APOPO, an NGO operating in countries where there are landmines left over from previous conflicts, is working on a grand-scale project that will help local communities and wildlife in Zimbabwe, clearing more than seven million square metres of land.
South Africa will clamp down on breeding of the animals in captivity after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism, environment minister says.
Officials say carcasses of six big cats were found in Queen Elizabeth National Park, with most of their body parts missing and surrounded by dead vultures, suggesting poison was at play.
Despite the Lions' massive territory and possession advantage, the South African franchise never ever looked like breaking down the Canterbury Crusaders, who ran out comfortable winner in the Southern Hemisphere's premier rugby tournament.
Will it be third time lucky for the Lions as they head into their third Super Rugby final in as many years? The odds to not favour the South African rugby franchise, who take on eight-time winners Canterbury Crusaders on Saturday.
The Lions will play in the final for a third successive year, but must travel to New Zealand to meet the Canterbury Crusaders in Christchurch in the decisive encounter next Saturday.
The two emaciated and dehydrated lions have arrived in South Africa after being rescued from zoos in war-torn cities: eastern Mosul in Iraq and an amusement park near Aleppo in Syria.
A month before the US administration reversed a ban on elephant trophies, it quietly loosened curbs on importation of heads and hides of African lions shot for sport, Associated Press says.
There is real hope among British fans that this team might become the first Lions team since 1971 to win a tour in New Zealand.
The world champions produced a performance of real grit and character to subdue the British and Irish Lions 30-15 at Eden Park.
Group of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia arrive in Johannesburg to begin new life
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