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    How Daphne Sheldrick changed the fate of elephants worldwide

    How Daphne Sheldrick changed the fate of elephants worldwide


    For the first two years of life, a baby elephant needs about 42 gallons of its mother's milk to survive each week. For orphaned elephants that lose their parents to poaching or drought, figuring out how to fulfill his daily necessity is the difference...

    For the first two years of life, a baby elephant needs about 42 gallons of its mother's milk to survive each week. For orphaned elephants that lose their parents to poaching or drought, figuring out how to fulfill his daily necessity is the difference between life or death.
    The murder of three Russian journalists in Africa is still shrouded in mystery

    The murder of three Russian journalists in Africa is still shrouded in mystery


    The murder of three Russian journalists investigating the work of private military contractors in the Central African Republic is still shrouded in...

    The murder of three Russian journalists investigating the work of private military contractors in the Central African Republic is still shrouded in mystery.
    41 dead in Ebola outbreak in Congo

    41 dead in Ebola outbreak in Congo


    An ongoing Ebola outbreak is spreading across the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, and it has health officials gravely concerned due to conflict in the area along with other...

    An ongoing Ebola outbreak is spreading across the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, and it has health officials gravely concerned due to conflict in the area along with other factors.
    Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

    Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya


    A hippopotamus attacked and killed a Chinese tourist in Kenya over the weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a tweet...

    A hippopotamus attacked and killed a Chinese tourist in Kenya over the weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a tweet Sunday.
    Censorship board brands 'This is Nigeria' lyrics vulgar

    Censorship board brands 'This is Nigeria' lyrics vulgar


    A Nigerian radio station has been fined for broadcasting "vulgar lyrics" in Nigerian rapper Falz 'This is Nigeria' viral hit...

    A Nigerian radio station has been fined for broadcasting "vulgar lyrics" in Nigerian rapper Falz 'This is Nigeria' viral hit song.
    Ugandan lawmaker dismantles community boreholes after losing election

    Ugandan lawmaker dismantles community boreholes after losing election


    A disgruntled politician who suffered a significant defeat in Uganda's parliamentary elections has reacted by removing boreholes he commissioned while in...

    A disgruntled politician who suffered a significant defeat in Uganda's parliamentary elections has reacted by removing boreholes he commissioned while in office.
    South African student kills herself after alleged rape

    South African student kills herself after alleged rape


    The death of a 23-year-old student, who killed herself two months after she alleged she was raped has renewed anger over sexual violence against women in South...

    The death of a 23-year-old student, who killed herself two months after she alleged she was raped has renewed anger over sexual violence against women in South Africa.
    Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term

    Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term


    Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek election for a third term, his spokesman announced...

    Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek election for a third term, his spokesman announced Wednesday.
    Nigeria's intelligence chief fired over parliamentary blockade

    Nigeria's intelligence chief fired over parliamentary blockade


    Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osinbajo has fired the head of the country's intelligence agency, according to Osinbajo's aide, after masked security men prevented lawmakers and staff from entering the country's parliament earlier in the...

    Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osinbajo has fired the head of the country's intelligence agency, according to Osinbajo's aide, after masked security men prevented lawmakers and staff from entering the country's parliament earlier in the day.
    Zimbabwean security forces round up opposition leaders

    Zimbabwean security forces round up opposition leaders


    The six masked gunmen arrived in an unmarked pickup truck at a modest house in Highfield West, a suburb in Zimbabwe's capital...

    The six masked gunmen arrived in an unmarked pickup truck at a modest house in Highfield West, a suburb in Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
    Man dies after rescuing 13 people in boat accident in Nigeria

    Man dies after rescuing 13 people in boat accident in Nigeria


    Joseph Blankson had always been a strong swimmer so when the boat he was in had an accident and capsized, he didn't think twice about jumping in the water to help rescue those who had fallen...

    Joseph Blankson had always been a strong swimmer so when the boat he was in had an accident and capsized, he didn't think twice about jumping in the water to help rescue those who had fallen overboard.
    She's not a model, but her face ended up in ads around the world

    She's not a model, but her face ended up in ads around the world


    Shubnum Khan's face has appeared in McDonald's ads in China, India and South Korea, on a French dating website and in a promotion for a trek in...

    Shubnum Khan's face has appeared in McDonald's ads in China, India and South Korea, on a French dating website and in a promotion for a trek in Cambodia.
    Nigeria's female DJs spinning against stereotypes

    Nigeria's female DJs spinning against stereotypes


    Men have long dominated Nigeria's DJ scene. However, a new breed of highly successful female DJs are challenging the status quo, attracting legions of fans and changing perceptions both at home and...

    Men have long dominated Nigeria's DJ scene. However, a new breed of highly successful female DJs are challenging the status quo, attracting legions of fans and changing perceptions both at home and abroad.
    Inside Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past

    Inside Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past


    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with...

    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with Europe.
    Google expands free Wi-Fi initiative to Africa

    Google expands free Wi-Fi initiative to Africa


    Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, will be the first on the continent to receive Google's free public Wi-Fi service, the company has...

    Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, will be the first on the continent to receive Google's free public Wi-Fi service, the company has announced.
    Report details failures in Niger mission

    Report details failures in Niger mission


    The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S....

    The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S. troops.
    Trump on immigration rhetoric: No need to apologize

    Trump on immigration rhetoric: No need to apologize


    President Trump holds a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, and addresses questions on his immigration...

    President Trump holds a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, and addresses questions on his immigration rhetoric.
    Kenya's vinyl revival

    Kenya's vinyl revival


    Inside a record store in Kenyatta Market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for East African music gems. At stall 570, vinyl culture is...

    Inside a record store in Kenyatta Market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for East African music gems. At stall 570, vinyl culture is thriving.