Researchers used high resolution satellite imagery and machine learning to map trees in West Africa.
Rifts could split Africa into pieces and create a new ocean that would form in the rift valleys.
The protective salt marshes that ring Lake Natron in Tanzania have nurtured the highest concentrations of lesser and greater flamingos in East Africa.
Listed here are more recently formed countries and capitals that have moved and well as some geography news items about some countries.
A study published in the journal Nature Plants found that 9 of out of 13 oldest, and 5 of 6 most massive baobab trees died during the study, many of them suddenly.