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Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities said on Tuesday, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed.
Four out of six South African rhinos that were transferred to a park in southeast Chad in a bid to revive the endangered species have died, but not from poaching, conservationists say.
Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to re-introduce the animals, officials said Sunday.
Gorillas and chimpanzees may be twice as numerous in West Africa as previously thought, but the apes are still endangered, declining fast and in dire need of protection, an international study found Wednesday.
Heavily armed militia and poachers are a threat to wildlife populations in the Garamba-Bili-Chinko (GBC) region in Central Africa.
Elephant poaching in Africa declined for a fifth straight year in 2016 but seizures of illegal ivory hit records highs, the Cites monitor said on Tuesday, calling it a "conflicting phenomena".
South Africa and Chad on Sunday signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country, decades after it was last seen there.
The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.
Withdrawal of legal services to persons charged with heinous crimes by the Benin branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has stalled the trial of a former Chairman of the outlawed Community Development Association in Edo State, Monday Edegbe.
Atletico Madrid are ready to fight Manchester City in the battle to sign Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix.
Ghanaweb has revealed that four Nigerians, yet to be identified, were responsible for the kidnap of two Canadian ladies in Kumasi last week.
Real Madrid and Spain captain, Sergio Ramos, spoke at SportMediaset while away one international duty about his former team Cristiano Ronaldo.
Diego Simeone has been urged to become “the Alex Ferguson of Atletico Madrid” by club president Enrique Cerezo.
Manchester United could reportedly pay David de Gea £20m in order to force through a transfer this summer.
The CAF Champions League final second leg between ES Tunis and Wydad Casablanca will be replayed outside of Tunisia after Friday's farcical encounter in Rades was cut short.
The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has admitted results from 495 polling units and wards in 26 local governments as exhibits tendered by the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu.
There was mixed feelings on Thursday at the valedictory session of the 8th Senate, when senators took turns to appraise their performance for the past four years.