| Jan 11, 2013
An exhibition featuring the fiber artwork of Joan Raciti and the photography of Kathy Glyshaw and Dorothy David is on view through Feb. 23 at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. A reception with refreshments...
| Dec 4, 2012
For a series starting in Sunday's Tribune, Tribune reporter Steve Johnson and photographer Chris Sweda traveled to Tanzania to report on efforts to eradicate rabies. Steve explains why:
“I was intrigued to learn that what most people think of as a...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:30 AM
During a trip to Africa this summer, Karen Rubin stayed at the Grumeti tented camp in northern Tanzania. While there, she had a surprising encounter with one of the locals.
"I was unpacking, and this hippo wandered in front of my tent," she said. "I...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Laguna woman to teach in Tanzania
A Laguna Beach resident and Cal State Long Beach lecturer is going to Tanzania for a 10-month fellowship.
LeeAnne Langton, who teaches in the English department, was selected for the Senior English Language Fellowship...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Hong Kong authorities confiscated $3.4 million ($26.7 million in Hong Kong currency) worth of ivory found in two shipping containers this week.
The illegal goods weighed more than 8,000 pounds, making it one of the biggest seizures of ivory in Hong Kong....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:49 AM
With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:44 AM
It's interesting how life works sometimes. I'm getting a chance to relive a cherished volunteer experience through an event this weekend.
For several months during 2007, I volunteered in a rural village of Tanzania, at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. A...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:36 PM
What did you do on your summer vacation? For students at Winter Park's Rollins College, the answers include launching an eco-lodge project in Tanzania, founding a company that creates energy from waste and helping women in a South African village start...
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Jun 8, 2012
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86.
Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova embarked Monday on her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged youth worldwide through sports-based projects. The...