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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

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Victoria Falls in Zambezi will be inside the conservation area. (Wikipedia Commons)

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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Story contains video Source: Discovery News, Sun April 08, 2012
Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

The Zambulance – a life-saving bicycle trailer

Story contains video Source: GizMag, Mon September 20, 2010
According to a recent study, over 60 percent of people in developing countries live more than eight kilometers (five miles) from a healthcare facility.

Sub-Saharan Africa leads drop in new HIV infections

Source: AFP, Fri September 17, 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa, the region worst affected by AIDS, is leading a decline in new HIV infections, UNAIDS said Friday, with new infections in the area declining by over a quarter in the last decade.

Unique Acacia Tree Could Nourish Soils And Life In Africa

Source: TerraDaily, Fri September 04, 2009
Scientists have said at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry that a type of acacia tree with an unusual growth habit -- unlike virtually all other trees -- holds particular promise for farmers in Africa as a free source of nitrogen for their soils that could last generations.

Africa trade bust ‘biggest ever’ this article opens in a new window

Source: BBC, Mon November 17, 2008
Five African countries have worked with Interpol to arrest dozens of illegal traders and seize a tonne of ivory products.

African rhinos on path to recovery, WWF says

Source: MSNBC, Tue February 05, 2008
Africa - After nearly disappearing from the planet, African white and black rhinos have made a healthy recovery, according to a wildlife advocacy group.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Refugees living in Zambia will receive continued assistance, UN official pledges

Source: United Nations News Centre, Wed August 22, 2007
Kala, Zambia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has assured refugees from several African countries living in Zambia that his agency will continue to assist them in their efforts to either return to their homes, or to settle in local communities.

Zambian Tailor Wins Aids Award for Providing Orphans With Free School Uniforms

Source:, Thu December 07, 2006
Mboole, Zambia - Six years after a teenage Zambian tailor started using his only sewing machine to make free school uniforms for AIDS orphans, the organization he founded has become one of the first winners of a United Nations prize to honour community groups on the front line of the global fight against the pandemic.

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