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Chinese Ivory Smuggler Gets Record Sentence After Kenya Trial

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AFRICANGLOBE - A court in Kenya on Tuesday slapped a record sentence on a Chinese ivory smuggler, the first person to be convicted under tough new laws designed to stem a surge in poaching. Tang Yong Jian, 40, was ordered to pay 20 million shillings ( 233,000 dollars) or elsego to jail for seven years.

Eleven-Year-Old’s Invention Keeps Livestock Safe

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AFRICANGLOBE - Five flashlight bulbs, an old car battery and a solar panel were the only tools 11-year-old Richard Turere used to put together a system of lights that keeps his family's cattle safe from lions. His simple invention costs less than $10 and it's easy to install and maintain. It also works to prevent elephants from trampling people's crops.

China Unwilling to Help Stop Poaching in Africa

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China and Vietnam are reluctant to enact strict laws to stop their citizens from purchasing elephant tusks and rhino horns from Africa. The two...

Kisumu’s Tourism Boom

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Restocking of parks and aggressive marketing has boosted tourism in the Kenyan city of Kisumu. Hotels in Kisumu town are recording booming business following...
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