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September 23, 2017 4:46 PM Kylie Jenner Expertly Hides Her Baby Bump While Celebrating Jordyn Woods' Birthday

Even though news about Kylie Jenner's pregnancy broke yesterday, she still made sure to make it all about her bestie! Amid the news that Kylie is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Travis Scott, the 20-year-old Life of Kylie star celebrated her best friend Jordyn Woods' birthday. But for any fans searching the Snapchat videos for the slightest hint of Kylie's 113

September 21, 2017 4:05 PM Scientists just discovered the first animal without a brain that sleeps

It was well past midnight when Michael Abrams, Claire Bedrook and Ravi Nath crept into the Caltech lab where they were keeping their jellyfish. They didn't bother switching on the lights, opting instead to navigate the maze of desks and equipment by the pale blue glow of their cellphones. The students hadn't told anyone that they were doing this. It wasn't 125

September 16, 2017 11:05 AM Who loves animals more, a big-game hunter or a big-city dog lover? Inside ‘Trophy’ and its complex ideas

Philip Glass is walking through the African Mammal Hall at the Natural History Museum, pointing out which of the species on display he’s shot and killed in his life. There’s the giraffe and greater kudu, the cape buffalo and the hippopotamus. But the animal he’s most proud of hunting is the lion. Last year, Glass — not the composer, but a rancher who breeds 109

September 13, 2017 1:50 PM Namibia: 'N$25 Million Per Person Killed By Wildlife'

A CHIEF from the Kaliyangire area in the Zambezi region, Bona Bojano, says it would be fair for government to pay N$25 million for every person killed in a human-wildlife conflict incident. Bojano was one of the traditional leaders who attended consultation meetings by the National Council standing committee on habitat at Bukalo, Chinchimani, Sangwali 125

September 12, 2017 8:12 PM 'Culling increases Namibian seal population'

South African-based conservation groups have appealed to the Namibian government to stop killing seals, and to turn its seal population into an income-earning tourist attraction. The appeal was made by Francois Hugo of Seal Alert-SA, Herbert Henrich of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Celeste Houseman, the campaign manager of the Namibian Society 131

September 11, 2017 6:23 AM Uganda, Sudan agree on refugee returns

Kampala - Sudanese refugees in Uganda will be able to start returning home soon after ministers from both countries agreed to assist voluntary repatriations, Uganda's foreign minister said on Friday. More than 200 000 Sudanese refugees live in Uganda after fleeing more than two decades of civil war in the country's giant northern neighbour 70

September 5, 2017 9:53 AM SA backs legal rhino horn trade

Cape Town - South Africa’s government is backing the legalisation of trade in rhino horns in an effort to stem poaching of the endangered animals. “South Africa cannot continue to be held hostage by the syndicates slaughtering our rhinos,” Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa told reporters today in Pretoria, the capital. “The establishment 95

September 4, 2017 4:00 AM Efforts to increase trade along TKC intensify

The TKC, a road network spanning approximately 1,900 kilometres across the territories of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, could unlock great commerce and trade opportunities to the three economies in the area of tourism, transport and logistics sectors. Through its secretariat, the TKC seeks to contribute towards deeper regional integration programmes 89

September 3, 2017 12:42 AM North Korea’s Latest Crime: Pushing African Rhinos Toward Extinction

A legal auction of rhino horns in South Africa will give cover to Kim Jong Un’s dirty business trading in pieces of dead endangered wildlife. CALABAR, Nigeria—The first ever legal auction of rhino horn began in South Africa late last month. John Hume, the owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd, an online auction in which 264 horns were up for sale, and he will carry 110

September 1, 2017 1:02 PM Explore Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

Historically, Namibia’s Skeleton Coast has been synonymous with despair and shrouded by secrecy. The Khoi-San people call it ‘The land God made in anger’. Portuguese sailors dubbed it the ‘Ports of Hell’. Despite its infamy, the Skeleton Coast’s aquatic allure is very much alive. In the past, whale and seal bones once littered the shore from the whaling 204