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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 hungry lions who bolted away from a wildlife park in Cameroon are reportedly on the rampage, destroying property and so far, killing 53 cattle.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday considered and adopted a report on a Bill for an Act to, among other things, prohibit the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging in Nigeria.
Two French tourists are feared kidnapped in the West African nation of Benin after they failed to return from a game drive in a wildlife reserve and their guide was later found dead, authorities said Sunday.
The Seychelles president has gone below the surface of the Indian Ocean to call for better protection for the world's seas.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday insisted his country was safe for travellers, after the kidnapping of a US tourist, but vowed to further strengthen security in national parks.
Rescue workers in Mozambique were racing against time to pluck people off trees and rooftops Tuesday after a monster storm reaped a feared harvest of more than 1,000 lives before smashing into Zimbabwe.
Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, says the activities of forest poachers and illegal lumbers can make the country lose its unique flora and wildlife if left unchecked.
Tanzanian Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday presided over the inauguration of the paramilitary group tasked with combating poaching and illegal trafficking of wildlife organs and products.
Vietnam has seized eight tonnes of pangolin scales and elephant ivory shipped from Nigeria, police said Friday, the second such haul in a week in a country which both consumes and trafficks huge volumes of endangered African wildlife.
Britain’s Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade.
An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, promised to ‘suffocate’ delegates to the just-concluded 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, Commission for Africa (CAF) conference held in Abuja with the best of Nigerian culture.
In its plan to attract tourists, the Uganda government is building a war museum to showcase the darkest moments from its history, including the atrocities of former President, late Idi Amin.
A Court in South China’s Guangdong Province on Thursday sentenced a villager to one year in prison for capturing and killing a rare two-meter-long snake.
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A 17-year-old girl, Sadiya Shehu of Tudun Murtala quarters, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has committed suicide on Monday over a misunderstanding between her parents that led to divorce of her mother.
A group of business associations from Kano, Jigawa and other states under the auspices of Society of Commodity Dealers, has called on Jigawa state government and Lee Group of Companies to, as a matter of urgency, speed up the actualization process of the multi-billion naira Sugar Factory located in Gagarawa Local Government Area, Jigawa state.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has stated that Nigeria senior national team will face teams that have the same tenacity as the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the 2019 AFCON and thus they must be ready in all ramifications.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa, contributing about 75 per cent of regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The 19th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 19) will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on Sunday, 14 July.
Dr Wale Babalakin SAN has called on the federal government to embark on restructuring the educational system to meet international standard.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said it had received Mr Mutiu Okunola ,a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), into its fold.
Norway goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women’s World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.