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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Monday 24 June 2013
US President Barack Obama will skip a visit to Kenya, his father’s birthplace, during his trip to Africa this week, as the American administration seeks to distance itself from the regime of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Will the Tour de France inspire you to ride off on a cycling holiday?
Sunday 26 May 2013
Brazil will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£595m) of debt owed by African countries as part of a plan to increase its future funding to the continent.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
The troubles started after an appearance as key witness in the trial of a powerful media owner
Monday 15 April 2013
Table, the beautiful new play by Tanya Ronder, is the inaugural production in the Shed, the National's temporary replacement for the Cottesloe while the latter undergoes renovation.
Saturday 06 April 2013
'Memories are made when travelling, not when you're chained to a desk'
Saturday 23 March 2013
1. Leonard Cohen.
Straight on, then left at base camp: Try virtual mountain exploration with Google Map's latest operation
Tuesday 19 March 2013
If you've always wanted to explore some of Earth's highest peaks but lack the willingness to actually, like, climb a mountain, then you might be interested to hear about Google Map's latest operation.
Monday 18 March 2013
Could hunting lions be crucial to their protection? As the US Fish and Wildlife Service debates listing the African lion as endangered, an op-ed in today's New York Times pushes that counter-intuitive line.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Women are making boardroom strides after conquering Africa's highest peak
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Shares in BG Group tumbled today after the former exploration arm of British Gas warned that it would not hit its production target of more than one million barrels of oil equivalent a day by 2015.
Friday 11 January 2013
Ian McKeever was a leading member of the Kilimanjaro Achievers Team, a group of experienced climbers that lead expeditions to the top of the mountain in Tanzania, which at 19,341 feet high is considered the easiest of the world's highest mountains to climb, with more than 20,000 people doing so every year.
Thursday 10 January 2013
Singita Mara River, Serengeti
Thursday 03 January 2013
Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
Thursday 13 December 2012
He designed the first decimal coin, and now Virginia Ironside’s father is getting one of his own
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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