churches, and social institutions. The number of Armenians in Egypt has decreased due to migrations...
Armenians in Egypt - Wikipedia
Mariéme Jamme
Senegalese-Born Mariéme Jamme is a London-based CEO, blogger, technologist and social entrepreneur.Marieme Jamme is also a regular international speaker, a blogger and the co-founder of Africa Gatheri...
Huteimi
Huteimi or Hutaym is a name given to several unrelated Red Sea coast-dwelling peoples, originally so by James Raymond Wellsted during his travels in the Arabian Peninsula. They are reported to be desc...