Ancient rivals, modern arms

Ancient rivals, modern arms

Clashes in Kenya Reveal the Need to Control Illegal Weapons ADF STAFF Cattle rustling is not new to northwest Kenya. For generations, it has been…

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World Watches as Africa Tries to Stop Poachers

World Watches as Africa Tries to Stop Poachers

Asian countries that have allowed the sale of ivory and rhino horn are feeling the heat. ADF STAFF China, the world’s largest market for ivory,…

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All-Female Anti-Poaching Team Patrols Game Reserve

All-Female Anti-Poaching Team Patrols Game Reserve

ADF STAFF The Balule Nature Reserve is a protected area in Limpopo Province, South Africa, and is part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The…

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A Network of Misery

A Network of Misery

Human Trafficking Is a Global Problem, but One Program Provides Hope ADF STAFF When seasonal rains fall in Gloria Erobaga’s small village in Nigeria’s Edo…

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Corroded Trust

Corroded Trust

Trafficking Networks Can Destroy a State From Within ADF STAFF In the early 2000s, West Africa became the preferred point of entry for traffickers moving…

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Trans-Atlantic Yacht Race Tests Young South Africans

Trans-Atlantic Yacht Race Tests Young South Africans

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Young, determined and from parts of Cape Town known for gangs rather than yacht clubs, seven sailors took part in an epic ocean…

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Congolese Sculptor Looks to the Past

Congolese Sculptor Looks to the Past

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s war-scarred Great Lakes region, carpenter-turned-sculptor Sauveur Mulwana has left a trail of monumental statues over the…

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Algeria’s Mahrez Named Footballer of the Year

Algeria’s Mahrez Named Footballer of the Year

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Riyad Mahrez was crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the midfielder,…

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Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

REUTERS Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations and other African countries to…

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Nigeria’s Environment Minister to Play Leadership Role at U.N.

Nigeria’s Environment Minister to Play Leadership Role at U.N.

VOICE OF AMERICA Nigerian Environment Minister Amina Mohammed has been named deputy secretary-general of the United Nations. The appointment made by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres…

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