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Chinese customs officials prepare to crush illegal stockpiles of confiscated ivory in Guangzhou. (Photo/IFAW/Flickr).

Elephant Poaching In Africa Has Dropped For 5 Straight Years, But Faces New Threats From Southern Asia

2016 saw the highest level of seizures of illegally traded ivory by weight since 1989. These encouraging trends are primarily linked to developments in East Africa


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To feed the future, open doors for young people and women. (Photo/Neil Palmer/CIAT).

They Have The Tech In Their Hands: The Farming Revolution In Africa Will Begin With Giving Youth A Voice

In northern Malawi 80% of women produce legumes, onions, maize and tobacco. In this same region, 20% of men come in at the end, to sell the produce and participate other income generating activities.


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Some committed democrats held their nose and welcomed the coup against Mugabe.

Smoke And Mirrors: Five Things We Learnt About Democracy In Africa In 2017

The next 12 months are not likely to be kind to African democracy.


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A "new" beginning in Zimbabwe. (Photo/Kim Ludrook/EPA).

Four Things Zimbabwe Can Do To Recover From The Disaster Of The Mugabe Era

If Zimbabwe gets the politics right, there is every reason to be optimistic that this promising country will flourish at last.