Baobabs are huge trees that grow mainly in Africa. They can live for thousands of years. Scientist say the largest of these trees are dying, probably because of climate change.
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Today is World Day Against Child Labor. 152 million children around the world are forced to work, often in dangerous or unhealthy jobs. Here is a look at some examples.
A recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo is being treated with a new tool - a vaccine. Health workers are hopeful that they can keep Ebola under control.
Countries around the world are having a hard time dealing with water shortages. Here's a look at recent problems in South Africa, Mozambique, and Iran.
The King of Swaziland has changed the name of his country. The new name of the country is eSwatini, which means "land of the Swazi" in the country's own language.
Four countries have chosen presidents in the last week. Here is a look at the presidents of Egypt, Botswana, Costa Rica, and Sierra Leone.
Orange snow has been falling in Russia and other countries in eastern Europe. The strange color of the snow is caused by sand from Africa mixing with snow and rain in the sky.
Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, and the man who ran against him, Raila Odinga, met on March 9. The meeting surprised many people. Both men said they wanted to work to bring their country together.
Seychelles, a small island nation near Africa, has found a new way to pay the money it owes. It will protect the sea.
A tall garbage dump in Mozambique fell down on people who were living in or near the dump. The accident killed at least 17 people and hurt many more.