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Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Convicted Of Smuggling In Tanzania

AFRICANGLOBE - A Tanzanian court on Tuesday convicted a Chinese woman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" for her role in trafficking tusks from more than 400 elephants. Yang Fenlan, 69, was convicted in Dar es Salaam of trafficking 860 tusks between 2000 and 2014, a haul representing the slaughter of dozens of herds of elephants.

New Monkey Species Discovered in Democratic Republic of Congo

Scientific journal Plos One has published a paper in which scientists describe a new monkey species they found living in the remote forests of the Democratic...

Rwanda's Edangered Chimpanzee Population Increases in Gishwati Forest

For the third time in less than a year, a scientific team managing Rwanda's Gishwati Forest reports an increase in the population of endangered chimpanzees isolated in the small montane rain forest.

Tanzania Tourist Centre Gives Wildlife Area New Value

The centre which is under construction at Olasiti Village about 100 kilometres from Arusha is near the turn-off to the Tarangire National Park. It was established under the auspices of the International Technical Assistance Programme