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The Corporate Scramble for Africa's Minerals: Britain's New Colonialism
World  (tags: RESOURCE EXPLOITATION, africa, news, world, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theecologist.org
Africa is being opened up like a tin of sardines to a new wave of resource extraction
Wow! Karma! Pride Of African Lions Kills Five Lion Poachers Armed With AK-47's
Animals  (tags: African Lions, Lion Poachers, Africa, Lions Kill Poachers, animaladvocates, animals, killed, wildanimals, wildlife )

Fiona
- 19 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Animals survive in the same way people survive.. They hunt for food when they need to eat, they shelter to survive harsh winters and sweltering summers, and they will do anything to protect those they care about.
Wow, Karma! Pride of Lions Kills 5 Poachers in Sneak Attack
Animals  (tags: lions, poachers, Africa, karma )

Freya
- 20 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Even though hunting is outlawed within the national parks of Zimbabwe, ten men were illegally hunting for elephants last month within the park's boundaries when they stumbled upon twenty adult Southwest African lions.
'Sudan Security Should Focus on Human Trafficking, Not on Activists'
World  (tags: humanrights, africa, world, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 20 days ago - dabangasudan.org
The Sudanese government is not making appropriate efforts to combat human trafficking, says Idris Shedli, president of the East Sudanese El Tawasol party.
Nine Somalis Dumped in Egyptian Sea After Kidnapped and Organs Removed By Traffickers in Egypt
World  (tags: world, violence, humanrights, egypt, africa, organ trafficking )

Rose
- 23 days ago - ayyaantuu.net
Nine Somalis Dumped in Egyptian Sea After Kidnapped and Organs Removed by Traffickers in Egypt
Solar Power Brightens Prospects in East Africa - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, africa, energy )

Glenn
- 26 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Solar power has been elusive for most in western Kenya, but recent advancements have led to cheaper, yet sturdier, solar cells that can produce more wattage from daily sunshine.
Ethiopia Stifles Dissent, While Giving Impression Of Tolerance, Critics Say
World  (tags: freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Ethiopia, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 50 days ago - npr.org
Critics of the Ethiopian government regularly land in prison.
Warriors and Wildife. Daniel Sambu and Sean Willmore: LONDON 2016 June 8 7-30pm - 9pm
Animals  (tags: Africa, Lions, elephant, rhinoceros, The Thin Green Line Foundation, Warrior and Wildlife Tour, LONDON 2016, Daniel Sambu, Sean Willmore )

Rosie
- 51 days ago - thingreenline.org.au
HUXLEY LECTURE THEATRE 308 SOUTH KENSINGTON CAMPUS, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON W14 0EL Tigers nearly extinct. Poachers are turning to Africa. Lions are dying. Elephants are dying. Rhinoceros are dying. See how The Thin Green Line is working to protect
300 South African Firefighters Are Trained and Headed to Fort McMurray
World  (tags: south african firefighters, non-military deployment, Fort McMurray, canada, africa, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 60 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The mission is the biggest ever non-military deployment of South Africans to help a foreign country. For the exhausted Canadian firefighters, the impressively fit and well-trained South Africans will be a welcome relief.
The Albino Who Confronted a Witchdoctor
World  (tags: Witchdoctor, Albinism, Africa, Magical Powers, Killing, Body Parts )

Derek
- 74 days ago - bbc.in
Across Africa, in countries such as Tanzania, Malawi and Ebongue's own country, Cameroon, there is a belief that people with albinism bring luck or have magical powers. This has devastating consequences for those with the condition.
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 92 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
Inside Erik Prince's Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force
Business  (tags: Jeremy Scahill & Matthew Cole, Erik Prince, Frontier Services Group, private air force, Airborne, the long war, private military services, Africa, China )

Judy
- 107 days ago - theintercept.com
"We are doing something completely illegal"... Inside Blackwater founder's secret plan to build a private air force
Blackwater's Founder Is Under Investigation for Money Laundering, Ties to Chinese Intel, and Brokering Mercenary Services
Business  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Matthew Cole, Erik Prince, Africa, China, Libya, U.S. DOJ investigation, NSA, mercenaries, paramilitary servces, Chinese intelligence, Blackwater, Foreign Services Group, FSG )

Judy
- 126 days ago - theintercept.com
Ever wonder what that scoundrel Prince has been up to? "For more than a year, U.S. intelligence has been monitoring Prince's communications and movements..."
Stop the Culling of 200 Lions
Animals  (tags: lions, Africa, big cats, killing, cruelty, petitions )

Freya
- 138 days ago - change.org
In the country where Cecil was killed, a threat of far greater proportions now looms over the lion population. One of Zimbabwe's largest and successful wildlife reserves, the Bubye Valley Conservancy, recently announced that its population of 500 lions...
 

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