Ongoing Streak

Angola’s ruling party is set to win this week’s national elections, a victory that would extend its continuous rule since the country’s independence from Portugal in 1975, Reuters reported Thursday. The country’s election commission said that with 97 percent of the votes counted, the ruling People’s...

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Back In The Storm

Fighting erupted between Ethiopian forces and rebels of the northern Tigray region this week, ending a months-long ceasefire amid a worsening humanitarian situation in Africa’s second-most-populous country, the Washington Post reported. The Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) confirmed in separate statements that...

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Guilty Pleasures

Human empathy can extend to inanimate things, according to a new study. Researcher Roland Schroll found that people are less willing to eat food that has human-like features, Cosmos Magazine reported. Anthropomorphism – attributing human characteristics to objects or other living things – is a common marketing...

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