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Remnants of stone-age shelter found in South Africa

...the oldest manmade shelter in sub-Saharan Africa, built by Stone Age hunters...this is the first discovery in sub-Saharan Africa of a shelter that Stone Age...would be the oldest found in sub-Saharan Africa. At the site, north of Johannesburg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/15/tec_250330.shtml
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World population will reach 6 billion in October

...of the growth occurring in poor regions such as sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia, according to U.N. figures...HIV/AIDS virus and increased mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of the Indian subcontinent. In 29 African...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/23/tec_270986.shtml
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At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

...continent is about the same as its trade ties with Brazil and that just about one percent of U.S. exports go to sub-Saharan Africa."We've got to do better, much better," he said during closing remarks at a daylong session that brought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/us-africa-summit-obama-ann
MCG student hunts sickle cell in Africa

...The disease takes its toll early on patients ? the average lifespan for sickle cell patients is five years in sub-Saharan Africa, which includes Malawi, he said. Those young patients are especially prone to infection so children in the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-25/mcg-student-hunts-sickle-cel
Georgia hospitals using social media

...starvation, resulting in intense pain. The disease evolved as a mutation to protect people against malaria, and sub-Saharan Africa is one of the major areas where that took place. That is why the sickle cell trait, which occurs in various ethnic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-18/ga-hospitals-using-social-me
Upgrade to nursery keeps babies at Trinity Hospital

...in the U.S., the academy said; the Institute of Medicine recently said that rate is similar to countries in sub-Saharan Africa.More than 70 percent of those are "late preterm births," which Gorantla said are rising in part because of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-17/upgrade-nursery-keeps-babies
Americans die earlier, are less healthy, according to study

...age 5 than in peer countries, the report found."Our rate of premature babies ? 12 percent ? is similar to sub-Saharan Africa," Woolf said.The life expectancy gap begins at birth and goes on to age 75 ? even breaking it into five-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-09/americans-die-earlier-are-le
Dying for an AIDS cure

...global epidemic as other countries do. AIDS cases account for about .6 percent of the U.S. population. But in sub-Saharan Africa, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is as looming and deadly a killer as has ever stalked any part of our planet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/24/edi_117824.shtml
Editorials
Wildlife parks dot Egyptian highway

...apparently unconcerned about predators or other danger. After all, why worry? This was not an untamed river in sub-Saharan Africa, but the Zambezi Rest Stop, just off a busy highway linking Cairo and Alexandria, and the only predators in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/03/liv_430224.shtml
Life & style
AIDS conferees meet in heart of pandemic

...ravaged by the disease. Seventy percent of the 34 million people infected with the virus that causes AIDS live in sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly all the world's 11 million AIDS orphans live here as well. "The world is finally recognizing that this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/08/tec_291817.shtml
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