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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Saturday 16 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
African Barrick Gold cut its output target for the second time in three months yesterday, after it revealed a large-scale theft of fuel at a mine in Tanzania.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
The first civilian trial of a detainee from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was delayed yesterday after a judge told prosecutors they could not call their star witness to testify at the hearing in New York.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Friday 20 August 2010
A Kenyan man has been sentenced to a total of 17 years in prison for trying to sell an albino man to witchdoctors in Tanzania, local media reported yesterday.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Mount Kilimanjaro began forming in Africa's Great Rift Valley around a million years ago. George Solt, from Buckinghamshire, has not been around for quite as long as that, but at the age of 82, he has become the oldest man to climb the world's largest free-standing mountain.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Sunday 04 July 2010
RAK Gas, a state utility of United Arab Emirate Ras Al Khaimah, has put its East African assets up for sale.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Thursday 27 May 2010
Thursday 20 May 2010
It has been hard work in recent times to get the world to take seriously the dangers posed by global warming. Those who have been persuaded, through misguided short-term self-interest, to deny the reality of climate change, have had succour from a number of sources.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Africa's deepest lake is warming at an "unprecedented" rate thanks to man-made climate change, scientists have warned. Lake Tanganyika, which stretches from Burundi and DR Congo on its northern shores to southern Tanzania and Zambia, is the second largest lake in the world by volume.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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