A Boeing 727 went missing
from Angola on May 25. Some people made immediate, predictable noises
about "terrorists", despite the fact that things are a lot less settled in Africa (from a paperwork and regulatory point of view). It was spotted with a new paint job
on June 28 in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. But, now it's gone again and nobody knows where it is.
Khoisan languages of southern Africa [NY Times link]
Do some of today's languages still hold a whisper of an ancient ancestral tongue spoken by the first modern humans? [more inside]