Daily Archives: November 12, 2019

Zimbabwe Says 200 Elephants Have now Died Amid Drought

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s parks agency says more than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion. Spokesman Tinashe Farawo on Tuesday said at least 200 elephants have died in vast H…

UN: Al-Shabab Remains ‘Potent Threat’ in Somalia and Region

UNITED NATIONS – Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions, U.N. experts say.The panel of experts’…

UN: Al-Shabab Remains ‘Potent Threat’ in Somalia and Region

UNITED NATIONS – Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions, U.N. experts say.The panel of experts’…

Motorcycle Taxi Protest Paralyzes Cameroon’s Capital

YAOUNDE – Thousands of motorcycle taxi drivers blocked streets in Cameroon’s capital on Tuesday, after city officials barred the bikers from accessing certain commercial and residential areas. Officials say the restrictions are needed for security reas…

How Do You Save Endangered Gorillas? With Lots of Human Help

KINIGI, RWANDA – Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulen…

How Do You Save Endangered Gorillas? With Lots of Human Help

KINIGI, RWANDA – Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulen…