As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll soared past 200, a man was found in an air pocket, alive.
By Tom Odula, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
At least 37 people had been rescued from the sunken ferry as of Thursday evening, when rescue teams called off their work overnight.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 23, drones help prevent conflicts between farmers and elephants in Tanzania, and a documentary film on how opioids have devastated Somerville, Massachusetts. Also, an investigation into the impact of homeless relocation programs in American…
By PBS NewsHour
By Teresa Carey
The gut microbes of the Hadza, Tanzanian hunter-gatherers, shift with the seasons, according to a new study. Applied on a longer timescale, these patterns might explain why industrialized populations have less diversity in their gut microbiomes and more chronic disease…
By Michael D. Regan
At least 35 people were killed in Tanzania on Saturday when a small bus carrying schoolchildren plummeted into a ravine, according to local authorities.
By Melanie Saltzman, Sam Weber
In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour…
A new report published by the Environmental Investigation Agency revealed incidents of corruption that involved Chinese criminal gangs smuggling ivory out of Tanzania with the help of corrupt Tanzanian officials.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
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