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Remote destinations like Antarctica and Easter Island often take additional planning time.

6 bucket-list trips you need to book a year in advance

If your heart is set on a trip to the world's best diving spots or remote islands, now is the time to start booking.

Locust swarms devour fields of crops in a single day that would feed 35,000 people — and COVID-19 threatens to make the pest problem even worse

Regions of Africa, Asia, and the Arabian Peninsula threatened by locust swarms could see food insecurity worsen as COVID-19 makes pest control harder.
Rendering: The Kruger Shalati Train on the Bridge rooms will overlook the Sabie River in the heart of Kruger National Park.

Look inside the luxury hotel built out of 1950s train cars that will sit atop a historic bridge in the heart of South Africa’s biggest national ...

The first-of-its-kind Kruger Shalati hotel, suspended 50 feet above Kruger National Park, pays homage to the reserve's early visitors.
Zipline uses drones to deliver medical products to close to 2,500 hospitals and health facilities in Rwanda and Ghana.

A tech company engineered drones to deliver vital COVID-19 medical supplies to rural Ghana and Rwanda in minutes

Zipline drones deliver packages of medical supplies straight to doctors in minutes without any direct human interaction.
Mourners carry flowers during the funeral service in Soweto, South Africa, April 24, 2020.

Coronavirus could kill 190,000 people in Africa this year, WHO warns

Thus far there have been a total 51,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in African countries, and 2,000 deaths.
The Congolese embassy and Mulundu foundation hands out food parcels to Congolese people on April 30, 2020.

WHO raises concerns about coronavirus myths in Africa as 3 countries announce plans to import an unproven herbal tonic

Tanzania, the Republic of the Congo, and Guinea-Bissau are looking to import "Covid Organics," an unproven tonic produced from the artemisia plant.
A South African Airways Airbus A350

South African Airways’ future is in jeopardy as its government cuts funding. Here’s a look back at the 86-year-old national airline.

The airline has served South Africa since before the country became truly independent from the UK and has a history largely molded by its country's laws.

3 tons of food were burned in Zimbabwe by police trying to enforce social distancing. Efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus could create a foo...

"For many poor countries, the economic consequences will be more devastating than the disease itself," the World Food Program told the AP.
A man carries groceries during a nationwide coronavirus near Durban, South Africa.

2 top French doctors said on live TV that coronavirus vaccines should be tested on poor Africans, leaving viewers horrified

Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht carried out the discussion on live French TV, leaving viewers including top African soccer players furious.

WHO: The world will reach 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases in the next few days

Over the past few weeks and months, the number of global COVID-19 cases and deaths has escalated dramatically.