South Africa counts carcasses as rhino poaching surges

...killed record numbers of rhinos in South Africa in recent years, but some conservationists...mothers are poached, Thomson said.South Africa's environment ministry, which reported...to most of the world's rhinos, South Africa has struggled to contain poaching syndicates...

For Africa's hunted albino children, new limbs and new hope

...afflicted with little or no pigment in their skin or eyes. In some traditional communities of Tanzania and other countries in Africa, albinos, as they're often called, are thought to have magical properties, and their body parts can fetch thousands of...

Why was Civil War fought?

...used in battle, parades or special events only, and had nothing to do with slavery.All of the slaves brought over here from Africa were on ships financed mostly by New York bankers, built in New England and sailed with U.S. flags (Old Glory).The Civil...

The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year

...the hull of one migrant boat north of Libya. Another 439 people from that boat were rescued.Migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia are flooding into Europe this year in unprecedented numbers.__11:40 a.m.Austrian police investigating the...

Tiger Woods | The Masters

...14/08 Stewart Cink admits he's a slow learner when it comes to the Masters Tournament. Posted: 04/14/08 South Africa's Trevor Immelman will make a better Masters Tournament champion than oddsmaker. Michaux: If leaders slip up, Tiger...

NBA holds exhibition game in Africa

...a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday ? starting with a dunk straight...quarter to beat Luol Deng's "home" Team Africa 101-97."In the second half we decided...Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points for Team Africa, with Deng adding 20.At the start of...


...released from prison and into house arrest, a spokesman for South Africa's justice ministry said Thursday.Two days before he was...prison, Pistorius' early release was put on hold by South Africa's justice department, which sent his caseback to a parole...

Georgia Regents professor offers UN advice on higher education

...be different from issues in Russia and Africa, Georgia Regents University professor...enough to make changes in the short term. Africa has had an explosion in population, but...forum will meet again in Pretoria, South Africa, in October, Agunloye said.

Oscar Pistorius might not be moved to house arrest yet

...suddenly put on hold Wednesday by South Africa's Department of Justice, which sent...their hometown of Port Elizabeth on South Africa's south coast.In blocking Pistorius...Progressive Women's Movement of South Africa said the decision of the parole board...

Invite young people into the Cecil conversation with books

...in 2013. The fable goes like this: A lion eats a hunter in Africa, taking his gun and becoming a crack shot himself. A circus...Joubert, urge young readers to help save the vanishing lions of Africa. Intended for kids 7 and up. National Geographic Children's...