Monthly Archives: December 2014

Scramble to save rhino subspecies down to its last male

The Sunday Times – THERE are few animals on earth who have a slimmer chance of finding love than 40-year-old Sudan — the only male northern white rhinoceros in the world.

Soldiers face execution for failure to fight Boko Haram

The Sunday Times – FIFTY-FOUR Nigerian soldiers are facing the death penalty for refusing to fight Boko Haram militants amid signs that the military is struggling to cope with the threat posed by the Islamist group.

Photo by Sean Power

Chasing girls not lions – the Maasai olympics

The Sunday Times – TO WIN the attention of girls some young men in Britain might consider lifting weights, flashing their money or buying a fancy motorbike. Not young Maasai warriors in Kenya: they kill lions.