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22 wild dogs are believed to have been poisoned in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Kenya’s wildebeest migration to be live streamed

Always wanted to see the wildebeest migration in East Africa but can’t afford to go? Now you don’t have to. Simply watch it live streaming via Facebook and YouTube and [...]

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Ex secretary-general of CITES calls for conservationists to support sustainable use of wildlife

Swiss-based hunting and ‘sustainable use’ lobbyist refers to those in the conservation industry as “eco-colonialists” and “arrogant, paternalistic imperialists”.

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Discontent grows in Ethiopia over a top notch military pilot captured by Eritrea

#‎Bezabih_Petros (Col) is a distinguished senior Ethiopian fighter pilot, captured by Eritrea as a prisoner of war during the Ethio-Eritrean war (1998-2000) over a border dispute. His capture was announced [...]

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African lion and Mandrill honored with Discovery Endangered Species series of colorized silver coins

In an effort to bring greater awareness to the plight of various endangered animal species around the world, the Discovery Channel has partnered with Gainesville Coins to develop the Discovery [...]

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Let’s “discover and share great content about Africa”

Jambo rafiki! 🙂 If you’ve browsed our Africa Freak website lately, you may have noticed some substantial changes. We’ve put a lot of effort to redesign the entire structure, and [...]

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Cameroon’s First Participatory 3D Mapping for Forest Monitoring and Conservation Management

A three-dimensional model of part of the Cameroon Highlands has been unveiled by the African Conservation Foundation and ERuDeF on Monday 30 May in an official ceremony at the Southwest [...]

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Daniel Fenton is walking 922 km in the hope for horns

On the 1st of May, 23 year old game ranger Daniel Fenton, from Ngala Private game reserve in South Africa, started his 922km walk from Phinda Private Nature Reserve in [...]

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Water scarcity in Africa (and how you can help to make a difference)

As weather patterns shift and change over centuries, they determine the quality of life on the Earth below. Soil quality, wildlife and plant biodiversity, resistance to natural disasters; all of [...]

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International elephant film festival winners announced at UN headquarters on world wildlife day

The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) teamed up in organizing an International [...]

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British pilot’s murder highlights anti-poaching issues in Africa

A heinous crime: cowardly, from start to finish. Capt. Roger Gower, 37, a British pilot, was shot dead as he flew a helicopter during a co-ordinated effort with Tanzanian conservationists [...]

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Could southern Africa eliminate malaria by 2018?

Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland are close to completely eliminating malaria, and by 2018, hope to join Mauritius and the Seychelles, who are already free of the disease. This [...]

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Morocco is about to build a huge solar plant in the desert

Morocco is now en-route to becoming the world’s leading supplier of solar energy, thanks to The Noor Solar Project, a mega solar plant being built just outside Ouarzazate, Morocco’s “door [...]

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Flying Donkeys in Rwanda – Africa’s first country to introduce “cargo drones”

Rwanda may become the first African country to develop a network of “droneports” designed to deliver urgent cargo to remote parts of the country using small drones that can carry [...]

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WATCH: Beautiful drone footage captures drilling protest in Sahara Desert

Images of thousands of Saharawi people protesting against oil company San Leon drilling in the Western Sahara were elegantly captured from the air by a drone. This part of the [...]

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How the people of Burkina Faso defeated an authoritarian coup

On September 16th this year, both the Burkina Faso Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida and the Interim President Michel Kafando were taken hostage by the presidential guard (the RSP), seizing [...]

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Tunisia’s post office is going crypto

By Grace Caffyn Tunisia’s post office, La Poste Tunisienne, today revealed it is testing a cryptocurrency-powered payments app for 600,000 of its customers. In partnership with startups Monetas and DigitUs, the hybrid service provider [...]

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The Moroccan invasion: Casablanca banks charge into sub-Saharan Africa

By Nadia Rabbaa Three Moroccan banks – one part owned by a royal holding company – have led an expansion charge into sub-Saharan Africa. Now, they have changed tack, seeking [...]

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The man who revealed there’s a lot more water in Africa than anybody thought speaks out

By Liz Kalaugher Back in 2012, Alan MacDonald’s paper in Environmental Research Letters (ERL) revealed that there’s a lot more water beneath the African continent than most people suspected. “Quantitative [...]

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‘Uncompetitive’ British Airways muscled out of Uganda

British Airways has finally wound up its business in Uganda after nearly 24 years of service, citing economic reasons. The airline made its last flight out of Entebbe International Airport [...]