Mozambique Wildlife Park Loses Zero Elephants to Poachers

Niassa Reserve, one of Africa’s largest wildlife parks, is marking a year without losing a single elephant to poachers.

The last elephant killed by poachers in the Mozambique animal preserve was May 17, 2018.

The New-York based Wildlife Conservation Society, …

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR – Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global goals agreed in 2015.

But …

Algeria Army Chief Says ‘Certain Parties’ Seeking Constitutional Vacuum

ALGIERS – Algeria’s army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favoring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the country’s political crisis.

Veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down as president on April …

Uganda Clears Three Experimental Ebola Treatments, Watches for Spread

KAMPALA – Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said Tuesday.

Two people who had traveled from …

Ethiopia Plans to Privatize Key State Enterprises

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s finance minister says the government is preparing to privatize some state-owned entities. However, the plan to sell off parts of the country’s once-guarded crown jewels is getting a mixed reaction.

At a corner of the Ethiopian …

Ethiopia Plans to Privatize Key State Enterprises

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s finance minister says the government is preparing to privatize some state-owned entities. However, the plan to sell off parts of the country’s once-guarded crown jewels is getting a mixed reaction.

At a corner of the Ethiopian …