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Three Poachers Are Eaten By Lions At South African Nature Reserve


A group of poachers who broke into a nature reserve in South Africa to hunt for rhinos have been attacked and eaten by a pride of lions.

It wasn’t long ago that the body of David Baloyi was found in Mozambique after he was devoured by the predators and now the MailOnline reports that the same has happened to at least three illegal hunters.

The gang were attempting to slaughter a herd rhinos for their horns but came off second best at the Sibuya Game Reserve near Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa.

It has been reported that a head and other body parts were recovered from the area on Tuesday (July 3), along with three pairs of shoes.

A vet was required to tranquilise six lions so that police could go inside and recover the remains.

Staff at the nature reserve also found high powered hunting rifles with…

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The nature and function of African traditional sculpture


By Job Joy

 African sculpture takes many forms and offers huge insights into the cultures and tribal community from whence it came.

African sculptures are most often figurative, representing the human form and fashioned primarily from wood, but it can also be stylized, abstracted and carved from stone. It can span centuries and be as ancient as the advent of tools. It can also be as modern as right now, today, where it is lauded and appreciated as contemporary art form.

Traditional or tribal African sculpture typically may be religious or spiritual in nature, dealing primarily with the human form and sometimes animals or mythical objects. They show creative spirits and skills that exhibit good balance, craftsmanship, and attention to detail and finishing – an essence of design that…

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The changing nature of India’s Lines Of Credit to Africa


The many success stories of Indian LOC funded projects, which has been welcomed positively by Africa, indicates the point that African countries have over the years remained the primary beneficiary of Indian development assistance through LOCs.

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Africa’s centrality in India’s foreign policy initiatives has consolidated over the years, primarily driven by economic interests and the quest for international recognition. Indian efforts to contribute developmentally to Africa have lately come to the forefront of its policy engagement with these countries with a promise to become more central in the years to come.

India has a long-standing development cooperation policy. Four main techniques embody India’s development cooperation,…

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Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers


Anguilla: Founded in 2010 by an American expat who now calls the British island home, Nature Explorers Anguilla is the brainchild of avid birdwatcher and expert photographer Jacqueline Cestero, who takes tourists beyond the beaches and swanky resorts.


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Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers


Beloved for their world-class beaches, cocktails at sunset and chill-out time in a swaying hammock, the many islands that make up the Caribbean are remarkably diverse with plenty of different strokes for different folks. Next trip, head instead for the hills and the mountains, rainforests, gardens, bird sanctuaries and caves. You can always go back to the beach tomorrow.

Puerto Rico 

It is a mystical glow-in-the-dark experience seen in only five bioluminescent bays in the world: one in Jamaica, one in Vietnam and three in Puerto Rico — Laguna Grande, La Parguera and Mosquito Bay. Courtesy of millions of microscopic marine organisms that light up when they’re touched, the water looks a giant glow stick, and is especially dramatic from a kayak when your hands touch the…

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Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers


Anguilla: Founded in 2010 by an American expat who now calls the British island home, Nature Explorers Anguilla is the brainchild of avid birdwatcher and expert photographer Jacqueline Cestero, who takes tourists beyond the beaches and swanky resorts.


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