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Herdsmen poison 6 lions, 74 vultures to save cows

As Nigeria tries to work out a way to solve the herdsmen-farmers conflict, Tanzania faces a different dimension of the problem: herdsmen versus the wildlife in the parks.

Ex-Manchester United players’ university plans approved

Members of Manchester United's "Class of '92" have had their plans to build a university and 20-storey student village approved.

Former US ambassadors write Donald Trump over ‘shithole’ slur

The ripples generated by President Donald Trump’s alleged disparaging comments continued on Tuesday with 78 former United States Ambassadors who served in Africa writing the president to remind him about the continent’s great exploits and potentials.

Conservation officials race to locate, rescue abused crocodile

Indonesian conservation officials are racing to locate and rescue a saltwater crocodile that has had a motorbike tyre wrapped around its neck for more than a year on the island of Sulawesi.

UK to ban ivory trade ‘to protect elephants’

The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.

Five lions spotted roaming near Johannesburg

Five lions are on the loose in a rural area about 35 miles (60 km) west of South Africa’s commercial capital of Johannesburg, police and conservationists said on Saturday as they launched operations to capture them.

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

An online auction of rhino horn is set to open Monday, after a court in South Africa gave the go-ahead for the sale, which has outraged conservationists.


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Defiant Shinzo Abe hits back over scandal as support plunges

Japan's embattled prime minister hit back at critics on Monday over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power.