This month features a partial solar eclipse, a hint of a lunar eclipse, Jupiter the jewel of planets, and Mars is in the grip of the scorpion.
The search for the source of the Nile captivated civilizations for centuries. For a long stretch of time from ancient Greece right up into the 19th century, the answer to that mysterious question was the Mountains of the Moon. This range of peaks wound up on a number of maps despite being entirely fictional.
For Lagosians, electricity shortages can mean cooking by torchlight, or companies spending a shocking 70% of the budget on diesel … and some neighbourhoods have spent half a decade with no power at all. By Eromo Egbejule.
The president was wary about intervening, but Mrs. Clinton was persuasive. In the end, the ouster of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi left Libya a failed state and a haven for terrorists. An in-depth look at the perils of intervention. *Open in privacy/incognito mode*
Americans are now allowed to spend more than 40 times as much as their northern neighbours without paying duty on products shipped from abroad as a result of a law signed by President Barack Obama last week.
A developer keen to lift Detroit aims to transform one of Motown's legendary automotive plants from an abandoned factory to a mixed-use urban space. But amid the renewal, what's to become of the man who has lived there alone for the past nine years?