Lake Malawi fossil could be oldest dinosaur ever found

From Face of Malawi Tue Dec 11 2012, 00:55:07

Fossilised bones unearthed by a British palaeontologist in colonial Tanzania in the 1930s may be those of the oldest dinosaur ever found, researchers reported on Wednesday. The bones are either those of the earliest dinosaur or of the closest relative of dinosaurs discovered to date, they said.A denizen of the Middle Triassic around 243 million [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

East Africa:   Four Innovative Startups to Watch That Will Change East Africa's Future (news)
Akilah Net
3 July 2015

Africa is abuzz with innovative ideas, fueled by the spread of the Internet and mobile phones. The continent leapfrogged the rest of the world with mobile money and is leading the pack in other fields ... [read more]

Egypt:   Coup, Repression Fail to Stamp Out Military's Enemies (analysis)
Radio France Internationale
3 July 2015

Friday 3 July marked the second anniversary of the military coup which toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. Hundreds have died and hundrds more are on death row as security forces crack down on ... [read more]

Africa:   Why Approach Economists Have Taken to Growth Failed (analysis)
The Conversation
3 July 2015

There has been a chronic failure among economists to explain growth in Africa. The methods and analytical angles they have used to explain relative failure in Africa were conceived in the 1990s, but ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!