With poachers now killing almost 11,000 a year for their ivory, urgent steps need to be be taken to stop the cull
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Thursday 17 September 2009
Kenya has charged two men with murdering a prominent Scottish gemstones expert killed last month by a mob armed with clubs, spears and bows and arrows.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
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Saturday 25 July 2009
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Monday 29 June 2009
Despite not being able to spell, Accsys (pronounced Access) Technologies is a company on the march.
Monday 22 June 2009
A UN court trying masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide today gave a 30-year jail sentence to a former interior minister accused of tricking thousands of people to hide on a hill before they were killed.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
The first detainee was transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp yesterday to stand trial in a US civilian court in a test case for President Barack Obama's plans to close the prison for foreign terrorism suspects.
Saturday 06 June 2009
It's 8.30am and I'm walking barefoot to work, on sand as soft as white pepper. My job today is to check hotels along Matemwe beach, but the real working day here on Zanzibar's shimmering east coast started just after dawn, when the tide went out to the sound of the muezzin's call for prayer.
Saturday 25 April 2009
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a particular holiday. Today: a two-week Great Migration safari, for two people departing in August.
Sunday 15 March 2009
A construction company that went into administration with the loss of more than 300 jobs declared an £11m ruby as one of its assets, it has emerged.
Saturday 14 March 2009
"Safari njema!" our taxi-driver calls out as he leaves us at Mtwara bus station, wishing us well. No, we're not starting some luxurious Serengeti adventure with chilled G&Ts at sunset. "Safari" in Swahili simply means journey, and we're boarding a dalla-dalla – a strangely fairy-tale-like name for a battered minibus – to our next destination, Lindi.
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