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Queen Nzinga: The West African Leader Who Fought Off Imperialist Slave Traders

Queen Nzinga: The West African Leader Who Fought Off Imperialist Slave Traders

Was Nzinga the most fearless leader in history?
Eight Mummies and Over 1,000 Statues Uncovered In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Eight Mummies and Over 1,000 Statues Uncovered In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Officials hope the exciting archaeological discoveries will encourage a boost in tourism.
Giraffes On Way To “Silent Extinction” Due To American Trophy Hunting, Conservationists Say

Giraffes On Way To “Silent Extinction” Due To American Trophy Hunting, Conservationists Say

The giraffe population in sub-Saharan Africa has seen a sharp 40% drop in the past 30 years, largely caused by American tourists "trophy hunting."
Rhino Horn Trade Now Legal Again After Poaching Deaths Rose 9,000% In 10 Years

Rhino Horn Trade Now Legal Again After Poaching Deaths Rose 9,000% In 10 Years

Traders and conservationists disagree as to how the new ruling will affect the incidence of illegal poaching and smuggling worldwide.
North African Youth Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

North African Youth Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
Drones May Be The Answer To Africa’s Worsening Elephant Poaching Crisis

Drones May Be The Answer To Africa’s Worsening Elephant Poaching Crisis

Africa lost 30 percent of its elephants to illegal poaching between 2007 and 2014. Drones may be the solution.
Rhino Horn Trade Likely To Soon Become Legal Again In South Africa

Rhino Horn Trade Likely To Soon Become Legal Again In South Africa

Many fear that new regulations will cause poaching of these endangered creatures to rise.
Poachers Poison Rare Giant Tusker Elephant To Death

Poachers Poison Rare Giant Tusker Elephant To Death

Poachers murdered a rare elephant in hopes of stealing his giant tusks.
The Black Panther Party Around the World

The Black Panther Party Around the World

While short-lived, the Black Panther Party succeeded in inspiring marginalized people around the world to join the struggle against oppression.
Beating Children No Longer Legal, Zimbabwe High Court Rules

Beating Children No Longer Legal, Zimbabwe High Court Rules

Zimbabwe's High Court has ruled that children should not be disciplined with force.
Church Of England Supports Gay Marriage, Then Calls It An Accident

Church Of England Supports Gay Marriage, Then Calls It An Accident

After voting to reject a report against same-sex unions, multiple members of the Church of England said they had pressed the wrong button.