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Tanzania

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  • Briefly In Education

    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...
  • Hong Kong authorities confiscate $3.4 million worth of ivory

    Hong Kong authorities confiscate $3.4 million worth of ivory
    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....
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    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...
  • Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world

    Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world
    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...
  • Phillip Tobias dies at 86; South African expert on early man

    Phillip Tobias dies at 86; South African expert on early man
    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...
  • Afghan suicide bomb attack kills 4 civilians; 3 Britons injured

     
    A suicide car bomber who took aim at a Western convoy in southern Afghanistan on Thursday killed four Afghan civilians and injured more than 30 other people, including three British nationals who were involved in reconstruction work, Afghan and British...
  • Scots aren't the only ones considering independence

     
    Scotland, independence, sovereignty, Tibet, Basques, Quebec, Puerto Rico: Scotland could take steps toward seceding from Britain, Henry Chu reports. It isn’t the only place in the world with an independence movement. Click on our photo gallery to...
  • Ugandans pull Kony spotlight to mysterious nodding disease

     
    In the flurry of attention that a viral video on notorious militia leader Joseph Kony has drawn to Uganda, some Ugandans are trying to pull the international spotlight instead to nodding disease, a fatal and mysterious illness that plagues thousands of...
  • Teen wins funding for Rock and Roll Hamster Ball business, trip to NY

     
    Jack Jones loves animals and unique inventions, two qualities that led him to invent the Rock and Roll Hamster Ball, which lights up and plays …...
  • Elmhurst non-profit collects shoes for children in Africa

     
    Imagine walking out the door and not having a pair of shoes to wear. Treading over rough roads, stones, thorns or even broken glass to …...
  • Martina Navratilova begins Mt. Kilimanjaro climb

     
    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...