Cape Verde

Unraveling Cape Verde's flip-flop on Israel

Prime Minister Netanyahu said the latest move was "very important" for his policy of prioritizing relations with Africa.<p>The back story behind the …

World News

What are the most common repairs at sea for yachts sailing across the Atlantic? ARC survey results tell all

You cannot presume to be able to sail across an ocean without experiencing some problems or breakages with your equipment. We issued the 290 yachts …

Sailing

Demi Rose bares all as she strips off for NAKED Cape Verde beach shoot

With a body like hers, it's not surprising model Demi Rose Mawby has no qualms about stripping off for the cameras. But this time the 22-year-old …

West Africa

A summertime push to bridge student achievement gap

Over the past four weeks, 10-year-old Polo Brice has boarded two buses in the morning to make his way from Hyde Park to a small wilderness area about …

Education

20 Strictly-For-Adults Destinations Around The World You Need To Visit Before You Die | - Part 4

7. Cap D’agde, France<p>Tens of thousands of sexual adventurers migrate there from all over Europe every summer for wonderful weeks of sunbathing and …

West Africa

Want a cheap holiday? Avoid Spain, says Tui boss

Operator says Spain is in high demand this summer but bargains can be had elsewhere such as Bulgaria and Cape Verde<p>European holidaymakers could turn to destinations such as Bulgaria and Cape Verde if they want to avoid high prices in busy Spanish destinations, the chief executive of European …

Business

Brits continue to travel despite massive holiday price hike

​The slump in sterling after the EU referendum, and the subsequent surge in holiday prices, has failed to dent the British traveller’s appetite for …

Travel

Last minute guide to the total solar eclipse

In exactly a week, a total eclipse will be visible, spanning along a narrow path through the United States. In readiness for the event on 21 August …

Astronomy

Cape Verde will keep voting against Israel, says president

Diplomats said they believe that Fonesca’s about-face is the result of pressure placed on the country by Arabs who are ardently opposed to the …

Israel

The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Thursday A life of controversy and drama can seem like good press for a young artist. But Kodak Black's trips in and out of jail on charges ranging …

Miami

7 Animals That Freak Out During Eclipses

When the sun or moon vanishes from the sky, it tends to weird out animals just as much as people.<p>People aren’t the only ones buzzing about the coming eclipse — some of our animal friends have a long-documented habit of reacting strangely to celestial high jinks. As far back as the 1500s, solar …

Total Solar Eclipse

Revealed: The UK's broadband is ranked below Estonia, Latvia and Spain

The UK's broadband internet is languishing well behind the likes of Lithuania, Romania and Bulgaria.<p>Britain sits in 31st place in a comprehensive …

Ivory Coast

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites

African Island nation designates Jewish cemeteries as national heritage sites, banning their demolition.

Israel

Netanyahu sends ‘all is normal’ signal at cabinet

By talking about Africa, not investigations, Netanyahu steered conversation away from his legal troubles.<p>Opting to send a signal of “business as …

Israel

90L Slowly Organizing in Caribbean; 99L Remains Diffuse in Central Atlantic

Breaking news + deep dives on weather, climate, & air quality<p><i>Bob Henson</i> · August 5, 2017, 4:07 PM<p><b>Figure 1.</b> Visible satellite image of Invest 99L at …

Weather

People From Massachusetts Visit Brazil A Lot

Massachusetts Residents Visit Brazil More Than Other Americans<p>According to data drawn from Facebook check-ins, people from Massachusetts head to …

Boston

Cape Verde to stop voting against Israel at UN

African island country announces it will stop voting against Israel in the United Nations. Netanyahu welcomes move.

Israel

Revealed: How the bucket lists of British travellers have changed in four years

The destinations that top the wishlists of British travellers have been revealed – and the findings are something of a surprise.<p>Newly compiled data has shown just how the British love affair Barcelona has grown over the last four years.<p>The research analysed Google travel-related searches for 50 …

West Africa

A climate pattern that helped storms form in Pacific could mean trouble for South Carolina coast

The Madden-Julian Oscillation is wobbling into the Atlantic Basin, and that could mean real trouble over the next few weeks, hurricane researchers …

Weather

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It's more than just a family vacation.<p>The Manzanos, a family of seven from Garnderville, put their house on the market and are bound to travel the …

Family

Roasting and Gasping in Pac NW; All-Time Record Heat in Southeast Europe

Breaking news + deep dives on weather, climate, & air quality<p><i>Bob Henson</i> · August 4, 2017, 3:15 AM<p>During the first three days of August, some …

Weather

150 Records by Amazing African Women You Should Listen To

Just like <i>NPR</i> and <i>The Fader</i>, the OkayAfrica team took a stab at listing 150 records made by amazing African for you to discover and rediscover.We hope …

Africa

The real reason you shouldn’t skip any parts of your flight

<i>Should Rob Rudick skip a leg of his flight from the Azores back to Boston? Our advocacy team tries to answer this seemingly easy question.</i><b>Question</b>: I …

Airlines

Tinie Tempah: How I found the most stress-free travel destination on Earth

How often do you travel?<p>Several times a month; more frequently if I’m touring. Summer’s my busiest time, when I’m doing shows, festivals, functions. I performed at the Goodwood Festival recently – I was DJ-ing and had to go straight on stage, so I missed seeing the cars. Last autumn I went to Lima …

Travel

A White Journalist Discovers the Lie of Portugal’s Colonial Past

I was born in 1975, the same year that Portugal withdrew from its five African colonies—Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, Cape Verde Islands …

Africa

Tropical Storm Don weakens slightly as it heads toward Caribbean Sea

After forming in the Atlantic on Monday, Tropical Storm Don strengthened but then weakened slightly as it headed toward the islands on the …

Weather

Nídia: Nídia é Má, Nídia é Fudida Album Review | Pitchfork

Batida is, at its heart, a music of exchange. Born out of Angolan styles like semba, kizomba, and kuduro, and encompassing a growing constellation of contemporary variants (tarraxo, tarraxinha, fodencia) along with global sounds like house and Afrobeats, it’s a little like a game of telephone. …

Music

Amid Climate Change, Wildlife Faces Problems With Survival and Gender - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

By <b>Tim Radford / Climate News Network</b><p><i>Loggerhead turtle hatchlings’ sex depends on the temperature at incubation. (Kostas Papafitsoros)</i><p>Climate change …

Liberal View

The great American total solar eclipse

On 21 August the total eclipse makes landfall in Oregon at 10:17 PDT and speeds across the country to leave the coast of South Carolina at 14:48 EDT<p>If we have not made plans for the total eclipse of the Sun that crosses the USA on 21 August, our options are dwindling fast. Many rooms and campsites …

Astronomy

8-Country, 8-Day Birthday Road Trip

By on July 9, 2017 • ( 4 Comments )<p>For the past 13 years I have spent my birthday (June 14th) in a different country (except once) and it has become …

Europe