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In the 19th century, Charles Darwin predicted that the origins of humankind would be traced back to Africa. With its rich fossil finds, the latest a new species called Australopithecus sebida, it seems the cradle is rightfully known as the birthplace of humanity.
• SA unearths new human ancestor
Two women from Wits University’s Institute for Human Evolution are inspiring a new generation of scientists in South Africa by reaching out to children who have not had much exposure to career opportunities in the discipline.