The mortal danger of being white in Africa

A lucrative black market exists for the body parts of albinos, who are believed by some to possess magical powers that can bring good luck. But as police in Tanzania crack down on the grisly trade, activists in neighbouring Malawi … Read the rest

Poachers kill 41 Zim elephants with cyanide

Police in Zimbabwe arrested six black men accused of using cyanide to poison elephants on Friday, according to local media reports.

Authorities recovered about $120,000 worth of ivory from 17 tusks, the Zimbabwe Chronicle reported. The police fingered Farai … Read the rest