Hong Kong - Hong Kong launched a landmark bill to ban its ivory trade on Wednesday, describing it as an effort to "eradicate" the illegal poaching of elephants.

Paris - Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil's Amazon basin - three times the existing number - would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather, an intern

Cape Town - The Western Cape cabinet has allocated R75m to deal with the consequences of the Knysna fires, damages caused by the recent storm, and drought relief.

Nairobi - Fraud in the mining sector since 1998 has cost Tanzania 75 billion euros ($84 billion), an investigating commission said Monday, blaming foreign companies failing to declare revenues.

Cape Town - The relentless rhino poaching onslaught across Africa shows no signs of letting up and staggering statistics released earlier on Tuesday indicate South Africa is on track to lose more t

Khartoum - At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said on Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the

Durban - A cross-border African task-force has arrested several key members of an ivory smuggling pipeline that covertly moved tons of elephant tusks from Africa to Asia.

First there was a clampdown on rhino poaching statistics. Now the same is happening with information on elephant ivory poaching.

Harare – Zimbabwe has been ranked among the most fragile states in the world - just a few weeks after President Robert Mugabe, 93, insisted that his country was the "most highly developed country i

Zimbabwe has been ranked among the most fragile states in the world - just a few weeks after President Robert Mugabe, 93, insisted that his country was the "most highly developed country in Africa

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