The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is collaring two young male elephants from the Amboseli region to better understand their migration routes. As Kenya’s population increases dramatically every year more land traditionally used by elephants as routes is being populated and developed and elephants have been impacted. IFAW intends to study data from the collared elephants movements to plot how this impact affects them.
With the sighting of the crescent moon, Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and of dawn-to-dusk fasting, and the beginning of Eid al-Fitr. The festival, which typically starts with prayers and can include parades, family reunions and other gatherings, is a time of thanksgiving and reflection.
Nigeria’s months-long fuel shortage has resulted in a rise in the cost of goods, commodities and transportation.
Massive queues form outside gas stations as thousands of residents look to fuel their vehicles and generators.
Black markets have sprung up to fill the demand, sometimes at extortionate prices or with diluted fuel.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — When a delegation of South Sudanese rebels returned to the government-controlled capital Juba last month after two years of war, Nyajok Koat thought she would finally return to the home she fled when the fighting began.