‘I am barely alive’: war reporter’s Angola memoir made into animated film

Another Day of Life also uses documentary to translate the horror and poetry of Ryszard Kapuciskis book In November 1975, fight for independence that would become one of the many proxy battlefields of the war was intensifying and, after three months spent on dangerous roads and in a capital city…

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Botswana poaching spree sees 90 elephants killed in two months

Charities and ministers voice concern after discovery of carcasses with tusks hacked off Ninety elephant carcasses have been found in number of African elephants has fallen by about 111,000 to 415,000 in the past decade, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The killing is taking place…

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One year after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides, survivors say they can barely afford to eat

(CNN)One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling to afford meals and decent accommodation. But despite that intervention, challenges remain. His rent is coming due, and he fears his family could be out on the…

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Southern mayors defy Italian coalition to offer safe port to migrants

Palermo mayor offers to open port to rescue vessel but may need coastguard cooperation Mayors across the south of Italy have pledged to defy a move by the new Italian government an alliance of the far right and populists to prevent a rescue boat with 629 people on board from…

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